The Waldo Canyon Fire has directly and indirectly affected thousands of Colorado Springs residents and businesses. While city officials continue to laud the response by the greater community, they’ve also come together with multiple agencies to form a new non-profit organization designed to help those who need it, and direct those who can help provide it. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin reports.

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One Response to “Colorado Springs Together” Unveiled

  1. D Fife says:

    So, let me get this straight, the mayor and his city committee buddies start up some kind of npo to compete with already established orgs that actually have the infrastructure and donor channels in place to actually execute this kind of work. You don’t even bother to include the mayor’s ties to fowler and cutter nor do you mention their involvement with the famed “city committee”. What you’ve done here is what I like to call an audio press release, I’m sure the mayor and his buddies are well pleased with you this morning. I’ve been dissatisfied with KRCC’s “news” coverage for quite a while now, but this has just sent me over the top. We deserve better. Either get your stuff together or stop this nonsense altogether, maybe KRCC should just stick with playing songs in between Morning Edition and All Things Considered and leave the news to the professionals. This is embarrassing. Oh, I almost forgot to congratulate you on capturing those really cool battlestar galactica digital audio anomalies at about a minute and a half into the thing, that’s something you don’t hear everyday (and I’m sure there’s probably a reason why we don’t hear that everyday).


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