(Many thanks to the Little London Cake Shoppe!)

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One half of Edith Makes a Paperchain stopped by KRCC for an in-studio performance, including an awesome Cory Hart cover.  They will be opening for The Be Good Tanyas, Friday night at Armstrong Hall.  Get your tickets here!  Click play to listen to Jeff Bieri’s interview with Edith Makes a Paperchain.

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Seattle-based performer Sera Cahoone and her band stopped by KRCC on election day.  Click play to listen to their set and chat with KRCC’s Jeff Bieri.

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Ok… it’s not often royalty comes to KRCC. Today, was the day. Listen to Jeff Bieri interview Neil Halstead after the jump.

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You voted during the drive and here are the results!

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Hey Marseilles stopped by KRCC’s performance studio today for a chat with Vicky and to kick off their tour in support of Sea Wolf. Click the play button to hear their performance and interview.  See them and Sea Wolf at the Hi-Dive in Denver tonight. 

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Yes, there will be cider and pumpkin pie!

Visiting Writers Series: Peter Behrens
Mon., October 8, 2012, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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KRCC will air all upcoming Presidential debates, including the Vice Presidential debate.  All debates will air at 7PM mountain time on the following dates:

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First Mondays, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, Oct. 1, explores a side of hip hop’s rise during the late 1980s with a performance of excerpts from Idris Goodwin’s Break Beat Theatre play, “How We Got On.” Streaming live at www.coloradocollege.edu/live.

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Colorado College will inaugurate Jill M. Tiefenthaler as its 13th president at 4:30 p.m. today, Sept. 22 at Shove Memorial Chapel, 1010 N. Nevada Ave., on the Colorado College campus.

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Via The Climate Desk | PBS
By James West and Tim McDonnell
July 5, 2012

Hani Ahmad expected to return. Instead, the Waldo Canyon Fire reduced his home of two decades to a hole in the ground. The only recognizable remnant was a melted hunk of stove. While [...]

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The Waldo Canyon Fire is at 95% containment; the 10% that remains is up around Blodgett Peak, in very rugged county. They’re still battling it and are keeping eyes on it. The only movement on the fire comes in the interior islands, which are losing heat. The Joint Information Center closed yesterday. For fire information, people can call the ICP at 719-328-4333 and 719-328-4334. For information about city evacuations and utilities, call 719-955-0742 or visit springsgov.com. As to the investigation, a point of origin has been located, but cause is not yet determined.

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The concert will begin at 7pm and run until 9pm. If you would like to view the concert, it is being simulcast on most local TV, including Rocky Mountain PBS, and some radio stations, including KRCC and KCME 88.7. The concert will preempt The Grassroots Revival. Carol’s Music Mix will start at 9pm, after the concert.

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8:30AM 7/3/12: Residents of approximately 331 homes located south of Champagne Dr. and north of 30th St. will be able to safely return home as of 6 pm on Tuesday, July 3. Homes will have water and electricity, while individual gas service will take additional time to restore. For utilities questions, please see www.csu.org. Please [...]

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Update: 6:30 PM. Containment at 80%. 18,247 acres.

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Residents of all homes on Eileen Ct., Centauri Rd., Boardwalk Dr., and Corporate Plaza Dr. may return today starting at noon. Residents of addresses 4510 through 4795 on Granby Cir. may also return home. These homes are all located north of 30th St. Full utilities, including gas, have been restored to all of these homes. [...]

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Outpouring of support by local organizations to help aid victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire.

As part of the massive neighbor-to-neighbor outreach to support Waldo Canyon Fire relief, a benefit concert will be held on Independence Day to support victims of the Waldo Canyon Fire and to recognize and honor the firefighters [...]

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Containment as of 6PM: 70%. The Red Cross has closed the YMCA Shelter. Cheyenne Mountain High School remains open.

Sheriff Terry Maketa Orders Closure of Old Stage Road and Gold Camp Road

Fire danger remains extremely high with low relative humidity levels, unseasonably warm temperatures and an abundance of fire fuels. Fire fighting resources are spread thin due to the ongoing effort to fight the Waldo Canyon Fire.

For these reasons, Sheriff Terry Maketa has ordered a road closure in the 2100 block of Old Stage Road effective at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2012. The closure effectively denies access to Gold Camp Road. To solidify the closure of the area, the Teller County Sheriff’s Office will close Gold Camp Road within their jurisdiction at Lazy S Ranch Road. The closure will remain in affect until further notice. For those with homes within the closure area, access into the area will be granted with proof of residency.

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The Waldo Canyon Fire covers nearly 18,000 acres, and so far has cost over $11 million to fight. A mandatory evacuation status remains in effect for Mountain Shadows from south of Wolfe Ranch Rd. and west of Flying W Ranch Rd. to 30th St., and for streets listed inside this post, east of Flying W Ranch Road.

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Officials at today’s Woodland Park Fire Update meeting devoted a significant amount of time to questions concerning the necessity and expected duration of the mandatory evacuation orders currently in effect throughout the city. While some residents complained that the evacuation seems excessive given the success of fire containment efforts in recent days, city manager David [...]

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June 30, 2012 – 1:55 p.m.

Residents of the Mountain Shadows area impacted by the Waldo Canyon Fire will be allowed to drive into and visit their properties in their personal vehicles on Sunday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.   ONLY RESIDENTS WHO LIVE WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF 30TH STREET ON THE SOUTH, CENTENNIAL [...]

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As of 4pm Saturday, officials consider the Waldo Canyon Fire at 45% contained, and a touch more than 17,000 acres burned. Highway 24 remains closed, and mandatory evacuations remain in place for multiple communities. Note that any changes in mandatory evacuations are downgrades, and residents should exercise caution and remain prepared. The El Paso County Disaster Recovery Center is now open, and that’s located at 105 North Spruce Street.

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Colorado wildfire destroys hundreds of homes
11:06 AM, June 29, 2012

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Andrea Chalfin: News director at KRCC in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs officials said Thursday that hundreds of homes have been destroyed by a [...]

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