El Paso Sheriff Terry Maketa clarifies the term “homicide” when describing the investigation into the two deaths in the Black Forest Fire. The Sheriff said earlier this morning the two deaths in the Black Forest Fire discovered Thursday are being investigated as homicides.

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A teacher from Center High School in rural Southern Colorado has been awarded a prestigious National teaching award for science and technology. KRCC’s Hannah Sohl reports.

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Snow over the weekend may not mean much help for the state’s average snowpack…

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With the pending sequestration comes across the board government cuts, but many entities are already feeling the heat, including the Department of Defense. KRCC’s Katherine-Claire O’Connor has more on what that means for some local military establishments.

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Colorado student participation in Advanced Placement exams is increasing.
KRCC’s Martha Perez-Sanz reports that scores are also on the rise.

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Cyclists in downtown Colorado Springs have two new designated spots to lock their bikes.

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A former correctional facility in southeastern Colorado is among five historic sites chosen as the state’s Most Endangered Places this year.

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As the days get warmer, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding citizens to keep pets and farm animals up-to-date on rabies vaccinations. As KRCC’s Martha Perez-Sanz reports, now is the time skunks start to emerge.

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La Junta and Pueblo Water Use

On February 14, 2013 By

Pueblo won’t be considering seasonal water restrictions amidst exceptional drought in south eastern parts of Colorado…

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Voters to decide whether to pay City Council members a salary…

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After skipping out last year, Representative Lamborn chooses to attend the State of the Union tonight…

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A Fort Carson police bill passed unanimously in the state senate earlier this week. The bill would provide a new classification and more training to officers at the Mountain Post. KRCC’s Katherine-Claire O’Connor reports.

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Chile roasters in Pueblo are invited to participate in an educational forum regarding new statewide food regulations.

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Army helicopters may soon be flying in and out of the Pueblo Memorial Airport…

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Flood Preparedness Meeting

On January 28, 2013 By

Colorado Springs’ Emergency Management department will discuss flooding at a resident preparedness meeting tomorrow night.

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Special Election in Salida

On January 14, 2013 By

Salida residents are taking part in a special election tomorrow. The town is considering whether or not to become a home-rule city. As KRCC’s Liz Ruskin reports, the question has stirred some controversy in this community of 5,300.

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An 85 year old bridge is being replaced by CDOT just east of Florence.

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Hyped as the “Worlds Best Beer” by many, Westvleteran Xll will be available for a very short time.

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Updated Fire Codes

On December 13, 2012 By

Colorado Springs CIty Council has given initial approval to new fire codes.

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Lottery Influx

On December 6, 2012 By

The Colorado Lottery recorded its highest week of sales ever, thanks to the recent $550 million Power Ball jackpot.

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Six community meetings will address a series of recommendations including, redrawing school boundaries and repurposing buildings.

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Warm and Dry November

On November 29, 2012 By

Colorado Springs has seen less than an inch of precipitation so far this fall. Continued drought could impact water use.

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Colorado Springs is among the top 15 fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country according to one newly released demographic projection.

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