A new study ranks Colorado as the least obese state in the nation…The new Colorado Parks and Wildlife board is meeting for the first time today and tomorrow…and, the Air Force Academy is getting 19 new gliders for cadet training.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Continue Reading

The Air Force Academy estimates its impact on the Colorado Springs-area economy as up about 9 percent, largely because of construction spending…and, Republicans in Washington will soon begin a new push to limit how much money can be won in medical malpractice suits.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Continue Reading

Concerns are growing about a controversial federal immigration program aimed at deporting violent illegal immigrants…and, more than 1000 cadets graduated from the Air Force Academy today.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Continue Reading

An Air Force officer who was among nine Americans killed by an Afghan military pilot in Kabul was buried today at the Air Force Academy, where he taught foreign languages…Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn is taking aim at the Obama administration’s regulatory approach, blaming it for the country’s high gas prices…and, the Colorado Wildlife Commission […]

Continue Reading

The state senate gave initial approval to a bill today that would require elementary school children in Colorado to have 30 minutes a day of physical activity…Religious tolerance will be the focus of a review at the Air Force Academy…and, a wildfire north of Boulder that’s prompted the evacuation of more than 200 homes […]

Continue Reading

Southern Colorado is no stranger to the armed forces. With a collection of military installations, it’s not uncommon to see uniformed men and women around Colorado Springs and beyond. This month, we take a look at some of the issues concerning the military, from the very worst, to perhaps, some of the very best.

[…]

Continue Reading

News

Connie Hanzhang Jin/NPR
September 23, 2020 | NPR · A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
 

Connie Hanzhang Jin/NPR
September 23, 2020 | NPR · View NPR’s maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
 

Demetrios Ioannou for NPR
September 23, 2020 | NPR · Kastellorizo has become a pawn in a dispute between Greece and Turkey over maritime borders and offshore resources. But as the governments’ standoff continues, islanders speak of peace and harmony.
 

Arts & Life

Pantheon
September 23, 2020 | NPR · In her first non-fiction work, Laila Lalami says these Americans want the country to succeed, but can’t avoid the gulf between purported values of equality and the realities of systematic oppression.
 

Netflix
September 23, 2020 | NPR · This bright and breezy Netflix adaptation of a YA novel finds Millie Bobbie Brown starring as the brilliant, fourth-wall-busting little sister of Sherlock Holmes.
 

AP
September 22, 2020 | NPR · The performance was part of a virtual voter turnout event hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama and the nonprofit When We All Vote.
 

Music

NPR
September 23, 2020 | NPR · The Griselda MC takes over a Queens diner to perform a quarantine concert for Tiny Desk.
 

AP
September 22, 2020 | NPR · The performance was part of a virtual voter turnout event hosted by former first lady Michelle Obama and the nonprofit When We All Vote.
 

September 22, 2020 | FA · Guyton’s hit song, off her EP Bridges, is about feeling like a stranger in one’s own land. The issues Guyton raises pose new challenges — not just to country music, but to our country itself.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab