A hydrological study is underway that’s looking into the feasibility of creating public mineral water bathing facilities in Manitou Springs. The 60-thousand dollar study is being conducted by the City of Manitou Springs and the non-profit Mineral Springs Foundation. The results of the feasibility study, part of a voter-approved initiative, are due in August. KRCC’s […]

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A new program is now underway to aid Wounded Warriors, men and women who have suffered war-related injuries after being deployed. More than 150 soldiers showed up for the kick-off, held at the City Wall in downtown Colorado Springs. As KRCC’s Wendy Rose reports, more than half of those at the kick-off signed up for […]

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