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

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

Colorado Springs Utilities is preparing for a water shortfall this summer. As KRCC’s Liz Ruskin reports, the utility is proposing water restrictions and would like to revise water rates to discourage heavy use.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

Wasson High School and two Colorado Springs elementary schools will close at the end of the school year. The District 11 Board of Education voted last night to shut down the three schools for the sake of improved efficiency. KRCC’s Liz Ruskin reports.

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

Manitou Springs City Council took the last step tonight to approve the legal opening of the Manitou Incline to hikers, beginning Friday, February 1st.

Continue Reading

A winter storm is bringing some much-needed rain and snow to the Front Range and northern mountains.

Continue Reading

Flood Preparedness Meeting

On January 28, 2013 By

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

Continue Reading

Water managers in Colorado are bracing for another bad year. The largest water utilities on the Front Range are already taking steps to prepare for another dry summer, a summer some predict could be worse than last year. As Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports, utilities in Colorado Springs and Denver are preparing in advance.

Continue Reading

Included are council pay, an elected Utilities Board of Directors, and an elected City Attorney.

Continue Reading

Snowpack conditions in the Arkansas River Basin continue to be below normal. The latest numbers released today show the snow to water equivalency at about 3.5 inches. This time last year, that number was pushing six inches. Overall, the basin is about half of where it should be. Across Colorado, the numbers are much [...]

Continue Reading

Pueblo County emergency officials are running a biennial survey in a continuous effort to improve the readiness of people who live there. KRCC’s Eliza Densmore reports.

Continue Reading

A proposal to expand Medicaid to cover 160,000 more Coloradans will add roughly 12,000 jobs statewide, according to a rough estimate.

Continue Reading

An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It’s the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

For many in Southern Colorado, the Arkansas River is the lifeblood of healthy communities. But the region suffered through this year’s extreme and exceptional drought conditions. And as KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin reports, all along the Arkansas River, people are in some ways, holding their breaths to see what this winter brings.

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

Requests for concealed handgun permits have been flooding into the El Paso County Sheriff’s office since Friday.

Continue Reading

News

AP
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it’s an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.
 

NPR
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Microsoft founder and philanthropist talks with NPR’s David Greene about why he’s spent billions on health efforts in developing countries and about the prospect of beating polio and malaria.
 

iStockphoto
April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren’t always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition’s David Greene.
 

Arts & Life

AP
April 23, 2014 | NPR · The Mexican-born Kenyan actress has been lauded for her looks, her impeccable fashion sense, and her humility. Now People says she’s the most beautiful woman in the world.
 

Netflix
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Now that it’s more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR’s Neda Ulaby looks at TV’s crop of transgender and “gender fluid” characters.
 

Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
April 23, 2014 | NPR · What hath the Bard wrought? A legacy of words and idioms you’ll recognize from pop culture and even your own speech. On the occasion of his 450th birthday, Ask Me Another presents this handy glossary.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
April 24, 2014 | NPR · Albarn says the sound he helped create with Blur in the 1990s was not a celebration of England, but a reaction to America’s encroaching influence.
 

Mountain Stage
April 23, 2014 | NPR · The musician skates across styles with ease, channeling cabaret crooners and eccentric singer-songwriters alike. Here, she plays songs from an upcoming project that remains unreleased.
 

Retweeted by @sanverde via Instagram
April 23, 2014 | NPR · While visiting Tokyo, the pop star posed for photos in front of the highly controversial Yasukini Shrine, which honors Japanese war criminals.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab