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Planning For Play Along The Arkansas River Levee

One of the last chances for the public to give input on future recreation along the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo...

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Pueblo Teachers Strike For Pay, Respect

All schools in Pueblo’s D60 School District were closed Monday as teachers took to the picket line. Some 16,000...

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Survey Shows Farmers Feeling Pessimistic

According to a monthly survey, farmers across the U.S. aren’t feeling too optimistic these days.

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'Good Art Answers Questions, Great Art Asks Them' - A Conversation With Poet Richard Blanco

For our second episode of the Converge Lecture Series Podcast , we're joined by poet Richard Blanco . If you watched...

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Officials Brace For Difficult Fire Season As Summer Approaches

Conditions across southern Colorado are dry, and they’re expected to stay that way as we move into the summer months....

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'Welfare Reform 2.0' May Hit Mountain West Hard

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's recent proposal to triple rent for the lowest income...

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The Perils Of Light Pollution As Mountain West Population Booms

It’s International Dark Sky Week , a time to look up and enjoy the night sky across the globe. Our region is home to...

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Allergy Sufferers Beware Global Warming

If you’re sneezing a bit more this year, well you’re in good company. At least 50 million Americans suffer from...

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Attorney With Long History Fighting PFC Contamination Says "Learn From What We Went Through"

It’s been nearly two years since residents in southern El Paso County learned their drinking water contained...

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What Will The Death Of Net Neutrality Mean For Rural Communities?

The Federal Communications Commission starts dismantling net neutrality regulations on April 23, 2018. That could...

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Another Salmonella-Related Kratom Recall

The FDA recently announced another recall of products containing the controversial herb, Kratom. Scores of people in...

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What National Park Fee Hike Reversal Means For The West

Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke has backed off a decision to dramatically hike entrance fees to some National Parks....

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Officials Rejoice As Colorado Springs Ranks 2nd On National 'Best Places' List

Colorado Springs is the second best place to live in America, according to a new ranking out from the U.S. News and...

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Ridesharing For Kids Comes To The Mountain West

Denver just became the first city in the region to offer an Uber-like rideshare service focused on kids. And the...

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Patagonia And Other Outdoor Recreation Companies Fight Administration Over Public Lands

The Patagonia website recently took another swipe at the Trump administration over its decision to shrink national...

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Colorado's Teen Birth Rate Decline Coincides With Better IUD Access

Teen birth rates have been going down for a while now but in one mountain west state -- Colorado -- they’ve gone down...

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Capitol Conversation: The Annual Budget Debate

Passing a balanced budget is the only thing Colorado lawmakers are required to do during the annual 120-day...

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Climate Change Poll Shows Increasing Partisan Divide

A new Gallup poll shows the majority of Americans do believe in climate change. The poll shows 66% of Americans...

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Reaching Across The Political Divide At The #MarchForOurLives Demonstration

As the march for gun reform in downtown Colorado Springs was winding down this weekend, 91.5 KRCC noticed something a...

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Capitol Conversation: Transportation Funding

For the second year in a row, Colorado lawmakers are working on a way to provide funding for the states roadways. In...

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