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An Economic Waiting Game For Fisher's Peak

As the state slowly reopens, projects underway before the COVID-19 crisis have to pass the new budget realities at...

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Shortening The Distance: Walsenburg Historian Reflects On The Great Depression And Today’s Pandemic

With all that's going on in the world right now, we wondered what life experience and family history might be able to...

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Shortening The Distance: Staying Connected During Coronavirus Through Zoom Happy Hours

During this time of social distancing, finding ways to stay connected to the people in our lives is essential. Our...

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Pet Food Delivery Helps The Animals Of High-Risk People In The Pikes Peak Region

Colorado Pet Pantry has 60 monthly pet food sites across the state to help pet owners access food and supplies....

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El Paso County Leaders Urge Community To Avoid Overcrowding Parks As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease

As Colorado Springs and El Paso County move into a safer-at-home model in line with state guidelines that eases some...

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Management Plan Adopted For Long-Awaited Arkansas Valley Conduit

The long-awaited Arkansas Valley Conduit has gained more traction. The Bureau of Reclamation and the Southeastern...

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Grow, Feed, Change Project Brings Fresh Fruits, Vegetables To Rural Southern Colorado Communities

The Grow Feed Change Project is a community relief effort in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project looks to...

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Homeless Isolation Shelter In Colorado Springs Expects Coronavirus Testing Uptick

The isolation shelter at the Colorado Springs City Auditorium for people experiencing homelessness and COVID-19...

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Pueblo County Libraries Reach Patrons Digitally During Coronavirus With 'The Library @ Home'

The Pueblo City-County Library District recently launched a digital branch, called "The Library @ Home." Users can...

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Ramadan In The Age Of Coronavirus: Some Colorado Muslims View Isolation As An Opportunity To Grow In Their Faith

Ramadan, a month-long religious holiday that’s centered around community and fasting, begins Friday, and like...

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How The Pandemic Is Reshaping Life in Bergamo, Italy, Pueblo’s Sister City

Italy has been a hot spot in the worldwide pandemic. One of the hardest hit cities is Bergamo, which happens to be...

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Colorado Springs Creators Contend With Changing Art Landscape Due To Coronavirus

The state's stay-at-home order is set to lift this Sunday in favor of less restrictive "safer at home" regulations,...

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Shortening The Distance: Like You, KRCC Staff Adjusts To New Coronavirus Conditions

With all that's going on in the world right now, many of us are feeling uncertain and maybe even a little lonely....

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Colorado Springs Mayor Says End Of Stay-At-Home Order Is First Step In 'A Return To Normalcy'

Gov. Jared Polis announced Monday that the statewide stay-at-home order will be allowed to expire on April 26, while...

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'It's An Aha Moment:' Coronavirus Effects On Workforce In Pikes Peak Region

An unprecedented number of Colorodans are facing job loss and uncertainty due to the new coronavirus pandemic. The...

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Once Listed In Green Book, Pueblo's Coronado Motel Gains National Historic Status

The 1940s Coronado Motel in south Pueblo was included the Negro Traveler's Green Book and is now in the National...

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Southern Colorado Providers Say Coronavirus Impact Additive For Vulnerable Populations

Almost overnight, the novel coronavirus has changed the way people provide community support. KRCC's Elena Rivera...

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Need Some Socially Distant Entertainment? Check Out These Books In Isolation

Nicole Magistro is owner of The Bookworm of Edwards and Bethany Strout is the buyer for the Tattered Cover Bookstore.

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Pikes Peak Is My Mountain: "It Symbolizes The Mountains, Challenges I've Had To Overcome"

The city of Colorado Springs is gathering reflections from community members on their personal connections to Pikes...

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Colorado Springs' Urban Forest — What Do You Want To See?

Urban forests are considered to be a key part of a sustainable city. They include the trees along streets, in parks,...

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