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91.5 KRCC Local News + Stories

After Announced Closure Of Private Prison, Colorado Finds Itself In A Quandary

In his latest budget proposal , Colorado Gov. Jared Polis requested $7.2 million to begin transitioning the state...

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Pikes Peak Is My Mountain: "It's Been The Backdrop Of My Whole Life"

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

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AdAmAn Club Continues Firm, Enduring Connection To Pikes Peak

The weather on Pikes Peak is unpredictable, especially in the midst of the Colorado winter. Wind chills of 50 degrees...

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Nonprofit Portraits - Springs Recovery Connection

Springs Recovery Connection (SRC) considers itself theregion's "Welcome Center to Recovery." Using innovative...

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For A Colorado Springs Violin Maker, The Holidays And Powder Days Resonate

You have to be looking for Juan Pablo Mijares’s violin shop to find it. The storefront is tucked deep behind an...

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Nonprofit Portraits - Council Of Neighbors And Organizations

The Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO) helps create neighborhoods that are safe, thriving and healthy....

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Colorado Springs Home Reveals Historical Treasure Trove Underfoot

When the pipes burst in her house near Colorado Springs’ Old North End, a local woman was heartbroken at having to...

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Planning For New Art Along The Repaired Arkansas River Levee

Huge paintings once lined most of the 2.8-mile long levee that helps protect downtown Pueblo from flooding along the...

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Can A New State Park Help Level Out Trinidad's Economic Peaks And Valleys?

Driving south on Interstate 25 toward the Colorado-New Mexico border, right around mile marker 40, a flat-topped peak...

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Fossils Found In Colorado Help Tell Earth’s Comeback Story

An extraordinary discovery in the backyard of Colorado Springs has created a window into an evolutionary period we...

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Pikes Peak Is My Mountain: "It's My Training Peak"

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

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Climate Change, Development Threatens State Bird Populations

A recent report from the National Audubon Society says two-thirds of America’s birds are threatened with extinction...

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Facing An Uncertain Future, A Family Farm Reinvents Itself As The Colorado Malting Company

In the shadow of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, a small farm is preparing for the end of summer. Irrigation canals...

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In Their Own Words: Manitou Springs Voter Forum

This November, voters in Manitou Springs will select the town's next mayor, vote on city council members and decide...

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Near Durango, A Highway Will Bulldoze Indigenous History

Rapid population growth in the Mountain West means new infrastructure. Under federal law , potential sites for things...

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Pikes Peak Is My Mountain: "It's Woven Into The Thread Of My Life And My Heritage"

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

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'The More You Pay Attention, The Weirder Things Are' - A Conversation With Carmen Maria Machado

For our fifth episode of the Converge Lecture Series Podcast , we're joined by writer Carmen Maria Machado . Machado...

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6th Annual Creek Week Seeks To Clean Watershed, Educate Public

The 6th Annual Creek Week begins this Saturday, Sept. 28, and continues until Sunday, Oct. 6. During those nine days...

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A Noxious Weed Is Bringing A New Level Of Fire Danger To The West

Wildfire is a continual threat in the West, but researchers say an invasive species of grass that’s taking hold in...

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The Great Chile Contest: An Earthly Terroir

It's chile season and people are stocking up on the fruit to roast and eat. As usual, the governors of New Mexico and...

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