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The Next Mayor Of Colorado Springs: Who's On The Ballot?

The city of Colorado Springs is holding a general election for mayor on April 2, 2019. There are four candidates in...

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People Of Many Faiths Gather In Colorado Springs To Honor Victims Of New Zealand Terror Attacks

The recent terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand that killed 50 worshippers has had ripple effects across...

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Ballot Issue 1: Weighing Collective Bargaining For Colorado Springs Firefighters

Ballots have been mailed to Colorado Springs residents for this year’s municipal election. In addition to mayor and...

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Meet The Mountain West Teens Organizing The US Youth Climate Strike

Haven Coleman perched on the steps of the Colorado state capitol in a puffy jacket and hat. The 12-year-old looked...

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Disease-Resistant Strain Of Rainbow Trout Helping Species Rebound

Starting in the late 80s, rainbow trout in Colorado began dying off because of a parasite that causes whirling...

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Master Plan Complete For Recreation Along Pueblo Levee

A new multimillion-dollar recreation master plan for the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo is complete. The goal of the...

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Fine Arts Center Celebrates 100 Years Of 'Amazing Artists, Performing Arts Opportunities'

The Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is 100 years old this year. It began in the former home of philanthropists...

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Beyond Books—Library Social Workers Build Trust, Share Resources

Public libraries are a place to find answers—maybe for a research question or a book recommendation. But they’re...

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On The Frontlines Of The Youth Suicide Epidemic In The Mountain West

Last year the nation was shocked when a 9-year-old Colorado boy took his own life. A recent report says youth suicide...

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On The Front Lines Of The Youth Suicide Epidemic In The Mountain West

Last year the nation was shocked when a 9-year-old Colorado boy took his own life. A recent report says youth suicide...

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Colorado Springs Finishes Tree Canopy Assessment

Colorado Springs has completed its first ever Tree Canopy Assessment. The city used aerial imagery to map its trees...

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'Trying To Be Honest About All Of It' - A Conversation With Karen Russell

For our fourth episode of the Converge Lecture Series Podcast , we're joined by writer Karen Russell. A novelist and...

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If Immigrants Go Uncounted On Census, Mountain West Economy Could Suffer

The battle over a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census may have profound economic implications for...

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'A Sense Of Uncertainty'—The Local Economy And The Shutdown

As the partial government shutdown continues, it's clear that communities and individuals across the country are...

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New Study Explores Southwest Chief's Economic Impact In Colorado

A new study says Amtrak’s Southwest Chief passenger rail line puts $49 million a year into Colorado’s economy.

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New Comprehensive Plan Charts A Course For 'Smart' Growth In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs City Council has given preliminary approval to a new comprehensive plan, called PlanCOS. The plan...

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Colorado Springs Father Claims Sanctuary At Unitarian Church To Avoid Deportation

A Colorado Springs man has been living at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church for the past week to avoid...

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Plans For Front Range Passenger Rail Rolling Along

The thought of a backup on Interstate 25 can bring a groan to any driver. But if a state commission has its way,...

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Plans For Front Range Passenger Rail Rolling Along

The thought of a backup on Interstate 25 can bring a groan to any driver. But if a state commission has its way,...

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Change In Amtrak Leadership Raises Questions About The Future Of The Southwest Chief

For several years now , a state commission has been looking into ways to preserve and expand Amtrak's long-distance...

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