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91.5 KRCC Local News + Stories

Honeybees And Drought—What's At Stake?

The effects of the current drought in Colorado are hard to miss—water levels are down in rivers and reservoirs. Hay...

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Is The Changing Climate Giving You Anxiety? You're Not Alone.

In the Mountain West, we love our rivers, our mountains, our forests, deserts and wildlife. They’re part of our...

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Pueblo Founder To Be Inducted Into Colorado Latino Hall Of Fame

A Southern Colorado pioneer is set to be inducted into the Colorado Latino Hall of Fame this month. Maria Teresita...

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New Funds Could Mean Faster Smelter Superfund Cleanup

A promise of increased funding earlier this year is anticipated to expedite cleanup at the Colorado Smelter Superfund...

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The Sounds And Stillness Of Motorless Morning

For a few hours on Sunday, October 7th, vehicles were not allowed Garden of the Gods. A gloomy, crisp morning didn’t...

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Motorless Morning—A Spark To Change The City's Cycling Culture?

This Sunday morning, Garden of the Gods will once again be closed to vehicles. Motorless Morning is an opportunity...

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Confronting The Urban Deer Population In Colorado Springs

The city of Colorado Springs is trying to figure out how to manage the large number of deer living within city...

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Schools Are Offered Mental Health Toolkit To Deal With Soaring Suicide Rates

A nine-year-old boy in Colorado took his own life on the first week of school this year. The tragedy highlighted a...

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Colorado State Fair Proves Successful Despite Dip In Attendance

More than 444,000 people attended this year’s Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, which ended on Labor Day. Fair officials...

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Colorado State Fair Proves Successful Despite Dip In Attendance

More than 444,000 people attended this year’s Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, which ended on Labor Day. Fair officials...

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Tree Assessment Could Give City 'A Leaf Up' In Maintaining Canopy

Picture the street where you live. Now imagine that same street without any trees. Just homes, maybe a sidewalk,...

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Tree Assessment Could Give City 'A Leaf Up' In Maintaining Canopy

Picture the street where you live. Now imagine that same street without any trees. Just homes, maybe a sidewalk,...

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Tree Assessment Could Give City 'A Leaf Up' In Maintaining Canopy

Picture the street where you live. Now imagine that same street without any trees. Just homes, maybe a sidewalk,...

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Colorado Springs Considering New Rules For Airbnb-Type Vacation Rentals

With more than 4 million listings worldwide, Airbnb is considered the largest lodging company in the world. And its...

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Some River Rafting Companies Are Going With The Low-Flow

Colorado is called “the mother of rivers” for a reason: it’s one of the most popular states for river rafting in the...

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More Independents And More Women Running For Office

The 2018 midterms could be the year of the woman and the possibly the independent as well - especially in Colorado.

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El Paso County Expected To Pay More Than $60,000 To Settle ACLU Lawsuit

El Paso County’s Board of Commissioners is expected to approve a settlement with the ACLU of Colorado at its regular...

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Listen: The True Local Story Behind Spike Lee's New Film, 'BlacKkKlansman'

Colorado Springs plays a leading role in a new film by director Spike Lee, which opens in theaters this weekend....

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Residents, Local Officials Call On EPA To Do More To Address PFAS Contamination

At a two-day forum held by the EPA in Colorado Springs, local water officials, state health representatives, and...

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Hay Is For Horses... When They Can Get It

Hay prices are spiking this year, driven up by a drought-induced shortage of the crop. It’s affecting ranchers across...

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