Council Matters: Marijuana  #43 August 21 2017

August 21, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Marijuana #43 August 21 2017

Category : Council Matters

This may be the first time urinalysis has been discussed on Council Matters. Medical Marijuana is the burning topic today as Bill Murray tries to persuade Tom Strand that Colorado Springs should legalize it. The city is leaving $16 to $24 million a year in tax revenue on the table by not allowing recreational marijuana sales. Gateway...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Kevin’s trip to Utah and Nevada, upcoming eclipse, recent hikes

August 16, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Kevin’s trip to Utah and Nevada, upcoming eclipse, recent hikes

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin talk about Kevin’s current trip to Utah and Nevada, the upcoming solar eclipse, Bob’s experiences hiking in New Jersey, and more. Link to topic discussed: time.com/4882923/total-solar-…pse-map-places-view/   http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338092808-outdoors-with-hiking-b...

Easy Vegan: The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

August 15, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 96 of Easy Vegan: Marathoners, yogis, and everyday hikers, this show is for you. Learn how to fuel up your every day and super-intense movement with plants from Stepfanie Romine, co-author of The No Meat Athlete Cookbook. Also available on iTunes and Stitcher. This episode of Easy Vegan is supported in part...

Council Matters: Stormwater  August 14 2017

August 14, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Stormwater August 14 2017

Category : Council Matters

Bill and Tom discuss the stormwater ordinance Mayor Suthers has asked City Council to put on the November ballot, creating a new fee to cover the costs of maintaining and improving stormwater infrastructure. Shouldn’t the fee be based on amount of impervious surface? Should Colorado Springs Utilities handle the billilng? Why is the...

Specials: True Cost of Coal

August 13, 2017 0 min to read

Specials: True Cost of Coal

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Learn about why the external costs, those that don’t show up on your utility bill but we all pay for in other ways — make coal as an energy source much more costly than you may have known! 350 Colorado Springs presents two speakers on the social, health and environmental impacts of burning coal in our communities. Jim Rig...

Reality Check, Teachers & Teaching, Part 2

August 11, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, Teachers & Teaching, Part 2

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee continue the discussion on  Teaching in America today.  We compare the pay of teachers to babysitters and child care centers.  We’re getting a real bargain here.  We can afford to pay our nation’s educators more.  We discuss how many colleges staff their departments with adjunct professors to avoid havin...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Bob talks with “Base Camp Las Vegas” author Deborah Wall

August 9, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Bob talks with “Base Camp Las Vegas” author Deborah Wall

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob talks with Deborah Wall, the author of “Base Camp Las Vegas”, a comprehensive guide to hiking in Nevada, Utah and northern Arizona http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/337172575-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-podcast-bob-talks-with-base-camp-las-vegas-author-deborah-wall.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscr...

Easy Vegan: The Animal Show

August 8, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: The Animal Show

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 95 of Easy Vegan: Composer and performer Michael Harren is on a U.S. tour telling the stories of farmed animals through words, music, and images. He shares some of those stories, as well as stories of animals he’s meeting on the road. Also available on iTunes and Stitcher. This episode of Easy Vegan is ...

How to Build an Award-Winning Catering Company with Michelle Talarico

August 8, 2017 1 min to read

How to Build an Award-Winning Catering Company with Michelle Talarico

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Michelle Talarico began her business in 1989 with her friend Kathy, combining their love for food and fun, and about $300 each to pursue adventures in catering and event planning. She now co-owns and runs three catering companies – Picnic Basket Catering Company, Cravings Five Star Events, and Buffalo Gals Grilling Company. Outsid...

Reality Check, August 8, 2017, Teaching Part 1

August 7, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, August 8, 2017, Teaching Part 1

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the Anti-Civil Rights Era that we find ourselves in these days.  Our main topic is Teaching in America today.  What are the requirements to be a teacher.  What is the pay like.  What have charter schools done to the equation.  How many teachers are paid a living wage in the US vs. overseas?  How many teache...