Council Matters: Banning-Lewis Ranch – Dec 11 2017

December 11, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Banning-Lewis Ranch – Dec 11 2017

Category : Council Matters

Leave it to Bill Murray and Tom Strand to go toe to toe on Banning-Lewis Ranch. The annexation agreement is one of the bones of contention. Stormwater is in for another round. Is there a conflict for one of the council members? The stormwater fee issue has not been settled. Why does Colorado Springs foot the bill for the some Manitou...

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

December 11, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, December 8, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss politics and current events.   We start our podcast with a discussion on the lack of an El Paso County needle exchange program.  Peggy Littleton, El Paso Country Commissioner who sits on the Board of Health is opposed to one.  This Pro-Life, Republican from District 5 believes a needle exchange encourage...

Studio 809 Specials: Drake Power Plant Decommissioning Town Hall Dec 5 2017

December 7, 2017 0 min to read

Studio 809 Specials: Drake Power Plant Decommissioning Town Hall Dec 5 2017

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Colorado Springs Utilities Board hears from the public about potentially closing the Martin Drake Power Plant earlier than currently planned. This public meeting was held on December 5, 2017. Thanks to the City of Colorado Springs for sharing this audio. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/366451427-special-drake-pwr-plant-decommissio...

Easy Vegan: Cruelty-free investing

December 7, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: Cruelty-free investing

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 112 of Easy Vegan: With an eye toward vegan funds, ETFs and indexes in the near future, today Cruelty Free Investing is monitoring the current market to help vegans invest in companies that do not exploit animals. Dr. Alica Robb explains how to vote with your vegan dollar. Also available on iTunes and Stitche...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Bob talks about hiking and visiting in Kauai, Hawaii

December 6, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Bob talks about hiking and visiting in Kauai, Hawaii

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob discusses his visit to Kauai: what it was like to hike and take photos there; local food; Spam; Chickens; and more. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/365676479-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-bob-talks-about-hiking-and-visiting-in-kauai-hawaii.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS...

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

December 5, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and issues of the day.  This episode’s topics include Puerto Rico, again.  We heard stories this week of millions of dollars spent on tarps that were never distributed.  Taxes, taxes, taxes.  How does the tax bill will impact public schools.  There will be more on this in the future...

Council Matters: Strawberry Fields & Martin Drake – Dec 4 2017

December 4, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Strawberry Fields & Martin Drake – Dec 4 2017

Category : Council Matters

More hot topics this week with Colorado Springs City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand. Strawberry Fields is back on the agenda: questions surrounding the property appraisal. Martin Drake power plant, that belching behemoth in the center of Colorado Springs, is another hot topic: To close or not to close? That is the question. W...

Easy Vegan: Thinking Cows

November 29, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: Thinking Cows

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 111 of Easy Vegan: Did you know that even cows get the blues? Dr. Lori Marino discusses the research that demonstrates that cows are emotionally, cognitively and socially complex individuals. Also available on iTunes and Stitcher Love Easy Vegan? Become a Patron! SYNDICATION AVAILABLE Bring Easy Vegan with J...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Increased fees at Nat’l Parks, Indy Give, US Forest Service seasonal jobs and more

November 29, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Increased fees at Nat’l Parks, Indy Give, US Forest Service seasonal jobs and more

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin discuss recent hikes; more information regarding proposed entry fee increases to some National Parks; temporary jobs with the US Forest Service (https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r2/jobs) ; gift ideas; donating to the IndyGive campaign, and more. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/362409839-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-i...

Studio 809 Specials: Money in Local Politics – League of Women Voters

November 27, 2017 0 min to read

Studio 809 Specials: Money in Local Politics – League of Women Voters

Category : Studio 809 Specials

Gary Fornander, Jane Ard-Smith and Peg Perl of the League of Women’s Voters discuss the impact of outside money and special interest money on local politics in Colorado Springs. Well worth the listen. (Recorded 2017 11 18) http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/361232672-league-of-women-voters-money-in-local-politics-novermber18-20...