Post Tagged with: "Colorado Springs"

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...

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...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Celebrate one year of podcasts, offline outdoors apps, Ring the Peak Trail

August 2, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Celebrate one year of podcasts, offline outdoors apps, Ring the Peak Trail

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

It’s the one year anniversary of the Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast! Bob and co-host Kevin talk about their favorite episodes over the past year. Also, cell phone apps that work off-line, a new project on the Ring the Peak Trail and more. Website mentioned in this podcast: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/lists/of...

Council Matters:

July 31, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters:

Category : Council Matters

They’re at it again – discussing things you won’t hear at council meetings. Tom & Bill discuss Red Light cameras (being considered by Chief Carey). Plus: Should council put recreational marijuana to a vote? There’s a lot crammed into this 40 minute segment with Colorado Springs city councilors Bill Murray ...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Hiking Barr Trail, the Manitou Incline, what it takes to buy a new backpack & more

July 26, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Hiking Barr Trail, the Manitou Incline, what it takes to buy a new backpack & more

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and Kevin talk about hiking to Barr Trail, doing the Manitou Incline, Hammock Camping, what it takes to buy the proper backpack, and more. Links for some topics discussed on this podcast: Hammocking: www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice…ng-responsibly.html Heizer Trail info: https://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/dont-want-to-pay-...

Council Matters: Public Safety July 24 2017

July 24, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: Public Safety July 24 2017

Category : Council Matters

Our two astute council members, Bill Murray and Tom Strand, plod through the swamp of funding and the problems of Public Safety. Why are citizens reluctant to adequately fund Public Safety? Don’t they want that 911 call to be answered? Or that emergency vehicle to respond in a timely manner. Get your answers in this timely conv...

We the People: Mike Callicrate – Local Food

July 24, 2017 0 min to read

We the People: Mike Callicrate – Local Food

Category : We the People

Electra is joined by Mike Callicrate from Ranch Foods Direct www.mikecallicrate.com to talk about local food, the power that corporations have over our food systems and what we can do about it to make our communities more resilient, independent and sovereign. Mike and Electra cover a vast array of topics relating to how local foods...

Reality Check July 21, 2017 with special guest Joe Barrera

July 23, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check July 21, 2017 with special guest Joe Barrera

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Dee, and Joe discuss Rank Choice Voting.   Rank choice voting is a better way to vote.  It gives everyone a voice.  It eliminates negative advertising.  It stops fringe candidates from winning.  It has the side effect of a more involved electorate.  In US cities where it is used, there is a higher voter turn out.  It is...