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Outdoors with Hiking Bob: El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discusses ballot issue 1A

October 18, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discusses ballot issue 1A

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and El Paso County Commissioner Mark Waller discuss TABOR ballot issue 1A, and what it means to the county parks and outdoor recreation in general. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/347426911-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-el-paso-county-commissioner-mark-waller-discusses-ballot-issue-1a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Em...

Council Matters: City Budget  Oct 16 2017

October 16, 2017 0 min to read

Council Matters: City Budget Oct 16 2017

Category : Council Matters

Bill Murray and Tom Strand are serious in this episode. Why? They’re working on the 2018 budget of Colorado Springs. Are the mayor’s revenue projections too rosy? Also: funding for vehicle maintenance, parks. stormwater, police and fire. Plus:What will move the public to vote? Should school boards be required to have seni...

CityTalk  Oct 11 2017

October 11, 2017 0 min to read

CityTalk Oct 11 2017

Category : CityTalk

Jill Gaebler’s reelection campaign for Colorado Springs City Council in April required her to take a break from podcasting, but she is back! Jill and Jan reminisce about the 2017 city election, they discuss a lot of good news in the Mayor’s proposed 2018 city budget, and the upcoming vote on the proposed stormwater fee. They ...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Hiking in Great Sand Dunes and Bear Creek; Hanging Lake; Waldo Canyon opening?

October 4, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Hiking in Great Sand Dunes and Bear Creek; Hanging Lake; Waldo Canyon opening?

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin talk about recent hikes in Great Sand Dunes National Park and also the new and re-routed trails in the Bear Creek Watershed. Also, changes coming to Hanging Lake and  rumors about Waldo Canyon re-opening. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/345285181-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-great-sand-dunes-bear-creek-hanging-l...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance

September 27, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob talks with David Leinweber, owner of Anglers Covey in Colorado Springs, and president of the non-profit Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance (http://ppora.org/). Topics include: History and mission of the alliance; the state of funding of national and local lands and parks; commercial and non-profit partnerships; stewardship an...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Backpacking to Ice Lake, hiking in Black Canyon, and more

September 13, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob Podcast: Backpacking to Ice Lake, hiking in Black Canyon, and more

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin talk about backpacking to Colorado’s Ice Lake, hiking to the bottom of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, a ballot initiative to provide extra money to El Paso County Parks, trail maps (https://www.pptrailmaps.com) , Ring the Peak trail system, allowing dogs in Cheyenne Mountain State Park (cp...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Black Forest Trails Association

September 6, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Black Forest Trails Association

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Bob talks with Larry Fariss, president of the Black Forest Trails Association, about their history and mission. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/341127639-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-black-forest-trails-association.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS...

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: 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 ...