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Respectful, intelligent, and relevant programming from the Pikes Peak region
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Respectful, intelligent, and relevant programming from the Pikes Peak region

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Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Hikes; wolves; wildflowers; bear attack; urban wildlife; Hanging Lake

5/16/2018
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Bob and co-host Kevin talk about a potpourri of topics this week, including recent hikes; re-introduction of wolves into Colorado; wildflower sightings; a recent bear attack; interacting with urban wildlife; and a change in plans for Hanging Lake this year.

Duration:00:40:17

In Good Faith - Me Too and More

5/14/2018
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Its “the girls” turn to speak out this week on "In Good Faith." Rev. Ahriana Platten, Rabbi Walli Carranza and Rev Nori Rost discuss the “MeToo” movement, its importance, and its implications. For more information about In Good Faith or to listen to previous podcasts, go to www.InGoodFaithConversations.org

Duration:00:59:07

Reality Check: Something for everyone May 11 2018

5/14/2018
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That's right! Something for everyone from pillaging and looting. Let's not forget the incestuous relationships between the Koch Bros. and members of congress. Then there's molesting of the Children's Health Insurance Plan by members of congress and the administration. Grover Norquist comes in for an honorable mention (Haven't heard from him for a awhile). Pork barrel spending is making a comeback (Let's hear it for the Grifter class). The good news is Stockton, CA is making a financial...

Duration:01:03:09

Council Matters: Electricity Setback - May 13 2018

5/14/2018
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Xcel exits the Regional Transmission Organization (which includes Colorado Springs Utilities). City councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand aren’t happy about it. Isn’t pooling resources a good idea? They also have more to say on closing Martin-Drake power plant. Also: how should they city pay for water for its parks? Should we have a Pikes Peak Park District? And: Colorado Springs is now the #2 most livable city. Do you agree? Share your thoughts at...

Duration:00:27:07

Hot Mic: Kansas, Koch Bros. Adelson, Ryan May 11 2018

5/14/2018
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Kansas, the Koch Bros., Adelson, Paul Ryan all come in for their licks in this session of Hot Mic. Let's not forget a discussion on taxes. 2018 05 11. Ep 18

Duration:00:06:56

Special: Councilor Don Knight's D1 Town Hall - May 02 2018

5/9/2018
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Colorado Springs has a deer problem. City Councilor Don Knight (District #1) discusses what to do about the deer population in this town hall. Some citizens are concerned about the sale of a piece of property by the city for $1.00. The search for a new Utilities CEO is another topic. Also: panhandlers and the EPA lawsuit against the city. (Recorded 2018 05 02)

Duration:01:50:54

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Rattlesnakes and your dog; 10 hard hikes; Duluth Trading comes to COS

5/9/2018
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Bob and co-host Kevin talk about recent surge in rattlesnake bites; a rattlesnake venom vaccine for dogs; recent hikes; Bob's list of 10 hard hikes; hiking apps that Kevin uses; Duluth Trading opens a store in Colorado Springs

Duration:00:34:06

In Good Faith - Eldering

5/7/2018
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Getting older is challenging. How does our culture honor its elders? How do we “grow old gracefully?” What ceremonies, rites and life passages mark our movement through the years? Is retirement what we really want as we age? Join host Ahriana Platten, and her panelists - Rabbi Walli Carranza, Ceremonial Magician Bryan Gardner, and Buddhist practitioner and University Educator, David Gardiner - as they discuss this important topic. For more information about In Good Faith or to listen to...

Duration:00:59:47

Council Matters: Banning Lewis Ranch Post Mortem - May 7 2018

5/7/2018
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Amending the Banning Lewis Ranch annexation agreement was just the first step. According to Colorado Springs City Councilor Bill Murray, "The Heavy Lifting" is yet to be done. This includes road construction, fire and police stations. Bill Murray and Tom Strand also discuss Arbor Day and the teachers protests (locally and in Denver). (Episode 74, recorded 4/26/18)

Duration:00:32:09

Reality Check: Advancing Principaled Public Policy May 04 2018

5/7/2018
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Advancing Principled Public Policy by the Koch Bros. What a Load of Crap. The Koch Bros. have a answer for everything from education, to de-regulation, to principled jurists, to educational freedom, and the BS list goes on. It's amazing how many so-called intelligent people buy into this stuff they espouse. They want to do away with everything that makes a civil society. If you see any organization with the word "Freedom" in it, hang on to your wallet and your gun because the Koch Bros....

Duration:00:59:54

Town Square: MeadowGrass Music Festival 2018

5/3/2018
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The MeadowGrass Music Festival is the premier outdoor music event of the summer in Southern Colorado. Festival director Michele Mukatis samples some of the artists booked for this year’s festival on Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-27, 2018). She also shares news about special features, including, new this year, a Friday night beer tasting. Music, food, camping, and fun for the kids are all part of the scene. If you’ve not attended before, this episode of Town Hall will give you all you need...

Duration:00:37:42

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Penn State outdoor rec; is technology bad?; most difficult hikes?

5/2/2018
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Bob and co-host Kevin discuss Penn State University's decision to cease outdoor activities of it's outdoor recreation groups. Also, is using technology bad for you, or is it part of a bigger picture, and more

Duration:00:42:43

In Good Faith - Crazy Religion

4/30/2018
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Is there some aspect of religion that drives you crazy? Or maybe being nudged outside the confines of rationality isn’t all bad. Are some of the destructive aspects of religious traditions an inescapable counterbalance to everything that is inspiring and good? You won’t want to miss this episode as host, Bruce Coriell, Rev. Dr. Nori Rost and Professor David Gardiner open from the heart to seek to understand some of the darker dimensions of religion. For more information about In Good Faith...

Duration:00:54:12

Reality Check: Lamborn and Loyalty Questions Apr 27 2018

4/30/2018
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Will Congressman Doug Lamborn be on the Primary ballot? Only the courts can tell. Listen to the Loyalty Questions that the president wants you to answer in his favor. Enough to make you think twice why you voted for him. Listen to Dee's reaction and somewhat Blue comments about this subject. Banning-Lewis Ranch comes in for a couple of hits and well deserved they are. Dee and Gary discuss the book "It's worst that we thought." Colorado teachers protesting and they have a reason to. Listen...

Duration:01:10:20

Council Matters: New Twist on Homeless Camps - April 30 2018

4/30/2018
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Will a “Riparian Ordinance” protect streams from contamination by homeless campers? Will the ACLU have a problem with it? Colorado Springs City Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand explore what can be done about homeless camps. ALSO: the average annual wage in town is $46K. Is that a living wage? (episode 73, recorded 2018 04 20)

Duration:00:32:32

SoapBox: N Cheyenne Cañon Master Plan Has Issues

4/27/2018
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Ruth Obee, award-winning poet and author, and husband Kent Obee – both prominent, long-time open space advocates in Colorado Springs, share their significant concerns about the proposed North Cheyenne Cañon Master Plan. This plan is scheduled for a vote by the Parks Advisory Board on May 10. They also provide an update and perspective on the “Strawberry Fields” land-swap, related to the cañon and proposed master plan. Ruth and Kent are members of the citizen group, Save Cheyenne. Get your...

Duration:00:48:53

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Mitch Martin, Manager of Cheyenne Mountain State Park

4/25/2018
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Bob talks with Colorado's Cheyenne Mountain State Park manager Mitch Martin. They discuss the hiking, camping, cycling, archery and equestrian opportunities at the park, along with it's history, and future plans.

Duration:00:41:18

In Good Faith - Tolerance vs Acceptance

4/23/2018
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How do you distinguish between tolerance and acceptance? Is tolerance the starting point for a deeper level of acceptance or is it one of the most difficult spiritual practices we are called to in this of world of divisiveness and conflict? Listen in as host, Bruce Coriell, Rev. Dr. Nori Rost and Professor David Gardiner inspire and challenge one another to go deep into this timely topic. For more information about In Good Faith or to listen to previous podcasts, go to...

Duration:00:55:25

Reality Check: Economic stuff & GDP projections Apr 20 2018

4/23/2018
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Dee. Lyn, and Gary discuss the GDP as to whether we should believe the optimistic forecast from the White House or the one from one of the top banks in the world. Gas prices are going up and we all will be affected with higher food costs, clothing costs, and other consumer items. Morris Pearl admits to being a millionaire and not creating any jobs. He didn't want the income tax cut saying he didn't need it. Let's hear it for Patriotic Millionaires. Farmers are asking to increase Hemp...

Duration:01:04:09

Hot Mic: Politics-A real cast of characters Apr 20 2018

4/23/2018
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What a gaggle of characters we have here today. Trump. Tillerson. Giuliani. Gingrich. One good guy: Mark warner. Get ready to smack you head against the wall. 2018 04 20. Ep17

Duration:00:09:14

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