A Variance Win for El Paso County - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mark Waller - June 29, 2929
Chair of the Board of El Paso County Commissioners, Mark Waller, explains what he latest approved variance from the state's "safer at home" guidelines means for business and consumers.
Damaging Weather Hits Care and Share Hard - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Lynn Telford - June 29, 2020
Care and Share's, Lynn Telford, describes the disaster that befell the Care and Share distribution center and shares the "what's next" for her organization, team and the community.
Motion is Lotion! KRDO’s Afteroon News with Ted Robertson - Health and Welleness Day with Tim Bonack - June 29, 2020
With all of the disruption to our routines and work situations, we can wind up sitting too much. As Manual Edge Physiotherapy's, Tim Bonack, offers some tips and advice for overcoming posture and other issues that arise from sitting too much.
Physical Therapy Reinvented - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Manual Edge Physiotherapy - June 29, 2020
Physical therapy in this form is not commonly known, but is much more effective. Manual Edge Physiotherapy's founder and owner, Tim Bonack, offers this advice for when you're in chronic pain and the treatment you're in has stalled or isn't working: a second look is essential.
The heart of your home, your kitchen might be ready for an update. Kitchen's by design is ready!
This week is a bonus replay of last weeks Real Estate Report with August Alexander.
This week Justin Hermes talks about what it takes to be an investor, and how to make the right game plan to take advantage of tax season. In the third segment Justin invites in Michael Paul from NAI Highland to talk commercial real estate in Colorado Springs.
Bell & Pollock talk about injuries and the effect on the family.
This week Jay will take a close look at property taxes in Colorado and much more. if you are wondering why so many businesses and home owners are flocking to Colorado, listen to this weeks show. Jay will have Justin Hermes of Remax in the studio to give us his Real Estate Realities report to support Jay's belief that Colorado is where you want to buy, invest and raise a family.
Mt. Carmel, along with financial leaders, including home lending company Loan Depot, are partnering together to offer weekly Financial Wellness Workshops beginning Thursday, July 9. And hear how the Veteran Service Career Program helps veterans, no matter their era of service, their spouses and eligible dependents find suitable employment tied to their vocational goals.
The Decommissioning of Drake - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Jill Gaebler - June 26, 2020
Springs City Council acting as the Utilities board recently voted to decommission the Drake Power plant by 2023. Officials have wanted to close the plant for years, but a final timeline has also taken years of planning. June 26, the CSU board voted 7-2 to close the Drake by 2023 and the Ray Nixon Plant, south of Colorado Springs, by 2030. CSU says it gets 416 megawatts of coal-fired power. Instead, CSU will be relying on 500 megawatts of new wind energy, 150 megawatts of solar power, and more than 400 megawatts of battery storage.
City Utilities Board Chair, Jill Gaebler, joined Ted Robertson on KRDO's Afternoon News to talk more about the decision to close Drake.
The Business of Building - The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Regional Building Department - June 26, 2020
Despite operating remotely due to the pandemic, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department continues to maintain their mission of keeping the construction industry moving in the region. Deputy Building Official, John Welton, and PIO, Greg Dingrando, provide insight into how they're getting their work done, and advice and resources for a smooth and successful transaction.
Business Supporting the Community - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Kevin Shaughnessy - June 25, 2020
Kevin Shaughnessy, VP of Operations for Phil Long Dealerships, explains the company's service to the community first in the form of free oil changes and safety checks for front line essential workers and now the offer free vehicle sanitizing and safety checks for all of the community.
COVID has had a chilling effect on a lot of things, but Kate Brady, the City's Senior Bike Planner, says cycling isn't one of them. Here's a look at Bike to Biz Week 2020 and there's more to come!
The KRDO Business Connection with Ted Robertson - Colorado Estate Auctions and Realty - June 21, 2020
Colorado Estate Auctions and Realty: one and done is especially valuable when you need to settle an estate quickly and smoothly.
On Monday's "The Extra", our guest was El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman, discussing how to conduct business with the county, such as renewing driver's licenses or license plates, or obtaining a marriage license in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Online appointments can be set by visiting epcdrives.com or online services are available at mydmv.colorado.gov. To handle appointment loads, the EPCAR has new Saturday Hours at 2 Office Locations, 8 am – 5 pm, Southeast Powers & North and Union Town Center Branch. For questions, you can call the EPCAR phone bank at 719-520-6240. We also talked about the impact of changes on the 2020 Primary Election. Ballots were mailed out 2 weeks ago, and are due back /must be received by 7 p.m. June 30th. Monday, June 22nd, is the deadline to put them in the USPS mail to arrive by the deadline. A number of drop boxes and service centers are available throughout the county to facilitate voting and receiving ballots. For more information, Visit epcvotes.com or call 719-575-VOTE (8683) for questions.
This week on the Real Estate Realities show Justin is now ready to tell his listeners "What's Next?" The short term and the long. Justin Hermes will take his listeners back to school and show you what you can expect and how to make it a money maker. In the third segment Dan-O from Unified Title will join Justin and talk the future of Colorado Springs.
Bell & Pollock talk about your game plan when you have a neck injury.
Dr. Kelsey Moses, owner of High Country Veterinary Clinic, is the latest in a family of veterinarians to open and run a thriving, diverse and growing clinic!
August Alexander, CEO of Gavin Smarter Technologies, asks the real questions to give you advice on the real estate market. In this episode, you'll hear updates on the real estate market and professional advice from Marques Ivey, attorney at law, and Joseph Burks, Vice President of Equity Title.
This week Jay Garvens finishes up his study on "All states and counties are not created equal Part #2. Jay and Bill McAfee of Empire Title will hammer down all the numbers and stats, and Bill will give his economic update for the Pikes Peak region.
Threats, Risks and Innovation in Protection - The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - AlphaRecon - June 19, 2020
Exemptions for Seniors and Vets are Funded - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Steve Schleiker - June 18, 2020
The shutting down of the state's economy because of the pandemic put funding of two critical tax exemptions at risk. El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schleiker, rallied the region's elected officials who saw to it that the Senior Homestead and Disabled Veterans exemptions were included in the state's budget which has been passed. The exemptions have been funded. The budget is now awaiting the Governor's signature.
Treatment for Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and More - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - June 17, 2020
For you, your children, members of the military, a specialized means of treating depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD and more. Meet Zoe Bonack, founder and clinical director of Neuro Hope Psychotherapy and Neurofeedback. Living her calling, her work very much informed by her own experiences in life, Zoe blends science, empathy and compassion to develop highly effective treatment strategies.
Join Zoe on KRDO's Afternoon News for Mental Health Moments every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:35 P.M.
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KidPower’s Faux Chocoholic Frolic - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Jan Henry - June 17, 2020
KidPower Colorado's Executive Director and Co-Founder, Jan Henry, shares news about this year's Chocoholic Frolic silent auction and fundraiser. The event went virtual due to the pandemic, the community gave and success for kids and KidPower was the outcome!
Manitou’s Mayor and the Incline - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Andrew McMillan - June 17, 2020
KRDO's Digital Content Manager, Andrew McMillan, recently talked with the Mayor of Manitou Springs about pressure he and the City are under from protesters to re-open the iconic Manitou Incline.
A Culture of Wellness and Healthy Fathers Day Grilling - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Scott Uhalt and Randy Graishar - June 17, 2020
Dr. Scott Uhalt, Phil Long Auto Group's Healthy Habits Manager, and former Denver Bronco's linebacker, Randy Gradishar, bring a culture of health and fitness to the team and from that springs a few ideas for healthy Fathers Day grilling.
Protect Your Pet in the Summer Heat! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Emily Wechter - June 16, 2020
Heat is harmful to your pets, but it is manageable with a little care and caution. High Country Veterinary Hospital's, Dr. Emily Wechter, shares some of the summer dangers and offers helpful tips to keep your pets healthy and safe!
On Wednesday's "The Extra", we showcased how local farmers and ranchers are working to preserve their land and water resources, and their way of life, and how the partnership that exists between them and the Palmer Land Trust. The Trust is dedicated to accelerating the pace of land and water conservation in Southern Colorado. Guests Ed Roberson, Conservation Director, Palmer Land Trust and Chuck Hanagan, owner of Hanagan Farms, near Swink, Colorado, shared their experiences and how they're dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, continuing to provide services and produce to Coloradans. They encouraged listeners to find out more, and check out their farmstands in Swink and at local Farmers' Markets. More information can be found at palmerlandtrust.org and hanaganfarms.com.
Time to Repeal Gallagher? KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Day - June 15, 2020
El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schleiker, on the Senior's Homestead Exemption having made the state budget and what's next; and a coming ballot initiative asking Colorado voters to repeal the tricky Gallagher Amendment.
Military History Preserved and Shared - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Bill Linn - June 15, 2020
Military artifacts curated, history preserved and the stories of those connected celebrated and shared. Heritage Arsenal's, Bill Linn, explains what he does and why how he does his work is unprecedented.