On KRDO's "The Extra" on Wednesday, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about the upcoming Election 2020. He described how ballots will be mailed October 9th, and early returns of ballots will enable his office to receive them and reduce the time for tabulation needed on Election Day. He says once a registered voter receives their ballot, they can begin researching candidates, measures and issues. In El Paso County, there are, in addition to the Presidential race, eleven statewide measures and thirteen local measures and issues depending on which precinct you reside in. Ballots must be received by election offices or in any of the 37 drop boxes located around the county by 7 p.m. on November 3rd, Election Day 2020. For more information, govotecolorado.org and epcvotes.com are good sources of information. You can also call 719-575-8683. To follow your ballot, you can access a service with real-time information at colorado.ballottrax.
County Health is Getting Nervous Over Numbers - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Julia Donovan - September 29, 2020
KRDO NewsChannel 13's, Julia Donovan, is covering the El Paso County Health Department and its growing concerns over COVID case numbers. If they trend upward, the county's COVID restrictions could change.
Dr. Kern Low, Optum Colorado Springs - The Extra with Shannon Brinias - Flu Vaccine - September 29, 2020
Dr. Kern Low talks about the importance of getting a flu shot, Optum's drive up vaccine clinics and more.
Bell & Pollock talk about distracted driving.
The KRDO Business Connection with Ted Robertson - Accelerate Auto & Transmission - September 27, 2020
Accelerate Auto & Transmission!
Photography to Warbirds on Display to Flying! KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - John Henry - September 25, 2020
Colorado Springs is Home to the National Museum of WWII Aviation. Communications volunteer, John Henry, shares information on three upcoming events totally unique to our community.
A Leader on Leading Edge - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Hilary LaBarre - September 25, 2020
Woodland Park's Mayor Pro-tem, Hilary LaBarre, is working hard to ensure the survival of small business in her city.
An Unprecedented Year for Voter Turnout - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Chuck Broerman - September 23, 2020
El Paso County Clerk and Recorder, Chuck Broerman, is anticipating voter turnout approaching 80% this election year!
400,000 Solar Panels/55,000 Homes/27% Renewable - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Jill Gaebler - September 23, 2020
City Councilor, Jill Gaebler, details some significant numbers associated with the city's adding a huge solar powered, energy storage facility to its portfolio of renewable energy resources.
A City’s New Commission is Ready to Work - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Tom Strand - September 23, 2020
Springs City Councilor, Tom Strand, discusses the Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission and its composition. He also addresses the upgrading of 3,000 parking meters in downtown and Old Colorado City.
Lots of people wonder if it's a good idea to refinance their home to consolidate bills or to save money on their mortgage payment. Jay will explain why he talks a lot of people out of refinance. This weeks title is "The cost of a refinance.
The Business of Building - The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Regional Building Department - September 25, 2020
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department's Jay Eenhuis (EEN-house) and Greg Dingrando, report plan review and building permit numbers; offer resources for homeowners and builders; explain coming building code changes and more.
On KRDO's "The Extra" Thursday, our topic was the Fountain Creek watershed. The watershed is a crown jewel for our region - with its diverse wildlife, abundant recreational opportunities, and as an economic driver.
The Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District is the governmental agency charged with managing this 927 square-mile footprint of land and water from Palmer Lake to Pueblo. Guests Bill Banks and Alli Schuchs, the district's Executive Director and Outreach Coordinator respectively, joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about how the watershed works, what the District does to maintain and improve it, and the upcoming Creek Week Cleanup to get volunteers involved in this important work. More information can be found at fountain-crk.com and Fountain Creek Week.
A visit with Springs Adventist Academy!
On KRDO's "The Extra" on Wednesday, CEO Lynne Telford of Care and Share Food Bank of Colorado joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about the pandemic's impact on the non-profit's services and how many it served. Care and Share also is planning a new food pantry in east Pueblo that will be called Sunny Side Market, occupying a spot near a closed Safeway, to provide more access to food distribution for those in need in the Pueblo area. More information can be found at CareandShare.org and Sunny Side Market Pueblo.
The Way Back to In-Person Learning - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Michael Thomas - September 22, 2020
School District 11's Dr. Michael Thomas has a master plan, the next major component of which to refine and implement is equity in education. For now, he and the District are focused on a successful return to in-person learning.
Commercial Property Values in a Time of Pandemic - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Steve Schlieker - September 22, 2020
El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schlieker, explains commercial property evaluation and why this coming year's assessments will be more challenging than most.
Neighborhoods are the backbone of driving the growth and energy of Colorado Springs. One area of the city that is seeing enhancements and investment is Southeast Colorado Springs. From a new Amazon distribution center to the development of Panorama Park, activity abounds on the southeast quadrant of the city. The progress is spearheaded by individuals, developers, government agencies and community groups, all playing a role in creating economic opportunity and community empowerment throughout the southeast. On Tuesday's "The Extra", guests Yemi Mobolade, small business development administrator of the City of Colorado Springs; Darsey Nicklasson, developer of Mosaica (artist rendering shown), a new planned multi-family community; and Joyce Salazar, community outreach coordinator with RISE Coalition joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about the initiatives. More information can be found at: SizeUpCOS, COSopenforbiz and RISE Southeast COS.
Dr. Rocky White talks about what the flu vaccine does.
Bell & Pollock talk about insurance company secrets.
Introducing Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Ryan Plunkett! Ryan hosts the weekly Market Recap airing Mondays at 5:12 P.M. on KRDO's Afternoon News! Give a listen. Get to know him!
In this episode Jay will break down construction cost when building a home here in the Pikes Peak region. Jay invites Bill McAfee of Empire Title in the third segment to do his "Economic Update".
Antoinne discusses the trend of urban flight to more rural areas as the draw of big city life loses it’s luster due to COVID and other factors. Special guest Major Mike Meyers II, coach of the Military Basketball Association discusses his journey into his current role and how basketball became a lifesaver for him and others.
Join Antoinne Saturday mornings at 9:00 on KRDO Newsradio as he brings you the good in our community. He’ll cover real estate trends, new restaurants, the best hangouts, businesses and people making a difference in the Pikes Peak region. Now that’s a change everyone can agree on! Wake Up and Live, Saturday mornings at 9:00 AM only on KRDO Newsradio.
Life is All About Local - KRDO’s Afternoon News wth Ted Robertson - Laurel Prud’Homme - September 18, 2020
As alliterations go, this one is an Afternoon News favorite for a lot of reasons...
Spectacular Saturday Sidewalk Sales in September!
Downtown Partnership's, Laurel Prud'Homme, will tell you that although it's hard to say, she and her team have worked with local merchants to make it easy to shop downtown every Saturday during the month of September.
"Enjoy the beautiful fall weather, take advantage of end-of-summer savings, check out new fall trends and support local retailers! PLUS: win one of four great gift packages..."
Veteran Voice lead sponsor USAA announces an unprecedented $30 million donation to military organizations nationwide. Visit www.usaa.com/coronavirus to learn more. If you’re looking to get a leg up in the job market, learn about Mt. Carmel’s new Level Up Scholarship program providing FREE resources for certifications, continued education, etc. Partner LeaderQuest, an ACI Company, shares how military, veterans and their families can get FREE training in the fast-growing field of Cyber Security. And finally, Project Welcome Home Troops is once again offering its impactful Power Breath Meditation Workshop later this month. Participants learn natural breath-based tools that decrease stress, anxiety and sleep problems leading to mental clarity, enhanced well-being and improved relationships.
October is Arts Month and now you can get all of the information you need about everything going on at www.ArtsOctober.com
Free Report Friday! - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Barb Schlinker - September 18, 2020
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Free Report Fridays on KRDO's Afternoon News is sponsored by Barb Schlinker and Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty Colorado Springs. FRF airs at 4:12 P.M. Fridays and features real estate news, information and a free report to help you buy your next home or sell the one you're in.
A Repeal of Gallagher? The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - Steve Schleiker - September 18, 2020
El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schleiker, dissects the much misunderstood Gallagher Amendment and discusses the possibility of its repeal and the potential impact.
A City Celebrating its Sesquicentennial - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dane Stine - September 17, 2020
The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is building a new exhibit featuring 150 artifacts and stories YOU can help to curate which tell the history of our city's 150 years in existence.
A Cyberscurity Summit - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Aikta Marcoulier - September 17, 2020
The cyber bad guys are no farther away than your in-box. You've been through enough with COVID. Keep your small business safe.
The Monthly Market Wrap with Ryan Plunkett - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - September 16, 2020
The Monthly Market Wrap presented by Ryan Plunkett is companion to our weekly visits with him on KRDO's Afternoon News. Ryan is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones and brings his years of analytical experience with him to explain market behavior and how that affects you in easy terms with a relaxed delivery.
Help for Homeless Veterans - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - James Griffith - September 16, 2020
El Paso County Homeless Veterans Coalition Executive Director James Griffith recently organized and hosted the 22nd annual homeless veterans stand down, connecting those in need with essentials and services to help them through the cold months and beyond.
Getting Your Pet Ready for an Empty House - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dr. Kristen Hinatsu - September 15, 2020
Socializing puppies and getting our pets ready for an empty house as you and your kids return to work and school.
Dr. Kern Low talks about the differences between influenza (flu) and COVID-19.
The KRDO Network and Susan G. Komen Foundation are teaming up again this year to raise funds or cancer research. This year's event, the More than Pink Virtual Walk, is "walk where you are". Learn more and Register HERE
In the meantime, listen in as KRDO's Hanna Knutson previews one of her profiles in cancer survivor courage.
Balloting Clarification from the Clerk and Recorder - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Chuck Broerman - September 14, 2020
El Paso County Clerk and Recorder, Chuck Broerman, is committing time to clarifying inaccurate information conatined in a USPS flyer being sent to all US households. This visit also marks the first in a series of weekly updates now through election day.