This is your Weekend Morning On-Demand News and Weather Update for July 24 2021
This week Jay is wrapping up his discussion on "Short Term Rentals" Jay says it's "Packed With Potential". Justin Hermes from Remax realtors and star of the show Real Estate Realities here on KRDO will join Jay to give his perspective on short term rentals.
The Vietnam War and it’s veterans are often overlooked. In this show you’ll hear personal stories and reflections from Vietnam War veteran, and Mt. Carmel Ambassador, Dr. Dan Sollee. And Pike’s Peak, America’s mountain, is the host to the first-annual Peak Ride for Honor, a 1,584-mile motorcycle ride from Springfield, MI to the summit of Pike’s Peak to remember and honor the 1,584 Missing In Action service members from the Vietnam War.
Jim continues his coverage from Tokyo this afternoon with a look back at the opening ceremonies.
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Andrew Rogers was joined by Greg Couch, CEO of the Police Integrity Project a new organization of police advocates for transparency and anti-corruption in law enforcement, looking to bring change from within, not from new legislation.
Jonathan Toman with Peak Radar talks about what is happening in the Pikes Peak region.
ABC News Entertainment Contributor Matt Wolfe looks at if there is new life for 'Manifest', a new season of 'Ted Lasso' and more.
Another big name car manufacturer is going all-electric. Mercedes-Benz announced today that from 2025 onwards, all newly launched cars will be electric-only and customers will be able to choose an all-electric alternative for every model the company makes. Other carmakers including Volkswagen's Audi, General Motors and Volvo have also indicated they are moving away from gasoline and diesel engines over the long term. And for those who already own EV's, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said earlier this week that the company’s DC fast-charging stations, also known as the "Tesla Supercharger network," will be opening up to other types of electric vehicles later this year.
COVID-19 numbers nationwide are continuing their quick upward trend. The rise has been dramatic in recent days among mainly the unvaccinated. In Northeast Florida hospitals are reporting they are approaching or exceeding levels seen during the worst of the pandemic. Despite some breakthrough cases the CDC is standing firm that fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to return to masking but that discussions are currently underway to figure out if that guidance will change. In Los Angeles cases have risen 20 fold over the same day a month ago. LA County reported over 2500 new cases on Wednesday. If CA were to still be using color coded tiers LA would be in the most restrictive purple tier again.
Last week, Safe Passage broke ground on a new co-located children’s advocacy center on the westside of Colorado Springs. Safe Passage is a nationally accredited children’s advocacy group, and the new Center will that provide hope and healing to children who have experienced abuse and neglect, through a communal space bringing together key partner agencies. Guests Maureen "Mo" Basenberg, Exec. Dir. of Safe Passage, was joined by CSPD's Lt. Tim Stankey and Kidpower's Exec. Dir. Jan Isaacs Henry to talk about the project. More information can be found at SafePassageCAC.org.
Theresa Odello with El Paso County, Recreation & Cultural Services talks about some upcoming events.
ABC News Crime and Terrorism Analyst looks at spyware and your cellphone.
The traveling exhibit, “Your Words Have Power” will be at the El Pueblo Museum located at 301 N. Union Avenue on Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 10 AM – 2 PM. Four storytellers will be onsite to share their experience with substance misuse and stigma received. Those who attend will also be entered for a chance to receive hope filled bags with resources and incentives. For more information, as well as additional dates and locations of the exhibit, visit https://county.pueblo.org/public-health/your-words-have-power.
On Wednesday's "The Extra", we spoke to the folks from Silver Key, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of our area's seniors. Derek Wilson, Chief Strategy Officer and Jayme Holligan, Director of Volunteer Engagement and Community Relations, joined host Shannon Brinias to share information on services offered, rebounding from the pandemic, and ways to volunteer. They explained about the "5 Wishes" campaign, link here , with details on an informational session scheduled for July 27th at 8:30 am. That session will be carried on Facebook Live and via Zoom, as well as on-site with prior registration. They also talked about Silver Key's 50th Anniversary Gala, August 7th, 6-10pm, at Boot Barn Hall. More information can be found at SilverKey.org/gala/ or by calling 719-884-2300
Crystal Volmer with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center highlights some hiring events.
Mayor John Suthers talks about police recruitment struggles, COVID variants and more.
ABC News Correspondent Tom Rivers looks at if the Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled at the last minute.
Kevin Farley, Head of Media for the International Weightlifting Federation for the Tokyo 2020 Games, gives an update from Tokyo.
Director of Aviation Greg Phillips has the latest from the Colorado Springs Airport.
ABC News Deputy Political Director Averi Harper talks about what lawmakers are prepared do as COVID numbers rise.
Colorado Springs Police Chief Vince Niski talks about staffing and recruitment challenges.
Dr. Rhonda Heschel goes over the vaccine schedule.
Lesa explains what a 'Coffee Shop Pop Up' is, and its impact on our community.
U.S. gymnast Kara Eaker's coach has confirmed that the 18-year-old alternate has tested positive at the Olympic training camp. The coach said the 18-year-old Eaker was vaccinated against the novel coronavirus two months ago. U.S. tennis player Coco Gauff has also tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing her to pull out of the games. A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case today of a beach volleyball player who could miss his first game.
Sunny Smaldino gives some tips to stay safe before going on a hike.
ABC News Senior Investigative Reporter Aaron Katersky talks about the backwards slide in the fight against COVID-19.
ABC News Political Analyst Steve Roberts talks about the Democrats' infrastructure strategy.
In this KRDO News Radio On-Demand update, Sydnee Stelle has the latest on a fatal shooting Saturday afternoon in Pueblo, and the latest involving Garden of the Gods road near I-25 from a water main break earlier in the week. Sam Postich has the latest weather conditions.
Jay Garvens has started investing in Short Term Rentals as a portfolio filler. Now he wants to let his listeners in on it! Bill MacAfee of Empire Title joins him this week as they discuss "SHORT TERM RENTALS IS IT WORTH YOUR TIME AND MONEY?"
Today Justin will have John Hermes sharing the studio with him and his 30 years of real estate experience with his show "Passive income while you sleep!" If you own real estate or want to, you need this show to get you going in the right direction.
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During KRDO's Afternoon News on Friday, Dan Cochell interviewed Andy Vick, the Executive Director for the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region, regarding the events leading up for Olympic City USA and the sesquicentennial for Colorado Springs.
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