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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Steve Schlieker - July 15, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - County Assessor Steve Schlieker - July 15, 2019

July 18, 2019

Changes Could be Coming in How Short-Term Rental Properties are Valued

With discussion of how, and if, short-term rentals like Airbnb, should be taxed as businesses rather than residences, El Paso County Assessor, Steve Schleiker offers his thoughts on the potential consequences.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pioneers Museum - July 17, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pioneers Museum - July 17, 2019

July 18, 2019

The 7th Annual Pioneers Museum Colorado Grown Day

The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum invites the community to show their Colorado pride and celebrate The Centennial State’s 143rd birthday at the Annual Colorado Grown Family Fun Day! 

Join the museum on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of food trucks, live music, birthday cake, and family-friendly free activities! 

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Tim Gore - 7-10-2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Tim Gore - 7-10-2019

July 11, 2019

Running 106 Miles to Raise Funds for Native Americans in Need

Tim Gore is an ultra runner.  He is also a board member of Springs based, One Nation Walking Together.  On July 27, he and others are running the 106 mile Maah Daah Hey trail in North Dakota to raise funds for native tribes who were severely impacted by this year's bomb cyclone.  The public is invited to participate!

Learn More or Register to Run Here

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mark Waller - July 8, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mark Waller - July 8, 2019

July 9, 2019

A Call to Master Plan Action; the El Paso County Fair; $10 Million for the AFA Visitor Center

Mark Waller, Chair of the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners, discusses your opportunity to participate in the EPC Master Plan; demolition derby at the State Fair and more; a $10 million dollar tax give-back over 25 years to the new AFA Visitors Center. 

Take the Master Plan Survey Here

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - July 5, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - July 5, 2019

July 5, 2019

Divide Man is Injured When Fireworks Exploded in his Pocket

Justin Bryden's (L) girlfriend, Mandy Campbell (R), told KRDO they were celebrating the 4th when the fireworks in his pocket exploded as he was holding other lit fireworks in his hand.  The incident happened in a Springs neighborhood and was captured on doorbell video Campbell is sharing so that others will know the importance of fireworks safety.  Campbell was injured as well.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Drive Smart Colorado - 7-2-2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Drive Smart Colorado - 7-2-2019

July 3, 2019

Drive Smart Colorado and Law Enforcement Team Up to Discourage Driving While Impaired

Independence Day marks the start of high summer traffic season and DUI related fatalities on Colorado roads are already mounting.  Drive Smart and local law enforcement are working together to raise public awareness about the danger of impaired driving through the July 4th weekend and beyond.  Drive Smart and law enforcement want you and your family to be safe!

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Victory Service Dogs - 7-2-2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Victory Service Dogs - 7-2-2019

July 3, 2019

Victory Service Dogs Focusing on Veterans in Need

Mike Smith, Director of Training, and Janet Bennett, Event Coordinator, commit their time to serving veterans by matching those in need with service dogs they have meticulously trained.  A veteran might need a service dog for a number of reasons and the right match is essential.  Mike's dog is a 113 lb. German Shepard named Chance.  Chance is a gentle, all business dog on a mission and among the finest examples of Victory Service Dogs' and Mike's work.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Range Riders - 6-19-2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Range Riders - 6-19-2019

June 20, 2019

Pikes Peak Range Riders Make their Annual Trek 

Greg Budwine is a long-time Range Rider and checks in from this year's destination in Custer County.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - KRDO Wins Edward R. Murrow Awards - 6-18-2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - KRDO Wins Edward R. Murrow Awards - 6-18-2019

June 18, 2019

KRDO Wins Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence

KRDO Network GM, Mark Pimentel, discusses KRDO's picking up the top Edward R. Murrow honor in nearly 150 television markets.   In April, KRDO was honored with seven Regional Murrow Awards for continuing coverage, hard news, news series, breaking news, best newscast, excellence in social media, and overall excellence.  Also in April, KRDO Newsradio took home five Colorado broadcasting Association Awards, and in May, the KRDO Network won more than a dozen Associated Press awards.

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mt. Carmel Job Fairs - June 17, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mt. Carmel Job Fairs - June 17, 2019

June 18, 2019

Mt. Carmel Veteran's Service Center Hosting Two Job Fairs

If you're a veteran of the armed services or within one year of transitioning out, Mt. Carmel is holding two job fairs, one on June 19, and one on June 26!  Mt. Carmel's, Paul Price, has the details!

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KRDO Afternoon News Exclusive - Mark Waller Confirms - 6-15-2019

KRDO Afternoon News Exclusive - Mark Waller Confirms - 6-15-2019

June 15, 2019

A KRDO Newsradio Exclusive:  County Commissioner, Mark Waller, will Run for DA of the 4th Judicial District

El Paso County Commissioner, Mark Waller, confirmed his plans to run for the 4th judicial district attorney office.  Dan May is the incumbent and is term-limited.  2020 will be his last year in office.  Waller previously served as deputy district attorney for the 10th judicial district in Pueblo and has served three terms in the state house. 

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Vintage Game Night - June 13, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Vintage Game Night - June 13, 2019

June 14, 2019

History happy Hour:  Vintage Game Night!

From its successful inaugural game night, Meg Poole tells us the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is excited to present another “History Happy Hour: Vintage Game Night” where guests (age 21+) are invited to reminisce by playing beloved games dating from the 1800s to the 1980s – Jacks, Sorry, Nine Men’s Morris, Battleship, Shoot the Moon, Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em and more! Bring your friends and enjoy a variety of board, card, and table games related to different eras of Pikes Peak regional history. Ticket admission includes alcoholic beverages and plenty of game snacks.

GET TICKETS

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - CONO Block Party - June 11, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - CONO Block Party - June 11, 2019

June 12, 2019

The Council of Neighbors and Organizations invites you to celebrate the first day of summer and getting ready for NeighborUp! Month.  The event is free and open to the public.  Bring the whole family for music, games, kids activities and lots of food!

Get all the Details Here

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - El Paso County Commissioner, Mark Waller - June 10, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - El Paso County Commissioner, Mark Waller - June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

Getting Space Command in Colorado Springs and Costly Mandates

El Paso County Commission Board Chair, Mark Waller, explains why he hopes Space Command will locate in Colorado Springs and discusses costly state mandates.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mayor Gabriel Ortega - June 10, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mayor Gabriel Ortega - June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019

City of Fountain, First Annual Community Veteran's Fair

City of Fountain Mayor, Gabriel Ortega, talks about an effort one year in the making to serve and support veterans with employment, health and wellness.  

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Tuskegee Airman - June 6, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Tuskegee Airman - June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019

Springs Tuskegee Airman Honored

On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 95 year old, Frank Macon, one of a small group of surviving Tuskegee airman in Colorado, was treated to a flight on a T-6 training aircraft.  Macon is a Colorado native and trained in the T-6 as he was learning to fly.

Photo Credit:  USAFA

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Fountain Veteran’s Fair - June 5, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Fountain Veteran’s Fair - June 5, 2019

June 6, 2019

Community Veteran's Fair Open to all Military, Veterans and their Families

The City of Fountain is hosting a Community Veterans Fair Saturday, June 8, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Welte Education Center, 330 Lyckman Drive.  The Fair is open to all Military, Veterans and their families. 

Mt. Carmel Veteran’s Service Center and Peak Military Care Network have teamed up with the City of Fountain to make an event they expect will grow in participation.  13 Employers will be on hand actively recruiting and ready to interview.  Organizations will also be on hand to assist with employment  including the Pikes Peak Work Force Center and Mt. Carmel.  12 additional organizations will be on hand focusing on Quality of Life and 7 focused on Health & Wellness.  

Get More Information Here

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Regional Air Show - June 4, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Pikes Peak Regional Air Show - June 4, 2019

June 5, 2019

The Pikes Peak Regional Air Show Wants You...!

...and the Air Show's John Henry says the benefits are big!  The Air Show comes to Colorado Springs this year on September 21 and 22, and they're seeking volunteers to help in a wide range of capacities.  When you sign up, you'll get FREE admission to the show plus a BBQ dinner to say thank you in the new WWII Aviation Museum Pavilion!  Get Volunteer Information Here | Sign Up Here

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - City Forester - May 29, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - City Forester - May 29, 2019

May 30, 2019

Tree Cleanup a Challenge for City Forester and Springs Residents

Many of you are dealing with downed trees from the recent snowstorm.  City Forester, Dennis Will, says the department gives priority to downed and damaged city trees and trees in the public right of way.  Crews usually focus on trees blocking the public right of way or pose a danger to the public. 

Will says the City does not respond to trees down on private property unless power lines are involved or lives are endangered.

For trees on private property, the challenge now is cleanup.  Visit the city's website for a list of contractors here:  coloradosprings.gov/downtree

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Cortney Smith - May 24, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Cortney Smith - May 24, 2019

May 25, 2019

Food Ideas for Memorial Day

Cortney Smith, owner of Gather Food Studio, with KRDO Afternoon News', Ted Robertson, and a few Memorial Day recipe ideas.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 24, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 24, 2019

May 25, 2019

Developments in the Case of Accused Murderer Patrick Frazee

Frazee is the Woodland Park rancher accused of killing his finance', Kelsey Berreth.  Heather Skold discusses developments in the case to date and previews KRDO Network coverage to come.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 24, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019

The Chemistry of CBD Oils

KRDO's Chase Golightly is reporting on the chemical makeup of CBD oils and takes a look at the information confusion surrounding the tincture.  Heather Skold has a preview of the full story.    

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Andrew Woehle - May 10, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Andrew Woehle - May 10, 2019

May 24, 2019

Social Impact Business Offers Employment and a Leg Up

A new social impact business is launching in Colorado Springs.  Veteran owned, Infinity Shuttle Service hires and gives a leg up to those in our community who want a second chance; former military and others who might have special needs.  

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Merry Matthews - May 23, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Merry Matthews - May 23, 2019

May 24, 2019

Meet Merry Matthews 

The KRDO Network's Chief Meteorologist, Merry comes to us from Weather Nation in Denver by way of the greater Atlanta area.  She brings her warmth and a genuine heart for you and the Springs community.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dennis Will - May 21, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Dennis Will - May 21, 2019

May 22, 2019

If you experienced downed trees in the recent snowstorm, you can report the issue online.  City Forester, Dennis Will, says the department gives priority to downed and damaged city trees and trees in the public right of way.  Crews usually focus on trees blocking the public right of way or pose a danger to the public. 

Please note:  the City does not respond to trees down on private property unless power lines are involved or lives are endangered.

To report a downed tree, log on to coloradosprings.gov/downtree

If you spot a downed or damaged tree in power lines or downed power lines, please call Colorado Springs Utilities at 719-448-4800

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Peace Officers Memorial - May 17, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Peace Officers Memorial - May 17, 2019

May 18, 2019

KRDO Network reporter, Krystal Story, joins Ted Robertson to talk about her coverage of the recent Peace Officers memorial event.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center - May 17, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center - May 17, 2019

May 18, 2019

Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center's, Paul Price, joins Ted Robertson on KRDO's Afternoon News to talk about internship programs and health screenings.  

Please note:  some of the information contained in this interview may be dated. However, Mt. Carmel's programs are ongoing.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Frank Backes - May 15, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Frank Backes - May 15, 2019

May 16, 2019

Pikes Peak Region Bases Contenders for Space Command Location

In a story we've followed for you, the Air Force is preparing to choose the permanent home for U.S. Space Command this summer.

Three bases in the Pikes Peak region are front runners to serve as permanent host to Space Command.  Those include Peterson, Schriever and Cheyenne Mountain Air Station.  The National Cybersecurity Center based here in the Springs has been involved in the effort to bring Space Command here.

We spoke with Frank Backes, President of the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Space ISAC) attached to the National Cybersecurity Center.

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Commissioner Gonzalez - May 10, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Commissioner Gonzalez - May 10, 2019

May 11, 2019

El Paso County Commissioner, Longinos Gonzalez has organized a FREE youth fishing derby for kids 5 - 15!  It's Saturday, May 11, 9:30 AM - Noon at the north end of Fountain Regional Park.  CLICK FOR DETAILS    

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KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 10, 2019

KRDO Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Heather Skold - May 10, 2019

May 11, 2019

KRDO's Heather Skold joins Ted Robertson to talk about a mother who came forward anonymously months before the STEM school shooting.  She gave what some might consider a warning about conditions at the STEM School Highlands Ranch she said could lead to another Columbine.  

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