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The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 21, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is wrapping up celebrating 100 incredible years. We talk with Rebecca Tucker, Scott Levy, Tara Thomas, and Karen Khoury about the yearlong celebration, what’s coming up, fun things you can do with your family this holiday season, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 19, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

City Council members Jill Gaebler and Andy Pico discuss a hot topic in our community…Accessory Dwelling Unit. The background behind the ADU discussion. How to define it. Pros and cons. And, a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 18, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs has now been open for six months. Greg Raymond, Regional Chief Operating Officer, and Sally Hybl, Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, talk about the first six months, the impact it’s made, programs offered, supporting the entire family, and how you can get involved. Get more information at GiveComfortandJoy.org

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 14, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

November is National Adoption Month and Jill Bradley and Yvonne Sletta from El Paso County Department of Health and Human Services, and Lee Oesterle from Kids Crossing, talk about fostering and adoption. The process to adopt. How many kids in our community are looking for a home, and a lot more.  

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 12, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 12, 2019

November 12, 2019

IndyGive! Is underway! 100 non-profit organizations are a part of the event this year. The biggest year yet. Barb Van Hoy talks about the history of the event, and Liz Kettle, Kristy Milligan, Tom Fleecs and Amy Plapp talk about what it means to for their organizations to be a part of this annual event. More details at indygive.com

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 11, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

Sarah Vito, veteran and Outreach Specialist for Wounded Warrior Project, talks about the 2019 Warrior Survey. The largest survey of its kind with critical information that highlights the successes and challenges of America’s veterans and its impact for veterans. Services that Wounded Warrior Project offers, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 7, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 7, 2019

November 7, 2019

The new Executive Director of the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Kevin Orangers, talks about the history of the foundation and Discovery Center, getting more grassroots in the community and becoming a cultural focal point. Expanding programs, educational information, and much more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 6, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Adah Rodriquez and Alexxis Barton talk about Consumer Protection Month. Colorado ranks 12th in the country for victims of scams. After a five year study, the will break down what they found.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 04, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - November 04, 2019

November 4, 2019

Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation for the Colorado Springs Airport, talks about accomplishments at the airport in 2019, the final phase of construction, another large business park deal in the works, and a lot more.

 

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 31, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019

Bryan Bonner, one of the founders of The Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society, talks about the two decades he’s been investigating the paranormal in Colorado. His investigations into the The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. Some other top investigation locations in the state. What to do if you may be experiencing something at your home. How to get involved, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 30, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 30, 2019

October 30, 2019

Traci Marques and Becca Tonn from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center have all the details on the upcoming Community and Veterans Job Fair. 190 employers will be on hand on Tuesday, November 5th at the Colorado Springs Event Center

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 29, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 29, 2019

October 29, 2019

Catherine Hammond, from Hammond Law Group talks about estate planning for younger professionals, the Wheel of Protection and what this means for you family, questions you should think about when working on your estate plan, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 28, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019

Morgan Mote, Executive Director of Colorado Springs Teen Court talks about their 25th Anniversary. What they’ve accomplished. The addition of some more programs. And their 12th Annual A Jewel of a Wine Tasting event.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 24, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019

Affordable housing in Colorado Springs. It's becoming a top issue. City council members Jill Gaebler and David Geislinger talk about how affordable housing is confused with attainable housing, how it affects our economy, how it’s making it more difficult to attract new business to our community, what is being done about it, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 23, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 23, 2019

October 23, 2019

CC President Jill Tiefenthaler, PPCC President Lance Bolton and District 2 Superintendent Wendy Birhanzel talk about groundbreaking scholarships and programs at Colorado College and Pikes Peak Community College to provide better access to higher education. How these programs can change the future for students, our community, and a lot more.  

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 22, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 22, 2019

October 22, 2019

Ent Center for the Arts will be celebrating their second anniversary in January. Aisha Ahmad-Post, Caitlin Lowans, and Daisy McGowan talk about the importance of the center to the community, the Galleries of Contemporary Art, Theatreworks and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 21, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

Dr. Sharon McKelvey from DaVita Medical Group continues our month-long conversation for Breast Cancer Awareness month, and talks about the different types of breast cancer, symptoms, FAQ’s, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 17, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019

Michelle Peulen and Shane Ferguson from C-DOT give us updates on several projects including Hwy 24, the proposed military access project, upcoming projects on Powers, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 16, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019

Executive Director of SBDC, Aikta Marcoulier, talks about their upcoming Second Annual Cybersecurity Summit. Critical information for businesses…from beginner info to understanding international compliance. Plus, details on how you can get signed up and more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 15, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019

Colorado Springs Police Chief Vince Niski and Executive Director of Police Foundation of Colorado Springs, Nicole Magic, talk about the upcoming 34th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon. What the awards represent, Medal of Honor recipient, Officer Cem Duzel, how you can attend, and much more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 14, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Talking all things Olympic City USA, Janet Suthers and Doug Price from the Task Force, and Mike Beagley, from the Olympic Training Center, talk about the new sign along I-25 and other upcoming projects. How Colorado Springs became Olympic City USA. How the training center came to Colorado Springs, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 10, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019

Shawn Kelly from The Home Front Cares and Buddy Newton from Peak Military Care Network talk about the upcoming merger between the two organizations. What led to the decision to merge. How this benefits our local military community. The timeline for the merger, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 9, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 9, 2019

October 9, 2019

Mike Moran from the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation and Stephanie Leasure, Athletic Director from Doherty High School, talk about the 20th Annual Sports Hall of Fame. The 2019 Class. The incredible sports talent in Colorado Springs, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 8, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 8, 2019

October 8, 2019

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers talks about his proposed 2020 city budget, upcoming ballot issues, booming downtown Colorado Springs, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 7, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is celebrating 70 years. Gretchen Pressley talks about the history of the shelter and dispels some myths that have popped up along the way. And, Gretchen also gives us updates on the Steel City Alley Cats, details about the Wellness Waggin’ and more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 3, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 3, 2019

October 3, 2019

Dr. Liza Dadone from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo talks about her upcoming trip to Uganda for Operation Twiga to help relocate giraffes to safer regions, plus more details on the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project Colorado Restoration. And, Rachel Wright give us a zoo baby update and details on Boo At The Zoo.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 2, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - October 2, 2019

October 2, 2019

Alexxis Barton and Paul Myers-Bennett from BBB of Southern Colorado talk about how important customer reviews are for business, and recognizing excellent customer service at BBB’s “A Night of Excellence” Presented by Bob Penkhus Volvo, Mazda, Volkswagon and Mitsubishi. And General Manager of Bob Penkhus, Sevon Styker, talks about how important customer service is to their business, why customers continue to come back to Bob Penkhus, and their slogan, “where nobody buys just one”.  

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 30, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

Vince Stites, owner of Hellscream Haunted House and Haunted Mines, talks about getting into the business. The incredible culture behind haunted houses. Changes you’ll see at each of the haunted houses and a lot more.

The Extra with Mike Lewis - September 26, 2019

The Extra with Mike Lewis - September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019

Joe Urban and Joby Barker from the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging talk about what they do.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 25, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

CEO of Palmer Land Trust, Rebecca Jewett, talks about their upcoming Southern Colorado Conservation Awards, happening October 3rd at the Antlers Hotel. And we talk with two honorees, Dr. Michael Bartolo, Director of the Colorado State University Arkansas Valley Research Center, and Duke Phillips IV, COO of Ranchlands, about being recognized this year.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 24, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019

Andy Vick and Jonathan Toman from the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region talk about Arts Month in October. The kickoff event, Artini, on September 27th, how you can see all of the upcoming events, #ArtsOctober, and a lot more!  For more info please go to PeakRadar.com.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 23, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 23, 2019

September 23, 2019

Dr. Derek Hatch from Mountain View Medical Group, part of DaVita Medical Group, continues our conversation on childhood obesity during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Helping parents with what foods are best for kids, increasing activity, and battling too much screen time.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 19, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

District Wildlife Manager Corey Adler with Colorado Parks and Wildlife talks about the three mountain lion attacks in Colorado this year and what most likely lead to them. Tips if you encounter a mountain lion. And, bears are getting ready to hibernate…what you need to know.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 18, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 18, 2019

September 18, 2019

Kevin Madsen and Sara Fant from Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, talk about what is Emergency Management. Potential impacts of a disaster that most don’t think about. What you can do to help prepare, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 17, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

Nicole Magic, Executive Director of the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs, talks about the upcoming Vittles for Vests (and the Rest), October 6th at the Garden of the Gods Club, plus on the upcoming Medal of Valor Luncheon. Details at PFCOS.org.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 16, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019

El Paso County Clerk & Recorder Chuck Broerman talks about the upcoming election on November 5th. When ballots will stop going out. How to check and update your info. Ballot security and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 12, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

Susan, Amber, Julie, Carol and David talk about the Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Society, upcoming walk/run, the Tattoo-A-Thon happening at Fallen Heroes Tattoo & Art, and so much more!

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 11, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 11, 2019

September 11, 2019

Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History from Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, talks about the new exhibit, “Evidence: Finding the Facts About General William Jackson Palmer. Opening Saturday, September 14, 2019.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 10, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

Sam McAfee-Acre and Pat Kule from CSPD’s Victim Advocacy Unit talk about becoming a victim advocate. The importance of victim advocates. The process of applying and training, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 9, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

Air Force Academy Athletic Director Nathan Pine and Doug Price from Visit Colorado Springs talk about the upcoming Falcons football season. Changes at the stadium. How to grab your tickets, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 4, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 4, 2019

September 4, 2019

Jonathan Liebert and Paul Myers-Bennett from the BBB of Southern Colorado talk about a recent letter from The Business Roundtable signed by CEO’s of nearly 200 companies saying that shareholder value is no longer their main objective. This shift to corporate social responsibility. Best practices. BBB4Good, and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 3, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - September 3, 2019

September 3, 2019

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers talks about Governor Polis’ comments on the investigation into the De’Von Bailey investigation. Traffic safety in Colorado Springs. Upcoming ballot issues and a lot more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 29. 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 29. 2019

August 29, 2019

Jon Karrol, Dianna Manz and Megan Clegg talk about Special Kids Special Families, Zach’s Place. Talk about the incredible service and programs they offer. The impact they’re making on families, and a lot more. Probably going to want to grab some tissue!

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 28, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

Michelle Peulen and Dave Watt from C-DOT give updates on big projects…including the Hwy 24 resurfacing project, GAP, and a lot. Plus other important information.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 27, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019

Diane Loschen and Sara Vaas from CONO talk about bringing communities together. Neighbor Up! Month. Nominating a good neighbor or business. And, CONO’s new partnership with COPPeR.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 26, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

Captain Lindsey Vigna and Gretchen Pressley from the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region talks about recent animal cruelty cases and dog attacks in our community. Understanding the laws, and what to do if you have concerns. Plus, Pawtoberfest is right around the corner.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 22, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019

We continue our series with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Today we switch our attention from the job seeker to the employer. Erica Romero and Becca Tonn talked about how skills-based hiring is helping companies, upcoming workshops, and much more!

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 21, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019

Yvette Maher, Chief Development Officer for Dream Centers, talks about the services they provide in the community including medical and helping the ‘hidden homeless’. Plus, the ribbon cutting on their new Family Services Center.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 19, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

Pediatrician Dr. Elizabeth Colvin from DaVita Medical Group talks about the importance of vaccines. Misconceptions associated with certain vaccines. Which vaccines should be given when, much more.

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 15, 2019

The Extra with Renae Roberts - August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Sandy Elliott, Don Sanborn and Liz Finn talk about the My Mountain campaign. History of the summit house. Why the new complex is so important. How you can get involved and donate. And, a lot more.