Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers addresses the bogus commercial photography permit that went viral, and what exactly is going on. He discusses some of his top concerns for this legislative session. Plus, big things are on the way this year in Colorado Springs, that has big economic impact for the city.
Michelle Peulen and Mike Davis from Colorado Department of Transportation, talk about the state highway system in Park and Teller Counties, the amount of traffic moving to use the highways, winter and mountain travel tips, updates on projects and a lot more.
Doug Price from Visit Colorado Springs talks about COS being names one of the top places to visit in the New York Times list of “52 Places to Go in 2020”. Plan for Vacation Day is coming up. Don’t leave your vacation days on the table. Tips for planning a fun trip this year. And, events that are heading our way.
Howard Black from Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Jacqueline Kirby from El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, and Sean Mandel from the Colorado Springs Police Department talk about Crime Stoppers. It’s importance to the community, cases that have been solved because of tips, a top case the EPCSO needs the communities help on, and a lot more.
Skillful 103 & 104 are now at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Becca Tonn and Erica Romero talk about the next class in this free training, focusing on selection and onboarding, and employee retention, for businesses, recruiters, etc.
Executive Director of the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center Aikta Marcoulier, Owner of HR Branches Reanna Werner and Attorney Christina Gilbertson with Gilbertson Law Office talk about wage changes taking effect January 1st, 2020.
Major Mark Lazane from the United States Air Force, and Captain Cameron Hillier from the Royal Canadian Air Force talk about NORAD Tracks Santa. How NORAD started tracking Santa. How they get ready every year. Top questions they get. How to track Santa, and a lot more.
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Catherine Hammond from Hammond Law Group talks about the Top 5 Myths of Estate Planning including where there’s a will, there’s probate. Think about joint tenancy. Naming your kids as contingent beneficiaries, and a lot more.
Michelle Peulen, Brad Bauer, and Robert Madrid from C-DOT talk about pre-treating and de-icing winter roads. Top questions C-DOT gets about snow removal. Why you should Bow to the Plow, understanding what’s happening for the driver in the cockpit, and a lot more.
Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers talks about the vandalism across Colorado Springs in response to the shooting death of De’Von Bailey, and the Grand Jury’s unanimous decision. The latest on the City for Champions projects. Biggest accomplishments of 2019, and top focus of 2020.
Executive Director of El Paso County Public Works, Scot Cutherbertson, talks about winter road treatments and safety travel tips. County budget approval and allocating money for transportation. The BUILD Grant, Monument Hill safety improvement projects, and a lot more.
Chelsy Offutt and Amy Long from Visit Colorado Springs talk about leveraging new technologies on the VisitCOS.com website, including the incredible trip planner. Colorado Springs being recognized by top travel bloggers. 10 winter adventures to book in the Pikes Peak region, and a lot more.
Rachel Wright from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo talks about an amazing conservation trip happening in the Andes Mountains. There’s someone new at the zoo…Rachel tells us about Savelli, the new Amur tiger. Plus, details about Electric Safari and a lot more.
Alexxis Barton and Paul Meyer-Bennett from the BBB of Southern Colorado talk about the top holiday scams to watch out for. Should you have a problem with a business, what are your options to resolve it. And, make sure you’re checking the Terms of Service.
Chief Ted Collas from the Colorado Springs Fire Department talks about the budget overspend, and what was done to correct it. Negotiating a new contract with AMR for emergency services. Adding new firefighters and equipment, and a lot more.
Devra Ashby, Public Information Officer for Colorado Springs District 11, talks about the intensive planning process and changes the school is going through, updates on the 2017 mill levy override, and a lot more.
Keeping with our Holiday Non-profit Presentation, Deborah has Captain Doug Hanson from the Salvation Army in the studio. Everyone knows the bell ringers you see around town during the holidays. However the Salvation Army does so much more all year long. Please listen and learn!
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.
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
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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”.