Episode 131: Pay the Teachers!

Teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky have launched massive strikes in order to increase their salaries. In this episode we take a look at teacher pay in the United States and why the current state of affairs is so bad for those in the teaching profession. We start with a history of teacher pay…

COS By the Numbers || Week of April 2nd, 2018

We had the pleasure of hosting Sarah Humbargar, Vice President of Development Services for the Downtown Partnership, on this week’s show to talk about bike share, the number of new apartment units coming into downtown and other projects that have broken ground or will break ground in 2018. This week’s COS By the Numbers is…

Episode 130: The State of the Downtown with the Downtown Partnership!

Sarah Humbargar, Vice President of Development Services for the Downtown Partnership, joins us to talk about development goals for downtown, successes and what is on the horizon. Filled with stats and facts, this episode will give you a good look at what is happening in the heart of Colorado Springs. Share your thoughts on this…

Episode 129: Facts, Figures and the Future of the Homeless in COS

  This week we sit down with Andrew Phelps, the City of Colorado Springs’s Homelessness Prevention and Response Coordinator for the City of Colorado Springs. In his role with the City Andrew evaluates best practices, provides project management assistance to community non-profits, acts as a liaison between community organizations and City leadership, and keeps elected…

The LLS Shorty for the Week of March 19th, 2018

The SHORTY is our weekly roundup of the articles, podcasts, shows and other pieces of the world that we’ve found interesting and thought you might too. Have a suggestion for something that should be included? Shoot us an email: jandd@thelittlelondonshow.com Five Women. This episode of This American Life looks at the various ways women deal…

Episode 128: The Air Force, Toxic Chemicals, and Our Water Supply

This week Darcie sits down with Curtis Mitchell, the Fountain Utilities Director, to discuss the water contamination issue resulting from the Air Force’s use of toxic chemicals in the area. The result of the contamination: thousands of people faced with contaminated water from the Widefield aquaifer, escalating utility costs as the cities struggle to provide…