Episode 117: Living Through Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey was the single costliest tropical cyclone in U.S. history, causing over $150 Billion (with a B!) in damage. Darcie’s good friend, Anna, shares what it was like to live in Houston, while 41 weeks pregnant, during the storm, and shares her experiences and revelations in the aftermath of the storm. https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/362637413&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true

Episode 97: Protecting Colorado Landscapes with Palmer Land Trust

Many of us enjoy Colorado’s unique outdoor landscape. We hike or mountain bike the trails, we soak in the views of mountaintop peaks, we buy local food and enjoy the local waterways. Protecting these places forever is what Palmer Land Trust does, and has been doing for 40 years. In this episode we sat down…

Episode 73: Flying COS

The Colorado Springs airport, our little air hub to the east, is more than a sometimes convenient airport for getting to Vegas. It is a huge economic driver for our city, and one that we would all benefit from if it was busier. Tune in this week as Jeff and Darcie break down the ins…

Episode 67: City Councilwoman Jill Gaebler

City Councilwoman Jill Gaebler joins us to talk about local Colorado Springs politics. Gaebler just announced her run for re-election for District 5 (downtown area). Tune in to hear what local concerns are on her mind, and what we can expect in the future. In this episode we talk about global warming, land use, infill…

Episode 37: Earth!

In celebration of all things Earth! we sit down with the Rocky Mountain Field Institute‘s Joe Lavorini to talk Earth Day, RMFI’s role in the outdoor world, the public/private land debate happening both locally and nationally and discuss some of the environmental issues facing Colorado Springs. We also check in on some current events (storm…

Episode 26: Powering Colorado Springs

The closing of the Martin Drake Power Plant is making headlines. City Council acting as the utilities board has voted to decommission the downtown monstrosity by 2035 with Unit 5 heading into decommission by the end of 2017. What took them so long to make the decision? Was it the best option? How do these…