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Podcast News

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:48pm
In this episode, you’ll hear from Robert and Arthur Sapp, two brothers raised in Colorado Springs. They both joined the Colorado Springs Police Department and became the first black sergeant (Robert) and first black lieutenant (Arthur) on the department. Interesting fact: the first black police... Read more
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 2:15pm
We have two guests, both devoted to promoting diversity in Colorado Springs, but in different ways. Meet these city employees and hear about what they’re doing to achieve their goals on our city team and in the community. Just as importantly, find out what YOU can do to promote diversity and learn... Read more
hand wearing medical glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 3:09pm
This episode will help you better understand how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in our community and why it has a lot to do with supply versus demand. Hear the latest from Dr. Johnson, including how people can get more information and be connected to local providers.
Official Colorado Springs Fire Department headshot of Chief Ted Collas in his dress blues
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 2:41pm
It’s a fond farewell episode with Colorado Springs Fire Department Chief Ted Collas, who is retiring after 36 years of service! Hear what he has to say about the department’s future, his own career and that time he started an IV on an elephant at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo!
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 9:39am
It’s time to talk about a different election, this one right here in Colorado Springs and coming up on April 6th. Meet our City Clerk and hear what she has to say about the recent focus on elections. Find out how to make your opinion count when it comes to positions and issues that impact your life... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 4:54pm
150 is the magic number for this episode! 2021 is our city’s sesquicentennial year. What does that mean? It’s the 150th anniversary of our city’s founding. We’re talking to the curator at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum about a new exhibit coming soon. 150 objects, illuminating 150 stories,... Read more
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 5:02pm
Is the vaccine safe? What’s in it? We know there’s skepticism and worry, so we’re talking with the medical director of El Paso County Public Health about the concerns, facts, timeline and hope that come with this new vaccine. As Dr. Johnson says, “We don’t have a cure, we have prevention.” Learn... Read more
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 11:19am
Is the vaccine safe? What’s in it? We know there’s skepticism and worry, so we’re talking with the medical director of El Paso County Public Health about the concerns, facts, timeline and hope that come with this new vaccine. As Dr. Johnson says, “We don’t have a cure, we have prevention.” Learn... Read more
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 1:10pm
They’re called crimes of opportunity. The key is to NOT give criminals the opportunity. The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Crime Prevention Officers have great tips about puffing, porch pirates, online shopping and more. We hope this conversation helps you have a happy and safe holiday season!
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:33am
Grit is something we could all use at any time, but especially these days! Listen to Jen’s conversation with the creator of a new program about resiliency. It’s simple, important and FREE.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:06pm
We have two special guests on this episode who have recently been recognized with a the Mayor’s Young Leader Award! What is that, you ask? Tune in to find out about this awesome program, who it highlights and why. It’s more important than ever to celebrate those positively contributing to our... Read more
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:53pm
We love to share great news on our podcast, but this time, we need to share some bad news about our COVID-19 numbers. Over the past two weeks, the incidence of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County has risen significantly. El Paso County Public Health’s Medical Director talks more about what these... Read more