Podcast News

Podcast News

John Suthers head shot
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:21am
Jen and Ted have a great conversation with Mayor John Suthers about his job as Mayor, why he chose public service and public office and how he stays focused. He shares the importance of setting goals along with his favorite part of serving as the Mayor of COS.
GoCOS app logo
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:34pm
Pothole on your street? Want to find the nearest park? There’s an app for that called GoCOS! It’s free to download onto your phone so that the power is at your fingertips. Hear from Citizen Engagement Specialist Jay Anderson about the features of the city’s new app and why the city needs you to use... Read more
HelpCOS logo
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:30am
Homelessness is a complex issue. What organizations and agencies does the city work with on this issue and what progress is being made? How can you donate and where does the money go? These are answers everyone needs to know.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 9:48am
The Colorado Springs Fire Department does so much more than fight fires! Typically fire related calls are only one percent of CSFD call responses. Jen and Ted speak with Sunny Smaldino, Safety Educator for CSFD’s Division of the Fire Marshal, about preventative measures for fire and general safe... Read more
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:01pm
We’re getting a little more serious than usual to talk about the high number of traffic fatalities in Colorado Springs, and what our police officers identify as the major reasons. Listen to some frightening stories and life-saving tips from the lead of the Major Crash Team, Sgt. Jim Stinson. Jen... Read more
front of Colorado Springs airport
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 8:13am
Like a Phoenix the Colorado Springs Airport has risen from the ashes of a fire that ruined staff offices in 2018 to winning Colorado Airport of the Year in 2019! Jen and Ted speak with Dana Schield about airport improvements, businesses growing in the area, and of course… HALF PRICE HOLIDAY PARKING!
city budget
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:14am
It’s budget season and that impacts YOU! Find out about the priorities included in the 2020 budget from our Chief Financial Officer Charae McDaniel. She shares the most challenging part of her job and how you can get involved in the budget process. You don’t even have to love numbers to enjoy this... Read more
Richard Skorman headshot
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:51am
This week we're taking to Colorado Springs City Council President Richard Skorman.
pikes peak summit construction
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:24am
Behind the Springs gives an update about the new summit complex construction on Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, the challenges of building a structure in the sky, funny stories from the mountain and of course Fast and the Furious.
racoon in flooded storm drain
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:27am
Animals and mannequin feet are just a couple things the City’s Stormwater Enterprise has to deal with daily. Stormwater Manager Richard Mulledy joins Jen and Ted to talk about the City’s amazing stormwater infrastructure progress. Mulledy even fesses up to not having ditched playing in the ditches... Read more
Photo of road construction
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 9:11am
Jen and Ted take a quiz about our City streets with questions about 2C, PPRTA (Acronym Alert!) and everyone’s favorite subject in Colorado Springs… POTHOLES!
entrance to soological park founded by Bath House John
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 2:23pm
What do an elephant named Princess Alice and a corrupt Chicago politician have to do with Colorado Springs 150th birthday? Find out on this week’s episode of Behind the Springs.