The drought in the Southwest may help 29-year-old Chad Bicker get to his goal of being a full-time farmer and rancher by the time he’s 40. As farmers in Texas and other bone-dry areas sell cattle because they can’t grow hay or afford to buy feed, Bicker has been buying animals for his farm in […]
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A new report shows that wind energy in Colorado displaces as much global warming pollution as taking 525,000 cars off the road each year. And the state’s current power generation from wind energy saves enough water to meet the needs of 23,300 state residents. The report comes from Environment Colorado and...
The giant chess set and oversized Connect 4 that showed up in Acacia Park this summer are among many efforts underway — by citizens and the city — to energize and revitalize Colorado Springs parks. It’s not just about games; parks mean business in the Springs. The 2017 Economic...