Andrea Chalfin

Managing Editor

Andrea came to KRCC in 2008 by way of Missouri. She’s responsible for KRCC’s overall news presence, and oversees a cadre of staff, freelancers, and students.  Her award-winning work has been heard on NPR, The World (PRI), and the BBC. The Ohio native loves music and media, food, and the open road; it’s also not uncommon to see her taking a walk through downtown Colorado Springs.  Follow Andrea on Twitter @AndreaChalfin or send an email to achalfin@krcc.org Have a press release? Please email news@krcc.org.

Colorado Springs City Council

Colorado Springs City Council held a work session Thursday to talk about a proposed Police Advisory Committee.

Andrea Chalfin / KRCC

People gathered for a ninth day of protests in Colorado Springs Sunday. By late afternoon, hundreds of people were gathered on and around the steps of City Hall, with cars honking as they drove by.

Andrea Chalfin / 91.5 KRCC

Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers issued a curfew Wednesday, effective immediately, as protests sparked after the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota continue in the city and across the country. The protests around police brutality also invoke the names of De'Von Bailey in Colorado Springs, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, Tony McDade in Florida, Nina Pop in Missouri and others.

Bryan Oller / KRCC

For a fourth day, demonstrators were out in Colorado Springs to protest police brutality after the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.

ANDEW HARNICK / CDC/AP

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Sun. June 7, 5:00 p.m.

---Latest Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 28,001 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Andrea Chalfin / KRCC

Several hundred people came out to Colorado Springs City Hall Sunday for a demonstration against police brutality. The protest, like others across the country, comes after the death of George Floyd. Floyd, an African American man, died at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week.

CPR News

Protests continue around the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. Floyd, an African American man, died while in police custody in Minneapolis. An officer involved has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.

This post will be updated throughout the week.

Update: Sunday, May 31, 4:30 p.m.

An additional 280 cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Colorado, according to the state Department of Public Health and Environment, bringing the total to 26,378. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

ANDEW HARNICK / CDC/AP

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Updated: Sun., May 24, 4:30 p.m.

---Latest Data Shows More Than 24,170 Cases Of COVID-19 In Colorado---

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, there are more than 21,170 known positive cases of coronavirus in Colorado. This includes both people who have tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with those who tested positive and exhibited symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Updated: Sun., May 17 4:30 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 21,938 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

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Update: 4:05 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 21,232 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Update: 4:10 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 20,837 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

ANDEW HARNICK / CDC/AP

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Updated 4:30 p.m.

---Latest Statewide Data Shows More Than 20,470 Cases Of COVID-19 In Colorado---

There are 20,475 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who have tested positive for the virus and people who have exhibited symptoms, as well as having close contact with someone who tested positive.

Mike Procell / 91.5 KRCC

As the state slowly reopens, projects underway before the COVID-19 crisis have to pass the new budget realities at all levels of government. 

Recently, Colorado's Joint Budget Committee sat down to start debating upwards of $3 billion dollars in cuts. That has led some people in Southern Colorado to try and figure out when one favorite project will move forward - the development and opening of the new state park at Fisher's Peak. 

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Updated: 4:15 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 20,157 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Update: 4:15 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 19,879 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Update: 4:20 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 18,827 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Update-4:40 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 18,371 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Tech. Sgt. Wolfram M. Stumpf / U.S. Air National Guard

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Update: 4:15 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 17,830 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post via AP, Pool

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Updated- 4:15 p.m.
 

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 17,364 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

ANDEW HARNICK / CDC/AP

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Updated 4:15 p.m.

---More Than 16,900 Known Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Colorado, According To The Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are more than 16,900 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Colorado, according to the state Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms of the virus.

Abigail Beckman / KRCC

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Update: 4:00 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 15,768 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

David Zalubowski / Associated Press

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---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 15,284 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

ANDEW HARNICK / CDC/AP

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Update-4:15 p.m.

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 14,758 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

David Zalubowski / AP

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Updated 4:15 p.m.

---Latest State Data Shows Over 14,300 Known Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 In Colorado---

There are over 14,300 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and are showing symptoms of the virus.

David Zalubowski / Associated Press

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Update: 4:15 p.m.
 

---Updated Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 13,879 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

David Zalubowski / AP

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Update-Sun., April 26, 4:20 p.m.

--Latest Data From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment---

There are 13,441 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

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Update: 4:15 p.m.

---Updated State Data---

There are 12,255 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

Jared Polis / Facebook

As Colorado plans for its current statewide stay-at-home restrictions to expire, several Southern Colorado counties are looking for permission to conduct their own phased reopening of businesses.

Abigail Beckman / KRCC

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Updates-4:15 p.m.

---Updated State Data---

There are 11,262 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This includes both people who tested positive for the virus and people who have been in contact with someone who tested positive and is exhibiting symptoms.

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