Economic Development http://krcc.org en Railroad West: In Trinidad, Freight and Passenger Rail are Linked http://krcc.org/post/railroad-west-trinidad-freight-and-passenger-rail-are-linked <p>Trinidad is the last stop on Amtrak’s Los Angeles-bound Southwest Chief before the train makes its way through Raton Pass and into New Mexico. The route is at risk though, and could be eliminated from Colorado and Northern New Mexico entirely.&nbsp;&nbsp; As KRCC’s Maggie Spencer reports, many in the southern Colorado region see the passenger train and freight lines as inextricably linked, tying together the town’s history with the opportunities for future economic development.<br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Maggie Spencer 18306 at http://krcc.org Railroad West: In Trinidad, Freight and Passenger Rail are Linked As Hollywood Goes Digital, CO Works To Save Rural Theaters http://krcc.org/post/hollywood-goes-digital-co-works-save-rural-theaters <p></p><p>Theater projectors are going where most of the dazzling special effects in summer blockbusters have gone: All digital. In 2014, Hollywood will no longer release movies on traditional film stock. Theaters must convert or be forced to close – including those in rural Colorado.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>That’s easier said than done in smaller towns versus a big city cineplex. Colorado is putting up $200,000 to try and save 13 rural movie theaters.</p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:32:47 +0000 Bente Birkeland 11927 at http://krcc.org As Hollywood Goes Digital, CO Works To Save Rural Theaters