Wednesday Newscast, 4/19/18, 7:04 AM

Apr 19, 2017

Newscast for Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:04 AM:

  • The state commission tasked with preserving Amtrak's Southwest Chief route is set to expand its mission.  91.5 KRCC's Holly Pretsky reports...
  • Leadership roles for the new Colorado Springs City Council have been set.  Richard Skorman is the new Council President, while Jill Gaebler remains pro-tem.  The six district seats elected earlier this month were sworn into office at the Pioneers Museum yesterday.
  • Ten French demonstration jets are set to fly over the Air Force Academy this morning, including one piloted by Major Nicolas Lieumont, a 2004 Academy exchange graduate.  The flyover is part of a seven week tour of the country commemorating the 100th anniversary of the US entering World War I.