Jan. 16, 2024: The Silicon Valley of Colorado; Pueblo’s Mayoral Runoff Candidates

January 16, 2024
The Microchip sign outside of the Colorado Springs facilityThe Microchip sign outside of the Colorado Springs facilityDan Boyce/CPR News
The Microchip sign outside of the Colorado Springs facility. The $90 million in CHIPS Act money adds to a roughly $940 million modernization at the Colorado Springs Microchip location, bringing more than 350 expected jobs along with it. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024.

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Jan. 16, 2024: The Silicon Valley of Colorado; Pueblo’s Mayoral Runoff Candidates

Move over Silicon Valley. Colorado Springs is home to more and more tech business, including one that's set to triple its production of microchips. Then, the Pueblo mayoral runoff election is one week away; we talk with incumbent Nick Gradisar and challenger Heather Graham. Plus muralists launch a festival of empowerment in Off the Walls.