34 episodes

Morning Mountain is here to make your news easier. The weekly podcast, hosted by Jackson Bailey and Xavey Bzdek, wraps all the most interesting stories from the Colorado Springs Gazette.

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Morning Mountain is here to make your news easier. The weekly podcast, hosted by Jackson Bailey and Xavey Bzdek, wraps all the most interesting stories from the Colorado Springs Gazette.

    Episode 14 - Election results, advice from firefighters and please, sing Happy Birthday when you wash your hands

    Episode 14 - Election results, advice from firefighters and please, sing Happy Birthday when you wash your hands

    In this week's episode of The Morning Mountain, hosts Jackson and Xavey talk about the failed "red wave" that was anticipated for the 2022 Midterm Election and the results of ballot measures. They also share advice from firefighters and discuss one of the latest health concerns for children in Colorado. 

    • 8 min
    Episode 13 - The 462 faces of fentanyl

    Episode 13 - The 462 faces of fentanyl

    In this week's episode of The Morning Mountain, host Xavey Bzdek highlights "Colorado's 462 faces of fentanyl," a story that shares the lives of fentanyl victims. He also discusses using AI to predict and measure wildfires and a reminds listeners to use The Gazette's voter guide to make educated decisons in the midterm election next week. 

    • 7 min
    Episode 12 - A Mother's Story

    Episode 12 - A Mother's Story

    In this week's episode of Morning Mountain, hosts Xavey Bzdek and Jackson Bailey discuss the story of a mother who's sexual assault trauma from her time in the military was used against her during a battle over the care for her children. Also featured is a story about a stranded hiker that was rescued after being spotted by a passenger on a train. 

    • 8 min
    Episode 11 - Election topics

    Episode 11 - Election topics

    In this week's episode of Morning Mountain, hosts Xavey Bzdek and Jackson Bailey discusses some of the hot topics that are on the table for the November election. They also discuss the Pueblo Chile Festival, new funding from the White House to combat opioid abuse in Colorado and more. 

    • 6 min
    Episode 10 - The hit to Denver's air quality

    Episode 10 - The hit to Denver's air quality

    In this week's episode of Morning Mountain, host Xavey Bzdek discusses the recent change to the status of Denver's air quality to severe and what that means for Coloradoans across the state. Also in this week's episode, funding for clean water systems and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. 

    • 7 min
    Episode 9 - The state of education in Colorado

    Episode 9 - The state of education in Colorado

    In this week's episode of Morning Mountain, host Xavey Bzdek covers the state of education in Colorado as teacher salaries remain stagnant while education spending continues to increase. He also covers the death of Queen Elizabeth II and a collection of national and local news. 

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

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Very interesting, excited to see what’s next

As a Colorado resident, I’ve found the first few eps of this show interesting. They cover stories I haven’t heard about yet. I’m excited to see where the show goes

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