From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):
Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District board member Richard Skorman recognized his former boss, Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar, both for his concern about Fountain Creek and for his role in establishing the Great Outdoors Colorado program that funded a $2.5 million grant to benefit the creek this week.
“Ken Salazar was one of our regional leaders,” said Skorman, a former Colorado Springs councilman and mayoral candidate who served as a U.S. Senate aide to Salazar. “He talked about how we should stop turning our backs on our rivers, and learn to face them and embrace them.”
“You’re right,” laughed GOCo Executive Director Lise Aangeenbrug, who came to Friday’s Fountain Creek district board meeting to formally announce the grant. “Every time Secretary Salazar sees me, he bugs me about Fountain Creek.”