Thu October 30, 2014

Wyoming's Campaign And Classroom Balancing Act On Climate Change

Republican campaign signs cover a roadside shack near Alpine, Wyoming.
Leigh Paterson Inside Energy

As Election Day approaches, candidates are using the issue of climate change science in the classroom to mobilize their bases. This is especially true in Wyoming, because with just over half a million residents, elections are generally decided by just a handful of votes.

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Thu October 30, 2014


Thu October 30, 2014

State Officials: Trout Restoration Planning 'Ongoing' Since 2013 Floods

A view of state infrastructure destroyed by heavy rains, with some areas receiving as much as 18 inches in a 24-hour period, during flood rescue and recovery operations in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 2013.
DVIDSHUB Creative Commons

On the heels of a story published in the Coloradoan linking declining trout populations to road reconstruction after the 2013 floods, the Colorado Department of Transportation said it did not disregard the impact that repairs have on the natural environment, and the trout population.

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Thu October 30, 2014
Arts District

History Was Impetus, But It's Future Work That Drives Judy Chicago

One of Judy Chicago's latest works, part of her 'Heads Up' series.
Carrie Saldo, Arts District

Judy Chicago has long trumpeted the significant achievements of her gender. Often regarded as the mother of the feminist art movement, she – at 75 – is far more interested in work she's yet to conceive than her past labors.

"I've had a real battle," Chicago said reflecting on her career. "I've had reviews that are so awful the earth is supposed to open up and you are supposed to get into it, dig yourself underneath the ground, and never appear again."

That she refused to bury herself and continues to create new work inspired Denver's Red Line gallery to take a different approach to celebrating Chicago's career, five-decades in the making.

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Wed October 29, 2014
USA Pro Cycling

Women's Race Added To 2015 USA Pro Cycling Challenge

A women's time trial during the London 2012 Olympics. Officials with the USA Pro Cycling Challenge say the 2015 women's race will attract riders of this caliber to Colorado. Taken on Aug. 1, 2012.
Credit Mark Ireland / Flickr - Creative Commons

For the first time women will have their own race in the 2015 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. After four races of male only cyclists, officials are confident that the time is right.

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