Sarah Handel http://www.kunc.org en Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective' http://www.kunc.org/post/flying-above-colorado-photographer-has-rare-perspective John Wark has had an unusual view of his home state of Colorado. He's a freelance photojournalist who pilots his own plane above the landscape, making pictures of flames and floods, farms and cities as he goes.<p>When he takes flight, he's usually not on a specific assignment, and when he went up to take a look at the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/30/156034889/colorado-firefighters-gain-ground-on-blaze">Waldo Canyon fire</a> in June, it wasn't yet a big deal. "I don't think anybody knew that was going to be a disaster," he tells NPR's Rachel Martin. Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:31:10 +0000 Sarah Handel 50174 at http://www.kunc.org Flying Above Colorado, Photographer Has 'Rare Perspective' Some Grumble About Change As School Lunches Get Leaner And Greener http://www.kunc.org/post/some-grumble-about-change-school-lunches-get-leaner-and-greener <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IB7NDUSBOo</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 34330 at http://www.kunc.org Some Grumble About Change As School Lunches Get Leaner And Greener Thanks For The Mariners Memories: Ben Gibbard's 'Ichiro's Theme' http://www.kunc.org/post/thanks-mariners-memories-ben-gibbards-ichiros-theme Ben Gibbard, the man behind indie rock darlings <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15163859/death-cab-for-cutie">Death Cab for Cutie</a>, has been <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRDDHs168ZA">a Seattle Mariners fan since he was five-years-old</a>, and is such an Ichiro Suzuki devotee he wrote a song about the outfielder. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:33:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 31136 at http://www.kunc.org Thanks For The Mariners Memories: Ben Gibbard's 'Ichiro's Theme' 'Darkhorse' Marine Remembered By His Uncle John http://www.kunc.org/post/darkhorse-marine-remembered-his-uncle-john When <em>Talk of the Nation</em>'s Neal Conan asks for callers on a given topic, there's no telling what he'll get. Today, the show followed up with NPR's Tom Bowman on <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/141859620/darkhorse-battalion-in-afghanistan-and-beyond">his series about the tremendous sacrifices of the "Darkhorse" Battalion</a> — the Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment. Lance Cpl. Jake Romo lost both his legs in Afghanistan with the battalion, and he spoke with Conan and Bowman about his tour.<p>Then, John Catherwood from Laramie, Wyoming called in. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:44:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 18043 at http://www.kunc.org 'Darkhorse' Marine Remembered By His Uncle John Receding Sea Ice Helps Storm Hammer Alaska's Coast http://www.kunc.org/post/receding-sea-ice-helps-storm-hammer-alaskas-coast One of the strongest storms to hit western Alaska in almost 40 years <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=142167556">tore through several coastal communities Wednesday</a>, tearing up roofs and leaving many residents without power. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:43:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 17440 at http://www.kunc.org