Erin OToole http://www.kunc.org en Rocky Mountain National Park Visits Hurt By Shutdown, Floods http://www.kunc.org/post/rocky-mountain-national-park-visits-hurt-shutdown-floods <p>Visits to national parks were down across the U.S. by about 9.1 million in 2013 – a decline of 3.2 percent, according to a new National Parks Service report on park attendance that year. In Northern Colorado, Rocky Mountain National Park saw an even greater decline, with visits down by 7.4 percent. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:45:03 +0000 Erin OToole 59160 at http://www.kunc.org Rocky Mountain National Park Visits Hurt By Shutdown, Floods Front Range Cities Top Forbes Biz-Friendly List http://www.kunc.org/post/front-range-cities-top-forbes-biz-friendly-list <p>We all know Colorado is a great place to live and do business, thanks to a wealth of high-tech companies, a diverse economy, and plenty of highly educated workers. That’s why it’s not too surprising to see five Front Range cities performing well in Forbes’ Best and Worst Places for Business 2014. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:47:21 +0000 Erin OToole 59030 at http://www.kunc.org Front Range Cities Top Forbes Biz-Friendly List Grab A Tote Bag Fort Collins: City Considers Disposable Bag Charge http://www.kunc.org/post/grab-tote-bag-fort-collins-city-considers-disposable-bag-charge <p>Fort Collins may become the next Colorado city to <a href="http://www.fcgov.com/recycling/plasticbags.php" target="_blank">implement a disposable bag ordinance</a> aimed at reducing waste by encouraging the use of reusable bags. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:15 +0000 Erin OToole 58853 at http://www.kunc.org Grab A Tote Bag Fort Collins: City Considers Disposable Bag Charge Remembering Tragic Fire Deaths On Storm King Mountain http://www.kunc.org/post/remembering-tragic-fire-deaths-storm-king-mountain <p>Sunday marks 20 years since 14 firefighters died on Storm King Mountain in western Colorado. A <a href="http://www.southcanyonfire.com/" target="_blank">public commemoration</a> will take place that afternoon in Glenwood Springs at Two Rivers Park, the site of a memorial.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Erin OToole 58537 at http://www.kunc.org Remembering Tragic Fire Deaths On Storm King Mountain Despite Setbacks, Solar Continues To Shine in Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/despite-setbacks-solar-continues-shine-colorado <p>Colorado’s solar industry appears stable and even growing, shaking off recent slowdowns and obstacles, including the high-profile <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/cleanup-almost-complete-abound-solar">failure of Abound Solar</a> in 2012. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:00:15 +0000 Erin OToole 58303 at http://www.kunc.org Despite Setbacks, Solar Continues To Shine in Colorado