Boulder http://www.kunc.org en Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975 http://www.kunc.org/post/colo-clerk-recalls-issuing-same-sex-marriage-licenses-1975 For the past month, county clerks in Colorado have been challenging a ban on same-sex marriage by <a href="http://www.cpr.org/news/story/denver-pueblo-clerks-follow-boulder-issuing-marriage-licenses-gay-couples">issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples</a>.<p>The Colorado Supreme Court is expected to rule on their actions any day now.<p>But few know that this is history repeating itself.<p>Back in 1975, when Clela Rorex was the newly elected county clerk in Boulder, she began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>On a visit to StoryCorps, Rorex tells her friend Sue Larso Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:35:00 +0000 NPR Staff 58913 at http://www.kunc.org Colo. Clerk Recalls Issuing Same-Sex-Marriage Licenses — In 1975 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 The Plants In This Garden Tell You When The Air Is Dirty http://www.kunc.org/post/plants-garden-tell-you-when-air-dirty <p>What if you could look at the plants in your garden in order to learn if the air around you is clean or dirty?</p><p>At the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, scientists have planted a garden that does just that.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58774 at http://www.kunc.org The Plants In This Garden Tell You When The Air Is Dirty Hickenlooper Squashes Road Deal Transparency Measure http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-squashes-road-deal-transparency-measure <p>A bill that would have provided greater public oversight during public-private road deals was vetoed by Governor John Hickenlooper Wednesday.</p><p>The measure was proposed following public outcry over a deal to widen U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder as well as install toll lanes.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 23:51:32 +0000 Nathan Heffel 57392 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Squashes Road Deal Transparency Measure From Start To Success: Fort Collins Launches Startup Week http://www.kunc.org/post/start-success-fort-collins-launches-startup-week <p>Fort Collins is in the midst of its first-ever <a href="http://www.ftcstartupweek.co/" target="_blank">Startup Week</a> -- an event designed to showcase Northern Colorado as an ideal place to live and establish a business.</p><p>Boulder launched <a href="http://boulderstartupweek.com/" target="_blank">the country’s first organized startup week</a> in 2010. Now in its fifth year, its success appears to have <a href="http://www.startupcolorado.com/">spawned a wave of similar events</a> around the nation and in Colorado. Thu, 22 May 2014 19:01:20 +0000 Erin OToole 56843 at http://www.kunc.org From Start To Success: Fort Collins Launches Startup Week