Denver http://www.kunc.org en Waiting For The Union Pacific Streamliner http://www.kunc.org/post/waiting-union-pacific-streamliner <p>It's an early Saturday morning and a handful of spectators are poised near a railroad crossing at 120th Ave and U.S. 85 in Henderson, Colorado. They're waiting to see a piece of history, a vintage Union Pacific Streamliner as it sets off from Denver bound for the "Daddy of 'em All," the Cheyenne Frontier Days rodeo in Wyoming.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:16:45 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58941 at http://www.kunc.org Waiting For The Union Pacific Streamliner ‘Unsinkable’ Brown Sought The WWI Front, Not Luxury’s Lap http://www.kunc.org/post/unsinkable-brown-sought-wwi-front-not-luxury-s-lap <p>Having survived one of the most cataclysmic sea accidents of the 20th century, she could have retreated into a life of luxury. She instead headed for the front lines of World War I. It’s one of many little-known truths of the myth-fueled record attached to the woman most know as the Unsinkable Molly Brown.</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saldo 58901 at http://www.kunc.org ‘Unsinkable’ Brown Sought The WWI Front, Not Luxury’s Lap New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters http://www.kunc.org/post/new-ad-campaign-aims-persuade-pols-conservation-matters <p>Western voters have <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/support-renewable-energy-conservation-may-help-2014-candidates">said they care</a> about conservation and protection of public lands.</p><p>Now, an advertising campaign by the Denver-based group Center for Western Priorities aims to persuade elected officials – and those up for election – that land and water conservation is an issue that could affect their candidacy.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:44:33 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58897 at http://www.kunc.org New Ad Campaign Aims To Persuade Pols Conservation Matters Confusion Among Voters As Energy Ballot Initiative Deadline Looms http://www.kunc.org/post/confusion-among-voters-energy-ballot-initiative-deadline-looms <p>Summer isn’t the only thing heating up Denver’s 16<sup>th</sup> Street Mall this July. Pedestrians and workers are seeing more activity as advocates gather signatures for energy-related ballot issues.</p><p>A few of these proposals restrict oil and gas drilling, while others support it. With their contradictory messages &nbsp;– including sometimes inaccurate talking points from both sides – some Colorado voters say they are getting confused.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 58834 at http://www.kunc.org Confusion Among Voters As Energy Ballot Initiative Deadline Looms With A Nod To Days Gone By, Denver's Union Station Ready To Open http://www.kunc.org/post/nod-days-gone-denvers-union-station-ready-open <p>With the smell of fresh paint still in the air, workers scrambled to put the finishing touches on Denver’s restored Union Station before this weekend’s opening. That’s when the public will get its first look at the revived station and some of its shops and restaurants. A larger grand opening is planned for July 26<sup>th</sup>.</p><p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 58769 at http://www.kunc.org With A Nod To Days Gone By, Denver's Union Station Ready To Open