http://www.kunc.org en New Wildfires Rage Over the Weekend http://www.kunc.org/post/new-wildfires-rage-over-weekend <p>More than half a dozen new fires started in Colorado this weekend amid record high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:42:44 +0000 Megan Verlee & Colorado Public Radio 29419 at http://www.kunc.org New Wildfires Rage Over the Weekend Thirsty Cities, Dry Farms: Part Two http://www.kunc.org/post/thirsty-cities-dry-farms-part-two <p>For more than fifty years, Colorado&rsquo;s farm land has been drying up. Not from drought, but to meet the thirst of growing cities.&nbsp; Now farmers in one of the most threatened basins are trying a new approach -- one that keeps most of their lands growing crops but also supplies urban needs.&nbsp; Colorado Public Radio&rsquo;s Megan Verlee has the second of two reports on the movement of water from farms to cities. Thu, 04 Aug 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Megan Verlee 11992 at http://www.kunc.org Thirsty Cities, Dry Farms: Part Two Thirsty Cities, Dry Farms: Part One http://www.kunc.org/post/thirsty-cities-dry-farms-part-one <p>Every time someone in a Front Range city turns on the tap, the water flowing out has a history.&nbsp; Much of it used to go to irrigate thriving farms and support communities on the Eastern Plains.&nbsp; As cities flourish, parts of rural Colorado are drying up.&nbsp; Colorado Public Radio&rsquo;s Megan Verlee has the first of two reports on how people are trying to change that story. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Megan Verlee 11991 at http://www.kunc.org Thirsty Cities, Dry Farms: Part One