Longmont http://www.kunc.org en Why Is There A Large Burning Flare At A Well Site? http://www.kunc.org/post/why-there-large-burning-flare-well-site <p>As the oil and gas boom in Northern Colorado brings more development closer to the urban core, sights that are common on the plains or in <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/much-north-dakotas-natural-gas-going-flames">rural development areas like North Dakota’s Bakken</a> may come as a surprise.</p><p>For example, a large pillar of fire burning at an oil and gas well site.</p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel & Grace Hood 57831 at http://www.kunc.org Why Is There A Large Burning Flare At A Well Site? While Farm Life Changes, FFA’s Blue Jacket Stays The Same http://www.kunc.org/post/while-farm-life-changes-ffa-s-blue-jacket-stays-same <p>The blue corduroy jacket worn by high school students in FFA, formerly the Future Farmers of America, is an icon of rural life. To the average city dweller the jacket is a vestige of dwindling, isolated farm culture, as fewer and fewer young people grow up on farms. The numbers tell a different story. In spite of that demographic shift, a record number of kids are donning blue jackets.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54998 at http://www.kunc.org While Farm Life Changes, FFA’s Blue Jacket Stays The Same Proposed Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure Causes Ripples, Raises Legal Questions http://www.kunc.org/post/proposed-anti-fracking-ballot-measure-causes-ripples-raises-legal-questions <p>Plans recently announced by Local Control Colorado to put a statewide issue on the November ballot is soliciting strong responses across the state.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:34:16 +0000 Grace Hood 54289 at http://www.kunc.org Proposed Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure Causes Ripples, Raises Legal Questions Historic Greeley Ruling Looms Large Over Colorado Fracking Challenges http://www.kunc.org/post/historic-greeley-ruling-looms-large-over-colorado-fracking-challenges <p>Local Control Colorado wants to place a <a href="http://kunc.org/post/group-calls-local-control-over-fracking-statewide-ballot">statewide initiative on the ballot</a> aimed at giving communities more tools to legally limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing. Their initiative seeks to revise Colorado oil and gas law that state and industry leaders confidently say is on their side.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 54246 at http://www.kunc.org Historic Greeley Ruling Looms Large Over Colorado Fracking Challenges Group Calls For Local Control Over Fracking On Statewide Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/group-calls-local-control-over-fracking-statewide-ballot <p>A coalition of groups called <a href="http://localcontrolcolorado.org/">Local Control Colorado</a> is announcing plans to submit a statewide ballot issue aimed at giving communities more control over the practice of hydraulic fracturing.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 54245 at http://www.kunc.org Group Calls For Local Control Over Fracking On Statewide Ballot