Sat June 16, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'Clock Blues: The Louisiana Blues

Al Rapone's 1990 album, 'Zydeco To Go'.
Blind Pig

The Louisiana blues style developed rather late. It was not until after World War 2 that the state really began to make a notable mark on the blues world.

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Sat June 16, 2012
Garden Report

A Simple Tool to Help You Be More Water-Wise

Rain gauge in Norway garden
Bernt Rostad Creative Commons/Flickr

Water is a precious resource – and will likely be very scarce along the Front Range this summer. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton says being educated is the first step in saving water – and that education starts with one simple tool...

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Fri June 15, 2012

High Park Fire: 181 Homes Confirmed Destroyed [Updated]

The High Park fire as seen on Monday, June 11th.

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that 181 homes have been destroyed by the High Park fire that started last Saturday.

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Fri June 15, 2012

High Park Disaster Recovery Center Opens

An evacuated family talks to Larimer County Sheriff's Posse members about the blaze on Sunday, June 10th.
Nathan Heffel

With some High Park Fire evacuees out of their homes indefinitely, questions are starting to come up that go beyond immediate needs for food, clothes and shelter. That’s prompted Larimer County to open a place that offers help with the bigger questions.

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Fri June 15, 2012

What Fire? Colorado Open for Business

Welcome to Colorado sign as seen from Nebraska
Napa Wikimedia Commons

Image is everything. And this past week the national image of Colorado has been one of dark plumes of smoke and bright red and orange flames leaping into the air from the High Park Fire.

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