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5:10am

Fri May 18, 2012
Music

Symphony vs. Concerto: Know the Difference?

David Korevaar, Chair of the Keyboard Department, CU-Boulder
Peter Johnson

What's the very height of musical-excitement in the classical universe? Opera aside, we have a strong candidate for you: the swan song of Sergei Rachmaninoff's concerto-works, his thrilling Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini!

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5:00am

Fri May 18, 2012
Environment

Mining Group Asks Supreme Court to Hear Roadless Case

KUNC File Photo

The Colorado Mining Association is asking the US Supreme Court to consider an appeal of a lower court ruling upholding a national rule blocking development on so-called roadless national forests. 

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2:28pm

Thu May 17, 2012
Post Office Closures

Colorado Mail Processing Centers Stay Open, For Now...

Jo Amelia Finlay Flickr-Creative Commons

The US Postal Service announced Thursday which of the 140 mail processing centers [pdf] they’ll be closing between this August and February of 2013. All six of Colorado's locations have been spared from the first round of cuts.

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8:12am

Thu May 17, 2012
Wildfires

Hewlett Fire: Day 4 Updates

Cropped photo of the Hewlett Fire from the incident website posted on Wednesday.
Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service

Editor's Note: The Hewlett Fire was reported on Monday 05/14/12 on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest. Our updates on the fire from Monday are archived here, coverage and updates from Tuesday (5/15) and Wednesday (5/16) have been archived here. Friday's (5/17) coverage of the fire can be found at this post.

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6:00am

Thu May 17, 2012
Environment

Rafters Worry Low Stream Flows Could Leave Them Up a Creek

Rafting the Poudre, August 2011. Can you spot KUNC's Grace Hood and Erin O'Toole?
A Wanderlust Adventure

Rafting season officially kicked off on May 15. But northern Colorado outfitters are concerned that drought and low snowpack may put a damper on this year’s season and profits.

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