Fri April 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Celebrations, Festivals, Music, Theatre and more to enjoy along Colorado's Front Range.

Enjoy the 20th annual spring contest Powwow and Indian Market in Ft. Collins all weekend long at Moby Arena. Native American Dancing, Artist Demonstrations and Storytelling and so much more. The Powwow begins tonight at 7, and runs 10a-10 p tomorrow and opens at 10am on Sunday.  (970) 491-1101

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Thu April 19, 2012

Statewide Oil and Gas Legislation on Hold

Additional legislation to deal with hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas regulations is unlikely in the final weeks of the state’s annual legislative session. A task force convened by Governor Hickenlooper to examine the issue is not recommending new laws.

KUNC’s State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.


Thu April 19, 2012

Medical Marijuana Group Seeks to Repeal Fort Collins Dispensary Ban

Infinite Wellnes and 19 other dispensaries closed in Fort Collins on Feb. 14 due to a voter-approved ban.

An alliance of former dispensary owners, employees and medical marijuana patients will start gathering signatures tomorrow in an attempt to repeal a ban passed by Fort Collins voters in November.

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Thu April 19, 2012

Salazar Tours Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Farms

State Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar toured a Rocky Ford cantaloupe farm in southeast Colorado Thursday.
Kirk Siegler

As spring planting begins this week, Colorado cantaloupe farmers say they’re facing an uncertain market and season ahead. 

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Thu April 19, 2012

The Buzz on CU’s 4/20 Crackdown [Updated]

The '420' celebration on the CU campus from 2010. Estimates put about 10,000 people on campus for the maligned event that year.
Tyler Howarth Flickr - Creative Commons

For more than 20 years the University of Colorado has the been the focal point for the unofficial pot smoking holiday known as 4/20 – which is this Friday, April 20th at 4:20 pm.

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