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2:13pm

Mon March 12, 2012
Energy

Senate to Take Up Wind Tax Credit Extension

Wind Farm located just north of Colorado in Arlington, WY.
OLC Fiber Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado’s wind energy industry is closely watching an anticipated vote in the US Senate Tuesday on a one-year extension of a popular wind power production tax credit. 

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12:45pm

Mon March 12, 2012
Politics

Lawmakers Want to Go Paperless at the Capitol

The senate clerk used to lock bills in this safe to prevent theft.
Bente Birkeland

The Colorado legislature generates millions of pieces of paper each year, costing the state thousands of dollars in printing costs. In fact, many state lawmakers say they’re buried in paperwork. But as KUNC’s Bente Birkeland reports, much of that paper could one day be a thing of the past.

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11:56am

Mon March 12, 2012
Transportation

More People Taking RTD Light Rail

VXLA Flickr: Creative Commons

More people are traveling by light rail across the metro area. That’s according to a new report by the American Public Transportation Association.  But while light rail ridership is up, fewer people are taking the bus.

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9:43am

Sun March 11, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Where Things Stand at Session Mid-Point

Patrick Malone-Pueblo Chieftain (left) Ivan Moreno-Associated Press (right).
Bente Birkeland

The state’s legislative session is half over, and leaders in both parties are taking stock of where things stand and what’s left. Not surprisingly Republicans and Democrats have very different takes on how well the session is progressing.

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4:08pm

Sat March 10, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Papa Juke On The Nine O'Clock Blues

Jon Howe papajuke.com

Join me tonight for the Nine O’clock Blues for a set of music from Papa Juke who describe their music as “…blues with a difference, blues with a heritage, blues with an attitude.”

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