Tue February 28, 2012

Report Critical of Large Water Storage Projects

The Arkansas River outside of Cotopaxi, Colorado
LeeAnne Adams Flickr - Creative Commons

The second in a two-part report released Tuesday by a Boulder-based conservation group projects that water managers in the Arkansas River basin can exceed expected water demands by implementing a mix of conservation and small water storage projects.

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Mon February 27, 2012

Fmr Gov. Urges Country to Remove Politics from Energy Debate

Grace Hood

Tonight former Gov. Bill Ritter urged Americans to remove politics from the energy policy discussion. Ritter, who heads up the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, hosted a forum on the connection between national security and energy policy. 

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Mon February 27, 2012

Denver City Council Approves Icelandair Incentives

An Icelandair Boeing 757

The Denver City Council voted Monday night to approve two financial incentives for Icelandair, which will begin flights to Denver International Airport in May.

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Mon February 27, 2012

Conservationists, Governor Spar over Colorado Fracking Ad

More than a dozen Colorado conservation groups are blasting Governor John Hickenlooper for touting the state’s oil and gas regulations in a radio ad sponsored by an industry trade group.  KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports the groups sent a letter to the Democrat Monday taking issue with one part of the ad in particular.


Mon February 27, 2012

‘Cooking Cardiologist’ Is On A Mission To Save Hearts

Dr. Richard Collins, also known as "The Cooking Cardiologist" teaches patients how to prepare healthy meals.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

One in three Americans die from heart disease or strokes. That amounts to 2,200 deaths every day. Colorado cardiologist Dr. Richard Collins believes a way to fight this trend is to tackle the illness before it starts, simply by teaching people how to eat better.

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