Fri January 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Great music, theatre and celebrations of winter, as well as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. weekend events, all along Colorado's Front Range and in the mountains.

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Thu January 12, 2012

Colorado Wildlife Commissioners Authorize Drilling in State Park

A drilling rig near Longmont, Colo.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Parks and Wildlife commissioners have voted unanimously to authorize limited oil and gas development within a state park east of Longmont.  The decision giving the initial go ahead to Anadarko Petroleum’s controversial proposal at St. Vrain State Park follows nearly a year of review.

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Thu January 12, 2012

CO Concert Announcement: The Jayhawks

Cover scan from "She Walks In So Many Ways" 45 single
The Jayhawks Rounder Records

2012 is shaping up to be a great year to start a tour in Colorado. Longtime alt-country stalwarts The Jayhawks have been on hiatus since 2005. Now they're back with a new album and tour.

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Thu January 12, 2012

FEMA Reimburses State Forest Service For Fourmile, Reservoir Fires

Smoke and fire consume dry forest during the 2010 Reservoir Road wildfire north of Boulder
Nathan Heffel KUNC

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Wednesday it’s reimbursing the state for 75% of the cost of the 2010 Fourmile Canyon and Reservoir road fires. 

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Thu January 12, 2012

Pinnacol Wants to Go Private

Colorado’s largest carrier of workers’ compensation insurance, Pinnacol Assurance, has sent a proposal to Governor John Hickenlooper in hopes of being allowed to go private. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Northern Colorado Business Report Publisher Jeff Nuttall for more.

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