As we put the finishing touches on gift-giving this holiday season, it’s also a good time to consider a gift to one of the many worthwhile community gardening programs. There are a number that help people all over the world – and right here in Colorado. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.
To walk into Connections for Independent Living’s downtown Greeley location is to be greeted with brightly colored walls, open communal spaces, inspirational posters, a friendly smile and an introduction to Flash, the excitable blue betta fish. A warm welcome is only the beginning; the staff members work tirelessly to help people with any type of disability to gain the self-confidence, legal aid and funds necessary to live independently.
NFL analysts are predicting Sunday’s New England Patriots/Denver Broncos game will be the most-watched game of the year next to the Superbowl. The Broncos have won six straight under quarterback Tim Tebow, with many of the games electrifying, come-from behind victories. Tebow ignites passions among fans for his impressive rushing and leadership poise. He’s also drawn attention for his very public display of his Christian faith. But in Denver, where Broncos fans have endured a long drought since the “Mile High Magic” era of quarterback John Elway, “Tebow Mania” is at an all time high.
A task force charged with analyzing whether the state created worker's compensation company should privatize has even more questions than when it first began examining the plan. The group held its second meeting on Thursday.