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1:07pm

Thu September 29, 2011
Biofuel grants

Colorado Companies Share in Aviation Biofuel Grants

U.S. Forest Service

Two Colorado companies are being awarded part of a larger federal grant to develop biofuels from trees.

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5:29am

Thu September 29, 2011
Business

Boulder Community Hospital Undertakes Expansion

Boulder Community Hospital has embarked on a $125 million, 10-year expansion plan. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about the project and what it will mean for health care in Boulder.

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2:10pm

Wed September 28, 2011
Environment

Sen. Udall Calls on Homebuilders to Use More Beetle-killed Wood

USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region

Colorado Senator Mark Udall is calling on homebuilders to use beetle-killed trees from Colorado forests to build homes – a move he says will boost forest health as well as the economy.

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1:47pm

Wed September 28, 2011
Transportation

Tired of Long Security Lines at DIA? NoCo Program Could Offer an Answer

Grace Hood

The U.S. Department of Transportation is granting the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport $220,000 for a program that could shorten security line wait times.

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9:47am

Wed September 28, 2011
Education

Greeley Nonprofit Aims to Help Low-Income Students Reach their Potential

photo by Medill DC Flickr

Public schools nationwide are operating with less money. In Colorado,  K-12 education took a $273 million dollar hit this budget year – and early forecasts indicate more cuts are likely next year.  Many educators think that in the future, nonprofits and public-private partnerships will play a greater role in student achievement.

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