Fracking fluid -- is it a dangerous substance, full of secret chemicals and cancer-causing toxins? Or is it safe enough to drink?
A new study from researchers at Colorado State University and the University of Colorado Boulder takes a stab at answering that question. Their take: much of what's found in fracking fluid isn’t all that different from common chemicals found in your house -- and some of it's even in your ice cream.
From a national perspective, 2014 is seen as an election in which voters expressed their frustration with Democratic President Barack Obama and gridlock in Washington D.C., bringing a Republican majority to both the U.S. House and Senate. But in Colorado, the picture is more complicated.
Did you see the recent Denver Post article about how storytelling is making a comeback with several live events taking place in and around Denver, including the KUNC sponsored Moth Story Slams at Swallow Hill?
Great storytelling is captivating. It can make you laugh, cry, or just think.
A blast of cold air from the north was pushing through Northern Colorado on Monday, causing temperatures to drop 20 degrees over the course of an hour. The bitter cold is supposed to stick around the state for the next week, with high temperatures staying below freezing through the weekend.
If you've ever been to a house museum (the Molly Brown House for example,) you pretty much know the routine. You take a tour with a docent who explains the history while standing behind a velvet rope looking at pristine historical artifacts. Then you stop by a small gift shop and you're done.
There's little reason to go back. Unless, that is, your Aunt Carol is in from out of town.