Kirk Siegler

Reporter

Kirk Siegler reports for NPR, based out of NPR West in California.

Siegler grew up near Missoula, MT, and received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Colorado.  He’s an avid skier and traveler in his spare time.

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3:19pm

Tue May 17, 2011
Science

Snowmass Fossil Dig Resumes

Scientists have unearthed a bounty of rare Ice Age fossils from a reservoir near the resort town of Snowmass Village.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Last fall, construction workers discovered a fossil while expanding a reservoir outside Snowmass Village. Turns out that bone lead researchers to what’s become one of the world's most significant fossil discoveries, and Tuesday the Denver Museum of Nature and Science resumed the dig with plans to finish what they started.

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5:53pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Environment

Coloradans Weigh in on National Forest Planning Rule

Colorado Democratic Representatives Jared Polis and Diana DeGette have signed on to a letter urging the Obama Administration to strengthen a proposed sweeping new rule governing management of National Forests.  The move came as a public comment window on the draft rule ended  Monday and as controversy continued to ignite from both sides of the political spectrum.  

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5:00am

Mon May 16, 2011
Environment

Colorado Roadless Hearings Planned

Photo by Kirk Siegler

Forest managers will begin a series of public meetings across the state this week as the US Forest Service continues to take public comment on Colorado’s proposed Roadless Rule.

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3:26pm

Fri May 13, 2011
Energy

Xcel on Track to Meet Clean Energy Law Early

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The state's largest utility Xcel Energy says it’s on par to meet Colorado’s renewable energy mandate by 2017, three years earlier than state law requires.

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3:25pm

Wed May 11, 2011
Immigration

DREAM Act Reintroduction Hailed by CO Immigrant Groups

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Colorado immigrant groups are praising the reintroduction of the so-called DREAM Act in the US Senate, even though its fate is uncertain in a divided Congress. 

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