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6:00am

Sun May 6, 2012
Environment

iSee Change: Spring Sprung a Tad Fast

Spring Blooms in Colorado
iiMull Flickr-Creative Commons

Springtime came a tad fast this year. As part of KVNF’s iSeeChange project Julia Kumari Drapkin has been talking to citizens and scientists about early blossoms across Colorado’s Western Slope.

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2:22pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Environment

Proposed Fracking Rule Embraced by Hickenlooper

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar met with Governor John Hickenlooper briefly in Commerce City Friday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper is praising a proposal by the Obama Administration that would require oil and gas companies drilling on federal lands to disclose the chemicals they use in the process known as hydraulic fracturing.

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2:06pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Business

The Dollar Value of the Colorado River Basin

MoabAdventurer Flickr-Creative Commons

A new report commissioned by the advocacy group Protect the Flows says recreational activity along the Colorado River Basin generates more than $6.3 billion worth of direct spending into Colorado each year.

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1:06pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Environment

Heads Up, Hikers: Winds Continue to Topple Trees

courtesy of Sulphur Ranger District Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest

Falling trees have been an issue in Colorado forests since the mountain pine beetle epidemic hit. But now forest officials are concerned because it’s not only beetle-killed trees coming down.

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6:00am

Fri May 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Horses and Fancy Hats, Music, Theatre, Celebrations, and Dinners in the Dark to enjoy along Colorado's Front Range this weekend.

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