Homeowners in Boulder County are finally starting to rebuild, nine months after the Marshall Fire devastated the area. Many residents are constructing their new homes using fire-resistant techniques.
Local News Roundup
We touched base this week with our colleagues at the Colorado Sun to learn more about the news they're covering. Reporter Michael Booth spoke with KUNC's Beau Baker about the stories the Sun is featuring.
We caught up with our colleagues at the Colorado Sun this week to find out what stories are crossing their reporting desks. Sun editor Larry Rickman joined KUNC's Beau Baker to talk through some of the news they're following.
While some fire-impacted communities in Northern Colorado rebuild their homes, other residents are thinking about how they can make their existing homes more fire resistant.
The Supreme Court says it won’t intervene in a lawsuit in which Dominion Voting Systems accused MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of defamation for falsely accusing the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election against former President Donald Trump.
Police say a man accused of causing a disturbance at a work release program for jail inmates with mental health and substance abuse issues died after being shot by police on Sunday. The police chief in Aurora said the 35-year-old inmate was reported to be armed with a large knife.
Colorado fired football coach Karl Dorrell after an 0-5 start in which the Buffaloes have been blown out by more than 20 points in each game. The school announced the decision Sunday, a day after a 43-20 loss at Arizona.
The 49-year-old from Telluride, who was killed after falling from one of the world’s tallest mountains last week, was given a traditional funeral on Sunday at a Sherpa cremation ground as Buddhist monks officiated over a ceremony attended by family, friends and government officials.
Aurora is home to thousands of immigrant residents from the continent of Africa. As the city strives to become an inclusive home for all, is it truly working? Join host Stephanie Daniel as she explores the Black immigrant experience in Aurora as told through the eyes of one African immigrant — and the city itself.
Mountain West News
A new study shows wildfires are burning more high-elevation areas, and that’s impacting the snowpack across the West.
University of Arizona researchers forced a drought on a controlled rainforest environment to measure the scented gasses released by stressed plants. Their results could help scientists "sniff out" when forests are in distress.
Nearly $1 billion in new federal grants is aimed at helping high-need schools support students and their mental health. The grant money can be spent on things like telehealth services, ongoing teacher education, community engagement, supporting culturally-affirming practices and bullying prevention.
A new analysis of air pollution across the country reveals a wide range throughout the Mountain West.
A newly identified sea monster from millions of years ago had a long, snaky neck and crocodile-like jaw. The critter was swimming around Wyoming some 70 million years ago, and was originally dug up in the mid 90s, before years of processing. It’s currently on display at the Glenrock paleontological museum near Casper, Wyoming.
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