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Stories written by KUNC newsroom staff.

Luke Runyon / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We visit with people near the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Denver's City Park. Plus, we explore what we can learn about the ski industry from the story of Granby Ranch. We also meet an ice farmer in Ouray, and discuss the future of the Colorado River with a pair of experts.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today on Colorado Edition: we learn about the role Colorado Rep. Jason Crow will play in the Senate impeachment trial. Plus, we’ll look at a new office being created to help transition workers from coal jobs. We’ll also discuss the role of hospitals in helping secure a safe place for those recovering from illness. Finally, we look at the history of the Western Stock Show and talk to the show’s featured artist.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today on Colorado Edition: We get the details on the Woodward-Hexcel merger and speak with Wilma J. Webb, who brought Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Colorado. We'll also hear about the future of communities connected to the coal industry, and hear a cowboy poet perform his poetry.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today on Colorado Edition: we look at the loss of coal jobs on the Western Slope. Plus, we’ll learn about what is in the state’s report on mysterious drone sightings. We will also discuss a potential nicotine tax to pay for education, learn about the management of public lands, and hear about how the desert tortoise is handling climate change.

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Today on Colorado Edition: A conversation with Gov. Jared Polis about health care, paid family leave and more. Plus, we explore the Colorado legislature's study on paid family leave. We also check in on KUNC's ski safety accountability investigation and hear from the town of Dillon, which is trying to decide whether or not ice castles are in the town's future.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today on Colorado Edition: We'll get the highlights from the governor's annual State of the State address. We'll also look at housing costs in Boulder, learn about an exhibit by veteran photographers, and look at the changing landscape of nature photography. 

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Today on Colorado Edition: We learn about campaign advertising spending and dive deep into the world of business donations to political action committees, or PACs. We'll also talk about the U.S. Men's Whitewater Rafting team and proposed changes to The Ranch complex in Loveland.

Scott Franz / Capitol Coverage

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll look ahead to the legislative session, which begins on Wednesday. Plus, we'll learn about updates in Colorado's oil and gas industry and hear about a program aimed at helping more people become nurses.

Shane Morris / The Town of Silverthorne

Today on Colorado Edition: There's a law on the books in Colorado that allows someone to be charged with murder, even if they didn't commit the crime. We talk through legislation aimed at changing it. We also speak with Dean Williams, executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections, about preparing inmates for life after their sentence. We'll also hear about how Nevada factors into the 2020 election and we'll hear from an artist who works in, on and around snow.

Courtesy of the City of Greeley

Today on Colorado Edition: we learn about the selection process behind the appointment of the University of Colorado's new president. Plus, a look at the  new bus service that connects Fort Collins to Greeley. We'll also discuss changes at a mall in Fort Collins, and we'll hear about a young reporter out on the campaign trail.