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Stacy Nick / KUNC

Today on a Thanksgiving special of Colorado Edition: a look back at some of our favorite stories KUNC told this past year. We'll bring you pieces that explore storytelling through the arts, and we'll examine the history of how an iconic high-altitude race came to be. Plus, one reporter goes looking for animals, and a Fort Collins man has an animal come looking for him. 

Nathan Heffel / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We check in on the state of Colorado's brewing industry. Plus, we get advice on how to tackle tricky subjects around the Thanksgiving table. We also explore KUNC's latest video project, Drawing NoCo, and hear the history behind Arlo Guthrie's 'Alice's Restaurant.'

Henry Zimmerman / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll learn about a reparations fund for survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Plus, a look at the rising rates of autism in children. We'll also look at how Colorado's READ Act is doing, and explore cooking a Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. 

Scott Franz / KUNC

Updated 11/26/2019 at 12:00 p.m.

A major winter storm continues to move across Colorado, causing widespread travel disruptions ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Airlines at Denver International Airport have canceled hundreds of flights, leaving more than 1,000 travelers stranded.

Lily Tyson / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission met last week to propose and debate flowline regulations. We get the latest on what came out of those hearings. Plus, we travel to Tucson to learn about the changing Santa Cruz River. We also explore the controversy surrounding Backcountry.com and get a lesson in high-altitude baking.

Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll talk with a professor who is bringing the impeachment inquiry into the classroom. Plus, we'll look at the tradition of painting Haystack Rock in Fort Collins. And, a discussion about what the sale of New Belgium means to our area. 

KUNC File Photo

Today on Colorado Edition: We get the latest on the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's hearings this week over flowline rule changes. Plus, we speak with Erin Martinez, the survivor of the 2017 Firestone explosion. We also explore the story of the Blue Bear Ponzi scheme and learn how Ponzi schemes work.

Inside Energy

Today on Colorado Edition: we'll speak with the director of Colorado's Oil and Gas Conservation Commission about the debate surrounding the mapping of flowlines. Plus, a look at why a scholarship application is drawing controversy. And, remembering the life of pioneering Denver teacher, Marie Greenwood. 

Leigh Paterson/Inside Energy

Today on Colorado Edition: A special election on whether to allow marijuana dispensaries in Estes Park is taking place in December. We explore the issue with a local reporter. Plus, we speak to Colorado's Secretary of State about how the process for gathering ballot signatures works in our state. We also dive into transportation funding after Proposition CC failed, hear about the tribes calling for a say in the future of Colorado River water, and explore a lawsuit in Vail sought by residents who want to protect a herd of bighorn sheep.

Lori Moore

A pioneering Colorado teacher who spent decades fighting segregation in city institutions has died at the age of 106. Marie Greenwood made history as the first black teacher to receive tenure in Denver Public Schools.

Greenwood died on Friday at her Denver residence, said Elder Shane Stringfellow of Caldwell Kirk Mortuary.

KUNC's Brian Larson spoke with her in 2007, as part of a series profiling notable figures in Colorado.