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Colorado Public Radio's Arts Editor Chloe Veltman's recommendations for the weekend of May 1-4 include sci-fi costume contests and an Ethiopian celebration.
A new CU-Boulder program teaches residents who live near oil and gas development how to monitor their water.
CPR's series Fracking and Water: The Ripple Effect continues this week with a look at whether natural gas is leaking into water wells.
In Colorado Matters' regular discussion with the governor, he addresses proposed ballot initiatives on oil and gas drilling, and much more.
Author John Gierach of Lyons, Colo., is as noted for his self-deprecating humor as he is for his fly-fishing knowledge. Wall Street Journal reviewer David Profumo says of Gierach: "Nobody likes a wiseguy as a streamside companion, and this sense of fallibility....marks him out as the voice of the common angler."
At least two recent deaths are believed to be linked to edibles, and several doctors say they're seeing more people being admitted after eating marijuana.
The author of the forthcoming book “Megafire” explains why the West is dealing with more fires – and what it’s costing us.
An internationally renowned scholar worries the new Common Core standards, adapted in Colorado and elsewhere, and testing will lead to the nation’s downfall.