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  • Friday, August 15, 2008 New Flower for Denver’s 150th Anniversary Denver Botanic Gardens senior horticulturist Mike Bone helped develop the Denver Daisy, a new flower, in honor of the city’s 150th anniversary. He speaks with Ryan Warner.
  • Friday, August 15, 2008 My Grandmother at the 1908 Convention A little while back, we asked you to send us your thoughts about the upcoming convention  – and Margaret Dekoven’s submission grabbed our attention right away.
  • Saturday July 26, 2008 McCain Meets with Dalai Lama in Aspen Republican presidential candidate John McCain took a swing through Colorado Friday, with messages of war and peace.
  • Wednesday July 23, 2008 Monthly Conversation With Governor Ritter Just back from a trip to the Norwegian Arctic and Spain, Governor Bill Ritter sits down with host Ryan Warner at the capitol.
  • Friday, July 18, 2008 The Swayback Changes Up Its Sound The Denver rock group recently released a new album, went on tour, and added a fourth member.Ryan Warner speaks with lead singer and bassist Eric Halborg and with that new member, Shawn Astrom.
  • Friday, June 27, 2008 Mental Health Services for Veterans Veterans and their families can get mental health services in Colorado under an unusual program from the Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, the Veteran’s Administration the non-profit Firefly Fund.Its founders were inspired by Colorado first lady Jeannie Ritter.Dan Meyers speaks with the creators and a vet who

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  • High Fuel Prices in Colorado The price of gas in Colorado is still below the national average — but it’s almost at four dollars a gallon.
  • Friday, June 13, 2008 Historian Studies Parallels Between 1908 and 2008 Denver Conventions State Historian Bill Convery says the Democrats at the 1908 National Convention in Denver faced many of the same issues Democrats face today. Host Ryan Warner speaks with Convery about the similarities, and differences, between the two conventions.
  • Friday, June 6, 2008 Urban Nature at the Denver Botanic Gardens Spray painted murals are among the urban-inspired art on display at the Denver Botanic Gardens through the fall. Ryan Warner speaks with director of exhibitions Lisa Eldred. Book of Paintings by Mac. Part of the Urban Nature exhibit at Denver Botanic Gardens.
  •     Listen Now Available Monday-Friday, 10am & 7pm | Saturday, 7pm & Sunday, 1pm   Monday, May. 05 2008 CSU Scientist Works to Improve World Rice Crops      Soaring rice prices are threatening a crucial food source.
  • Friday, June 6, 2008 Colorado Quilters Come Out for Gee’s Bend at the Denver Art Museum Colorado’s quilting community is celebrating an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, Gee’s Bend: Architecture of the Quilt. Ryan Warner speaks with Brenda Ames, president of Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild. Brenda Ames standing with her quilt.
  • Friday, May 30, 2008 Author Craig Childs – Pillaging the Past Craig Childs profiles people who search for buried treasure in the American Southwest. Ryan Warner talks to Childs about his article, Pillaging the Past, which appears in a recent edition of High Country News.
  • Thursday, May 22, 2008 Local Chinese Students React to Sichuan Earthquake Jessica Liu is a CU Boulder student from Sichuan province in China. She talks with Dan Meyers about life for her family back home, after last week’s earthquake – and how other Chinese students here in Colorado are coping with the disaster.
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Holocaust-Themed Portraits and Photos at Denver’s Singer Gallery Twin exhibitions at the Singer Gallery at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center feature Holocaust victims. Local artist Deborah Howard drew 25 peoplefor Persist and Endure: Portraits of Child Holocaust Survivors.
  • Thursday, May 8, 2008 Denver Square Comic Strip Wraps Up A six-day-a-week feature in the Rocky Mountain News for 11 years, Denver Square’s last day is May 21st. The comic strip chronicles a Denver family and Colorado issues.
  • Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Denver Art Museum Buys Thomas Eakins Painting The Denver Art Museum has purchased a painting called Cowboy Singing by Thomas Eakins, one of America’s top artists.