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With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields its Water

posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring. Full Story

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day
Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. Full Story

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday
The balance of power in the U.S. Senate is in play next week when 36 of the seats are up for grabs. Republicans need a net gain of six seats to take control of the chamber. Additions could be made in states like Iowa with the retirement of Tom... Full Story

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory
California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark. Full Story

Colorado Senate candidates clash on energy

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners. Full Story

Ozone in Colorado Mountains Surprises Researchers

posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Colorado Democrats Avoid Fracking Fight

posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Colorado Democrats avoided a politically costly fight over oil and gas drilling after a quid pro quo deal pitched by the state's fracking-friendly governor prompted groups to drop their dueling ballot proposals. Full Story

Hemp Seeds Seized At US-Canada Border

posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Hemp is legal in Canada, and North Dakota is one of 15 states with laws that allow limited hemp production. However, under the Farm Bill, importing hemp seeds requires permission from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Full Story

Tumbleweeds roll back into the West

posted on April 11, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Tumbleweeds roll back into the West
An icon of the American West is returning…with a vengeance. Several years of drought have made tumbleweeds a thorn in the side in cowboy country. Full Story

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)

posted on January 17, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (January 17, 2014)
Full Program: One week after a toxic chemical spilled into a West Virginia river, thousands still are without water. Critics of genetically modified foods urge President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise made in 2007. America’s first legal sales of... Full Story

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State

posted on January 17, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Legal Marijuana Profits High in the Rocky Mountain State
States considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana are keeping an eye on the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado. Full Story

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State

posted on November 8, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Coloradans Vote On Forming New State
At the core of the secession plan is whether voters in rural communities have an equal voice in legislation that governs them. Full Story

Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado

posted on October 25, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Legal Or Not, Industrial Hemp Harvested In Colorado
Farmers bring in a hemp harvest in Colorado. Full Story

Two Colorado Cantaloupe Farmers Plead Guilty After Listeria Outbreak

posted on October 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers plan to plead guilty under a deal with federal prosecutors in connection with the 2011 listeria outbreak that killed 33 people in the nation's deadliest case of foodborne illness in a quarter century. Full Story

Colorado Cleans Up While Rain Soaks the Corn Belt

posted on September 20, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Colorado Cleans Up While Rain Soaks the Corn Belt
Farmers in Colorado assess the damage from flooding that brought much-needed moisture to the region, but at a price. And the Drought Monitor shows improvement in Colorado and areas in the Corn Belt received some much needed rainfall, likely too... Full Story
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