Maeve Conran

Youth Activists Fight Fracking in Boulder County

A proposal for what could be the state’s largest fracking site is drawing community opposition in Boulder County, including a group of high schoolers who are adding their voices to the chorus of protest. As part of our state-wide oil and gas series, Maeve Conran reports from KGNU.

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KSJD Local Newscast - February 26, 2021

Feb 26, 2021

John Prine, 73: 'I Remember Everything'

Feb 26, 2021

More than 500,000 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19 since the pandemic hit this country and the world just over a year ago. NPR is remembering some of those who lost their lives by listening to the music they loved and hearing their stories. We're calling our tribute Songs Of Remembrance.

KSJD Local Newscast - February 25, 2021

Feb 25, 2021

KSJD Local Newscast - February 24, 2021

Feb 24, 2021

Amy Hadden Marsh / KDNK

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act would protect 400,000 acres of public lands across the state, including the Thompson Divide near Carbondale. It was introduced in Congress in 2019 but has yet to become law. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with locals who have worked on these issues for over a decade.

Farming has destroyed a lot of the rich soil of America's Midwestern prairie. A team of scientists just came up with a staggering new estimate for just how much has disappeared.

The most fertile topsoil is entirely gone from a third of all the land devoted to growing crops across the upper Midwest, the scientists say. Some of their colleagues, however, remain skeptical about the methods that produced this result.

KSJD Local Newscast - February 23, 2021

Feb 23, 2021

KSJD Local Newscast - February 22, 2021

Feb 22, 2021

KSJD Local Newscast - February 19, 2021

Feb 19, 2021

Author Craig Childs Returns To "House of Rain"

Feb 19, 2021

Craig Childs is a river guide, adventurer, and the author of more than a dozen books on nature and science, including The Secret Knowledge of Water, Atlas of a Lost World, and House of Rain. Crow Canyon Archaeological Center will host Childs for "Return to House of Rain with Craig Childs" a two-part virtual event on February 25th and March 4th where he will discuss the ancient landscapes of the Four Corners region and ways of seeing and understanding settlement, migration, warfare, and community long before the colonial era. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Childs about the Crow Canyon events, the importance of being in nature during a pandemic, and the projects and adventures he has planned for the future.


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