It’s been a week since last Friday’s mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. In that time, the state of Colorado, the public, and the national media have grappled with the best way to respond to the tragedy, and the most appropriate way to talk about it.
Over 30,000 people have been evacuated from the towns around Colorado Springs, Colorado’s second biggest city, where the Waldo Canyon wildfire doubled in size yesterday. What must be done to stop it?
More than 800 firefighters are battling a fast-moving wildfire that has already chased 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs. Nathan Heffel is a reporter with KUNC public radio in Colorado.
Rick Santorum's campaign team is waking up this morning after landing a big hit last night. He won the Minnesota and Colorado caucuses plus the non-binding Missouri primary. You can be sure Santorum will use this latest twist to try and persuade more conservatives to rally around him as the most credible alternative to Mitt Romney.
President Obama journeyed to Denver, Colorado on Tuesday, three years after he visited the city to accept his party’s nomination for the White House, and spoke at the 80,000-seat football stadium to excited supporters. This time, the president was in Denver to drum up support for his $450 billion jobs plan. Obama hopes Congress will pass the bill and create jobs for the millions of Americans out of work.
The nation's debt crisis has all eyes on the politicians on Capitol Hill. But we wanted to know how the debt crisis is playing out in different cities across the country — what local fears and concerns are, and what people have to say about what's happening in the District of Columbia. We headed to Denver, Colo., Detroit, Mich., and Miami, Fla. to hear what people have to say about the current debt crisis.
After passing State Senate Bill 191 at 12:00 am this morning, Colorado is at the heart of a national debate on teacher performance. The bill removes some job protections for tenured faculty, and aims to increase student performance. It was an emotional fight, with teachers facing the possibility of losing job security.
At about 40 locations around downtown Denver, you can pick up a bike, ride it somewhere else and drop it off. The "Bcycle" program began yesterday, on Earth Day. Bike sharing is a mode of community transportation that's been tried in several European cities, and will be popping up in U.S. cities this summer; Denver is the first big American trial. Nathan Heffel, producer for jazz89 KUVO, checked in on the first day of Mile-High residents trying it out.