Category Archives: Radio

A Favorite Public Radio Voice Leaves The Airwaves. NPR’s Robert Siegel Retires Today

Robert Siegel, host of NPR’s All Things Considered (Stephen Voss/NPR) Robert Siegel, known to millions as the longtime host of NPR’s All Things Considered, retires today after 40 years with the network. Siegel covered countless major stories for NPR. He was at … Continue reading

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Arkansas River Levee Work Expected to Resume in February

The Pueblo Conservancy District is moving forward to find a contractor for the next phase of work to repair the Arkansas River Levee. Contractors will need to remove 12 feet of dirt and concrete from the top of the existing … Continue reading

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Construction Changes to Cause Loss of Pueblo Levee Mural Sooner than Expected

A lot of dirt needs to get moved to repair the Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, and plans for the repairs are changing so that dirt can be put to use on other projects. Those changes may affect efforts to … Continue reading

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What happened after the Ludlow massacre 101 years ago?

One hundred and one years ago today, the Ludlow Massacre in southern Colorado shocked people around the country. Striking coal miners and their families living in a tent city were attacked by company guards, leaving 21 dead. The Ludlow Massacre … Continue reading

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As Pueblo levee repair project moves forward, documentation is planned for world’s largest mural

The largest mural in the world will be destroyed due to forthcoming major repairs to the aging Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, Colorado. Built following the deadly 1921 flood, the levee needs to meet post-Hurricane Katrina flood insurance requirements. Local … Continue reading

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Colorado writer finds poetry in everyday life

Colorado poet Michael Henry dives into everyday life to find moments that connect. Inspirations include an email from Amazon, a trip to the optometrist, or his daughters playing with dandelions. He is executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver … Continue reading

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Compassionate radicals convene in Boulder

Every day there’s news of terrible things going on in the world, from wars in the Middle East to Ebola to environmental crises. Some spiritual thinkers believe teaching something simple, compassion, is one way to reduce conflict and solve problems. … Continue reading

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Boulder’s Naropa marks 40 years of contemplative higher ed

Forty years ago, Tibetan Buddhist teacher and meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche founded Naropa University as a place to bring together eastern philosophies and western academics. He’d taken note of the growing interest in meditation and eastern religions. But he … Continue reading

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Repairs to Pueblo levee to destroy world’s largest mural

The largest mural in the world will be destroyed due to forthcoming major repairs to the aging Arkansas River levee in Pueblo, Colorado. Built following the deadly 1921 flood, the levee needs to meet post-Hurricane Katrina flood insurance requirements. Local … Continue reading

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Wildflower season is growing longer in the mountains

University of Maryland ecologist David Inouye says wildflower season in the Colorado mountains is getting longer. While that may be good for viewing, it has broader implications for the birds and the bees that dine on flower nectar and are … Continue reading

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