Sun May 13, 2012

Inspector Shortage in Colorado Oil Fields Sparks Concerns

Kirk Siegler KUNC

The oil drilling boom along Colorado’s Front Range is generating a lot of tax revenue for cash-strapped governments. But it’s also putting a strain on state regulators whose job it is to make sure all the drilling and well sites aren’t polluting.

There are now more than 47,000 active oil and gas wells in Colorado, but the state employs just seventeen inspectors to keep tabs on them. One solution being floated is to allow local governments to hire their own inspectors to ease some of the workload. But it’s getting mixed reviews across the state.

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Sat May 12, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: Gary Moore

Gary Moore's 2001 album, 'Back to the Blues' - following in such blues efforts as Still Got the Blues, After Hours, and Blues Alive
CMC International

I have always felt that, when the great Blues and Rock guitarists of later 20th Century are listed, Gary Moore should be included alongside Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy and B. B. King.

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Sat May 12, 2012

Weekend Audition: Milk Carton Kids

Screencap from the video "I Still Want a Little More" by The Milk Carton Kids (Studio Footage)


Sat May 12, 2012

Congratulations Spring Graduates

Part of graduation is always smiling for pictures with the family
Dave Dennis

This weekend is commencement for spring graduates at both Colorado State University and the University of Colorado. The University of Northern Colorado graduated their spring class last weekend. Congratulations to all of the graduates!

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Sat May 12, 2012
Garden Report

Dandelion Whine: One Man's Quest to Be a Good Neighbor

photo by Sudoking Creative Commons/Flickr

Is there anything more frustrating than seeing your perfect green lawn suddenly sprouting with yellow dandelions? They're pretty but pesky, and controlling them isn’t an easy thing.

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