State lawmakers filled the Colorado capitol on Wednesday for the first day of the annual 120 day legislative session. As in previous years, lawmakers from both political parties pledged to work together to tackle the state’s toughest challenges. But partisan battle lines are already being drawn. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.
Singer-songwriter Wendy Woo has quite a busy upcoming concert schedule this month. KUNC's Peter Johnson asked her about several topics --her unusual name, the viola as an instrument, and a special new love song.
Brandon Shaffer currently serves as the President of the Colorado Senate. He represents Senate District 17, which includes Longmont, Erie, Lafayette and Louisville.
A bill proposing changes in funding and regulation of online schools could be ready for introduction in a couple of weeks, but the details are still being hammered out, Senate President Brandon Shaffer says.
Modern medicine has come a long way in treating diseases that at one time were considered fatal. But science may be lagging when it comes to measuring a person’s wellbeing especially when it comes to treating depression. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has more.