Amidst the holiday tinsel and frenzy -- let's get relief with some low-tech poems, a good antidote! KUNC’s Peter Johnson invited-in past and current poet laureates of Colorado for their gift of poetry.
Junk. Not a nice word. And when it comes to bonds, not a particularly accurate word, either. Junk is something useless, right? Something you want to toss in the trash? Well, “junk” bonds are definitely not useless. In fact they’re extremely useful. Sometimes. Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains what a junk bond really is.
Patti Fiasco lead singer and composer Alysia Kraft may not entirely clear up the mystery over the band’s name in this interview... (except she used to use the name as an alias when solo-performing; you heard it right here!)
Sugar Loaf Mountain as seen in the distance after the Four Mile Canyon fire.
The US House has given unanimous approval to a bill by Colorado Senator Mark Udall that would allow a land swap between the US Forest Service and a rural Boulder County fire district to enhance local wildfire fire mitigation and firefighter training efforts.