The National Solar Observatory is the nation’s top ground-based scientific program studying solar physics and space weather. Of six institutions competing to be the NSO’s new home, CU Boulder and the University of Alabama-Huntsville have been selected as finalists.
A project that would divert Poudre River water into two reservoirs could hurt Northern Colorado agriculture. That’s according to a newly released report by the nonprofit Save the Poudre. But as at least one group is challenging the findings.
State lawmakers have just over two weeks left in their 120 day legislative session and a lot of unfinished business remains on the table. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about where things stand – and the one thing that may not get done.
As the controversy over hydraulic fracturing, or fracking continues, western oil and gas industry officials are touting its record to Bureau of Land Management officials in Golden Monday afternoon. This comes as the agency is considering new, tougher national regulations of the practice.