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11:21am

Fri November 25, 2011
Community

Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund

Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund

The fifth annual El Pomar Foundation Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund is off and running through Saturday, December 31st. Providing emergency support for everything from rental assistance for persons with disabilities to utility bill payments for families with children, donors have the power to make a difference with a donation to the Northern Colorado Empty Stocking Fund.

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6:00am

Fri November 25, 2011
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

Lots of Holiday Celebrations and great music and theatre for your weekend and beyond--

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6:00am

Fri November 25, 2011
Garden Report

Ips Beetles Are Attacking Colorado’s Spruce Trees

Tom Throgmorton

If it’s not one beetle attacking Colorado trees it’s another. Most have heard about the mountain pine beetle and its assault on lodge pole pine trees – but another beetle is impacting the state’s spruce trees. KUNC gardener Tom Throgmorton has more.

Mountain Pine Beetle is getting a lot of attention.  But the Colorado state tree is being attacked.  Thousands of stately, mature Colorado spruce trees are being cut down in cities along the Front Range.  All because of a beetle less than a quarter of an inch long.

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2:00pm

Thu November 24, 2011
Business

Colorado Ski Resorts Hoping for a Strong Year

Winter Park was one of a dozen Colorado resorts that were open or planned to open by Thanksgiving weekend.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Thanksgiving weekend typically marks the unofficial start to the ski season, according to Colorado ski industry officials.  That's because in the days ahead of the holiday, resorts start seeing their bread and butter show up.  Think:  the out of state, package holiday crowd.

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12:31pm

Wed November 23, 2011
Human Services

Colorado Food Banks Struggle to Meet Demand

Colorado food banks and other safety net organizations say they’re feeling a pinch this holiday.  Many are facing a rise in demand for services, even as donations are slumping.

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