The sun unleashed a powerful solar flare early Tuesday which is the largest in nearly five years. Scientists say the eruption took place on the side of the sun that was not facing earth so there will be little impact to satellites and communication systems. But the likelihood mass disruptions from the sun is a reality that several Boulder institutions face every day as they go about forecasting space weather. KUNC’s Melanie DeVries has more.
Sales of craft-brewed beer continued to soar nationally and in Colorado in the first six months of this year, according to new figures released by the Boulder-based trade group, the Brewers Association.
We should know next week the make-up of the bipartisan “super committee” of lawmakers who will be tasked with cutting another $1.2 to $1.5 trillion from the nation’s deficit. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff if anyone from Colorado could be on that committee.
Loveland resident Ginny Carnes looks on as 4th Congressional Representative Cory Gardner addresses 250 at a Loveland town hall meeting.
With cheers and boos, the meeting of 250 people at times felt more like a sporting event, putting 4th Congressional Republican Representative Cory Gardner in the position of a referee.
Questions touched on everything from concerns about fracking chemicals to the financial solvency of the U.S Post Office. But the No. 1 issue on people’s minds was the economic recovery and the best way to control the country’s debt.