Jackie Fortier

All Things Considered Host

One of my earliest memories is listening to Car Talk and eating a cinnamon roll at the breakfast table. I grew up with my ears full of NPR, but it wasn’t until I reached high school and started paying attention to the media landscape that I realized how unique it is.

I graduated from Windsor High School and earned my bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University in English. I decided to pursue a career at NPR and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Master of Arts in journalism. I am very excited to be a part of such a well respected and award winning station.

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11:52am

Wed August 7, 2013
Environment

Colorado Ranks 8 In Wind Power

Wind turbines on the Cedar Creek wind farm east of Grover, Colorado at sunset with a backdrop of stratocumulus clouds.
Credit NCAR

Thirteen percent of the energy generated in Colorado last year came from wind power, making it among the nation’s top states according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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10:31am

Tue August 6, 2013
Parks & Rec

Gun Control Measures Haven’t Dissuaded Hunters

Credit Daniel Mayer (Mav) / Wikimedia Commons

Leftover hunting licenses go on sale Tuesday at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices and retailers statewide. These limited licenses did not sell during the annual drawing process that happened in the spring.

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11:31am

Thu August 1, 2013
Hooray For Colorado

Happy 137th Birthday Colorado!

Credit Kimberly Vardeman / Flickr - Creative Commons

1:47pm

Wed July 31, 2013
Wildfires

Royal Gorge Bridge May Reopen In August

The Royal Gorge Bridge, seen from below in this photo taken June 2012 - before the fire.
Kari Flickr - Creative Commons

10:59am

Sun July 28, 2013
Environment

Northern Colorado Has Highest Number of West Nile Infected Mosquitoes

Credit Creative Commons

With over 50 pools of mosquitoes testing positive, Larimer County represents about 30 percent of the positive tests in the state.

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