Aspen Public Radio

2:00pm

Thu March 7, 2013
Gun Debate

Parents Question Safety of Biathlon Event For Kids

Sgt Jeremy Teela competes in the Olympic men's Biathlon 12.5-kilometer pursuit at Whistler Olympic Park in this file photo from 2010
U.S. Army Flickr - Creative Commons

For years the organization that trains young winter sports athletes in Aspen has been holding a traditional European event called biathlon. This year questions are being raised about the sport, because it involves shooting guns.

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12:31pm

Thu January 24, 2013
Environment

Colorado Snowpack: 'The Situation Is Pretty Grim Right Now'

Colorado SNOTEL Snowpack Update Map
National Resources Conservation Service USDA

Colorado’s top water experts met Wednesday to assess the state’s snowpack. The news isn’t good.

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3:58pm

Fri January 4, 2013
Animals

Disappearing Mule Deer A New Reality Throughout Western U.S.

Originally published on Fri January 4, 2013 5:02 pm

Transcript

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

And I'm Audie Cornish. Scientists throughout the west are investigating a mysterious disappearance. Mule deer are vanishing. In Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, populations are half what they were in the 1970s. From Aspen Public Radio, Luke Runyon reports on some possible reasons.

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11:06am

Thu December 20, 2012
Environment

For The Mountains, Snow Finally Arrives And Brings Avalanche Danger With It

A remotely triggered slide from above in the Northern San Juan taken Dec 17th
CAIC Colorado Geological Survey

Avalanche danger in the mountains has ratcheted up quickly over the past week. Get ready for the possibility of high risk being the norm this season, all thanks to the warm, dry fall and late winter.

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8:00am

Wed December 12, 2012
Environment

Scientists Trying To Solve Case of the Disappearing Mule Deer

Luke Runyon Aspen Public Radio

Scientists throughout the West are trying to solve the mystery of the disappearing mule deer. Since the 1970s, biologists in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah have seen deer populations drop by 50 percent.

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