Thu October 24, 2013

Groups Look to Longmont In Fracking Ban Fight

A well near Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont, Colorado.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Measures seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing are on November ballots in four Colorado communities. Longmont voters banned fracking within city limits in 2012 and opponents in Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins and Lafayette are hoping to follow in the city’s footsteps, regardless of the possible consequences.

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Wed October 16, 2013

Pro-Fracking Groups Greatly Outspend Opponents

A drilling site near Mead, Colo., Aug. 2012.
Jim Hill KUNC

Initiatives to ban or place moratoriums on fracking are up for a vote Nov. 5 in four Colorado cities. In campaign finance filings posted Tuesday, opponents of the bans and moratoriums have significantly outspent those in favor of ending the practice.

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Thu October 10, 2013
Government Shutdown

First Floods, Now Furloughs Take A Bite Out Of Boulder’s Wallet

Hundreds of federal lab workers are fuloughed on the U.S. Department of Commerce Boulder Labs campus.
Grace Hood KUNC


Wed October 9, 2013
Government Shutdown

Colorado Ranked 8th Most Impacted By Shutdown

A view of the Denver skyline from the nearby Federal Center in Lakewood, Colo., where many government agencies are located.
Bradley Gordon Flickr - Creative Commons


Thu September 26, 2013
Colorado Flood

E. Coli Left Behind By Boulder Floodwaters

Standing water left by flooding in Boulder, Colo., Sept 13.
Credit Dan Greenwood / KUNC

Residents with private wells in unincorporated areas of Boulder County are dealing with another side effect of the flooding. Their water may be unusable.

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