Mon December 23, 2013

The New Wheat Behind Whole Grain White Bread

Food companies want to capitalize on the growing market of white bread fans who want to eat whole wheat. A new variety of wheat makes that easier.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media


Sun December 30, 2012

Avalanche Claims First Fatality Of The Season In Snowmass [Updated]

Trail map of the area where the avalanche occurred Sunday
Aspen Skiing Co.


Tue July 12, 2011

Scientists Begin Studying Fossil Bones at Denver Museum

Part of the remains of a five ton mastodon wrapped in protective plastic and recently transported from western Colorado is on display at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Scientists have wrapped up most of their excavations of rare, ice-age fossils at a reservoir near Snowmass Village, and most of the fossils have been transported to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science where they’ll be studied for the next several years.

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Tue May 17, 2011

Snowmass Fossil Dig Resumes

Scientists have unearthed a bounty of rare Ice Age fossils from a reservoir near the resort town of Snowmass Village.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Last fall, construction workers discovered a fossil while expanding a reservoir outside Snowmass Village. Turns out that bone lead researchers to what’s become one of the world's most significant fossil discoveries, and Tuesday the Denver Museum of Nature and Science resumed the dig with plans to finish what they started.

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