Winter http://kvnf.org en iSeeChange: Rain and Snow - Signs of a Wet Winter? http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-rain-and-snow-signs-wet-winter <p></p><p>For this week's <em>iSeeChange </em>report, we looked into the recent flurry of rain and some snow, and what, if anything, it might tell us about the coming winter.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 15:07:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16401 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Rain and Snow - Signs of a Wet Winter? As the Worm Turns 2013: Tips from Lance, the Gardener http://kvnf.org/post/worm-turns-2013-tips-lance-gardener <p>Listen to all the invaluable tips from local gardener, Lance Swigart, from the 2013 growing season.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:14:21 +0000 Donna Littlefield 11452 at http://kvnf.org As the Worm Turns 2013: Tips from Lance, the Gardener Winter Sun http://kvnf.org/post/winter-sun <p>Do you know when the Earth is nearest the sun?&nbsp; It’s January 4th, during what is typically the coldest part of our winter.&nbsp;&nbsp; Seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth’s rotation axis, not by our distance from the sun.</p><p>When the northern hemisphere is tilted away from the sun in late December and January we experience deep winter, while the southern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun and experiencing summer.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:52:00 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 4926 at http://kvnf.org Winter Sun Winter Solstice http://kvnf.org/post/winter-solstice <p>December 21st marks the year’s longest night and shortest day, with daylight lasting only 9 hours and 20 minutes on the Western Slope.&nbsp; This is our winter solstice, the first official day of winter.</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:56:15 +0000 Black Canyon Astronomical Society 4307 at http://kvnf.org Winter Solstice