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NEWS
11:29 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Connecting the Drops: Water and Power

The Colorado River in Marble Canyon
Credit Joshua M via Flickr (CC-BY)

It takes water to produce electricity, but how much water varies a lot depending on the fuel source and the power generating technology.

In Colorado, around half a percent of our total water usage is used to generate electricity.

It’s a small percentage, says Stacy Tellinghusen, water policy analyst for Western Resource Advocates, a non-profit conservation group, but adds that it’s not inconsequential. 

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NEWS
8:22 am
Wed January 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Headlines

  •   PILT Program Will Be Included in Farm Bill
  • Progress Made on Rockslide Work, US 550 Closed Through Rest of Week
  • Avalanche Forecasting: Making Good Choices, or Getting Lucky?
  • Sounds of the High Country - The Rise of Edible Forests in the West

NEWS
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Headlines:

  • 2013 Was Record-Breaking Year for Colorado Tourism
  • Udall Asks for Quick Help from Feds after mine Layoffs
  • "Connecting the Drops" Water and Power
  • 10 Western Coloradans appointed to Dominguez-Escalante Advisory Council
  • 3 Die in Helicopter Crash Near Silt

Sugar's Picks Jan 27, 2014
12:02 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Sugar's Picks Jan 27, 2014

Lake Street Dive/Bad Self Portraits/Signature Sound

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of Jan 27, 2014:

NEWS
8:26 am
Mon January 27, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, January 27, 2014

Newscast

  •  State Republicans Pushing for Repeal of Gun Laws, Compromise on New Renewable Energy Standards for Rural Co-Ops
  • Colorado US Senators Say They're Working on Restoring PILT Money
  • Capital Conversation from Rocky Mountain Community Radio - Wildfire Prevention Bills Moving Forward at the State Capitol

MUSIC
9:17 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Talkin Music: The Reminders

MC Big Samir of the Colorado Springs based hip hop group The Reminders talks with Ali Lightfoot.

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NEWS
8:29 am
Fri January 24, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, January 24, 2014

  Newscast

  • Lawmakers Pushing Wildfire Prevention Bills
  • Craig Reporters Barried from Sage Grouse Meeting
  • Colorado Rep. Invites Obama on Pot Tour
  • Colorado Imposes Food Safety Rules on Marijuana Industry

NEWS
8:24 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Colorado Imposes Food Safety Rules On Marijuana Industry

A marijuana plant glows purple under grow lights at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, Colo.
Luke Runyon/KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Colorado made history when it opened up licensed marijuana retail shops this year. Aside from just legalizing the purchase of smoke-able marijuana, it also means pot brownies have the potential to be big business.

Food products infused with marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient, THC, are available in stores across the state.

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AS THE WORM TURNS
4:14 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, Jan. 20

Credit Suze Smith

As the Worm Turns episode aired Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

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