New JeffCo superintendent wants to give more spending...08/28/14
Big changes in how some Jefferson County schools spend money could be around the corner.With principals having more flexibility to spend...
Wilderness Act: 50 years ago, Colorado was at the heart of a wild fight
Conservationists faced a tough foe in U.S. Rep. Wayne Aspinall, a Western Slope Democrat. A compromise led to the creation of the...
New JeffCo leader on teacher pay, charter schools, and unions
Daniel McMinimee started his new job as superintendent of the Jefferson County schools embroiled in controversy.
Fans and others recall The Beatles whirlwind visit to Denver
Fifty years ago today, the Fab Four played their only Colorado concert. For those who attended a generation ago, it was the experience of a...
Researchers hope to bring cutting-edge cancer treatment to Colorado
Researchers want to test a more targeted form of radiation therapy used in countries like Japan and Germany. They say the treatment leads...
5 tips for your Colorado garden as harvest nears
Expert gardener Larry Stebbins is back on CPR's "Colorado Matters" to answer listeners' queries about gardening and to provide a taste of...
Baker at Colorado State Fair: Pie is the happiest thing I do
You may not think bacon, bourbon and pecans go together, but pie baker Teeny Lamothe does.
Are freak shows offensive? The broader issues raised by Little Liz at...
They're called "freaks." And for some, that's how they make their money.
Fracking moves closer to downtown neighborhoods
Colorado residents weigh the pros and cons of drilling near their homes in dense urban areas.
Voice of Cycling Phil Liggett previews the USA Pro Challenge, reflects...
Legendary commentator Phil Liggett is in Colorado to call the race, which takes place this week across the state.
Whats your favorite place in Denver?
Denver's planning department wants to know the answer to that question and has launched a social media campaign to spark conversation about...
Pets put to death in Colorado declining, but some shelters kill more...
Some poor and rural communities struggle to adopt enough cats and dogs.
Colorado Matters at the Tattered: Women at war
In her new book "Soldier Girls," Denver author Helen Thorpe follows three female soldiers who are deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq.
Couple braves Alaskan seas to bring salmon to Colo. farmers market
In a new series, we hear the stories behind food prepared for farmers' markets around the state.
Longmont man surprised to hear he's not a US citizen
When he was told he was born outside the U.S., Nick Ortega thought it was a joke. But it wasn't, and it started a fight for citizenship in...
Seeing-eye-dog-school dropout nabs top canine cop job
Riley the "arson dog" has big paws to fill: award-winning Sadie, who flirted with Hollywood fame, is retiring and Riley's taking over.
Giving kids more free time could be good for them
One way to help kids be better at setting goals and achieving them could be to simply give them more unstructured time.
Colo. camps help kids face challenges of military family life
Kids with a parent who goes to war are connecting in Colorado summer camps.
Top U.S. general says border kids fleeing gangs
As kids arrive at the U.S. border, a top military general based in Colorado Springs speaks of a "moral obligation" to receive them.
Colo. students witnessed Israeli-Palestinian conflict firsthand
The students went to Israel and the West Bank just before fighting broke out, and spent a month talking to residents.
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