Colorado’s clean-tech industry shows in a rise in employment (Denver Post). A bipartisan group takes aim at TABOR’s constitutionality (Denver Post). The House Appropriations subcommittee approves lifting a funding ban on Pinon Canyon (LaJunta Tribune-Democrat).

Former Colorado Springs mayoral candidate Mitch Christiansen remains missing after a boating accident. His wife’s body has been found (KOAA, KKTV). The Air Force Thunderbirds are ready for AFA’s graduation (KOAA, KRDO, KKTV).

In Pueblo, search and rescue dogs train (Chieftain). Pioneer Natural Gas looks to drill more wells in Las Animas County (Trinidad Times-Independent).

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August 18, 2017 | NPR · The adventuresome ensemble, along with a science-friendly composer, transforms the rare solar event into music in real time.
 

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