Colorado Senator Mark Udall is joining with Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden in calling on President Obama’s administration to disclose how it interprets the Patriot Act, as an extension of the act nears a vote in Congress…A minor tornado has touched down near Lamar. There have been no immediate reports of damage…and, Rocky Mountain National Park officials say there’s so much snow on Trail Ridge Road this year that crews won’t be able to remove it all in time to open the road for Memorial Day weekend.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


Comments are closed.


November 28, 2015 | NPR · Russia is the world’s leader in doping violations, but the country’s sports minister says it shouldn’t be singled out for “an evil that all countries are struggling with.”

Getty Images
November 28, 2015 | NPR · City and federal investigators showed a lack of urgency in dealing with the case, critics say. Local columnist and editor Carol Marin pins part of the blame on “the feds” and President Obama.

AFP/Getty Images
November 28, 2015 | NPR · One of the hidden chambers found in a new scanning project may be the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, who died in the 14th century B.C.

Arts & Life

November 28, 2015 | NPR · It’s the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, “First Bite: How We Learn to Eat.”

November 28, 2015 | NPR · Mabel is a naughty French bulldog at the center of a new children’s book by Nathan Lane and Devlin Elliott. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Lane about his inspiration for the fictional dog.

Courtesy of Top Shelf Productions
November 28, 2015 | NPR · Box Office Poison artist Alex Robinson is back with a new group of likeable, everyday people, mulling over their desire (or lack thereof) for children and family in an episodic, free-floating comic.


Courtesy of the artist
November 28, 2015 | NPR · His 30-year career includes trailblazing with an electric trombone, but the Oberlin educator and jazz player has never recorded with a big band until now.

November 27, 2015 | NPR · In the ’70s, Richard Carpenter and his sister, Karen, made up the pop duo the Carpenters. On Dec. 5, PBS will begin airing Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters. Originally broadcast Nov. 25, 2009.

Courtesy of the artist
November 27, 2015 | NPR · Hear the Scottish queer punk band perform a moving DIY ballad about loving someone who is in love with someone else.

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac