Today is the last day to register for unemployment assistance for residents affected by the Waldo Canyon fire. The aid is for people who lost their jobs and self-employed residents who have been unable to work as a result of the fire, and are otherwise not eligible for regular unemployment benefits. Those who live, work, or travel through the disaster area can apply by calling the Wildfire Unemployment Resource phone line. That number is 888-843-8382. Those affected by the High Park Fire in northern Colorado are also eligible. (More information is here.)

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved low-interest disaster loan assistance for farmers, ranchers, businesses, homeowners and nonprofit organizations affected by wildfires, flooding and mudslides…

Crews with Colorado Springs Utilities continue to assess damages to the Northfield Water System after flash flooding last week caused significant erosion and debris flow…

State budgets across the country are starting to show signs of stability according to a new report from the National Conference of State Legislatures.

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.

News

Intelligence Squared U.S.
September 19, 2014 | NPR · The Common Core has arguably become the most contentious issue in American education. Experts face off over the new state standards in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.
 

YouTube
September 19, 2014 | NPR · Six young Iranians were arrested in May for producing their own version of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy.” Iranian authorities said the video, which went viral, offended public morals.
 

hewyk/Flickr
September 19, 2014 | NPR · From tasty tempura to gross gruel, hospital meals across the globe vary wildly. Highbrow institutions in China and India have long served top-notch food. U.S. hospitals are starting to follow suit.
 

Arts & Life

TED
September 19, 2014 | NPR · At the age of 19, Shaka Senghor was jailed for shooting and killing a man. That event started his years-long journey to redemption.
 

TED
September 19, 2014 | NPR · For most of Geena Rocero’s career modeling lingerie and swimsuits, no one knew she was born a boy. Rocero talks about her decision to risk her career and reveal her background.
 

TED
September 19, 2014 | NPR · Zak Ebrahim is the son of terrorist El-Sayyid Nosair, one of the masterminds of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. He tells the story of being raised to hate and how he chose a very different path.
 

Music

Mountain Stage
September 19, 2014 | NPR · The award-winning Nashville singer-songwriter performs four songs from his new, self-titled album.
 

September 19, 2014 | NPR · Our regular puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a mix of classic rock and iconic pop fills. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
 

iStockphoto
September 19, 2014 | NPR · Now that the Scottish people have voted to remain in the United Kingdom, it’s time to salute their classical musicians — from soprano Mary Garden to composer James MacMillan.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab