While Labor Day weekend may signal the unofficial end of summer, there’s sure to be some warm days still ahead. If you’re one of the many who take part in the summer-time treat of feeding the hummingbirds, commentator Donna Hartley of Black Forest Honey suggests you keep an open mind to the […]

Continue Reading

Spring is a time of awakening for many animals that hibernate over the cold months. And while temperatures may be warming in the region, it’s not unusual to receive late snow in the high country. With the temperature flux comes a bit of advice from Donna Hartley, who, with her husband, owns Continue Reading

Welcome to Mise en Place, a journey of culinary delight where anything can happen. Based on the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s list of food by month, KRCC takes a look at farmers, chefs, and fodder, all with a Centennial State bent. Each month, the state’s agriculture department highlights a commodity and provides a recipe using […]

Continue Reading

We all need to eat, and in this episode of Western Skies, we attempt to connect you with the people who produce our food. From community supported agriculture to traditional ranching, we’ve talked to people involved with this basic necessity, and bring you their stories.

You can download the full episode, or listen […]

Continue Reading

It’s time for the “Citizen Report,” a collaborative effort between the Colorado Springs Gazette and KRCC that brings the voices of citizen journalists to the airwaves. Today we’re replaying the tale of the traveling baboon, from Black Forest resident Donna Hartley.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

(The “Citizen Report” is a collaboration between […]

Continue Reading

Donna Hartley and her husband, John, own Black Forest Honey. They maintain 150 hives, and in today’s “Citizen Report,” Hartley comments on what to do and what not to do when faced with honey bee hives.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

For more about the bees, here’s a link back to […]

Continue Reading

Like many in the area, the military has played a large role in the family of Black Forest resident Donna Hartley. Today, Hartley shares a story that spans several generations, and illustrates how pulling on one thread can lead to people and places deeply affected by the family tree.

[Audio clip: view full […]

Continue Reading

It’s time for the “Citizen Report,” a collaborative effort between the Colorado Springs Gazette and KRCC that brings the voices of citizen journalists to the airwaves. Today, Black Forest resident Donna Hartly brings to the airwaves the tale of the traveling baboon.

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]

(The “Citizen Report” is a collaboration […]

Continue Reading

Donna Hartley and her husband, John, own Black Forest Honey. They maintain 150 hives, and in today’s “Citizen Report,” Hartley waxes philosophical about the nature of honeybees.

(The “Citizen Report” is a collaboration between the Colorado Springs Gazette and KRCC. More information is available at the YourHub link at ColoradoSprings.com.)

[Audio […]

Continue Reading

News

Ian C. Bates for NPR
February 22, 2018 | NPR · A bedside computer loaded with software that tracks vital signs in the ICU can pick up early warning patterns, specialists say. But it takes a human care provider to sort the signal from the noise.
 

NPR
February 22, 2018 | NPR · Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness globally. But a quick surgery and a $4 plastic lens can restore sight. A group from Vermont is offering free surgery in Africa and Asia.
 

AFP/Getty Images
February 22, 2018 | NPR · NRA executive Wayne LaPierre gave a defiant speech about “elites” taking advantage of last week’s Florida shooting to foster socialism at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.
 

Arts & Life

Dark Horse Books
February 22, 2018 | NPR · Inside Moebius is the last long-form book the legendary French comic artist completed before his death in 2012. It’s a loopy story based on the notes he kept while weaning himself off of marijuana.
 

PBS
February 21, 2018 | NPR · Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We’ll Meet Again, and reflects on the “verbal sexual harassment” she and others experienced at NBC’s morning show.
 

February 21, 2018 | FA · Reviewer Justin Chang says “not much happens — and yet everything seems to be at stake” in Alex Ross Perry’s film about six moderately unhappy Brooklynites and the visitor who interrupts their lives.
 

Music

WXPN
February 22, 2018 | WXPN-FM · From making songs as a hobby to getting millions of streams on Spotify and performing on national TV, the LA by way of Philly band shares its story.
 

Getty Images
February 22, 2018 | NPR · The nominee pool for the BRITs can sometimes show off a more exciting playing field than their stateside counterpart the Grammys.
 

Getty Images
February 22, 2018 | NPR · The 1990s saw a wave of prominent women musicians who took the reins, creatively and professionally, over their music — and provided a blueprint for lasting careers.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab