Memorial Day means many things to many people, but it’s truly a day set aside to honor those who have died in military service. From Rocky Mountain Community Radio station KWMV in Westcliffe, Shanna Lewis brings the voices of three veterans reflecting on what Memorial Day means to them.

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The Army Black Hawk helicopter crash near Leadville killed four….Plans for a new Colorado History museum and state justice complex are moving forward…Chaffee County Commissioners approve a permit for Nestle Waters…and, more.

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North America’s largest bottled water producer, Nestle Waters, is eyeing springs in Chaffee County as a new source for their product. The corporate giant has applied for the necessary permits to develop these springs. Some two hundred people gathered in Salida last night for the third public hearing on the matter. KRCC’s Shanna […]

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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 […]

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[slideshow id=13]Denver Post columnist Ed Quillen and his wife Martha founded Colorado Central magazine fifteen years ago. Since then the quirky newsprint publication has covered everything from the arts to water rights-as long as it was about central Colorado. Just last month they sold the magazine. March was the first issue with Mike […]

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Spending a week skiing might sound like recreation to some, but for the Army’s 10th Special Forces Group, it’s a critical part of their work. Based out of Fort Carson, they’re high altitude-cold weather specialists. Like the legendary 10th Mountain Division troops who pioneered winter warfare during World War II, the 10th […]

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December 1, 2015 | NPR · The CEO of Facebook and his wife have announced the birth of their baby girl Max, and committed to giving 99 percent of their shares in the company for philanthropic purposes.

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December 1, 2015 | WNYC · The New Jersey governor is showing off his credentials as a former prosecutor to argue he can fight terrorism.

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December 1, 2015 | NPR · When the rappers’ taxi cab left without them, a man in Sheffield, England offered to drive Flavor Flav, Chuck D and their entourage to a show.

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The Kitchen Sisters
December 1, 2015 | NPR · Jenna Weiss-Berman, director of audio at Buzzfeed, says this podcast, produced by Kitchen Sisters Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, offers a gorgeous and complete soundscape.

December 1, 2015 | NPR · One of Japan’s most beloved illustrators has died. Shigeru Mizuki always loved to draw, but it wasn’t until he was in his 40s that he began to publish his most important work.

December 1, 2015 | NPR · Black Mountain College was only open for 24 years, but it helped foment the work of several artists, musicians, dancers and filmmakers, including John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cy Twombly. Now it’s the subject of the first major museum retrospective at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.


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December 1, 2015 | NPR · When the rappers’ taxi cab left without them, a man in Sheffield, England offered to drive Flavor Flav, Chuck D and their entourage to a show.

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December 1, 2015 | NPR · The Twin Cities rapper, who will release her second album on Dec. 11, won over crowds when she opened Sleater-Kinney’s reunion tour earlier this year.

December 1, 2015 | NPR · The holiday season has a dark edge in the new video for the band’s song “Christmas Without A Kiss.”

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