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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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Many girls in Maasai culture drop out at 12 and end up caring for cattle or cooking at home. Many are subjected to female genital mutilation. The new Sekenani Girls School is a game changer.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Ahead of a vote, a wild-haired populist is splitting conservatives. Born rich, he vows to fight for working class. He points out Obama’s Kenyan roots. He’s not Trump. He’s London Mayor Boris Johnson.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Almost all of the district’s 97 schools are closed again as lawmakers debate legislation that would extend school funding. Without it, many teachers would lose paychecks for days already worked.
 

Arts & Life

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and force behind Hamilton, is nominated for three individual awards, including best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · They’ve fried hard shell tacos, made a gooey pot of queso, even whipped up a batch of rainbow sprinkle-covered doughnuts. All in a dollhouse kitchen roughly 1/12 the normal size.
 

May 3, 2016 | NPR · Violinist and author Anna Smaill’s musical training shows through in her debut novel. The Chimes is set in a post-apocalyptic London where a mysterious order controls the population via music.
 

Music

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · After several days of strange messages and teases, Radiohead has finally released a new song. Called “Burn The Witch,” it arrives via a claymation video with echoes of a cult-classic horror film.
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · The Leeds-based band is back with another surreal pop song that asks the question, “What would you be like if you weren’t told you were a boy or a girl?”
 

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May 3, 2016 | NPR · Before Jay Reatard released the landmark Blood Visions, he made spring-loaded garage-punk with The Lids’ Alix Brown. A new compilation collects the duo’s singles.
 

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