Snow over the weekend may not mean much help for the state’s average snowpack…

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Now that there’s daylight, let’s take a look at the top of America’s Mountain.

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We know what it looks like at ground level. Here’s a peak at the Peak!

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A winter storm is bringing some much-needed rain and snow to the Front Range and northern mountains.

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An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It’s the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter.

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Tackling the issue of low water supplies and increasing demand will be a top priority for lawmakers during the upcoming legislative session. As part of our series on snow, Statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland takes a look at some of the proposals being floated around and talks to state leaders about preparing for the worst.

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For many in Southern Colorado, the Arkansas River is the lifeblood of healthy communities. But the region suffered through this year’s extreme and exceptional drought conditions. And as KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin reports, all along the Arkansas River, people are in some ways, holding their breaths to see what this winter brings.

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Business is booming at cattle sales yards throughout Colorado, but that’s not so good for ranchers. Last year’s dry winter combined with an ongoing drought are forcing the hands of many. And as KVNF’s Ariana Brocious reports as part of our series on snow, without a wet winter, ranchers will be forced to make even tougher decisions next year.

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The ski industry runs on snow, some resorts more than others. Ski towns like Aspen and Vail still get business in spite of poor snow. Last year while many resorts took a huge hit, Aspen did well because of one type of guest: the international visitor. This sought after tourist books longer vacations, spends […]

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Avalanche warnings are out for portions of Colorado’s central and northern mountains. Based in Boulder, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center is responsible for avalanche and related-weather forecasting for the backcountry. As part of Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s series on snow, KGNU’s Jim Pullen recently went along with one of the agency’s snow […]

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October 29, 2020 | NPR · “Between this wedding and this birthday party, there are 56 positive COVID-19 cases and nearly 300 under quarantine,” said Suffolk County executive Steven Bellone.
 

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October 29, 2020 | NPR · Democratic lawmakers are demanding more information from the Trump administration about U.S. agents working in Guatemala to round up Honduran migrants and send them to the Guatemala-Honduras border.
 

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October 29, 2020 | NPR · Dr. Ogechika Alozie, the chief medical officer of the Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, talks about how the city is handling the surge in COVID-19 cases.
 

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October 29, 2020 | FA · Jess Walter’s sweeping new novel, which traces the adventures of two vagabond brothers, is set against the backdrop of the free speech demonstrations that erupted in Spokane, Wash., in 1909 and 1910.
 

October 29, 2020 | FA · Apollo’s Arrow author Nicholas Christakis says we’re likely to be living with pandemic-related social restrictions into 2022 — even if an effective vaccine is developed.
 

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October 29, 2020 | NPR · An excellent new visual novel, about a transgender woman returning to her hometown in Ireland, is out now on the Nintendo Switch.
 

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October 29, 2020 | NPR · When federal agents raided DJ Drama’s studio in 2007 over his Gangsta Grillz empire, he became a martyr for mixtape culture. In many ways, it never recovered.
 

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October 29, 2020 | WXPN-FM · They’ll Never Keep Us Down is the title of a forthcoming EP from Nashville singer-songwriter Kelsey Waldon, on which she covers protest and empowerment songs.
 

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October 29, 2020 | WBGO+JAZZ.org · Hear the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2006, with four virtuoso bassists: Rubén Rodríguez, Charnett Moffett, the late Andy González, and the mighty Cachao, two years before his death.
 

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