Colorado Parks and Wildlife is researching migratory patterns of bighorn sheep and elk in the San Juan Mountains…and, Forecasters say February snowstorms have helped to increase below average snowpack in Colorado, but levels are still low.

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Mother Nature affects us all, and no matter how much we want the weather to remain consistent, it’s always changing. This month, we take a look at weather, climate, and natural disasters in the region, and at least one way in which we’ve changed that which Mother Nature intended.

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The state House of Representatives has initially passed a bill that would add methane gas captured from coalmines to Colorado’s renewable energy standard…and, high winds that could create blowing dust are expected in southeast Colorado and the San Luis Valley tomorrow.

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Governor John Hickenlooper is backing off plans to privatize the state chartered worker’s compensation agency…A Colorado House committee expected to take on a proposal aimed at trans fats in schools has delayed discussion without explanation…and, a major winter storm is spreading across Colorado, bringing warnings of heavy snow across the state and blizzards on […]

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · For every World Cup, there’s a custom official ball. But how does the Telstar 18 actually stack up? To find out, scientists stuck it in a wind tunnel with a bunch of sensors.
 

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it’s doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.
 

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · The policy is unpopular, and vulnerable Republicans in competitive districts stand to be punished by voters in the midterms if this continues much longer. So Trump is trying to flip the script.
 

Arts & Life

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · Fab Five members Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski discuss the second season’s heartwarming premiere and why the reboot has been such a hit.
 

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · You can find new stand-up specials just about every week. In fact, you can find so many that it’s hard to keep track of them all. So we spent this episode recommending a few.
 

June 19, 2018 | FA · New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger says U.S. officials worry that foreign powers have planted malware that could knock out critical infrastructure, including electric power.
 

Music

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June 20, 2018 | NPR · The bassist and drummer from D.C.’s pioneering punk band Fugazi join guitarist Anthony Pirog for a set of thrilling, sometimes loud and frenetic instrumentals.
 

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June 19, 2018 | NPR · America’s top orchestras are presenting little if any music written by women next season. Why is that?
 

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June 19, 2018 | NPR · The collaboration between the married stars, the capstone of a trilogy of albums focused on their union, underlines the simultaneous centrality and marginalization of women in hip-hop.
 

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