As awareness about the critical role bees play in agriculture grows, so has interest in backyard bee keeping. For KVNF in Paonia and the iSeeChange project, Julia Kumari Drapkin looks into questions that North Fork Valley beekeepers have about bee swarms this year.

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The Crystal River in Western Colorado has made its way onto a list of the country’s most endangered rivers. A national environmental group says the main threat is a new dam and reservoir proposed a few miles upstream from the town of Redstone. But as Aspen Public Radio’s Luke Runyon reports, water providers […]

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The National Interagency Fire Center recently reported that unusually high temperatures and dry conditions, combined with light winter snowpack, are heightening the risk for extreme wildfires in Western Colorado, particularly as temperatures increase through June. Traditionally, mid-May marks the start of wildfire season on the Western Slope, but this year there was an earlier […]

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This month we’re doing things a little differently. KRCC belongs to a network of stations called Rocky Mountain Community Radio, so this month, we’re going to sample some work from a few of these stations, including our own.

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Environmental groups rally at the state capitol…Interior Secretary Ken Salazar dedicates a new national conservation and wilderness area in the state…and, more.

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Associated Press
May 23, 2018 | NPR · Roth, one of the most influential novelists of the later part of the 20th Century, is the author of American Pastoral, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and 1969’s Portnoy’s Complaint.
 

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May 22, 2018 | NPR · President Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights group on the same day his administration unveiled a proposal to block groups like Planned Parenthood from receiving Title X funds.
 

May 22, 2018 | NPR · After a 2 1/2-day manhunt across three states only one of the three inmates who escaped on Saturday night is still on the lam. The men escaped when a system glitch unlocked the doors to their cells.
 

Arts & Life

Mark Seliger
May 22, 2018 | NPR · Seliger has made portraits of actors, rock stars and presidents. The challenge, he says, is to “create something that’s never been done before.” A new book collects images from his last 30 years.
 

SundanceTV/BBC Worldwide
May 22, 2018 | FA · Sundance TV’s new six-part series centers on a family of high-billing divorce lawyers whose own private lives are as messy as the cases they’re handling.
 

May 22, 2018 | NPR · Fifty years ago, his LOVE painting made Robert Indiana a worldwide sensation. But for the artist, the work also had an intensely personal meaning.
 

Music

Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame
May 22, 2018 | NPR · Sony’s acquisition of EMI Music Publishing will add the vast majority of a legendary catalog of compositions to its already massive publishing vault.
 

May 22, 2018 | FA · Barnett sings about fame, feminism and self-doubt on her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel. Ken Tucker says the songs are like “inner monologues, shaped and sharpened for public consumption.”
 

Courtesy of the artist
May 22, 2018 | NPR · The only antidote for the hell-in-a-handbasket blues is the stankiest of funks, and no one makes it stankier than George Clinton. Hear the first Parliament album in 38 years now.
 

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