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    Boulder County Commissioner’s Race 2018 – Green Party Candidate

    July 16, 2018

    Cliff Willmeng is running for Boulder County Commissioner as a Green Party candidate. Willmeng is a registered nurse, a union shop steward and has been active in the fight against oil and gas drilling in east Boulder County. Listen to the full interview here:   ... more


    Boulder County Commissioner’s Race 2018 – Socialist Candidate

    July 16, 2018

    Cliff Willmeng is running for Boulder County Commissioner as a Green Party candidate and a socialist.  Willmeng is a registered nurse, a union shop steward and has been active in the fight against oil and gas drilling in east Boulder County. Listen to the full interview here:   ... more


    Hearing in Lawsuit to Block Opening of Rocky Flats Visitor Center

    July 16, 2018

    The lawsuit attempting to stop the opening of a visitors center at Rocky Flats continues on Tuesday July 17 when a group of experts plan to offer testimony detailing the health risks posed by construction on the site of the former nuclear weapons site. A coalition of community based organizations filed suit in May seeking an injunction against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services from building a vi ... more


    Zero Waste – Plastic Free July

    July 13, 2018

    Around the world, people are pledging to refuse to use single-use disposable plastics like plastic straws, plastic packaging, and take-out containers, many of which are easily replaceable with alternatives that are better for people and the planet. Why have a plastic-free month? Because if current trends continue, global plastic production will quadruple by 2050, reaching an astonishing 1.6 trilli ... more


    When Local News Dies – Local Government Does Not Thrive

    July 13, 2018

    https://kgnu-news.objects-us-west-1.dream.io/2018/07/07-10-18%20DermotMurphy.mp3   Dermot Murphy, finance professor at the University of Illinois Chicago and co-author of an economic news report, told KGNU the real impact that dying newspapers have on cities across the US. Given that a lack of local papers leads to less civic participation from citizens and political leaders, Murphy decided t ... more