Most Shared Stories Tagged: Colorado

Arts, Culture & Media

Melting Permafrost

For today's Geo Quiz, we head to the frozen north. We have heard a lot about the problem of melting ice as climate change warms up the Arctic. But scientists are also worried about something else that is melting up there — permafrost.

A new boom in

There's a growing demand for a metal you've probably never heard of, t's called "molybdenum" and it's used in computers, and right now, the global demand for the metal is so high that it's prompted the re-opening of a long dormant mine in Colorado,

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a Colorado town about 170 miles west of Denver. The answer is Carbondale. Carbondale is home to a growing number of Latino immigrants. They've found a haven at local business called Garcia's Cafe. Reporter Sarah Hughes dropped by Garcia's Cafe on a recent afternoon, and sent us this report.

Conflict & Justice

New voters in Colorado

The Obama and McCain campaigns are both targeting immigrants from Latin America. Kirk Siegler of public radio station KUNC in Denver tells us Latinos in Colorado are getting a lot of attention this week.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Cygnus, The Swan. It's a constellation of stars visible in the Northern Hemisphere, and it figures in a science project aimed at mapping light pollution worldwide. Anchor Katy Clark gets details from Dennis Ward, technology specialist for the Windows to the Universe project at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.

Conflict & Justice

The Latino vote

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Pilar Marrero of the Spanish-language newspaper "La Opinion" to find out the impact of first-time Latino immigrant voters on the outcome of the presidential election.