The bison industry is booming in Colorado. Bison thrive in our extreme weather and are considered a highly nutritious meat. No longer endangered, local ranchers want you to eat up. This week we talk with bison rancher and executive director of the National Bison Association, David Carter.
Kids and money. What do they know? What do they need to learn? We sit down with CFA Gregg Murset. He uses his expertise as a father of six to stress the long term importance of handing down understanding of money matters to the next generation.
The Central City Opera House has stood in the Black Hawk historic district since the 1930s. They have performed countless operas designed to "inspire creativity and open minds". We are joined by Emily Murdock, associate director of education. She shares their unique history and the summer plans of the Central City Opera.
April 15th isn't just tax day. It's the kick off of National Healthcare Decisions Week. Started back in 2008, medical professional use this week to urge people to discuss, decided, and document their advanced care wishes. Perform DNR or revive? Burial or cremation? Awkward topics to say the least. We are joined by family practitioner Dr. Todd Wisser. Dr. Wisser gives guidance on how to approach these delicate topics with loved ones.
In the heart of Denver is The Curious Theatre Company. Founded in 1997, the mantra "No Guts, No Story" has fueled passionate performances over the decades. This week we sit down with managing director Katie Maltais. She tells us about Curious history and their mission to engage the community using modern theater productions.
Cookie season is over but the Girls Scouts of Colorado are just gearing up for the year. They have new badges and new adventures. We speak with Mission Delivery Manager Emily Speck of Girl Scouts of Colorado. She tell us about the Gold Award the group's focus on STEM.
Back in the 1970s a couple of civic minded musicians decided to come together to bring beautiful music the Aurora. What started as a chamber group has grown to a full orchestra performing various modern and classical production for the community to enjoy. This week we are joined by Aurora Symphony Orchestra board chair Dr. Karlotta Davis and ASO musical director and conductor Dr. Norman Gamboa. They share the group's rich history and vision for the future.
This week we conclude our look at human trafficking. Founder and CEO of Made for Freedom Dawn Manske shares her expertise as a human trafficking victims advocate. This week we examine solutions and avenues for restoring the dignity of survivors.
Human trafficking. It's in the news and in our communities. We speak with the CEO of Made For Freedom, Dawn Manske. She opens our eyes to this global problem and the implications in Colorado. This is a two part presentation. Part one focuses on the statistics and understanding this is not a just a concern elsewhere. The problem is here and now.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of American is on tour. It's a national tour to educate Americans about the disease and provide resources. Resources for those afflicted and their caregivers. We speak with the CEO of AFA Charles Fuschillo Jr. about the scope of the tour and the progress made combating this life threatening disease.
International Women's Day is on March 8th. A day to spotlight the contributions and acknowledge the inner power of Women. We have a sit down with International Women's Day World Denver Chair Veronica Munoz. We talk about the significance of the day and the impact of this global event.
How do you enhance communication and build bridges when everyone has their own side to the story? The folks at StoryCorps have an idea. Let's talk to each other. I know. It sounds just crazy enough to work. This week we sit down with StoryCorps CEO Robin Sparkman. She tells us about the One Small Step Initiative and gives us some excerpt from their Colorado visit.
If you use public transportation you may be familiar with this week's spotlight. Poetry To Go is a product of the works of the Columbine Poets of Colorado. The group started in 1974 and has evolve into a community project for youths and a platform for local poets. Anita Jepson Gilbert speaks with us about the impact of the spoken word.
As football season starts to wrap up the Denver Broncos are out of Super Bowl contention but the one Broncos fan could still make it to the big game. Meredith Brannon is a super fan. She's followed the team since she was a kid watching the games with her Dad. Now she is one of six finalist in contention to be added the Hall of Fans. She has a health concern that has altered her day to day life but instead of sadness and self pity, she chose to fight like a Bronco.
The housing market is still booming and according to Trulia. com Colorado Springs is the number one hot market this year with Denver following closely behind. This week we sit down with senior economist Cheryl Young. She tells us why Colorado is making the list this year and what you can do to be a part of it.
As baby boomers start to reach retirement age there are a lot of questions. How much does it take to retire? When should I retire? How much should I be saving? We cover all theses questions and more with The Retirement Guy, Bob Schultz. He gives a planning tips and the realities for folks planning to retreat from the workplace.
The year is finally behind us time to look back at the movies that defined the year. Denver Post columnist and culture reporter extraordinaire John Wenzel help us count them down. The good, the great, and the twisted.