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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated in 2007. Heraldo Munoz, who led the United Nations investigation into her death, portrays the tense political climate that surrounded Bhutto's return to politics and the circumstances of the killing in his new book.
Thursday, Dec. 5 Boys Basketball Falcon Invitational, Fort Collins West Grand 56, Belleview Christian 34 Friday, Dec. 6 Boys Basketball Falcon Invitational, Fort Collins Middle Park 56, Belleview Christian 53 West Grand 50, Middle Park 41 Girls Basketball Gilpin County 52, West Grand 44 Falcon Invitational, Fort Collins Denver Eagles Christian 44, Middle Park 28 Pinnacle 49, Middle Park 40 Saturday, Dec. 7 Boys Basketball Falcon Invitational, Fort Collins Front Range Baptist 46, Middle Park 34 Little Snake River 59, West Grand 51 Wrestling Middle Park Invitational Team Scores: 11. Middle Park, 63.5 points; 18. West Grand, 8 Indvidual Results …
While baptizing 827 adults one day, evangelical pastor Rick Warren says he literally felt the weight of America's obesity problem. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Warren and psychiatrist and physician Daniel Amen about getting healthy and their new book, The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life.
In Roshi Fernando's upper-middle-class childhood home, conversations about sex were taboo. But at 13, already a survivor of sexual trauma, she needed answers. Fernando turned to Maya Angelou's autobiographical I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and, in its pages, found comfort and strength.
Goli Taraghi writes about life in Iran — about love, loss, alienation and exile. She is particularly equipped to the task, as her own exile from the country began in 1980 at the outset of the Iranian Revolution. She discusses her latest collection of short stories, The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons.
Amid the flurry of retrospectives prompted by Nelson Mandela's death, writer Kevin Roose reminds readers not to forget the social context within which Mandela struggled. Roose suggests reading the novel, Cry the Beloved Country, to understand the systematic racial oppression of South Africa under apartheid.
When writers finish a book, they may think they've had the last word — but sometimes another writer will decide there's more to the story, or more to a background character. NPR's Lynn Neary explores the fine old literary tradition of writing new stories based on existing books.
Theodore Roosevelt is known as many things: a naturalist, hunter, rough rider and, of course, president. A new book argues it was his time in Manhattan, not the West, that forged him into the politician and man we now read about in history books. Host Scott Simon talks with author Edward Kohn about his new book, Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt.
Established in 1979, the Mountain Family Center has been serving the Grand County community by addressing hunger and providing assistance to help cover basic needs. Between January and October of 2013, the Center provided food to more than 3,000 people living in Grand County through programs such as local can drives. By partnering with other agencies throughout Grand, the Grand Foundation is able to fully serve the community. Currently, Mountain Family offers the following programs and services: two food banks (Granby and Kremmling), a Summer Food Program for children 18 and younger, Totes/ Mountain Food Packs School Program serving 275 …
The defroster blasted my window as I drove in four-wheel drive down the highway the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 4, the snow coming down hard. I marveled at where we live. It’s exciting, I thought. Each Colorado day offers something new. That morning it was remembering how to drive in extreme winter conditions. The unforgiving temps and snow remind me of really how rugged this place can be. Right when the holidays set in here, the weather punctuates how it’s not the easiest place to survive. Work can be hard to come by; getting to work safely and affordably a …
Friday, Dec. 6 Boys Basketball Falcon Invitational, at Front Range Baptist Academy, Fort Collins Middle Park vs. Belleview, noon West Grand vs. Middle Park, 6 p.m. Girls Basketball Gilpin County at West Grand, 5:30 p.m., Kremmling Falcon Invitational, at Front Range Baptist Academy, Fort Collins Middle Park vs. Denver Eagles, 1:30 p.m. Middle Park vs. Pinnacle, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 Boys Basketball Middle Park and West Grand at Falcon Invitational, at Front Range Baptist Academy, Fort Collins Girls Basketball Middle Park at Falcon Invitational, at Front Range Baptist Academy, Fort Collins Wrestling Middle Park and West Grand at Middle …
Grand Lake’s spirited Christmas tradition returns to Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre next week with a weekend of holiday cheer. RMRT presents the fifth annual “Home for the Holidays,” a weekend of joyous tunes and heart-warming performances from some of their most popular alums. Also back by popular demand is the free community night, “Deck the Halls,” an evening of caroling and merriment that is open to the public. This year’s production brings Christina Myers, Dylan Paul, Matilde Bernabei, Chance Wall and AJ Robb to Grand Lake to share their favorite Christmas memories and perform an original holiday show created each …