BURN http://wkms.org en Wildfire issues http://wkms.org/post/wildfire-issues <p>Wild fires are scorching hundreds of square miles in several western states of the U.S.&nbsp; While parts of Kentucky are experiencing severe drought, the risk of similar fires in the commonwealth is relatively small.<br /><br />Kentucky summers are known for a good dose of humidity.&nbsp; Firefighters working to contain large blazes out west are&nbsp; battling windy dry conditions.&nbsp; Therein lies a key difference between the Ohio Valley and the Rockies.&nbsp; Lynn True is with the State Division of Forestry.<br />&nbsp; Fri, 15 Jun 2012 20:37:30 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18400 at http://wkms.org Wildfire issues WKMS Presents Burn: an Energy Journal during Noon Hour http://wkms.org/post/wkms-presents-burn-energy-journal-during-noon-hour <p>Murray State&#39;s public radio service 91.3&nbsp;WKMS presents&nbsp;<em>BURN: an Energy Journal</em>, airing Thursdays, April 19 and 26, at noon.&nbsp;<em>BURN: An Energy Journal </em>is the flagship program of The Public Radio Energy Project.Host Alex Chadwick, a veteran reporter and writer, maintains that energy&nbsp;is the fundamental issue of our time; it powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances; it empowers and impoverishes; and enables almost all that we do as a society. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 16:37:54 +0000 Jenni Todd 17647 at http://wkms.org WKMS Presents Burn: an Energy Journal during Noon Hour