Colorado’s Speaker of the House is calling on Democratic Representative Steve Lebsock to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. As Bente Birkeland reports, Lebsock’s chairmanship of the House Local Government Committee has temporarily been removed.


For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Post Independent reporter Carla Jean Whitley about the fate the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Click here to read the article.

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Colorado Mountain College will likely face revenue losses due to the Gallagher Amendment, and put forth Ballot Issue 4B to remedy that. But, it was defeated by voters Tuesday in four out of six counties in the special college district. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Dr. Carrie Hausser, CMC President and CEO, about 4B and why it failed.

KDNK News Director Raleigh Burleigh talks to three women putting together a new grief group in the Roaring Fork Valley, focused on parents who have lost a child.

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Form 2A of Ursa Resources’ application to drill 24 new natural gas wells and a wastewater injection well in Battlement Mesa was recently rejected by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Greg Deranleau, COGCC’s Environmental Manager, to find out more about the rejection and waivers that would allow gas drilling within 500 feet of homes.


KDNK’S Raleigh Burleigh talks to Jayla Poppleton, Executive Director of Water Education Colorado, formerly known as Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Click here for more information.

Diane's guests today are Debbie Boyle of Lift Up's Carbondale office and longtime volunteer Joe Markam.

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The Grand Avenue Bridge opened two weeks ahead of schedule Monday afternoon. Thousands strolled the deck of the new bridge and cheered the first cars that rolled across. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this audio postcard. Find more details here.

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Unofficial results for this year’s elections were announced last night. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

Dr. Greg Feinsinger joins Ed today for Part 2 of their conversation about a vegan diet.

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ARTIST INTERVIEWS

AZYEP DJ Interviews Music District Artists

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program spent time with Rebecca Durham, Kyle James Hauser and Diego Felix from the Music District Detour . Charlee (DJ Cheeto) interviews the artists about building community through music.

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Letter to Congress: A WILD Sanity

Deb Colley, of Co-Motion and Dance Initiative, and creator of A Letter to Congress: A WILD Sanity, along with one of her dancers Carolyn Yates, about the unique piece and how it was made, and about the live performance of the piece.

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Valley Voices: Utes Honor Ute Council Tree

On August 25, 2017, the Ute Council Tree in Delta, Colorado - a cottonwood considered to be at least 215-years old - was cut down. ( Click here for the KDNK news story .) Today's show features Alden Naranjo, Southern Ute historian, Terry Knight of the Ute Mountain Ute Nation, and Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk of the Northern Ute Nation, who came to the ceremony honoring the tree just before it was cut.

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