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Connecting the Drops

Connecting the Drops: 2016 Water Conservation Show

Connecting the Drops: 2016 Water Conservation Show June 8, 2016
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Connecting the Drops is a radio series about Colorado water issues with the Colorado Foundation for Water Education and Rocky Mountain Community Radio stations. This is the 5th episode on water . Hosted by Brent Gardner-Smith of Aspen Journalism from the KDNK studios in Carbondale with guest April Long, Clean River Program Manager for the City of Aspen. Maeve Conran at KGNU in Boulder, co-hosts with guest Peter Mayer, a water conservation engineer. He co-authored a new study: “Residential End Uses of Water, Version 2” from the Water Research Foundation. Hear about conservation news in rain barrels, agriculture, greywater and more. 

The Weekly News Brief

Congressman Tipton's Opponents

June 24, 2016

For this week’s KDNK News Brief, Gavin Dahl speaks with Sopris Sun reporter John Colson about the 2016 Congressional race to represent Carbondale and the rest of the 3rd district in Washington DC. Primary ballots must be returned by Tuesday June 28th.


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Local News

Rep. Rankin Updates GWS Council

June 23, 2016
State legislators are making the rounds locally to update voters on what happened in the Colorado General Assembly this year. KDNK’s January Jones has this report.
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Station News

Vote for KDNK!

Vote for KDNK! June 23, 2016
We're excited to announce that our organization has been named a finalist in First Western Trust's #WealthIsAbout Grants Contest. This contest gives us a chance to win $7,000 for our organization. $7,000 would go a long way in helping us to continue the wonderful work we do for the community. Please, pass this along to friends, and support your community radio station. We need your help!

You can vote for us once each day until July 6th. To participate, vote for us here! Or follow First Western Trust on Facebook to get updates on the contest. As always, we appreciate your support of our organization and the work we do in the community.

2016 Election

Perspective: No on Amendment 69

June 22, 2016
Today KDNK news director Gavin Dahl speaks with Katherine Mulready, Vice President of Legislative Policy for the Colorado Hospital Association, about their opposition to ColoradoCare. Ballot initiative Amendment 69 seeks a new system of universal health coverage in Colorado.
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2016 Election

Broadband on the Ballot

June 22, 2016
Garfield County will run a ballot question this November seeking approval for broadband planning. The final round of their community input meetings on high speed Internet took place in Carbondale and New Castle last week. KDNK’s Gavin Dahl reports. GarCo’s broadband needs assessment is still underway. You can participate in the survey at Garfield-County.com.
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2016 Election

Perspective: Yes on Amendment 69

June 21, 2016
KDNK News Director Gavin Dahl speaks with ColoradoCare YES spokesperson Jeanne Nicholson, a former state senator and nurse for fifty years. Thanks to the Glenwood Springs Library branch for making space available for the interview.
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The Weekly News Brief

State Debate on Hospital Provider Fee

June 17, 2016
On this week’s News Brief, Gavin Dahl speaks with Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reporter Charles Ashby about whether Governor Hickenlooper will call members of the General Assembly back to Denver for a special session.
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Energy development in Western Colorado

New Gas Leasing in Garco

June 15, 2016
Oil and gas played a big role at Garfield County Commissioner meetings this week. KDNK's January Jones has this update.
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Local News

Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope

Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope June 15, 2016
Late spring and early summer are prime time for viruses, like Hanta and West Nile, to rear their ugly heads. In the past month, rabies and plague have been reported on the West Slope and one person has died of Hantavirus in Colorado this year. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
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