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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oil and gas played a big role at Garfield County Commissioner meetings this week. KDNK's January Jones has this update.
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.