KDNK's membership drive is February 15-26. Click here to donate.
Almost one year ago, Maria Carminda Portillo-Amaya was found dead in her Carbondale apartment. Her husband, Arturo Navarrete-Portillo, is the suspected killer, having allegedly confessed to the crime while receiving medical care after a car accident immediately following the purported time of his wife's death. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's January Jones talks to Post Independent reporter Ryan Summerlin about recent developments in the case.
A wrap-up of the Carbondale Town Trustee meeting on Wednesday night.
A new and highly dangerous computer virus is making its way into computers worldwide. It's the TeslaCrypt virus, AKA the Wordpress Virus. And, it's ransomware. KDNK Geek Speak co-host Louie Girardot explained how the virus works on this week's show. Girardot advises backing up your computer data and unplugging all back-up drives. Click here to listen to the whole show and for details about how to protect your computer.
The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, February 15th, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of KDNK, 76 South Second Street in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office or click here or call 963-0139.
Click here to listen to KDNK's newest public affairs show "Giving Community." This month Host Amy Barr speaks with the executive directors of Mountain Valley Health Services and the Garfield County Housing Authority.
RE-2 Schools in Garfield County, RE-2 Roaring Fork School Distict and the Aspen School District are closed today. Many daycare centers and preschools follow school closures, so check with your provider this morning. Colorado Mountain College locations in Rifle, Aspen, Spring Valley, the Glenwood Center and the Lappala Center in Carbondale are closed today.
RFSD & Aspen Schools CLOSED on TUESDAY, FEB. 2nd.
Carbondale voters will consider a Climate Excise Tax this spring. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report about what led town trustees to approve the upcoming ballot question.
With the legalization of marijuana in various states and forms, conservation groups and others are asking how much legal grow operations affect water consumption. In Colorado, water managers and researchers are working together to answer that question. As part of Connecting the Drops, our statewide series on water issues, Maeve Conran reports.