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KDNK Hootenanny

KDNK Hootenanny November 17, 2014
We want to see you at the KDNK Hootenanny! Pay what you can afford for your ticket to the KDNK Hootenanny, Friday November 21 from 6-9 pm at the Carbondale Recreation Center. We’ll have free food and drink, live music from the Smuggler Mountain Boys, square dancing with caller Tom Paxton and the Labor of Love Auction. Click here to preview the auction and purchase your ticket.

Participate in the KDNK Strategic Plan

November 19, 2014
At KDNK we are looking ahead at some long range planning and we would appreciate your input, ideas and feedback. Please read the Strategic Plan First Draft and let us know what you think. Send responses to Bob Schultz: bschultz at sopris.net. Thank you!

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FedEx Expansion Decision Delayed

November 18, 2014

Tensions have lessened between the Glenwood Springs City Council and Garfield County Commissioners over a proposed FedEx warehouse and distribution center south of the city. And, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the city has more time to work towards a solution with the developer.


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The Weekly News Brief

Radio H20: What the frack is in my water?

November 14, 2014
On this week's News Brief, independent journalists Frani Halperin and Jamie Sudler, who produce stories for H2O Radio, talk with KDNK about water well contamination in the Raton Basin on the border of Colorado and New Mexico.  
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FedEx Expansion Spurs Jurisdictional Control Issues

November 12, 2014

Garfield County Commissioners have yet to make a decision about the proposed FedEx center south of Glenwood Springs. But, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the issue has become a jurisdictional debate between the county and the City of Glenwood Springs.

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The End of Winter: Climate Change in the Mountains

The End of Winter: Climate Change in the Mountains November 7, 2014
Colorado has experienced a warm October and November this year, which is having an impact on ski resorts across the state. Reporter Bob Berwyn recently wrote about this for the Colorado Independent. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Berwyn about his story.
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Garfield County Ballot Collection

November 5, 2014
KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico to find out what happens to your ballot after you vote.  They begin with how ballots are delivered to Alberico's main office in Glenwood Springs.
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Why Vote in Person?

November 4, 2014
The Pew Research Center and the Center for Voting and Democracy say that about 40% of U.S. voters participate in mid-term elections compared to almost 60% who vote in presidential elections. Close to 90 voters cast their ballots at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Tuesday morning. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh caught up with a handful of them to talk about mid-term elections and why they voted in person.
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Voter Ready with GarCo Clerk Jean Alberico

October 31, 2014

For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico.


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Senator Udall Rallies C'Dale

October 28, 2014
On Monday, Democratic US Senator Mark Udall swung through Carbondale to energize supporters amidst political polls that show him losing to Republican Challenger Cory Gardner. KDNK was there and has this excerpt from his speech.
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