The process of creating the Carbondale Creative District took another step forward Monday night when close to 60 people turned out for a meeting. Amy Kimberly, director of Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities and spokesperson for the project, presented project history and updates, and asked the crowd to weigh in on a few logo ideas. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was there and asked attendees about their impressions of the new Creative District.
In this week's news brief, John Stroud from the Glenwood Post Independent summarizes Thompson Divide recent developments. Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling warns of an uptick in phone scams.
During a work session this week, the Carbondale Town Trustees took on the issue of same sex marriage. KDNK’s January Jones has this report.
Activists from around the world are converging on downtown Manhattan on Sunday September 21 for the Peoples' Climate March, ahead of the United Nations global climate summit next week. On Tuesday, the Peoples' Climate Train with activists from California, Nevada, and Utah on board passed through Glenwood Springs on its way to the Big Apple. The train will pick up more participants along the way. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was at the Amtrak station in Glenwood during the brief whistle stop and brings this report.
On this week’s News Brief, we take a look at crime in Carbondale for the month of August.
The plan to replace the Glenwood Springs bridge is over budget and needs local funding. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.
What if a government agency awarded nearly $300 million worth of work to an unqualified company simply to enrich former colleagues and anger political enemies? In her cover story- Lost in the Woods-for High Country News, investigative reporter Claudine LoMonaco shows that the U.S. Forest Service may have done just that in 2012 with the contract for the Four Forest Restoration Project—also called the Four Fry Project—in Arizona. For the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK’s collaboration with High Country News, Nelson Harvey spoke to LoMonaco about the troubling implications of what she found.
Residents of the Carbondale area had a chance to provide their input on a major solar power project spearheaded by Roaring Fork High School students. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer reports.
Alternative Radio Founder David Barsamian was in Carbondale last month during the KDNK fund drive. He gave KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh his take on the Islamic State of Syria, in this special News Brief.
Conservationists and white water recreationists are emerging as allies in the state-wide discussion on water, as both groups seek to keep water in Colorado’s rivers. KGNU's Maeve Conran brings us the story in the next installment of Connecting the Drops, our yearlong water series.