The Carbondale Town Trustees got an earful about noise levels at this week's meeting. On the agenda was approval of the 2015 town events and many people had something to say. KDNK's January Jones was there and has this report.
Environmentalists have their work cut out for them these days, struggling to confront threats like global warming, mass species extinction, and the growing human population. In the current issue of High Country News, Ben Goldfarb writes about a tool that could make environmental protection more attractive, even to businesses already responsible for environmental damage. Nelson Harvey spoke with Goldfarb for the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's collaboration with the magazine. Click here to find Goldfarb's story.
On Sunday January 25, KDNK News and KGNU in Boulder hosted a statewide call-in show about the Colorado Water Plan. Guests included James Eklund, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, who oversees the plan. A caller asked him how the plan deals with residential conservation methods, such as rain barrels and grey water, which is waste water from kitchen and bathroom sinks, showers, and washing machines. Eklund responds in this excerpt from the show.
Tune in this week for a special re-broadcast of the entire show on Tuesday and Thursday, January 27 and 29, at 4:30 pm.
KDNK's January Jones and Sopris Sun editor Lynn Burton look back at Carbondale 2014. Eye on Crime focuses on Aspen PD.
With all the arguments in the media about immigration reform, voices of real people get lost. In this feature produced by Laurel Henderson and January Jones, we hear perspectives from two local young women in their own words.
Use and possession of an ounce or less of marijuana has been legal in Colorado for two years; retail sales of the substance for one year. But, it's still illegal to possess, grow, and use marijuana under Federal law. That puts local law enforcement officers in a quandary, says Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
KDNK's January Jones talks with Vern L. Howard, chair of the Colorado MLK Commission, about the importance of celebrating the day set aside to honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
For this week's News Brief, Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Dr. Carrie Hauser, president and CEO of Colorado Mountain College, about President Obama's tuition-free, community college initiative. KDNK's Eye on Crime takes a look at Glenwood Springs.
Gov. John Hickenlooper today delivered his third State of the State address. The governor’s remarks focused on the economy, education, transportation and budget challenges.
Click here to listen to the entire speech.
Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years. The town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. In this series of conversations, KDNK’s January Jones takes a closer look at what’s ahead with Planning Director Janet Buck. Click here to listen to the planning features.