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Alberta Blaze to Blame for Gas Prices?

Alberta Blaze to Blame for Gas Prices? May 27, 2016
Crude oil prices are at $49 dollars a barrel and retail gasoline prices are going up. Wildfires in Alberta that shut down oil sands operations this month could be playing a part. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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The Weekly News Brief

A Year on the Rampage

May 27, 2016
For this week's News Brief, graduating Roaring Fork High School seniors and editors-in-chief of the Rampage, Fiona Laird and Grace Brown, talk to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about their time at the helm of the school's newspaper.
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Basalt Affordable Housing Changes

May 27, 2016
The Town of Basalt controls 61 housing units for sale or rent in the town's affordable housing program. The new town council has decided to look over how the program is run and consider changes. KDNK's January Jones has this report.
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The Ethics of Physician-Assisted Death

May 25, 2016
Dr. Matt Wynia, director of the University of Colorado’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities, told KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh that a failed law to legalize physician-assisted death in Colorado reflects poorly on current end of life medical care.
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Mountain Connect to Explore Rural Technology Innovations

May 24, 2016
The Mountain Connect Broadband Development Conference is set for June 5-7 in Keystone. Gavin Dahl spoke to co-chair Jeff Gavlinski about educating government officials, smart farming and why 60 juridictions have opted out of a state law restricting broadband development.
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Regulating Short-Term Rentals

May 23, 2016
Reporter Amy Hadden Marsh speaks to Carbondale town manager Jay Harrington about potential new regulations on short-term rentals.
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Colorado Independent reporter Kelsey Ray on The Invisible Plume

May 20, 2016

On KDNK’s weekly news brief, Gavin Dahl talks with reporter Kelsey Ray about The Invisible Plume, her investigation into coal methane, for The Colorado Independent. Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine outside Paonia is Colorado’s single biggest methane polluter. It spews more of the greenhouse gas each year than any other site.


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Teaming Up to End Hunger

May 19, 2016

News director Gavin Dahl reports from a Tri-County Food Insecurity meeting earlier this week. 1 in 5 children in the area don't know where their next meal will come from. Nan Sundeen, director of Pitkin County Health and Human Services, explains how dozens of area social service groups are teaming up to fight hunger.


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Superintendent Sirko Reflects on Four Decades in Public Education

May 19, 2016

Dr. Diana Sirko is nearing the end of her time as superintendent of Roaring Fork School District. She stopped by KDNK and Gavin Dahl asked her about her career and future plans, as well as teacher housing, solar power, and the district's next boss, Dr. Rob Stein.

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AARP Colorado Fights 911 Deregulation

May 17, 2016
AARP Colorado's Kelli Fritts speaks to KDNK's Gavin Dahl about their biggest battles of the 2016 legislative session, including an attempt by phone and cable companies to deregulate essential 911 services. AARP Colorado represents more than 650,000 residents over the age of 50.
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