Hundreds of people across Colorado have been working for over a year to develop a plan for statewide water use, as mandated by Governor John Hickenlooper almost two years ago. The first draft of the plan was submitted to the Governor in December, 2014. And, the public has been invited to comment on it until May 1st. (Find the plan here) KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh took to the streets of Carbondale to find out how many people are aware of the plan.
Leadville Mayor Jamie Stuever says Leadville's had a great winter for tourism. Now, headed into the spring the town is about to adopt a comprehensive plan and new businesses are opening. But they also have seen some lay-offs and service reductions at St. Vincent Hospital. KDNK's January Jones spoke with Mayor Stuever in his Leadville office for the latest town news.
Houston-based energy company SG Interests plans to drill for natural gas across 20,000 acres of mostly private land between McClure Pass and Paonia Reservoir. Members of the Crystal River Caucus met in Redstone Thursday, April 9 to talk about the possible impacts of the project on the Crystal River Valley. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. The BLM's public comment period on the BLM's Bull Mountain Draft Environmental Impact Statement is open through Thursday April 16. Find the BLM EIS here. Find the Citizens for a Healthy Community PDF fact sheet here.
The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, April 20, 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. For information call 963-0139.
This week’s news brief looks at Snowmass Village development with reporter Madeline Osberger and the Glenwood Springs Police Department.
Snowpack across the state is at 65% of normal and is almost 20% lower than this time last year. Brian Domonkos, snow hydrologist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, says snowpack could have peaked a month ago. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
Steve Davis was the winner in Tuesday’s Glenwood Springs City Council race in Ward 1. He spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh yesterday about his vision for the city and more.
The Glenwood Springs City Council election wrapped up with a 34% voter participation rate - sixteen-hundred votes were mailed in. The winner in the 3-way race for the at-large seat is Kathryn Trauger, with just over one thousand votes. KDNK's January Jones spoke with Trauger about what’s needs to get done at the council this year.
Carbondale's Spring Cleanup and Waste Diversion Day is coming up on Saturday, April 11th. The town has big plans for waste disposal and recycling. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
Carbondale government relies on many volunteer led commissions to make progress on town goals. KDNK’s January Jones spoke with Darryl Fuller from Carbondale’s Bike, Pedestrian and Trails Commission about how they improve connectivity for residents. CLICK here for the full interview.