In today’s feature, KDNK’s January Jones wraps up a conversation with Carbondale Planning Director Janet Buck about the Unified Development Code. Buck discusses module 2, which opens up changes to development rules in existing zoning districts.
For this week’s news brief, January Jones talks about hot issues for Glenwood Springs in 2015 with Randy Essex and Amy Hadden Marsh has her eye on crime with news from the Carbondale Police Department.
President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration Reform makes significant changes to enforcement actions. In an interview with KDNK’s January Jones, immigration attorney Jennifer Smith explains the revised deportation priorities.
Between 2011 and 2013, Garfield County saw a drop in sheriff deputy calls, investigated casesand the amount of tickets issued by deputies. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh and Walt Stowe of the Garfield County Sheriff's Department talk about crime in the county.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made a return visit to Carbondale's Thunder River Theatre December 29th. And, despite the snowstorm, was welcomed by a standing-room-only crowd. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh sat down with Dr. Albright with questions about Cuba, U.S. strategy in the Middle East and other issues. Listen to the complete interview.
Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 24 into Leadville due to the second rockslide this year in the same place. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports that even though CDOT is patching the road, Leadville locals would like to see a more permanent fix.
On this week's News Brief, Aspen Journalism's Brent Gardner-Smith gives his take on the state water plan.
A failure of the heating system at St. Vincent’s hospital in Leadville has snowballed into a full closure of the hospital. So far multiple services have already shut down. St. Vincent’s CEO Joyce Beck spoke to KDNK’s January Jones about the latest developments.
The Roan Plateau rises more than 3,000 feet above the Colorado River Valley, north of Rifle, and boasts prime wildlife habitat, wilderness characteristics, and rare plant species. It also sits atop an estimated 8.9 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas. In November, after more than a decade of public controversy and litigation, a compromise was struck that could lay the groundwork for a management plan that allows energy extraction and protects the Roan's unique environmental qualities. But, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the deal isn't quite done.
For the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's collaboration with the High Country News, Amy Hadden Marsh talks with contributing editor Josh Zaffos about how profit may be winning over protection of two species of sage grouse that some believe are on their way to extinction. Find Zaffos' story, A Grouse Divided, at hcn.org.