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Remembering Dutch Creek Mine, 1981

April 14, 2016
Thirty-five years ago Friday, April 15, Mid-Continent's Dutch Creek Mine Number One, in Coal Basin near Redstone, blew up, killing 15 miners and shaking up the Carbondale community. Former Redstone resident and Mid-Continent employee Rob Mulford plans to lead a memorial hike to the mine Friday. He spoke with KDNK's Luke Nestler last week about why he wants to honor Carbondale's miners. Click here for the whole thing on Express Yourself.
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CDALE Talks Pot Rules Again

April 12, 2016
The Carbondale Board of Trustees discusses possible changes to the town's marijuana regulations tomorrow night. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report to catch you up on what’s happened so far.  The marijuana regulation discussion is scheduled to begin at 6:55 PM on Wednesday, April 13 at Town Hall.
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Parachute Politics and Pot

April 8, 2016
On this week’s News Brief, Ryan Hoffman, Editor of the Rifle Citizen Telegram, catches listeners up on what's happening in Parachute politics.
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Basalt Election: Whitsitt, Schendler, Schwoerer and Riffle Win

Basalt Election: Whitsitt, Schendler, Schwoerer and Riffle Win April 5, 2016

KDNK Breaking News: The Unofficial Returns of the Town of Basalt, CO Regular Municipal Election are in- Jacque Whitsitt re-elected as Mayor. Auden Schendler, Katie Schwoerer and Jennifer Riffle will be on the town council. An estimated 1100 people voted.

For Mayor:
Rick Stevens - 533
Jacque Whitsitt - 560

For Council:
Katie Schwoerer - 604
Auden Schendler - 612
Leroy Duroux - 448
Robert Leavitt - 362
Jennifer Riffle - 562
Herschel Ross - 315

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CDALE ELECTION: No New Taxes; Bohmfalk, Richardson, Silverstein Win Trustee Seats

CDALE ELECTION: No New Taxes; Bohmfalk, Richardson, Silverstein Win Trustee Seats April 5, 2016
Unofficial Carbondale Election Results are in. Both tax increases fail. Ben Bohmfalk, Dan Richardson and Marty D. Silverstein win seats on Carbondale Board of Town Trustees.
Ben Bohmfalk 898; Dan Richardson 818; Marty D. Silverstein 768; Allyn Harvey 673; Michael Durant 363; Patricia Warman 281; Wayne Horak 176; Doc Philip 128

Question 2A Climate Action: Yes 637, No 1,022
Question 2B Capital Improvements: Yes 692, No 959

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Controlled Burn at Cdale Dog Park

April 4, 2016
The Town of Carbondale begins a controlled burn at Carbondale's Nature/Dog Park today, weather permitting. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

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Controlled Burn Today at Avalanche Creek

Controlled Burn Today at Avalanche Creek April 4, 2016
Expect to see smoke over the next few days from two controlled burns in the Carbondale area. A small one was started this morning at the dog park and smaller burns may continue there through the week. A larger prescribed burn of 800 acres is happening in the Avalanche Creek and Filoha Meadows area along Highway 133 today.

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GWS P&Z Votes Down Housing Project

April 1, 2016
This week's News Brief features John Stroud from the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.
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Affordable Housing in GWS

April 1, 2016
KDNK's January Jones talks to Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter John Stroud for this week's News Brief.
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Sounds of the High Country

Darkness at the Heart of Malheur

March 31, 2016
Montana writer Hal Herring calls himself a "nature-obsessed, gun-soaked malcontent" in his cover story for the current issue of High Country News. He traveled to Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, looking for conversations with kindred spirits. But, that's not exactly what he found. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Herring about what happened for this week's Sounds of the High Country. Find Herring's story here. Listen to the full Valley Voices interview here.
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