U.S. Forest Service officials released a 500-page document Tuesday that will govern oil and gas leasing and development on the White River National Forest for the next two decades. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
Click here to view the White River National Forest Oil and Gas Leasing Draft EIS and decision.
A new study from the University of Colorado is breaking ground in identifying chemicals in fracking fluid. Dr. Michael Thurman says results could benefit the public and industry.
Governor John Hickenlooper has apologized on behalf of the state of Colorado for the Sand Creek Massacre of mostly women, children and elderly Cheyenne and Arapaho by U.S. Calvary soldiers in what is now Kiowa County. Bente Birkeland was at the memorial and we’ll have a conversation about her experience covering the event for the Weekly News Brief.
Last month, scientists from the University of Colorado published results of a study of surfactants, which are used as lubricants during hydraulic fracturing. In the first of two parts, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with co-author Dr. Michael Thurman about how he and his colleagues were able to "fingerprint" 200 compounds and why this study is the first of its kind.
KDNK's annual meeting is Wednesday, December 10 from 5-7 pm at KDNK, 76 South 2nd Street. Come for food, refreshments and a annual report on the station. All current members should have recieved an invitation to vote online. Members may also vote at the meeting. Click the link for board candidate bios. Call the station if you wish to vote but have not received a ballot. 970 963-0139.
The Town of Carbondale has been in the midst of a large planning overhaul over the last few years. But, rules and regulations around development can be confusing. In Part 2 of our planning series, town planner Janet Buck explains the recently adopted comprehensive land use plan to KDNK's January Jones.
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A billionaire developer with ties to WalMart recently purchased the Crystal Village Plaza in Carbondale, home to City Market, Ace Hardware, and other businesses. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Sopris Sun editor Lynn Burton about the story. Full story can be found here.
Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years and the town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. Over the next few weeks, KDNK’s January Jones will take a closer look at what’s ahead for the town in a conversation with Planning Director Janet Buck- beginning with a little “Planning 101.”
Hostility against the Federal government in the West isn’t new. In the October 27th edition of the High Country News, journalist Ray Ring writes that it's time for the west to grow up. Hear about the research Ring did into incidents on the latest episode of Sounds of the High Country.