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Water in the West

Keeping Water in the Crystal

June 15, 2016
KDNK's Gavin Dahl speaks with Aspen Journalism's Brent Gardner-Smith about his article "Keeping Water in the Crystal." Click here to read the story.
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Rifle Water Woes

June 13, 2016
A leak in the water intake pipe and pump problems have plagued the City of Rifle's water delivery system since June 1. City Manager Matt Sturgeon told KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh on Friday, June 10, that crews have been working overtime to fix the problem, and the city water plant is now stable...but not optimal.  Click here for updates on Rifle water use restrictions.
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KDNK Board Meeting June 20

June 13, 2016

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, June 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 and here, or call 963-0139.

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Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade

Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade June 10, 2016
Municipal, county, and state officials met Wednesday in Glenwood Springs to discuss an alternate traffic route over Cottonwood Pass. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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The Weekly News Brief

Navarette-Portillo Murder Trial

June 10, 2016
For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Post Independent reporter Ryan Summerlin about the Navarette-Portillo murder trial in Glenwood Springs.
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RG Trail Tapped for Hall of Fame

June 8, 2016
The Rio Grande Trail is in the running for a Hall of Fame designation. The Washington DC-based Rails to Trails Conservancy has nominated 6 trails around the country. But it's up to the public to decide, says Laura Starke, organizer of this year's nominations. She spoke to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh. Click here to vote. It's okay to vote more than once.
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Telehealth to Help Mtn Communities

June 8, 2016
Randy Reznik is the network program manager for Colorado Telehealth Network. KDNK's Gavin Dahl caught up with him at the Mountain Connect Broadband Conference in Keystone this week.
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Reporting from Mountain Connect

June 7, 2016
KDNK's Gavin Dahl reports from the 2016 Mountain Connect Broadband Conference. Hear from Glenwood Springs information services director Bob Farmer, Benton Foundation policy director Amina Fazlullah, City of Montrose innovation and community engagement director Virgil Turner, Rio Blanco County IT director Blake Mobley and Institute for Local Self-Reliance director of community broadband networks Christopher Mitchell.
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'Broadband is an Essential Service'

June 6, 2016
Hundreds of government officials and industry leaders are in Keystone this week for the annual Mountain Connect Broadband Conference. KDNK's Gavin Dahl spoke to Colorado's foremost public sector telecom attorney Ken Fellman about why the gathering keeps growing.
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Xcel Changes Could Eclipse CO Solar

June 6, 2016
Xcel Energy, Colorado's largest utility, wants the state Public Utilities Commission to approve rate changes. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talked to Lucy Kessler of CORE about how those changes could put a damper on solar energy in the state. PUC hearings about the Xcel proposals are Thursday in Denver and next week in Grand Junction. Click for more info.
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