On this week's News Brief, independent journalists Frani Halperin and Jamie Sudler, who produce stories for H2O Radio, talk with KDNK about water well contamination in the Raton Basin on the border of Colorado and New Mexico.
Garfield County Commissioners have yet to make a decision about the proposed FedEx center south of Glenwood Springs. But, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the issue has become a jurisdictional debate between the county and the City of Glenwood Springs.
Colorado has experienced a warm October and November this year, which is having an impact on ski resorts across the state. Reporter Bob Berwyn recently wrote about this for the Colorado Independent. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Berwyn about his story.
KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico to find out what happens to your ballot after you vote. They begin with how ballots are delivered to Alberico's main office in Glenwood Springs.
The Pew Research Center and the Center for Voting and Democracy say that about 40% of U.S. voters participate in mid-term elections compared to almost 60% who vote in presidential elections. Close to 90 voters cast their ballots at the Glenwood Springs Community Center Tuesday morning. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh caught up with a handful of them to talk about mid-term elections and why they voted in person.
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico.
On Monday, Democratic US Senator Mark Udall swung through Carbondale to energize supporters amidst political polls that show him losing to Republican Challenger Cory Gardner. KDNK was there and has this excerpt from his speech.
Earlier this week, the Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team or TRIDENT announced arrests in a Carbondale based drug ring. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK's January Jones talks with Carbondale police chief Gene Schilling about the details.
A Bureau of Land Management prescribed fire on the Roan Plateau, funded by energy company WPX, is the first of three burns, which the BLM says will regenerate aspen stands. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
Enterovirus EV-D68 has hospitalized hundreds of children and some adults across 46 states in the past few months. It's an uncommon strain of a common virus first identified in California in 1962. Electa Draper, health writer for the Denver Post, has been covering the outbreak since August. For this week's News Brief, she spoke with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about EV-D68 and how it's effecting children in Colorado.