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RFTA Plan Hears Concerns

March 5, 2015
About 50 people attended a joint meeting with Garfield County Commissioners and officials from Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, and New Castle Wednesday night at the Glenwood Springs Community Center to talk about the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority's draft Access Control Plan. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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Local Enviro Reaction to Oil and Gas Task Force

March 4, 2015
After six months of statewide meetings, Governor Hickenlooper's Oil and Gas Task Force came up with 56 draft recommendations. Only nine recommendations made it to the governor's desk. Jim Ramey is the Director of Citizens for a Healthy Community. He says the task force failed to achieve its mission. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Ramey about his disappointment and what he thinks would have worked better.
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Aspen Power House Redevelopment

March 4, 2015
The Aspen City Council held work sessions on Monday and Tuesday night to hear development proposals for what is known as “the Old Powerhouse”- the former location of the Aspen Art Museum. Assistant City Manager Barry Crook outlines the next steps with KDNK's January Jones.
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2014 Garfield County Public Health Report

February 26, 2015

The Garfield County Public Health office runs many programs that go unnoticed but are a safety net for people in need of services. They give vaccinations, secure fresh food, get kids dental care and administer many other preventative and environmental health programs. Last week, Public Health Director Yvonne Long detailed the work in a year-end report to the county commissioners.


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Homeschooling in the Roaring Fork Valley

February 26, 2015
The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program hosts a monthly public affairs show where youths explore issues meaningful to them. Last week, Adele Craft brought moms and kids who are homeschooled into the studio. In this excerpt, she talks with her own mom, Stacy Craft, who moderates the Roaring Fork Valley Homeschooling Network.
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Silt Cancels Wetlands Burn

February 26, 2015

The Town of Silt cancelled a controlled burn Wednesday of a wetlands area within city limits. The burn was cancelled due to unsafe weather conditions but officials hope to reschedule it later this spring. Local activist Peggy Tibbits says the burn is dangerous and the town has avoided public input. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.


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Snow to Flow

February 23, 2015
On Saturday, February 28th, the Roaring Fork Conservancy hosts a field day to teach people about snowpack. Education Outreach Coordinator Sarah Johnson says it not just for weather nerds. To register visit roaringfork.org
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High School Culinary Students Cooking at Allegria

February 18, 2015
Youth Entity’s ProStart Culinary program is taking over Allegria in Carbondale on Sunday for a fundraiser.
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Suspected Homicide in Carbondale

February 17, 2015
A 2-vehicle accident on Monday, 2/16/2015, sent one man to the hospital who is a suspect in a possible Carbondale homicide. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
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Why Do You Live Here? Conservation in the West Survey

February 13, 2015

Colorado College has released the results of its 5th annual Conservation in the West survey. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

Click here to find complete survey results.


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