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Citizens Group Changes Strategy

July 18, 2016
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved part of Ursa Resources' plan to drill inside the Battlement Mesa Planned Unit Development. Leslie Robinson, chair of the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance, tells KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh they're changing their tack.
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Methane Study Author Speaks to KDNK

July 14, 2016
Garfield County is at the epicenter of natural gas development and fracking. A new Colorado State University study looks at air toxins from early phases of well development. KDNK’s January Jones spoke with Professor Jeff Collett about his results.
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RFTA Ridership Down

July 13, 2016
RFTA is one of the few transit agencies in the country to offer Bus Rapid Transit in a rural community. CEO Dan Blankenship talks to KDNK's January Jones about ridership numbers.
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No Health Insurance Competition

July 12, 2016
Roaring Fork Valley residents will soon face dramatic changes to individual health insurance plans. Anthem will be the only provider left in 2017, and their rates are expected to go up by at least 25%. KDNK’s Gavin Dahl spoke to investment and insurance adviser Mark Devlin to learn more.
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Bernie Supporters: Movement Not Over

Bernie Supporters: Movement Not Over July 12, 2016
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Sanders handily won the Democratic caucus in Colorado and KDNK's Gavin Dahl asked local Bernie organizers about their experience with the campaign and what's next for them. Michael Gibson was field organizer for the 22 westernmost counties in the state. Alex Damaso was involved in outreach to Hispanic voters in Glenwood Springs.
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Glenwood Springs Outdoor Smoking Ban

July 11, 2016
It might not be long before "No Smoking" signs appear on the sidewalks and in outdoor public spaces in Glenwood Springs. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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Creative District Distinction Explained

Creative District Distinction Explained July 11, 2016
Carbondale has been named a Creative District by the state of Colorado. KDNK news director Gavin Dahl sat down with Amy Kimberly, executive director for Carbondale Arts, to learn more about the new distinction.
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College Scholarships for Senior Citizens

July 8, 2016
The Aspen Community Foundation has a new scholarship fund for local seniors attending in-state colleges. Deputy Director Valerie Carlin gave the details to KDNK’s January Jones. Applications are open until August 15th.
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Whitewater Park Coming to Basalt

July 7, 2016
A new Pitkin County whitewater park is coming to the Roaring Fork River near the Elk Run subdivision in Basalt. Gavin Dahl checks in with Aspen Journalism’s Brent Gardner Smith about the proposed location.
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New Coalition Will Lead on Climate

July 7, 2016
Eagle County Commissioner Jill Ryan speaks to KDNK's Gavin Dahl about a new effort by a growing list of Colorado jurisdictions to lead on climate policy. Colorado Communities for Climate Action members include Aspen, Pitkin County, Vail, Eagle County and 7 others so far. Plus, Eagle County is adding to its solar portfolio with a new array at the Garfield County airport.
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