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Activists from around the world are converging on downtown Manhattan on Sunday September 21 for the Peoples' Climate March, ahead of the United Nations global climate summit next week. On Tuesday, the Peoples' Climate Train with activists from California, Nevada, and Utah on board passed through Glenwood Springs on its way to the Big Apple. The train will pick up more participants along the way. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was at the Amtrak station in Glenwood during the brief whistle stop and brings this report.
The process of creating the Carbondale Creative District took another step forward Monday night when close to 60 people turned out for a meeting. Amy Kimberly, director of Carbondale Council on the Arts and Humanities and spokesperson for the project, presented project history and updates, and asked the crowd to weigh in on a few logo ideas. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was there and asked attendees about their impressions of the new Creative District.
The plan to replace the Glenwood Springs bridge is over budget and needs local funding. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.
Residents of the Carbondale area had a chance to provide their input on a major solar power project spearheaded by Roaring Fork High School students. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer reports.
Fire districts near oil and gas operations get a lot of funding from energy exploration, but they also have to deal with fires and other incidents when they happen. Colorado River Fire Rescue, a hybrid department using both volunteer and career firefighters, is one such district. They collaborate with energy companies like WPX Energy for training and support on the scene of a fire. KDNK’s Eric Skalac reports.
The legalization of recreational marijuana has brought a lot of attention to the State of Colorado, but the measure that gave us legal pot is also creating a whole new industry as farmers begin experimenting with growing hemp. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has more.
When 15-year old Tianna Davis grows up, she wants to be a professional bull and bronc rider. And, by the looks of it, she’s well on her way. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh gives a peak inside rodeo culture in this compelling profile of Davis and women's bullriding.
On Tuesday night the Carbondale Town Trustees hosted the Garfield County Commissioners for a special joint meeting. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.
The much anticipated USA Bike Challenge pedaled through Carbondale today. The race leg down Main Street was a sprint- the riders were going as fast as they could and sped by onlookers in only 20 seconds. We sent KDNK’s Mike Lemmer out to ask people what they thought about the race.
Republican US Representative Scott Tipton held a town hall meeting in Glenwood Springs last week. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.