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Drew Gorgey: Ethics and County Government

July 10, 2015

Garfield County Manager Drew Gorgey's abrupt resignation last week comes on the heels of the hasty departure of county attorney Frank Huftless. Many are questioning the reasons behind the departures. County Commissioner Tom Jankovski has called it hubris on both sides, while Commissioner John Martin is saying it’s personality conflicts. Gorgey isn't talking to the media. But a conversation back in April between KDNK's January Jones and Gorgey may suggest there’s an ethics issue in play on his part. In this segment, Gorgey talks about the professional code of ethics he and other government managers adhere to how he applied them in his role as Garfield County Manager.


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Sarah Ogden Memorial Fund

July 9, 2015
A memorial fund for infant homicide victim Sarah Ogden is in the works, reports KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh. And, a community memorial service for her is planned for Friday, July 10, at Cottonwood Park in Parachute at 6:30 PM.
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Earth Visualization at Aspen Ideas Fest

July 2, 2015

The Aspen Ideas Festival is a non-stop plunge into ideas and conversations with people creating change across the world. This year, scientists with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Worldviews Network presented visualizations of the natural forces at work on the earth. KDNK's January Jones, spoke with Geologist Bob Raynolds, Astrophysicist Ka Chun Yu and NOAA Scientist Ned Gardiner.

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CPW: Ruedi Bear Must Be Euthanized

June 26, 2015
A campsite with exposed food resulted in a bear bite at Reudi Reservoir Wednesday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says now the bear has to be euthanized. Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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Carter on Racism

June 24, 2015

Carbondale’s Thunder River Theatre and the Roaring Fork Cultural Council hosted former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter last night. Fielding questions from RFCC founder Jim Calaway and the audience, they covered topics ranging from violence against women, the Islamic State, and Palestine to mental health, migrants in Europe, and more. In this segment, the President talks about racism in the U.S. and what the recent South Carolina murders mean for the nation.


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Lake Mead Nearing Trigger

June 24, 2015
Heavy weather in May boosted streamflows in the Upper Colorado Basin. But, what about downstream states? KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report on Lake Mead.
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COGCC Okays APD in Thompson Divide

June 22, 2015
Natural gas leases in the Thompson Divide are still tied up in a Federal review. And, some are part of a proposed Congressional lease swap. But, the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission - or COGCC - recently approved two applications to drill wells near 4 Mile Park - on leases owned by Houston-based energy company, SG Interests. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

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Public ROW to Stay at Private School

June 18, 2015
Garfield County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday, June 15, to keep the "public" in a public right-of-way that bisects the Colorado Rocky Mountain School campus. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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2015 Art Around Town

2015 Art Around Town June 4, 2015

The Carbondale Public Works Department installed fourteen new sculptures ahead of Thursday's  Art Around Town's Art Walk.  KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Dine Out for Vets- Tuesday, June 2

June 2, 2015
The Western Slope Veterans Coalition (WSVC) is hosting its inaugural Dining Out for Vets event throughout the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys with forty restaurants participating. Michael Conniff explained their work and how eating out on Tuesday can help vets in this community to KDNK’s January Jones.
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