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Powerless to Stop Drilling Near Homes

July 20, 2016
Tuesday’s COGCC hearing in Glenwood Springs attracted industry workers and Battlement Mesa residents, presenting opposite sides when it comes to drilling within the Battlement Mesa development. As KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, many citizens feel let down by their leaders and powerless to stop drilling near their homes.
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Wilderness Workshop Wants Aspen to Drop Maroon Creek Water Right

July 19, 2016
On a nature hike along Maroon Creek Saturday, Brandon Jones explained why Wilderness Workshop would like to see the City of Aspen abandon, instead of renewing, its water right that could one day lead to a new dam that would impact the wilderness area.
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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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