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Firefighters in Oil & Gas Country

September 2, 2014

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.

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Colorado Hemp

August 27, 2014

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.

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Tianna Davis: Girls Just Wanna Ride Bulls

August 25, 2014
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.
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Healthcare Focus of Town Trustees and County Commissioners Joint Meeting

August 22, 2014

On Tuesday night the Carbondale Town Trustees hosted the Garfield County Commissioners for a special joint meeting. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.


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Carbondale Voices in the Street: USA Pro Challenge

August 19, 2014
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.
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Rep. Tipton Town Hall

August 18, 2014
Republican US Representative Scott Tipton held a town hall meeting in Glenwood Springs last week. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.
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Cool or Cruel? Tortoises at the Aspen Art Museum

August 15, 2014
KDNK’s January Jones talks with visitors at the Aspen Art Museum opening night about what they think about artist Cai Guo-Qiang's project, “Moving Ghost Town” which uses three tortoises mounted with iPads in an on-going exhibition.
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Carbondale To Host Western Slope's First Recreational MJ Testing Lab

August 14, 2014
The Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting this week was mostly filled with marijuana related business--including a new testing lab coming to town. KDNK's Mike Lemmer has this report.
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Aspen Art Museum and Humanitarian Architecture

August 13, 2014
Aspen Art Museum Director Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson tells KDNK’s January Jones about the connection between the museum's architect and humanitarian architecture.
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LiveWell Garfield County Open Grant Cycle

August 7, 2014
Dana Wood of LiveWell Garfield County speaks with KDNK's January Jones about $20,000 that is available in community grants for promoting healthy eating and active living.
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