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Weekly News Brief: What Defines News?

July 17, 2015
The Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported on Carbondale resident Bren Simon's large land holdings in Carbondale this week. Editor Randy Essex explains to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh the importance of the story.
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Mid-Valley Development with Scott Condon

July 10, 2015
This week’s News Brief features Scott Condon from the Aspen Times, talking about the proposed Tree Farm development in El Jebel.
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GWS Pageant Nixes Young Moms

GWS Pageant  Nixes Young Moms July 3, 2015
The annual Miss Strawberry Days contest in Glenwood Springs is over 100 years old, and claims to have evolved from a beauty pageant to a scholarship competition. It awards four young women with $8,000 in college assistance. But, in a recent column, Glenwood Springs Post Independent Arts and Entertainment reporter Jessica Cabe suggested that the contest's evolution still has a long way to go. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Cabe to find out why.
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Pitkin County Court Cases Catch-Up

June 26, 2015
KDNK’s January Jones speaks with Chad Abraham from the Aspen Daily News.
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John Colson on Cdale Fire District

June 19, 2015
KDNK's January Jones and Sopris Sun reporter John Colson discuss the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District's Master Plan and financial prospects.
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Education Wrap-Up with Bob Ward

June 12, 2015
January Jones speaks with Bob Ward from Aspen Journalism about education in the valley.
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Sopris Sun RFHS Graduation

June 5, 2015
The Weekly News Brief features Jane Bachrach and Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun discussing the Roaring Fork High School Graduation outing of Emily Bruell with KDNK's January Jones.
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Reporters Recap RFV Telecom Outage

June 1, 2015
Last week's 16-hour telecom outage took out landline, cell phone, internet, and 911 services for much of the upper Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh and Marty Rynearson talk with Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter Will Grandbois about why the blackout happened and how local officials handled the situation.
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Rifle Gets Walkable

May 22, 2015
The News Brief features Ryan Hoffman, editor for the Rifle Citizen Telegram, with an update on walkability upgrades happening in Rifle.
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Post Independent Editor Randy Essex Reflects on 1st Year in RFV

May 15, 2015
On this week's News Brief, KDNK's January Jones speaks with Randy Essex of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about his first year on the job.
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