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Piceance Nat Gas Headed for Japan?

April 29, 2016
Garfield County Commissioners and other Colorado lawmakers support the proposed Jordan Cove natural gas liquefaction plant in Coos Bay, Oregon, and a pipeline that would connect Piceance Basin natural gas to Asian markets. The plan has been in various stages of approval for 12 years and has kicked up controversy from the coast to Colorado. Silt blogger Peggy Tibbetts, author of From the Styx, has been following the issue and for this week's News Brief, she talks to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh.
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Garfield County Air Improving

April 22, 2016
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Ryan Hoffman, editor of the Rifle Citizen Telegram, for an update on local air quality studies.
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Pat Noel on Dutch Creek Mine, 1981

April 17, 2016
On April 15, 1981, Mid-Continent's Dutch Creek Mine #1 blew up, killing 15 miners. Pat Noel was then-editor or the Valley Journal, Carbondale's weekly newspaper. for a special News Brief, Noel talks with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about what happend 35 years ago today.
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Parachute Politics and Pot

April 8, 2016
On this week’s News Brief, Ryan Hoffman, Editor of the Rifle Citizen Telegram, catches listeners up on what's happening in Parachute politics.
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GWS P&Z Votes Down Housing Project

April 1, 2016
This week's News Brief features John Stroud from the Glenwood Springs Post Independent.
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Affordable Housing in GWS

April 1, 2016
KDNK's January Jones talks to Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter John Stroud for this week's News Brief.
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2016 Mid-Valley Property Taxes High

2016 Mid-Valley Property Taxes High February 26, 2016
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon about how mid-valley property owners are paying up to 58% more on property taxes this year.
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Water to Pot?

February 19, 2016
For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Brent Gardner-Smith of Aspen Journalism about a Basalt water right case that could set a precedent for the state’s marijuana industry.
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Navarette-Portillo Murder Case Update

February 12, 2016
Almost one year ago, Maria Carminda Portillo-Amaya was found dead in her Carbondale apartment. Her husband, Arturo Navarrete-Portillo, is the suspected killer, having allegedly confessed to the crime while receiving medical care after a car accident immediately following the purported time of his wife's death. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's January Jones talks to Post Independent reporter Ryan Summerlin about recent developments in the case.
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Rampage Editors from RFHS

Rampage Editors from RFHS January 22, 2016
This week’s News Brief features the editors-in-chief of the Rampage, Roaring Fork High School’s student newspaper.
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