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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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Aspen Decides: People or Process Knows Best?

May 1, 2015
Tuesday May 5th is the final day to vote in the Aspen City Elections. This is the first time the city has done an mail-in ballot system.  Outside of voting for the mayor and city council candidates, Aspenites will also consider a significant referendum vote on development. The question is: Should the public - instead of city council- be the ones to decide about exceptions to development rules? The Aspen Daily News has come out in favor of Referendum 1. KDNK's January Jones spoke with Managing Editor Curtis Wackerle about the two campaigns to sway votes for the referendum.
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KDNK Wins Murrow and CBA Awards

KDNK Wins Murrow and CBA Awards April 27, 2015
The Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced that KDNK won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for feature reporting. This is the second year in a row that KDNK has won a Murrow award. On this week's News Brief, Amy Hadden Marsh talks about the winning story, "Tianna Davis: Girls Just Want to Ride Bulls". Then, have a listen to the story.
KDNK also won two Certificates of Merit this year from the Colorado Broadcasters Association (CBA) for medium market radio stations. Volunteer Walter Gallacher’s Immigrant Stories took best “News Feature, Report of Series” for his profile of Alex Gonzalez entitled “Search for the Dream”. KDNK’s Valley Voices won a CBA Certificate of Merit for “Best Public Affairs Show.” Again, Amy Hadden Marsh produced an award-winning piece with author Kevin Fedarko about his book, The Emerald Mile.

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Rifle's Paper Gets New Editor

April 20, 2015
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh speaks with Ryan Hoffman, new editor of the Rifle Citizen Telegram about his visions for the paper and local issues.
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Base Village Progress and GWS PD

April 10, 2015

This week’s news brief looks at Snowmass Village development with reporter Madeline Osberger and the Glenwood Springs Police Department.


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