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October 24, 2014
Local Drug Enforcement Team, TRIDENT, has announced arrests connected to a Carbondale-based drug ring. For this week's News Brief, Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling talks about the case and it's impact on the community.
October 23, 2014
Smoke wafting from the top of the Roan Plateau, northwest of Rifle, this week is not from a wildfire. It's from a prescribed burn conducted by the Bureau of Land Management's Colorado River Valley Field Office. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was there early in the week and has this report.
October 22, 2014
Election Day is not quite two weeks away when Colorado voters decide whether GMO products sold in the state should be labeled. Dr. Gregory Graff, an Associate Professor at Colorado State University, has spent decades researching different aspects of genetically modified crops and spoke with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about the science and the social fears of GMOs. Here they talk about some of the issues surrounding GMO labeling. Recent polls have shown that Republican US Senate Candidate Cory Gardner is leading over current Democratic Senator Mark Udall. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano spoke with Gardner while he was in Montrose on Monday.
October 21, 2014
One of this November’s statewide ballot questions may look familiar to Coloradans. For the third time since 2008 – voters will decide the fate of an amendment dealing with the issue of personhood. But this time around supporters are taking a different approach. Bente Birkeland examines the proposal and how it’s being impacted by a political season dominated by women’s issues.
October 20, 2014
Garfield County has experienced one of the highest increases in the state in immigration. According to 2012 Census data, over seven thousand people in Garfield County were born in a different country but are not citizens. These new residents and their children may face unique challenges in finding work, attending college or even driving- especially if they are undocumented. A federal program called DACA is aimed at helping some residents get their paperwork in order so they can access better jobs and education. KDNK Correspondent Laurel Henderson interviews Glenwood Springs Attorney Ted Hess about the details.