2018 Election

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Diane Mitsch Bush won the primary to represent the Democratic Party in the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asked Diane to discern herself from Republican incumbent Scott Tipton. The full interview is posted here.

Phil Weiser

Colorado Attorney General democratic candidate Phil Weiser describes the role of Attorney General as the lawyer for the people of Colorado. While visiting the Roaring Fork Valley, Phil stopped by KDNK for an interview. These are his comments on water. The full interview is posted here.

In primary elections held Tuesday, Colorado Democrats and Republicans tapped their picks to replace term-limited Gov. John Hickenlooper. Winning the Democratic nod was five-term congressmen Rep. Jared Polis, while State Treasurer Walker Stapleton won the Republican bid.

Chelsea Self

Today, June 18, is the recommended last day to mail primary ballots, although voters have until June 26th to vote in person or drop their ballots off at a 24-hour drop-off box.  KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Matthew Bennett, one of the newest reporters to join the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, about his recent coverage of the Third Congressional District race.

3rd Congressional District Candidate Arn Menconi shared his views on health care with Ed Troy.

The Colorado Independent

Voters in November will decide whether Colorado should drastically change the way it draws political lines. This was the headline for a recent article from the Colorado Independent, a non-profit newsroom based out of Denver. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks with Corey Hutchins to learn more.

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Carbondale Democrat Karl Hanlon kicks off his Topple Tipton Tour on Saturday. He plans to stop in all 29 counties in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. He spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about why he’s running against incumbent Scott Tipton and his take on some big issues.

Arn Menconi


Yesterday, former Eagle County Commissioner Arn Menconi submitted petition signatures to run as a Democrat for the 3rd Congressional District seat, currently held by Representative Scott Tipton. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Menconi about what differentiates him from the other Democratic candidates.

KDNK Broadcasts 2018 C'dale Trustee Candidate Forum

Mar 5, 2018
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60 people turned out Monday night to hear Carbondale Town Trustee candidates Lani Kitching, Erica Sparhawk, April Spaulding, Heather Henry, Luis Yllanes, and Mayor Dan Richardson present their take on Carbondale's environmental footprint, the town's future, and more. KDNK live broadcast the forum thanks in part to a grant from Colorado Creative Industries

April Spaulding

 


April Spaulding is one of five candidates for four seats in the upcoming Carbondale Board of Trustees election. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh asked her why she decided to run. KDNK will broadcast the candidate forum live from the Third Street Center on March 5th at 6pm.

Lani Kitching

 


Lani Kitching is one of five candidates for four seats in the upcoming Carbondale Board of Trustees election. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Lani to learn more about why she is running. KDNK, the Sopris Sun and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce host a live-broadcast candidate forum at the Third Street Center on March 5th at 6pm.

Town of Carbondale

 

 

News Director Raleigh Burleigh has these updates from the Carbondale Board of Trustees...

Karl Hanlon

 


City Attorney for Glenwood Springs, Karl Hanlon, a Democrat, is challenging Republican incumbent congressman Scott Tipton, in the 2018 election, for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Hanlon’s “campaign kick-off” visits the Hotel Colorado tonight at 6.

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

 


RFTA is considering a tax proposal to voters next November for service improvements and to offset a decline in Federal and State funding. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with representatives to learn more.

Gavin Dahl

 


Democratic State Representative Diane Mitsch Bush is resigning her seat in the legislature later this year to run against Republican Congressman Scott Tipton in the 2018 election. She made a whistle stop in Carbondale last week and KDNK Station Manager Gavin Dahl had a chance to speak with the candidate.