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KDNK's local newscast airs weekdays at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

Glenwood Springs PI

KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41, and again at 5:34 PM.

Carbondale Arts

KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

KDNK local news airs weekdays at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

KDNK's local news airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

Middle Colorado Watershed Council

KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and at 5:34 PM.

KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

CMC Leadville

On today's Local Newscast, Amy Hadden Marsh reports on the bomb threat at CMC Leadville yesterday. Bente Birkeland reviews the new abortion restrictions that failed at the Capitol. Community member Hamilton Pevec reviews the marches in favor of (and against) Planned Parenthood over the weekend. Plus, Eric Galatas talks to farmers about NAFTA. And average gas prices in Colorado dropped slightly in the past week.

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KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:34 PM.

Sue Lum

On today's local newscast, Maura Masters talks about the next women's march in Carbondale this Saturday morning, in support of Planned Parenthood. Then, Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon talks about longtime fixture at the paper Su Lum, who died late last month. Eric Galatas reports that with more than half of the world's water supply filtered through mountains, climate change could make clean water harder to come by. And Roaring Fork School District is back open today after a threat discovered by the FBI did not materialize, thankfully.

Daniel Ramos

On today's local newscast Gavin Dahl speaks to One Colorado executive director Daniel Ramos about the LGBTQ advocacy group's legislative agenda and their event, We Are One Colorado, at the Red Brick Art Center in Aspen on Friday evening. Plus, Raleigh Burleigh gets an update from local immigration attorney Erin Richards as part of his ongoing series on immigrant rights in the valley. Garfield County Planning & Zoning Commission delayed a public hearing related to a proposed injection well in Battlement Mesa that was scheduled for last night. As Eric Galatas reports, advocates for public schools are promising to fight new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whose lack of relevant experience caused VP Mike Pence to cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate to confirm her. And Bente Birkeland reports that the Colorado legislature has determined its transportation priorities.

Bente Birkeland

On today's local newscast, Amy Hadden Marsh reviews police activity in Carbondale and Eagle County from January 20th through February 2nd for Eye on Crime. Gavin Dahl speaks to Jeff Jackel at his retirement party about the project that got away, new pickleball courts. Bente Birkeland reports from the Capitol about a rally in support of the Affordable Care Act and the state health insurance exchange. The Army Corps of Engineers has granted an easement for the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline. And Eric Galatas reports that New Belgium Brewing is among 200 groups that have signed an amicus brief urging a federal court to uphold the Clean Water Rule.

Peter McBride

On today's local newscast, Gavin Dahl speaks to Laurie Cipriano, press secretary for Sen. Michael Bennet, about five new, bipartisan public lands bills introduced by Sen. Bennet and Sen. Gardner. Then, award-winning photographer Pete McBride and author Kevin Fedarko talk to Amy Hadden Marsh about their epic trip through the Grand Canyon for National Geographic ahead of their sold-out event at Paepcke Auditorium tonight. Plus, Eric Galatas reports on a new bill at the Capitol that would require taxpayer-funded agencies to provide digital, searchable files under the Colorado Open Records Act. While Bente Birkeland reports that a Republican bill to encourage school districts to increase the use of concealed-carry guns has passed the Colorado Senate, but will likely fail in the House.

On today's local newscast, Bente Birkeland speaks t o statehouse reporters about a few of the 200+ bills already introduced during the 2017 legislature. Amy Hadden Marsh reports on the Garfield County Energy Advisory Board meeting last week looking at earthquakes and injection wells in fracking country. Eric Galatas reports that a new survey shows 85% of LGBTQ students in Colorado middle schools and high schools experience harassment.  And GarCo's Community Development staff recommended the Planning Commission deny Ursa Resources' request to change Battlement Mesa zoning rules.

Spring Gulch

On today's local newscast, Rev. Shawna Foster talks with Amy Hadden Marsh about the follow-up meeting after the Women's Marches on Carbondale, Denver and DC.  Then Amy interviews former Mt. Sopris Nordic Council board member Greg Fitzpatrick about the 25th annual Ski for Sisu at Spring Gulch this Sunday. Plus, Gov. Hickenlooper is seeking good will in Cuba this weekend. Eric Galatas reports on opposition from Coloradans to President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court. And, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz has pulled his controversial bill to sell off over 3 million acres of BLM land.

On today's Local Newscast, H2O Radio in Denver talks to former EPA scientist Dominic DiGiulio for a feature called Drilling Apart Democracy. Carbondale Arts has announced that March 4th Marching Band will close out Mountain Fair and this year's theme is WATER. Bente Birkeland reports on two bills at the Capitol. Eric Galatas looks at opposition to selling public lands from hunting, fishing, conservation and outdoor-industry organizations. And the Valley Settlement Project has announced they are now a standalone nonprofit.

Phylloxera

On today's local newscast, Bente Birkeland airs the people's priorities at the State Capitol, collected from around the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Network. Then Amy Hadden Marsh interviews Peter Hart from Wilderness Workshop about their plan to appeal a new Black Hills Energy compressor station near Carbondale. Plus, earthquakes continue in Garfield County. And Chad Reich from KBUT reports an aphid called called phylloxera has been detected in several Western Slope vineyards. 

Corey Thiel

On today's local newscast, a new bill in Congress seeks to sell off over 3 million acres of BLM land, including 94,000 acres in Colorado. CDPHE recommends not allowing Ursa to build a fracking wastewater injection well in Battlement Mesa. Bente Birkeland talks to reporters about the Colorado impacts of Trump's EPA freeze. Dana Cronin of KRCC Colorado Springs examines fluoride in drinking water for Connecting the Drops, supported by the Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Eric Galatas reports that many Colorado kids could be impacted by federal Obamacare repeal. And Bente Birkeland  reports on a bill that debuts in committee at the State Capitol that would repeal the state's healthcare exchange.

On today's local newscast, Bente Birkeland reports that after a lengthy hearing, the proposal to create a religious freedom exemption bill in Colorado was defeated. Then Gavin Dahl interviews environmental reporter Bob Berwyn about his reporting on the impact of climate change in the Alps and his essay, Dear Skiers. Plus, Amy Hadden Marsh gets an update from Linda Black Elk, spokesperson for the Standing Rock water protectors. The Dakota Access Pipeline EIS is available on the Federal Register here.

Rep. Daneya Esgar

On today's local newscast,  State Representative Daneya Esgar discusses the significance of Colorado’s first millennial and first Latina Speaker of the House and shares her perspective on Black Hills Energy’s criticism of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Then, a 12-year old from Basalt shares her criticism of Trump's agenda and encourages young people to use their voices in pursuit of the changes they'd like to see in the world.

Gavin Dahl

On today's local newscast, Erica Sparhawk talks with KDNK's Gavin Dahl about joining Carbondale's Board of Trustees. Eric Galatas reports on a new "religious freedom" bill at the legislature that would allow businesses and individuals to pick and choose which laws to obey. Amy Hadden Marsh collects comments from Roaring Fork Valley women who rode the bus to March on Denver. And Bente Birkeland reports on another new bill at the legislature that would lead to more guns on school campuses.

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KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41, and again at 5:34 PM.

Bente Birkeland

On today's local newscast, Gavin Dahl speaks to facilitator Debbie Wilde about Roaring Fork School District's community meetings this week on changes to Wednesday afternoon extended learning and  summer school programs. The meetings run from 5:30 to 7pm in Carbondale on Tuesday, Glenwood Springs on Wednesday and Basalt on Thursday. Then, Amy Hadden Marsh reports on last Thursday's Glenwood Springs City Council meeting decision on moving the municipal recycling center to the South Canyon landfill west of town. Plus, Bente Birkeland reports from Denver on the demonstration in solidarity with millions of marchers around the country. We will bring you more audio of marches in Carbondale, Denver and DC this week.

Gavin Dahl

On today's local newscast, hear from organizer Paula Casper from New Castle about the busloads of Roaring Fork valley residents headed to Denver from Glenwood on Saturday to participate in the women's march. KDNK news director Gavin Dahl speaks to Tavia Teitler from the Rampage student newspaper at Roaring Fork High School about her feature on diversity and racial bias for this week’s news brief. As Bente Birkeland reports, Colorado’s new select committee on energy held its first hearing Thursday. Plus, Gavin spoke to Sarah Buckley from Advocate SafeHouse about the film screening they’re hosting Saturday at 5 and 7:30 at Hotel Colorado in Glenwood called Luna Fest.

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On today's local newscast KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh speaks to one of the organizers of this Saturday's Women's March in Carbondale, Maura Masters, from Alice Magazine. Eric Galatas reports on  Clean Air Moms Action's opposition to Trump's EPA pick, Scott Pruitt, as well as Interior Pick Ryan Zinke. Plus, CDOT moved the rockfall on Highway 133 near McClure Pass yesterday. There is another solidarity march and ski in Aspen on Saturday. And Carbondale Public Works has set this Friday as the drop-off deadline for Christmas trees.

Today's local newscast features an interview with RFSD's Angie Davlyn about this Friday's universal enrollment deadline. More info at RFschools.com. Then Lindsey Utter, planning and outreach manager for Pitkin County Open Space and Trails about tonight's open house at Carbondale Town Hall from 5 to 7 regarding the proposed Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail. Plus, just when you thought you were safe from election news, one of the first contenders for the 2018 gubernatorial race in Colorado has announced his candidacy. And, if you love to walk and learn about Colorado's history and architecture, there's now an app for that, thanks to AARP.

Sen. Michael Bennet

On today's local newscast, we learn the names of all 8 applicants for the open trustee position at the Town of Carbondale: Jim Breasted, Beth Broome, Michael Durant, Sarah Johnson, Rebecca Moller, Doc Philip, Erica Sparhawk and April Spaulding. News intern Raleigh Burleigh sits down with Angie Davyln, senior project manager for Roaring Fork School District, to learn more about the safe haven resolution supporting immigrant families. She can be reached via email at adavlyn@gmail.com. Gavin Dahl shares a statement from US Senator Michael Bennet's office responding to critics of his no vote on a resolution encouraging importation of cheaper drugs from Canada. And Eric Galatas reports that President Obama is calling on public lands agencies to be more inclusive, and has designated three new national monuments while expanding two others.

On today's local newscast, we learn that while Pitkin County, Aspen, Eagle County and Basalt are closed in honor of Martin Luther King Day, Garfield County is not. One correction from the broadcast, Town of Carbondale is also open today. Then, Amy Hadden Marsh speaks to a Gas Buddy analyst about why winter and summer gas prices fluctuate so much. Bente Birkeland sits down with other Capitol reporters to discuss the first week of the new legislative session. Eric Galatas looks at a new report that places nurses on the front lines of fighting climate change. And Carbondale and Aspen plan to get in on the big day of protest this coming Saturday.

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KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 and again at 5:35 PM.

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KDNK's local newscast airs at 6:41 and 7:41 weekday mornings and again at 5:35 PM.

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