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Paddy O'Connell talks with station manager Gavin Dahl about season 2 of his podcast Safety Third. We talk about his personal favorite outdoor activities, his participation in 5Point Film Festival, and why the outdoors move him.

Lucy Colwell is a fellow and chemist at Clare College, Cambridge. She completed a BA in mathematics at Cambridge and PhD in applied mathematics at Harvard followed by membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ.

A new poll from the University of Colorado reveals what voters think of new oil and gas setbacks, a tax increase for education and their choices for governor.

Dallas String Quartet Electric

Here’s your community calendar for Tuesday, October 23rd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like the Dallas String Quartet Electric performing at Glenwood Springs High School Auditorium follow the headline...

Roaring Fork Schools

The Roaring Fork School District Board of Education passed a resolution in support of Amendment 73 which would raise an estimated $1.6 billion annually for Colorado schools through a tax increase on corporations and individuals and families earning over $150,000 a year. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Superintendent Rob Stein to learn more.

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Statewide Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Here is the 2018 State Ballot Information Booklet.

El Día de la Elección Estatal es el martes, 6 de noviembre. Aquí está el Folleto de Información de Balota Estatal 2018 en español.

Raleigh Burleigh

Local singer-songwriter Leah Grams Johnson stopped by The Gospel of Music to chat with DB about two songwriting clinics she will lead at the Carbondale Library on October 25 and November 1 at 6pm.

Key reservoirs along the Colorado River are collectively at their lowest point at the start of a new water year since the last one filled nearly 40 years ago.

In 2002, voters in Colorado supported sweeping changes to state campaign finance laws. The goal was to rein in the influence of money in elections. The law contained a strong preamble about how large campaign contributions could corrupt politics and give special interests, corporations and the rich disproportionate influence.

Then along came the millionaires running for governor, spending millions of their own dollars on their own campaigns.

Stop Predatory Payday Loans

Payday lenders can currently charge an interest rate of 45 percent plus fees. As KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports, Proposition 111 seeks to change that.

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Garfield County Ballot Question 6A Asks Voters if Library District Can Keep $130K in Revenue

Garfield County voters will be asked in November to approve Ballot Measure 6A, allowing the Library District to keep sales tax revenue. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh found out that the measure is directly related to the Colorado Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights. Click here for the full list and text of local TABOR ballot issues, including pros and cons.

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STATE ELECTIONS

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2018 Colorado Blue Book English / Español

Statewide Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Here is the 2018 State Ballot Information Booklet. El Día de la Elección Estatal es el martes, 6 de noviembre. Aquí está el Folleto de Información de Balota Estatal 2018 en español.

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BALLOT INITIATIVES

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Proposition 112 Pros, Cons from County Energy Board Forum

Here, you can listen to the entire presentation of the pros and cons of Proposition 112, including Q & A, from the Garfield County Energy Advisory Board's Oil and Gas Ballot Issue Forum on October 4, 2018. Heidi Henkel of Colorado Rising , is the proponent. Simon Lomax of Vital for Colorado opposes.

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Crystal Mariscal, primera latina en City Council de New Castle

Crystal Mariscal presentadora de Charlando con Crystal anuncia durante la programa que fue eligida la noche anterior para servir en City Council de New Castle como la primera latina con este puesto en esa ciudad.

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La Pompe Jazz Live @ KDNK

Denver's La Pompe Jazz chat with KDNK's Cody Lee and play live in the KDNK studio ahead of their gig at The Temporary in Basalt.

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