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KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh presents a special edition of the weekly News Brief with highlights from this week's interviews with local journalists.
The Garfield County Public Health office runs many programs that go unnoticed but are a safety net for people in need of services. They give vaccinations, secure fresh food, get kids dental care and administer many other preventative and environmental health programs. Last week, Public Health Director Yvonne Long detailed the work in a year-end report to the county commissioners.
The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program hosts a monthly public affairs show where youths explore issues meaningful to them. Last week, Adele Craft brought moms and kids who are homeschooled into the studio. In this excerpt, she talks with her own mom, Stacy Craft, who moderates the Roaring Fork Valley Homeschooling Network.
The Town of Silt cancelled a controlled burn Wednesday of a wetlands area within city limits. The burn was cancelled due to unsafe weather conditions but officials hope to reschedule it later this spring. Local activist Peggy Tibbits says the burn is dangerous and the town has avoided public input. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
The Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors wants up to 7 citizens for a Master Plan Study steering committee. No predetermined qualifications, research, or background work are necessary. But, candidates should be interested in the future of the Fire District, familiar with their neighborhoods, geographic areas, and community interests, and be ready to attend up to 5 meetings from March through July. The committee will help guide the Fire District's Master Plan process and examine all issues related to future safety, firefighting, and emergency medical services. Candidates should submit a letter of interest by March 4th to Fire Chief Ron Leach at email@example.com or by mail to Ron Leach, Carbondale & Rural Fire Protection District, 300 Meadowood Drive, Carbondale, 81623. Call 963.2491 or click here for more information.
On Saturday, February 28th, the Roaring Fork Conservancy hosts a field day to teach people about snowpack. Education Outreach Coordinator Sarah Johnson says it not just for weather nerds. To register visit roaringfork.org
KDNK's January Jones presents a special edition of the weekly News Brief with highlights from this week's interviews with local journalists.
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The Garfield County coroner has identified the victim of Monday's homicide in Carbondale as Maria Carminda Portillo-Amaya, age 30. According to a CBI press release issued at 4 PM Thursday, the suspect remains hospitalized in Grand Junction with injuries sustained when the 4Runner he was driving collided with the rear-end of a cattle truck. KDNK will have updates as information becomes available.