The KDNK Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Friday, August 14 at the office of Steadfast Communications, 509 W. 12th Street in Glenwood Springs. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 963-0139. Click here for the agenda.
A wildland fire near Cottonwood Pass in Eagle County on Sunday was quickly extinguished by Federal and local firefighters over the weekend. But, officials are still investigating its origins. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
The White River National Forest now requires bear-proof food containers for campers in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness area - hoping to reduce backcountry bear problems. But just last week, Crater Lake campground near the Bells was closed due to more bear activity. KDNK’s January Jones spoke with Ranger Karen Schroyer of the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District about human/bear conflicts.
Why are local cottonwood trees, particularly in Aspen, already losing their leaves? Because a fungus called Septoria is on the loose. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Aspen City Forester Ben Carlsen about Septoria and how much it's influenced by the weather.
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Aspen Daily News reporter Collin Szewczyk about Congresswoman Diana DeGette's proposed 2015 Colorado Wilderness Act.
America Renewable Energy Summit is a multi-day event that brings together people focused on climate change and finding solutions for a renewable energy future. Founder Chip Comins spoke with January Jones about the summit this year.
Houston-based energy company SG Interests filed a Notice of Staking last week with the Bureau of Land Management for a natural gas well within the Thompson Divide area on the White River National Forest. But, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh found out, there might not be a way to get there.
KDNK's January Jones speaks with John Colson of the Sopris Sun about the possibility for a new senior housing project in Carbondale.
The Thompson Divide Coalition and other conservation partners have made progress on protecting areas of the divide in Gunnison County. Zane Kessler says Gunnison Energy has agreed to adjust some of their holdings. Kessler told KDNK's January Jones, it’s the first time they have had support from a leaseholder in the Thompson Divide.
Carbondale Town Trustees Tuesday granted 2 event liquor licenses, approved an expansion at White House Pizza and an extension of a license for a marijuana testing lab, and appointed a noxious weed task force. Here, Trustee Allyn Harvey talks with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about trustee/mayor pay raises, domestic cat regulations, and other meeting highlights.