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KDNK Annual Meeting & Board Election

December 3, 2014
KDNK's annual meeting is Wednesday, December 10 from 5-7 pm at KDNK, 76 South 2nd Street. Come for food, refreshments and a annual report on the station. All current members should have recieved an invitation to vote online. Members may also vote at the meeting. Click the link for board candidate bios. Call the station if you wish to vote but have not received a ballot. 970 963-0139.

Local News

C'Dale Development Regs Demystified

December 2, 2014

The Town of Carbondale has been in the midst of a large planning overhaul over the last few years. But, rules and regulations around development can be confusing. In Part 2 of our planning series, town planner Janet Buck explains the recently adopted comprehensive land use plan to KDNK's January Jones.

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Support KDNK with Amazon Smile

December 2, 2014
This holiday season why not let Amazon giive back to KDNK when you do your Christmas purchases? You don't get charged extra and KDNK gets a cut of the Christmas pie! Just click here to start supporting KDNK with your Amazon Purchases. Thank you.

The Weekly News Brief

Billionaire Developer with Ties to WalMart Buys Crystal Village Plaza

November 28, 2014
A billionaire developer with ties to WalMart recently purchased the Crystal Village Plaza in Carbondale, home to City Market, Ace Hardware, and other businesses. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Sopris Sun editor Lynn Burton about the story. Full story can be found here.
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C'Dale Planning 101

November 25, 2014

Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years and the town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. Over the next few weeks, KDNK’s January Jones will take a closer look at what’s ahead for the town in a conversation with Planning Director Janet Buck- beginning with a little “Planning 101.”


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Sounds of the High Country

Sounds of The High Country: Defuse the West

Sounds of The High Country: Defuse the West November 24, 2014
Hostility against the Federal government in the West isn’t new. In the October 27th edition of the High Country News, journalist Ray Ring writes that it's time for the west to grow up. Hear about the research Ring did into incidents on the latest episode of Sounds of the High Country.
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The Weekly News Brief

Crime in Context: Juvenile Justice with the 9th DA

November 21, 2014
District Attorney Sherry A. Caloia explains juvenile justice issues for the Weekly News Brief.
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Surls Sculpture: Sewing the Future

Surls Sculpture: Sewing the Future November 20, 2014
The much anticipated James Surls sculpture "Sewing the Future" was installed in the new Carbondale roundabout. KDNK's Mike Lemmer was on scene and has this report.
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Participate in the KDNK Strategic Plan

November 19, 2014
At KDNK we are looking ahead at some long range planning and we would appreciate your input, ideas and feedback. Please read the Strategic Plan First Draft and let us know what you think. Send responses to Bob Schultz: bschultz at sopris.net. Thank you!

Local News

FedEx Expansion Decision Delayed

November 18, 2014

Tensions have lessened between the Glenwood Springs City Council and Garfield County Commissioners over a proposed FedEx warehouse and distribution center south of the city. And, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the city has more time to work towards a solution with the developer.


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