Paul Andersen, founder of Huts for Vets, is leading a series of 5 community discussions about challenges veterans face in life after war. Andersen told KDNK’s January Jones that it’s not a veterans issue- it’s a community issue.
Today many schools and government offices are closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Colorado Holiday Commission organizes events statewide today and year round. They'll hold a march and parade today in Denver and thousands of people are expected to turn out in the streets for it. KDNK’s January Jones has this story, featuring an interview with the Colorado Commission Chair Vern L. Howard.
The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, January 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of KDNK, 76 South Second Street in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office or click here for an agenda.
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Sierra Club wants to reintroduce wolves into Colorado. But, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports, wolf advocates face an uphill battle.
In Part 2 of KDNK’s 2015 environmental news wrap-up, Amy Hadden Marsh looks back at some of the highlights from public lands stories.
Last year was a big year for environmental news at KDNK. Stories featured both the victory and heartbreak of natural gas drilling decisions, local climate change impacts, wildlife issues and more. In part 1 of 2, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh takes a look back at some of the highlights.
The Garfield County Commissioners weighed in on Monday supporting the development of disputed oil and gas leases in the White River National Forest. KDNK's January Jones has more from the meeting.
A new year means a new news year and the First Friday skate party seemed like a good place for KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh to find out what locals think will be the big issues facing Carbondale and beyond in 2016.
Tis the season for the roaring fork valley to become everyone’s dream winter vacation. But many living here find it hard to afford housing, especially in Pitkin County. Garfield County stretches from Carbondale to the Utah border, and the housing situation is less extreme but the so called affordability line is steadily being pushed west. Katherine Gazunis runs the Garfield County Housing Authority. She spoke with Amy Barr, host of KDNK’s show about the non-profit community about the current housing landscape in the county.
The upper reach of Cattle Creek as it flows out of the White River National Forest has been designated "outstanding" by the state. But, the lower part of the creek, as it flows under Highway 82, is considered "impaired." The Roaring Fork Conservancy spent last summer and fall collecting samples from Cattle Creek as part of a study to pinpoint the problem. In Part 2 of KDNK's series on the study, Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
Click here to listen to Part 1.