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Cool or Cruel? Tortoises at the Aspen Art Museum

August 15, 2014
KDNK’s January Jones talks with visitors at the Aspen Art Museum opening night about what they think about artist Cai Guo-Qiang's project, “Moving Ghost Town” which uses three tortoises mounted with iPads in an on-going exhibition.
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Carbondale To Host Western Slope's First Recreational MJ Testing Lab

August 14, 2014
The Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting this week was mostly filled with marijuana related business--including a new testing lab coming to town. KDNK's Mike Lemmer has this report.
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Aspen Art Museum and Humanitarian Architecture

August 13, 2014
Aspen Art Museum Director Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson tells KDNK’s January Jones about the connection between the museum's architect and humanitarian architecture.
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Energy in the West

How Clean Should We Go, Asks Former Interior Department Official

August 11, 2014
When it comes to Hydraulic Fracturing, the web of federal and state environmental regulations have things pretty well covered. That was the message of one former Department of Interior official to the Garfield County Energy Advisory board. KDNK's Eric Skalac has more.
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The Weekly News Brief

"Active Shooter" Lawsuit Against Carbondale Police

August 8, 2014
Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun speaks with January Jones about a lawsuit filed against Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling and officer Michael Zimmerman by a former employee at Heritage Park Care Center.
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LiveWell Garfield County Open Grant Cycle

August 7, 2014
Dana Wood of LiveWell Garfield County speaks with KDNK's January Jones about $20,000 that is available in community grants for promoting healthy eating and active living.
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Congratulations!

Congratulations! August 5, 2014
Thank you KDNK members! We've reached our $65,000 goal on schedule again because of all you lovely listeners and participants. Our mission is to provide public access radio that connects community members to one another and the world. You are the connection!

The Weekly News Brief

EPA Carbon Hearings Wrap-Up with reporter Bente Birkeland.

August 5, 2014
In this week’s News Brief, Bente Birkeland summarizes the Denver EPA hearings and Eric Skalac has Cop Shop.
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Sounds of the High Country

Sounds of the High Country: Motorhead's Dilemma

July 29, 2014

For most people, going out for a hike first requires some amount of driving, which can feel like a Catch-22 for the conservation-minded. In the current issue of environmental magazine High Country News, Craig Childs explores the conflict in his story “Motorheads Gone Wild”. On this edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK’s collaboration with the magazine, KDNK’s Eric Skalac talked to Childs about the dilemma of the ecological off-roader. You can read Craig Childs’ “Motorheads Gone Wild” at hcn.org. Also find past editions of this podcast at KDNK.org or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

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The Weekly News Brief

Update on El Jebel Shooting

July 28, 2014

On this week’s news brief, KDNK’s Eric Skalac talks to Aspen Times reporter Scott Condon about the El Jebel homicide.


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