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Martin Luther King, Jr Day

Vern L. Howard on MLK Jr Day

January 19, 2015
KDNK's January Jones talks with Vern L. Howard, chair of the Colorado MLK Commission, about the importance of celebrating the day set aside to honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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CMC CEO on Obama's Free Tuition Plan

January 16, 2015
For this week's News Brief, Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Dr. Carrie Hauser, president and CEO of Colorado Mountain College, about President Obama's tuition-free, community college initiative. KDNK's Eye on Crime takes a look at Glenwood Springs.
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Gov. Hickenlooper: State of the State

Gov. Hickenlooper: State of the State January 15, 2015
Gov. John Hickenlooper today delivered his third State of the State address. The governor’s remarks focused on the economy, education, transportation and budget challenges.
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Planning in Carbondale: UDC

January 14, 2015
Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years. The town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. In this series of conversations, KDNK’s January Jones takes a closer look at what’s ahead with Planning Director Janet Buck. Click here to listen to the planning features.

Basalt Robbery Suspect At-Large

Basalt Robbery Suspect At-Large January 12, 2015

The Basalt Police Department released images today of a person who robbed Jimbo's Wine and Liquor Friday night. Basalt Police Chief Greg Knott says that around 9:50 pm, a white male entered the business on Basalt Center Circle. The store employee complied and was not hurt during the incident. According to the Aspen Times, the suspect got away with $1,400. The images released today are from the liquor store's security cameras and show the suspect behind the counter at the liquor store. Police also have images from a camera outside Alpine Bank, which captured the man walking through the bank’s back parking lot toward the liquor store shortly before the robbery. A different camera showed the man walking east down the sidewalk on Midland Avenue. If you have any information about this crime, the Basalt Police Department wants you to call them at (970) 927-4316.

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State Rep Introduces Felony DUI Bill

January 12, 2015
State Representative Lori Saine from Colorado's 63rd District introduced a felony DUI bill into the state legislature last week. A similar bill failed last spring. But, Saine told KDNK's Amy HaddenMarsh that this year’s bill is different, and includes prevention measures, like extending the mandatory time frame for interlock devices, which keep cars from starting if the driver has been drinking.
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C'Dale UDC Module 2

January 9, 2015

In today’s feature, KDNK’s January Jones wraps up a conversation with Carbondale Planning Director Janet Buck about the Unified Development Code. Buck discusses module 2, which opens up changes to development rules in existing zoning districts.


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Glenwood in 2015 and Eye on Crime

January 9, 2015
For this week’s news brief, January Jones talks about hot issues for Glenwood Springs in 2015 with Randy Essex and Amy Hadden Marsh has her eye on crime with news from the Carbondale Police Department.
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Changes to Immigration Deportation Priorities

January 8, 2015

President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration Reform makes significant changes to enforcement actions. In an interview with KDNK’s January Jones, immigration attorney Jennifer Smith explains the revised deportation priorities.


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Crime in Context: GarCo Sheriff

January 5, 2015

Between 2011 and 2013, Garfield County saw a drop in sheriff deputy calls, investigated casesand the amount of tickets issued by deputies. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh and Walt Stowe of the Garfield County Sheriff's Department talk about crime in the county.


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