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Education Wrap-Up with Bob Ward

June 12, 2015
January Jones speaks with Bob Ward from Aspen Journalism about education in the valley.
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4:30 pm Update: I-70 OPEN

4:30 pm Update: I-70 OPEN June 11, 2015
Both directions of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon is now open, following rock slide cleanup.
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KDNK Board Meeting

June 8, 2015

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, June 15, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of KDNK, 76 South Second Street in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. Click here for an agenda which is also posted at the KDNK office or call 963-0139.

The Weekly News Brief

Sopris Sun RFHS Graduation

June 5, 2015
The Weekly News Brief features Jane Bachrach and Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun discussing the Roaring Fork High School Graduation outing of Emily Bruell with KDNK's January Jones.
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2015 Art Around Town

2015 Art Around Town June 4, 2015

The Carbondale Public Works Department installed fourteen new sculptures ahead of Thursday's  Art Around Town's Art Walk.  KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Dine Out for Vets- Tuesday, June 2

June 2, 2015
The Western Slope Veterans Coalition (WSVC) is hosting its inaugural Dining Out for Vets event throughout the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys with forty restaurants participating. Michael Conniff explained their work and how eating out on Tuesday can help vets in this community to KDNK’s January Jones.
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Reporters Recap RFV Telecom Outage

June 1, 2015
Last week's 16-hour telecom outage took out landline, cell phone, internet, and 911 services for much of the upper Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh and Marty Rynearson talk with Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter Will Grandbois about why the blackout happened and how local officials handled the situation.
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6:30 AM UPDATE: Fiberoptic Cable Damage ID'd

May 27, 2015
At 6:30 am this morning, KDNK spoke with Centurylink represenatative Sara Spaulding. She said the damage to the fiber optic cable was finally identified this morning at 5 am. No time yet on when services will be restored. Cellular phone, landline phones and internet communications are cut off today throughout parts of the Roaring Fork Valley since Tuesday at 5PM. AT&T, Verizon and Centurylink customers were all left with no service. If you have a 911 emergency you must physically go to a local police or fire department until phone service resumes. Outage is in parts of Aspen, Snowmass, Basalt  and Carbondale.
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7:30 AM UPDATE: Repair Time Unknown; More Damage Discovered

May 27, 2015
At 7:30 AM WED- Centurylink Spokesperson Sara Spaulding said they have discovered additional damage to the fiberoptic line. No esitmated time of repair. The main fiberoptic cable providing internet, cell and landline phone services was damaged Tuesday at 5 PM for much of the Roaring Fork Valley from Carbondale to Aspen. The cable was not cut but got damaged when it was intertwined with a conduit cable during a boring operation done by a third party contractor.

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9:15 AM UPDATE

May 27, 2015
UPDATE: 9:15- Cell phone, internet and landlines are restored now-- KDNK will continue to follow-up