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"211" to Boost Health Resource Access

July 16, 2015
Carbondale Town Trustees heard about a mid-valley health study, among other items at Tuesday's meeting. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh speaks with Mayor Stacey Bernot.
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CDOT's Bustang Connects RFV to Denver

July 14, 2015

The Colorado Department of Transportation launched Bustang-- an express bus service that runs a round-trip route from Glenwood Springs to Denver once a day. KDNK’s January Jones has more.


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KDNK Board Meeting is July 20

KDNK Board Meeting is July 20 July 13, 2015

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, July 20, 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 or call 963-0139.

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Drew Gorgey: Ethics and County Government

July 10, 2015

Garfield County Manager Drew Gorgey's abrupt resignation last week comes on the heels of the hasty departure of county attorney Frank Huftless. Many are questioning the reasons behind the departures. County Commissioner Tom Jankovski has called it hubris on both sides, while Commissioner John Martin is saying it’s personality conflicts. Gorgey isn't talking to the media. But a conversation back in April between KDNK's January Jones and Gorgey may suggest there’s an ethics issue in play on his part. In this segment, Gorgey talks about the professional code of ethics he and other government managers adhere to how he applied them in his role as Garfield County Manager.


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Mid-Valley Development with Scott Condon

July 10, 2015
This week’s News Brief features Scott Condon from the Aspen Times, talking about the proposed Tree Farm development in El Jebel.
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Sarah Ogden Memorial Fund

July 9, 2015
A memorial fund for infant homicide victim Sarah Ogden is in the works, reports KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh. And, a community memorial service for her is planned for Friday, July 10, at Cottonwood Park in Parachute at 6:30 PM.
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GWS Pageant Nixes Young Moms

GWS Pageant  Nixes Young Moms July 3, 2015
The annual Miss Strawberry Days contest in Glenwood Springs is over 100 years old, and claims to have evolved from a beauty pageant to a scholarship competition. It awards four young women with $8,000 in college assistance. But, in a recent column, Glenwood Springs Post Independent Arts and Entertainment reporter Jessica Cabe suggested that the contest's evolution still has a long way to go. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Cabe to find out why.
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Earth Visualization at Aspen Ideas Fest

July 2, 2015

The Aspen Ideas Festival is a non-stop plunge into ideas and conversations with people creating change across the world. This year, scientists with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Worldviews Network presented visualizations of the natural forces at work on the earth. KDNK's January Jones, spoke with Geologist Bob Raynolds, Astrophysicist Ka Chun Yu and NOAA Scientist Ned Gardiner.

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It's Legal: Thoughts on Same Sex Marriage

July 1, 2015
The US Supreme Court on Friday declared same-sex marriage as legal across the country. And, over the following three days, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talked to men and women in the street about their thoughts on the decision.
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Rare Earth Bust

Rare Earth Bust June 29, 2015
For this edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's audio partnership with the High Country News, January Jones speaks with Tim Heffernan about his story on the rare earth mineral boom that busted before it began.
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