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2016 Election

Perspective: No on Amendment 69

June 22, 2016
Today KDNK news director Gavin Dahl speaks with Katherine Mulready, Vice President of Legislative Policy for the Colorado Hospital Association, about their opposition to ColoradoCare. Ballot initiative Amendment 69 seeks a new system of universal health coverage in Colorado.
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2016 Election

Broadband on the Ballot

June 22, 2016
Garfield County will run a ballot question this November seeking approval for broadband planning. The final round of their community input meetings on high speed Internet took place in Carbondale and New Castle last week. KDNK’s Gavin Dahl reports. GarCo’s broadband needs assessment is still underway. You can participate in the survey at Garfield-County.com.
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2016 Election

Perspective: Yes on Amendment 69

June 21, 2016
KDNK News Director Gavin Dahl speaks with ColoradoCare YES spokesperson Jeanne Nicholson, a former state senator and nurse for fifty years. Thanks to the Glenwood Springs Library branch for making space available for the interview.
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The Weekly News Brief

State Debate on Hospital Provider Fee

June 17, 2016
On this week’s News Brief, Gavin Dahl speaks with Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reporter Charles Ashby about whether Governor Hickenlooper will call members of the General Assembly back to Denver for a special session.
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Energy development in Western Colorado

New Gas Leasing in Garco

June 15, 2016
Oil and gas played a big role at Garfield County Commissioner meetings this week. KDNK's January Jones has this update.
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Local News

Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope

Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope June 15, 2016
Late spring and early summer are prime time for viruses, like Hanta and West Nile, to rear their ugly heads. In the past month, rabies and plague have been reported on the West Slope and one person has died of Hantavirus in Colorado this year. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
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Water in the West

Keeping Water in the Crystal

June 15, 2016
KDNK's Gavin Dahl speaks with Aspen Journalism's Brent Gardner-Smith about his article "Keeping Water in the Crystal." Click here to read the story.
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Local News

Rifle Water Woes

June 13, 2016
A leak in the water intake pipe and pump problems have plagued the City of Rifle's water delivery system since June 1. City Manager Matt Sturgeon told KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh on Friday, June 10, that crews have been working overtime to fix the problem, and the city water plant is now stable...but not optimal.  Click here for updates on Rifle water use restrictions.
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Station News

KDNK Board Meeting June 20

June 13, 2016

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, June 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 and here, or call 963-0139.

Local News

Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade

Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade June 10, 2016
Municipal, county, and state officials met Wednesday in Glenwood Springs to discuss an alternate traffic route over Cottonwood Pass. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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