Tuesday’s COGCC hearing in Glenwood Springs attracted industry workers and Battlement Mesa residents, presenting opposite sides when it comes to drilling within the Battlement Mesa development. As KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, many citizens feel let down by their leaders and powerless to stop drilling near their homes.
KDNK’s January Jones attended the Western Conservative Summit in Denver to get a feel for what the next generation of evangelicals are thinking about Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.
On a nature hike along Maroon Creek Saturday, Brandon Jones explained why Wilderness Workshop would like to see the City of Aspen abandon, instead of renewing, its water right that could one day lead to a new dam that would impact the wilderness area.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved part of Ursa Resources' plan to drill inside the Battlement Mesa Planned Unit Development. Leslie Robinson, chair of the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance, tells KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh they're changing their tack.
Garfield County is at the epicenter of natural gas development and fracking. A new Colorado State University study looks at air toxins from early phases of well development. KDNK’s January Jones spoke with Professor Jeff Collett about his results.
RFTA is one of the few transit agencies in the country to offer Bus Rapid Transit in a rural community. CEO Dan Blankenship talks to KDNK's January Jones about ridership numbers.
The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Monday, July 18, 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.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Sanders handily won the Democratic caucus in Colorado and KDNK's Gavin Dahl asked local Bernie organizers about their experience with the campaign and what's next for them. Michael Gibson was field organizer for the 22 westernmost counties in the state. Alex Damaso was involved in outreach to Hispanic voters in Glenwood Springs.
Roaring Fork Valley residents will soon face dramatic changes to individual health insurance plans. Anthem will be the only provider left in 2017, and their rates are expected to go up by at least 25%. KDNK’s Gavin Dahl spoke to investment and insurance adviser Mark Devlin to learn more.
It might not be long before "No Smoking" signs appear on the sidewalks and in outdoor public spaces in Glenwood Springs. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.