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.
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.
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.
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.
Oil and gas played a big role at Garfield County Commissioner meetings this week. KDNK's January Jones has this update.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.