Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years and the town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. Over the next few weeks, KDNK’s January Jones will take a closer look at what’s ahead for the town in a conversation with Planning Director Janet Buck- beginning with a little “Planning 101.”
Hostility against the Federal government in the West isn’t new. In the October 27th edition of the High Country News, journalist Ray Ring writes that it's time for the west to grow up. Hear about the research Ring did into incidents on the latest episode of Sounds of the High Country.
District Attorney Sherry A. Caloia explains juvenile justice issues for the Weekly News Brief.
The much anticipated James Surls sculpture "Sewing the Future" was installed in the new Carbondale roundabout. KDNK's Mike Lemmer was on scene and has this report.
At KDNK we are looking ahead at some long range planning and we would appreciate your input, ideas and feedback. Please read the Strategic Plan First Draft and let us know what you think. Send responses to Bob Schultz: bschultz at sopris.net. Thank you!
Tensions have lessened between the Glenwood Springs City Council and Garfield County Commissioners over a proposed FedEx warehouse and distribution center south of the city. And, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the city has more time to work towards a solution with the developer.
We want to see you at the KDNK Hootenanny! Pay what you can afford for your ticket to the KDNK Hootenanny, Friday November 21 from 6-9 pm at the Carbondale Recreation Center. We’ll have free food and drink, live music from the Smuggler Mountain Boys, square dancing with caller Tom Paxton and the Labor of Love Auction. Click here to preview the auction and purchase your ticket.
On this week's News Brief, independent journalists Frani Halperin and Jamie Sudler, who produce stories for H2O Radio, talk with KDNK about water well contamination in the Raton Basin on the border of Colorado and New Mexico.
Garfield County Commissioners have yet to make a decision about the proposed FedEx center south of Glenwood Springs. But, as KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports, the issue has become a jurisdictional debate between the county and the City of Glenwood Springs.
Colorado has experienced a warm October and November this year, which is having an impact on ski resorts across the state. Reporter Bob Berwyn recently wrote about this for the Colorado Independent. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Berwyn about his story.