News

Local News

Colorado Caucus Tuesday March 1

February 25, 2016
Democrats and Republicans will caucus across Colorado Tuesday, March 1. But, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh found out, caucusing can be complicated.  Click here for Democratic caucus locations in Garfield County. Click here to find Republican caucus locations in Garfield County.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Local News

I-70 Update: Hurry Up and Wait

I-70 Update: Hurry Up and Wait February 23, 2016
Monday was the first day of pilot car operations moving traffic through Glenwood Canyon from 4 pm to 9 am. Traffic delays of an hour or longer. Eastbound is to begin at Exit 116 Glenwood Springs and westbound is to begin at Exit 129 Bair Ranch rest area. The Canyon will close daily 9 am - 4 pm for continuing work.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Sounds of the High Country

Showdown at Sugar Pine

February 22, 2016
The stand-off at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon is over. Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons are in jail. But, High Country News reporter Tay Wiles says the so-called patriot groups that supported the Bundys and others out West are insurgents. For this week’s Sounds of the High Country, Wiles spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh. Click here to read Tay Wiles’ story “Showdown at Sugar Pine".
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

The Weekly News Brief

Water to Pot?

February 19, 2016
For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Brent Gardner-Smith of Aspen Journalism about a Basalt water right case that could set a precedent for the state’s marijuana industry.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Local News

I-70 Closed Thru Weekend

February 19, 2016
KDNK's January Jones reports back from a site visit to the rock slide that has closed I-70 through Glenwood Canyon.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Local News

I-70 Open This Week 4 pm to 9 am. Daytime Closures Remain.

I-70 Open This Week 4 pm to 9 am. Daytime Closures Remain. February 18, 2016
CDOT now has a pilot car running 4pm to 9am. Traffic delays of an hour or longer. Eastbound is to begin at Exit 116 Glenwood Springs and westbound is to begin at Exit 129 Bair Ranch rest area. The Canyon will close daily 9 am - 4 pm for continuing work.

Standoff in Carbondale

Standoff in Carbondale February 17, 2016
Yesterday, there was an armed standoff in Carbondale. Police initially got a call around 8:30 am to respond to a man with a gun at 312 Weant Blvd in Carbondale.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Local News

WPX Energy Pulls Out of Piceance Basin

February 16, 2016
WPX Energy has made plans to pull out of the Piceance Basin. But what will happen to the 200 employees in Parachute? KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

Spruce Beetle on the Rise in CO

February 15, 2016
Colorado's pine beetle epidemic seems to be slowing but the state's forests are not out of the woods when it comes to insect infestation. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3

The Weekly News Brief

Navarette-Portillo Murder Case Update

February 12, 2016
Almost one year ago, Maria Carminda Portillo-Amaya was found dead in her Carbondale apartment. Her husband, Arturo Navarrete-Portillo, is the suspected killer, having allegedly confessed to the crime while receiving medical care after a car accident immediately following the purported time of his wife's death. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's January Jones talks to Post Independent reporter Ryan Summerlin about recent developments in the case.
  • Listen
  • Download mp3