The Bureau of Land Management has released the scoping report, in preparation for a new environmental review of 65 oil and gas leases on the White River National Forest. Twenty-five of those leases are in the Thompson Divide Area. KDNK's January Jones has more. Click here to read the BLM report.
The Garfield County Library District Board of Directors met at the Carbondale Library on Thursday, February 5th to discuss firearms policy. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
Aspen Journalism's Bob Ward talks with KDNK's January Jones about the state of education in the Roaring Fork Valley. Eye on Crime features Rifle PD.
Click here to listen to exclusive audio of Independent news icon Amy Goodman from Carbondale on Friday, February 13th.
Colorado Department of Education statistics show that reported drug incidents at Roaring Fork High School during the 2013/2014 school year were fewer than the previous year. The KDNK news team takes a look at those numbers and gets an inside perspective on marijuana and teens from principal Drew Adams. Look for more stories over the next few weeks about drug incidents in schools through a collaborative project with Rocky Mountain Community Radio Stations and Rocky Mountain I-PBS.
Listen to Parts 1 and 2 of Connecting the Drops: Colorado Water Plan aired on Sunday, January 25, 2015. The show was co-hosted by KDNK News and KGNU in Boulder. Guests included James Eklund, Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, Jim Pokrandt of the Colorado River Water Conservation District in Glenwood Springs and Chris Woodka, reporter for the Pueblo Chieftain.
Avid gardeners know it’s the time of year to start thinking about seeds for spring. Co-founders of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance Bill McDorman and Bell Star spoke about seed saving on KDNK’s Living Permaculture show. Host Stephanie Syson asks Bill and Bell about the importance of local seeds.
This week’s News Brief features Amy Hadden Marsh and Chad Abraham, reporter for the Aspen Daily News speaking about a case of a repeat DUI offender in Aspen. KDNK’s Eye on Crime looks at new Colorado State Patrol data on marijuana related DUI's.
The Carbondale Town Trustees got an earful about noise levels at this week's meeting. On the agenda was approval of the 2015 town events and many people had something to say. KDNK's January Jones was there and has this report.
Environmentalists have their work cut out for them these days, struggling to confront threats like global warming, mass species extinction, and the growing human population. In the current issue of High Country News, Ben Goldfarb writes about a tool that could make environmental protection more attractive, even to businesses already responsible for environmental damage. Nelson Harvey spoke with Goldfarb for the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's collaboration with the magazine. Click here to find Goldfarb's story.