White nose syndrome has killed more than one million bats in the Eastern US over the past four years and is now heading West. Biologists know the benefits of bats, but they don't know how to stop what appears to be the rapid spread of this mysterious disease. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with US Forest Service Biologist Phil Nyland, to find out about the bat threat and efforts to protect Colorado Caves. Cave closures are in effect through July. You can learn more here.
Trustees nearly denied the Thompson Park development in Carbondale Tuesday night. But instead will give the development what looks to be its final hearing on May 10th. The development is complicated because, among other things, it involves Carbondale's historic Thompson House. KDNK's Conrad Wilson spoke with developer Frieda Wallison following the meeting.
An outside investigation has cleared a Rifle police officer of criminal wrongdoing for the shooting of a local man late last year. KDNK’s Mathew Katz has more.
Colorado's house majority leader is being criticized from all sides for her support of a bi-partisan healthcare exchange bill. In an attempt to appease concerns from the right, Republican state representative Amy Stephens is now alienating her other allies. KDNK's Bente Birkeland has the story.
Legislative leaders from both parties and Governor John Hickenlooper have reached what's been called an historic agreement on how to balance the state's budget. All sides say they had to make some sacrifices. KDNK's Bente Birkeland takes a look behind the scenes as part of our Capitol Conversation series.
Last week the Colorado Petroleum Agency backed off their push that would've allowed oil and natural gas companies to dispose of pit liners on site. The liners are important to protecting the environment. Laws that require companies to clean them up went into effect two years ago. And as KDNK's Conrad Wilson reports, repealing the rules could've had serious consequences.
On Wednesday, Carbondale residents met at town hall for their second discussion about the future of the town. The goal was to confirm the vision many had come up with for Carbondale's comprehensive plan. KDNK's Mathew Katz has more.
The state house of representatives initially passed a bill on Thursday that aims to track down non-citizens who vote and remove them from the voter rolls. Republicans call it a common sense measure, while Democrats argue it will have a chilling effect on voting. KDNK's Bente Birkeland reports.
On Wednesday, Carbondale Police responded to news broken by KDNK that the police officer who committed suicide last month was facing criminal charges. KDNK's Conrad Wilson reports.
A local waste company wants to turn the old Mid-Continent coal processing plant on Catherine Store Road into a recycling center for Garfield County. But some locals have started a campaign against the idea. KDNK's Mathew Katz has more.