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State law allows industry acess to landowner mineral rights

August 19, 2011
Pooling is a technique that dates back decades. It's a state law that requires drilling companies to pay landowners for their mineral rights. But the law can also benefit drilling companies ... landowners that don't want to sell their mineral rights can be forced to do so. Here to discuss pooling is KDNK's Conrad Wilson with Mark Jaffe, energy report for The Denver Post.
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Interviews

An evening with David Barsamian

An evening with David Barsamian August 18, 2011
On Thursday, August 18, David Barsamian spoke at the Blend Coffe Shop in Carbondale. He discussed independent media in the context of current national and international issues and the crisis in Washington and paralysis of the political system.

Local News

Trustees near VCR approval

August 17, 2011
Grand plans for the property adjacent to CRMS have been a perennial item on the town agenda. At times proposals have packed meeting rooms and bitterly divided the town, but last night Carbondale Town trustees moved toward possible approval of 125,000 square feet of commercial space and 164 dwellings, and neighbors raised no real objections. KDNK’s Marilyn Gleason reports on the Village at Crystal River.
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Politics

Sen. Bennet calls DC politics

Sen. Bennet calls DC politics August 16, 2011

Senator Michael Bennet held a town hall meeting in Carbondale Monday. Traditionally lawmakers make an effort to meet with constituents during Congress’s August recess. KDNK’s Conrad Wilson says Bennet responded to issues as wide-ranging as the audience.

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Bilingual ballot ruling delay is costing Colorado counties thousands

Bilingual ballot ruling delay is costing Colorado counties thousands August 15, 2011

There’s a chance that several Colorado counties could be required to offer ballots in Spanish in the November election. But they’re still waiting to hear back on a ruling from the US Justice Department. As KDNK’s Conrad Wilson reports that delay from the feds is cost counties big.

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Interviews

Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation

Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation August 15, 2011
Thievery Corporation is one of the top live shows today. But little is known about how they got their start. KDNK's Conrad Wilson spoke with Rob Graza, one of the co-fouders of the group.
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Business & Economy

Carbondale trustees get update on local business climate

Carbondale trustees get update on local business climate August 10, 2011
Last night Carbondale Trustees got an update on how local business are doing. Some big topics were how to best market the town, the on-going comprehensive plan, and First Friday. Following her presentation, KDNK's Conrad Wilson spoke with Sherri Harrison, who heads up the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.
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Anderson Ranch files suit against jailed bookkeeper

August 10, 2011

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, a non-profit in Snowmass Village, filed suit against it's ex-bookkeeper, Marlana Lu Howell. Howell is currently serving a 4-year prison sentence after she embezzled over $700,000 from the organization. KDNK's Riley Skinner has more.

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Regional News

World Trade Center on display in Denver for 9/11 memorial

World Trade Center on display in Denver for 9/11 memorial August 9, 2011
Steel artifacts from the World Trade Center arrived in Denver Monday. They will be part of next month's commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. KDNK’s Daniel Costello reports.
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Wyly's death leaves impact on art's community

August 9, 2011

High-profile entrepreneur, philanthropist and billionaire Charles Wyly, died in a car accident Sunday on Highway 82 at the age of 77. Wyly was originally from Dallas, but owned property in Woody Creek. According to the Colorado State Patrol, Wyly was leaving the Aspen Airport when he was hit by an on-coming car while crossing Highway 82. KDNK’s Riley Skinner has more.

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