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CPW: Ruedi Bear Must Be Euthanized

June 26, 2015
A campsite with exposed food resulted in a bear bite at Reudi Reservoir Wednesday. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says now the bear has to be euthanized. Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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Carter on Racism

June 24, 2015

Carbondale’s Thunder River Theatre and the Roaring Fork Cultural Council hosted former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter last night. Fielding questions from RFCC founder Jim Calaway and the audience, they covered topics ranging from violence against women, the Islamic State, and Palestine to mental health, migrants in Europe, and more. In this segment, the President talks about racism in the U.S. and what the recent South Carolina murders mean for the nation.


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Lake Mead Nearing Trigger

June 24, 2015
Heavy weather in May boosted streamflows in the Upper Colorado Basin. But, what about downstream states? KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report on Lake Mead.
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COGCC Okays APD in Thompson Divide

June 22, 2015
Natural gas leases in the Thompson Divide are still tied up in a Federal review. And, some are part of a proposed Congressional lease swap. But, the Colorado Oil and Gas Commission - or COGCC - recently approved two applications to drill wells near 4 Mile Park - on leases owned by Houston-based energy company, SG Interests. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

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Public ROW to Stay at Private School

June 18, 2015
Garfield County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday, June 15, to keep the "public" in a public right-of-way that bisects the Colorado Rocky Mountain School campus. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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2015 Art Around Town

2015 Art Around Town June 4, 2015

The Carbondale Public Works Department installed fourteen new sculptures ahead of Thursday's  Art Around Town's Art Walk.  KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Dine Out for Vets- Tuesday, June 2

June 2, 2015
The Western Slope Veterans Coalition (WSVC) is hosting its inaugural Dining Out for Vets event throughout the Roaring Fork and Eagle valleys with forty restaurants participating. Michael Conniff explained their work and how eating out on Tuesday can help vets in this community to KDNK’s January Jones.
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KDNK Lifeline During Telecom Outage

May 27, 2015

The upper Roaring Fork Valley lost landline, cell, internet, and 911 services for 16 hours between Tuesday, May 26, at close to 5 PM and Wednesday, May 27, around 9:15 AM. KDNK's round-the-clock coverage may well have been the only way many locals knew about what was going on. Here are some highlights of that coverage, including interview with Carbondale Fire Chief Ron Leach, Carbondale Police Lieutenant Chris Wurtsmith, and Technology Systems Consultant's Barry Cryer.

 

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RF Conservancy Studies Cattle Creek

May 21, 2015
The Clean Water Act requires all states to make a list of waters that are impaired beyond water quality standards. The Upper Colorado River Basin has 65 streams on the list, including a portion of Cattle Creek in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Roaring Fork Conservancy has launched a study to find out why the creek starts off healthy and winds up in trouble as it flows into the Roaring Fork River. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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What Do You Think? CRMS Right-of-Way

May 18, 2015
Garfield County Commissioners will hold another public meeting this afternoon about the county right-of-way that runs through the Colorado Rocky Mountain School campus. Many local residents joined commissioners at the school last week for a walk along the route. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with some of them to find out what they think of what has become a contentious issue between the school and local residents.
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