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Planning in Carbondale: UDC

January 14, 2015
Carbondale has been through lots of changes over the last few years. The town planning department plays a key role in shaping what the town looks like. In this series of conversations, KDNK’s January Jones takes a closer look at what’s ahead with Planning Director Janet Buck. Click here to listen to the planning features.

State Rep Introduces Felony DUI Bill

January 12, 2015
State Representative Lori Saine from Colorado's 63rd District introduced a felony DUI bill into the state legislature last week. A similar bill failed last spring. But, Saine told KDNK's Amy HaddenMarsh that this year’s bill is different, and includes prevention measures, like extending the mandatory time frame for interlock devices, which keep cars from starting if the driver has been drinking.
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C'Dale UDC Module 2

January 9, 2015

In today’s feature, KDNK’s January Jones wraps up a conversation with Carbondale Planning Director Janet Buck about the Unified Development Code. Buck discusses module 2, which opens up changes to development rules in existing zoning districts.


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Changes to Immigration Deportation Priorities

January 8, 2015

President Obama’s Executive Orders on Immigration Reform makes significant changes to enforcement actions. In an interview with KDNK’s January Jones, immigration attorney Jennifer Smith explains the revised deportation priorities.


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Dr. Madeleine Albright in Carbondale

Dr. Madeleine Albright in Carbondale January 1, 2015
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made a return visit to Carbondale's Thunder River Theatre December 29th.  And, despite the snowstorm, was welcomed by a standing-room-only crowd. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh sat down with Dr. Albright with questions about Cuba, U.S. strategy in the Middle East and other issues.  Listen to the complete interview.
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Large Rock Slide Closes Highway 24

Large Rock Slide Closes Highway 24 December 30, 2014

Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 24 into Leadville due to the second rockslide this year in the same place. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports that even though CDOT is patching the road, Leadville locals would like to see a more permanent fix.

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Leadville Hospital Seeks Support to Stave Off Closure

December 25, 2014

A failure of the heating system at St. Vincent’s hospital in Leadville has snowballed into a full closure of the hospital. So far multiple services have already shut down. St. Vincent’s CEO Joyce Beck spoke to KDNK’s January Jones about the latest developments.


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C'Dale Planner Janet Buck Explains UDC

December 17, 2014
In Part 3 of our planning series, Carbondale Town Planner Janet Buck explains the town's Unified Development Code, or UDC, and its update to KDNK's January Jones.
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Carbondale Roundabout Ribbon Cutting

December 9, 2014
Over nine million dollars and 16 years later, the changes at State Highway 133 and Main Street in Carbondale are nearly complete. After the official ribbon cutting Friday afternoon, KDNK News Director January Jones spoke with Mayor Stacey Bernot about what it means for the town.
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Fracking Fluid Study: Part 2

December 8, 2014
A new study from the University of Colorado is breaking ground in identifying chemicals in fracking fluid. Dr. Michael Thurman says results could benefit the public and industry.
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