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Rep. Rankin Updates GWS Council

June 23, 2016
State legislators are making the rounds locally to update voters on what happened in the Colorado General Assembly this year. KDNK’s January Jones has this report.
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Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope

Rabies, Plague Hit West Slope June 15, 2016
Late spring and early summer are prime time for viruses, like Hanta and West Nile, to rear their ugly heads. In the past month, rabies and plague have been reported on the West Slope and one person has died of Hantavirus in Colorado this year. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
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Rifle Water Woes

June 13, 2016
A leak in the water intake pipe and pump problems have plagued the City of Rifle's water delivery system since June 1. City Manager Matt Sturgeon told KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh on Friday, June 10, that crews have been working overtime to fix the problem, and the city water plant is now stable...but not optimal.  Click here for updates on Rifle water use restrictions.
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Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade

Officials Talk Cottonwood Pass Upgrade June 10, 2016
Municipal, county, and state officials met Wednesday in Glenwood Springs to discuss an alternate traffic route over Cottonwood Pass. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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Telehealth to Help Mtn Communities

June 8, 2016
Randy Reznik is the network program manager for Colorado Telehealth Network. KDNK's Gavin Dahl caught up with him at the Mountain Connect Broadband Conference in Keystone this week.
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Reporting from Mountain Connect

June 7, 2016
KDNK's Gavin Dahl reports from the 2016 Mountain Connect Broadband Conference. Hear from Glenwood Springs information services director Bob Farmer, Benton Foundation policy director Amina Fazlullah, City of Montrose innovation and community engagement director Virgil Turner, Rio Blanco County IT director Blake Mobley and Institute for Local Self-Reliance director of community broadband networks Christopher Mitchell.
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'Broadband is an Essential Service'

June 6, 2016
Hundreds of government officials and industry leaders are in Keystone this week for the annual Mountain Connect Broadband Conference. KDNK's Gavin Dahl spoke to Colorado's foremost public sector telecom attorney Ken Fellman about why the gathering keeps growing.
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Xcel Changes Could Eclipse CO Solar

June 6, 2016
Xcel Energy, Colorado's largest utility, wants the state Public Utilities Commission to approve rate changes. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talked to Lucy Kessler of CORE about how those changes could put a damper on solar energy in the state. PUC hearings about the Xcel proposals are Thursday in Denver and next week in Grand Junction. Click for more info.
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Rankin on Social Programs

June 3, 2016
Republican Bob Rankin represents Carbondale and Garfield County at the State Capitol, where he is a member of the powerful Joint Budget Committee. KDNK's Gavin Dahl spoke to him about a new law that seeks to improve the administration of food stamps and other programs at the county level.
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GarCo Wants Your Input on Broadband

June 2, 2016
Garfield County is seeking input on high speed internet, with the first of four community meetings scheduled for Friday June 3rd at the Glenwood Springs library branch. KDNK's Gavin Dahl spoke to Garfield County manager Kevin Batchelder about the process. You can learn more and participate in the survey at Garfield-County.com.
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