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Bernie Supporters: Movement Not Over

Bernie Supporters: Movement Not Over July 12, 2016
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Sanders handily won the Democratic caucus in Colorado and KDNK's Gavin Dahl asked local Bernie organizers about their experience with the campaign and what's next for them. Michael Gibson was field organizer for the 22 westernmost counties in the state. Alex Damaso was involved in outreach to Hispanic voters in Glenwood Springs.
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Glenwood Springs Outdoor Smoking Ban

July 11, 2016
It might not be long before "No Smoking" signs appear on the sidewalks and in outdoor public spaces in Glenwood Springs. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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Creative District Distinction Explained

Creative District Distinction Explained July 11, 2016
Carbondale has been named a Creative District by the state of Colorado. KDNK news director Gavin Dahl sat down with Amy Kimberly, executive director for Carbondale Arts, to learn more about the new distinction.
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College Scholarships for Senior Citizens

July 8, 2016
The Aspen Community Foundation has a new scholarship fund for local seniors attending in-state colleges. Deputy Director Valerie Carlin gave the details to KDNK’s January Jones. Applications are open until August 15th.
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Whitewater Park Coming to Basalt

July 7, 2016
A new Pitkin County whitewater park is coming to the Roaring Fork River near the Elk Run subdivision in Basalt. Gavin Dahl checks in with Aspen Journalism’s Brent Gardner Smith about the proposed location.
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New Coalition Will Lead on Climate

July 7, 2016
Eagle County Commissioner Jill Ryan speaks to KDNK's Gavin Dahl about a new effort by a growing list of Colorado jurisdictions to lead on climate policy. Colorado Communities for Climate Action members include Aspen, Pitkin County, Vail, Eagle County and 7 others so far. Plus, Eagle County is adding to its solar portfolio with a new array at the Garfield County airport.
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Law Bans Solitary Confinement of Kids

July 4, 2016
KDNK news director Gavin Dahl gets an update from Denise Maes of ACLU Colorado on their 2016 legislative scorecard, covering 6 new civil liberties laws. HB 1328 makes it illegal for the Department of Youth Corrections to keep kids in solitary confinement, except in emergencies.
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Bull Riding Not Just for Boys

Bull Riding Not Just for Boys July 1, 2016

A Rifle teen is making her own dreams come true by riding bulls at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo and competing with the big boys this year. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh was on hand for Tianna Davis' debut ride on June 21 and has this story.

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Pitkin County's 'Watershed Approach' to Broadband Infrastructure

June 29, 2016
Gavin Dahl speaks to Pitkin County management analyst Kara Silbernagel about their plan to invest $5 million in high speed Internet infrastructure, both fiber and fixed wireless, to serve rural parts of the county including Castle Creek, Maroon Creek, Redstone and Marble. Industry partners are needed as the county does not intend to become a public ISP.
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Gov. Hickenlooper Talks Gun Violence

June 28, 2016
Aspen Ideas Fest is happening this week, bringing together 350 presenters in 200 sessions with nearly 3,000 attendees discussing topics from Brexit to healthcare to gun violence. KDNK's January Jones reports on a panel called "How Can We Move Forward Together to Reduce Gun Violence" featuring Gov. John Hickenlooper, Nicole Hockley and John Feinblatt.
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