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Thompson Divide Advocates and Gunnison Energy Reach Compromise

July 31, 2015

The Thompson Divide Coalition and other conservation partners have made progress on protecting areas of the divide in Gunnison County. Zane Kessler says Gunnison Energy has agreed to adjust some of their holdings. Kessler told KDNK's January Jones, it’s the first time they have had support from a leaseholder in the Thompson Divide.

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Domestic Cats on Cdale Radar

July 30, 2015
Carbondale Town Trustees Tuesday granted 2 event liquor licenses, approved an expansion at White House Pizza and an extension of a license for a marijuana testing lab, and appointed a noxious weed task force. Here, Trustee Allyn Harvey talks with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about trustee/mayor pay raises, domestic cat regulations, and other meeting highlights.
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West Nile Not In Garco Yet

July 29, 2015
The West Nile virus struck a Boulder County horse on July 25 and a Mesa County man earlier this month. West Nile is carried by only one kind of mosquito and July is usually when the disease shows up. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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Jewell Talks Coal with NW CO Officials

July 22, 2015
Economic certainty was on the minds of NW Colorado officials, who were on hand to talk to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in Glenwood Springs on Friday, July 17. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.
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Deep Creek: Wild and Scenic

Deep Creek: Wild and Scenic July 21, 2015
The US Forest Service approved a portion of Deep Creek, on the southeast corner of the Flat Tops, as suitable for Wild & Scenic status in July.  The next step is Congressional designation. But, the process started three decades ago, when members of the local Sierra Club and other environmentalists, including Beverly Compton, noticed that Deep Creek needed some kind of protection. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh recently spoke with Compton about what makes Deep Creek worth it.

Rabbit Fever Rising

July 16, 2015
Tularemia, or Rabbit Fever, is on the rise in Colorado. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports. Click here for more information about the disease and prevention tips.
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Fire District Survey Mostly Thumbs Up

July 16, 2015
The Carbondale and Rural Fire District is writing a new master plan to prioritize services and set a financial path for the next few years. KDNK's January Jones has more about results of a public survey on how the District is doing.
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"211" to Boost Health Resource Access

July 16, 2015
Carbondale Town Trustees heard about a mid-valley health study, among other items at Tuesday's meeting. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh speaks with Mayor Stacey Bernot.
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CDOT's Bustang Connects RFV to Denver

July 14, 2015

The Colorado Department of Transportation launched Bustang-- an express bus service that runs a round-trip route from Glenwood Springs to Denver once a day. KDNK’s January Jones has more.


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Drew Gorgey: Ethics and County Government

July 10, 2015

Garfield County Manager Drew Gorgey's abrupt resignation last week comes on the heels of the hasty departure of county attorney Frank Huftless. Many are questioning the reasons behind the departures. County Commissioner Tom Jankovski has called it hubris on both sides, while Commissioner John Martin is saying it’s personality conflicts. Gorgey isn't talking to the media. But a conversation back in April between KDNK's January Jones and Gorgey may suggest there’s an ethics issue in play on his part. In this segment, Gorgey talks about the professional code of ethics he and other government managers adhere to how he applied them in his role as Garfield County Manager.


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