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The Economic Side of CPAC's Public Art

The Economic Side of CPAC's Public Art March 17, 2015
The Carbondale Public Arts Commission’s Art Around Town Program is in its 13th year with a $28,000 budget, most of which comes from town coffers. But, is the town’s outlay for the project worth it? KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports.
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Gas Wells Too Close to Homes

Gas Wells Too Close to Homes March 12, 2015

Over 50 Battlement Mesa residents attended another meeting hosted by Ursa Resources Tuesday night at the Grand Valley Firehouse. Ursa is currently drilling for natural gas just outside the Battlement Mesa PUD boundaries and some residents are upset. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.


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Wilderness Workshop on FS O/G Plan

March 12, 2015
Wilderness Workshop filed an objection to the White River National Forest draft oil and gas leasing plan that protects most Forest lands on the Thompson Divide from future leasing. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh speaks with WW's Peter Hart.
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CDALE Water Efficiency Plan

CDALE Water Efficiency Plan March 11, 2015
The Town of Carbondale is looking for public input on their newly drafted water efficiency plan. Carbondale Utilities Director Mark O’Meara spoke with KDNK’s January Jones about water demands from population that’s expected to keep growing. Public comments on the plan will be accepted until March 17th. Click here for a link.

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Plea Deal in CDALE Poisoning Case

March 10, 2015

Maria Alvarado-Gomez of Carbondale entered a plea deal on Monday. She was arrested in June of 2104 and charged with attempted murder of her daughters after she fed them rat poison. The children were not injured from the poisoning. She plead to one count of child abuse. She’ll face at least 4 years in prison if convicted. Another hearing is scheduled in April. She’s been held in the Garfiled County Jail since June on a three-hundred thousand dollar bond.


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Aspen Strong Mental Health Panels

March 10, 2015

Aspen Strong is a new organization aimed at increasing awareness and dialog about mental health. Executive Director Christina King spoke with KDNK’s January Jones about their monthly panel discussion, happening tonight at the Carbondale Library.


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COGCC Response to O/G Task Force

March 9, 2015
KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports from last week's Northwest Colorado Oil and Gas Forum in Rifle about COGCC's response to the Governor's Oil and Gas Task Force recommendations.
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RFTA Plan Hears Concerns

RFTA Plan Hears Concerns March 5, 2015
About 50 people attended a joint meeting with Garfield County Commissioners and officials from Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, and New Castle Wednesday night at the Glenwood Springs Community Center to talk about the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority's draft Access Control Plan. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
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Local Enviro Reaction to Oil and Gas Task Force

March 4, 2015
After six months of statewide meetings, Governor Hickenlooper's Oil and Gas Task Force came up with 56 draft recommendations. Only nine recommendations made it to the governor's desk. Jim Ramey is the Director of Citizens for a Healthy Community. He says the task force failed to achieve its mission. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Ramey about his disappointment and what he thinks would have worked better.
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Aspen Power House Redevelopment

March 4, 2015
The Aspen City Council held work sessions on Monday and Tuesday night to hear development proposals for what is known as “the Old Powerhouse”- the former location of the Aspen Art Museum. Assistant City Manager Barry Crook outlines the next steps with KDNK's January Jones.
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