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Carbondale trustees considering a new round of proposals for the old library building

April 18, 2014
Carbondale trustees are again discussing what to do with the former Gordon Cooper Library building. After a new round of proposals, the board heard several presentations at a recent work session. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac spoke to John Colson, who wrote about the meeting in this week's Sopris Sun.
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Follow-up visits and a KDNK News update

April 11, 2014
On this episode of the weekly news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Ed Williams talk about follow-up visits after oil and gas chemical spills, and an update on a KDNK story from last month.
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Wealth gap growing in Aspen

April 4, 2014
According to local officials, the wealth gap in Aspen is growing, and at a recent meeting with local leaders, Pitkin County commissioners discussed the challenges faced by the area's working class and super wealthy. On this news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Aspen Journalism Editor Brent Gardner Smith who attended the meeting.
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Adjuncts upset over new CMC policy

March 28, 2014
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Nelson Harvey of the Aspen Daily News about his coverage of Colorado Mountain College, the Affordable Care Act and how some adjuncts are angry about a change in policy.
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Aspen murder update, law enforcement activity around the Valley

March 20, 2014
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Ed Williams and Eric Skalac focus on the copshop with news from law enforcement in the Roaring Fork Valley this week.
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Carbondale trustee candidates talk grocery stores, highway construction at forum

March 14, 2014
The deadline to submit your ballot for April's municipal election is fast approaching. Four candidates are competing for three open trustee seats. Those candidates are incumbent Frosty Merriott, Katrina Byars, Wayne Horak and AJ Hobbs. Carbondale mayor Stacey Bernot is running unopposed for reelection. The candidates spoke out on the town's pressing issues at a Candidate Forum earlier this week.

And on this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac spoke to the Sopris Sun's Lynn Burton about grocery stores, highway construction, and other subjects discussed at the forum.

You can listen to the Candidate Forum in our news archives.
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Suspects arrested in Aspen homicide case

March 7, 2014
The murder of well-known Aspen native Nancy Pfister has shaken up the Roaring Fork Valley. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Aspen Times Editor Rick Carroll about recent developments in the homicide investigation
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Aspen businesses to pay almost 1 million dollars in back wages

March 3, 2014
On this week's news brief, a U.S Department of Labor investigation shakes up Aspen's hospitality industry. KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Chad Abraham of the Aspen Daily News about his coverage of the story this week.
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New developments in Pan and Fork mobile home park

February 21, 2014
For this week's news brief, KDNK's Ed Williams talks to Nelson Harvey of the Aspen Daily News about the recent developments on the evictions of residents from Basalt's Pan and Fork Mobile Home Park.
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Weekly News Brief: Developments in the Thompson Divide

February 17, 2014
The conflict over gas drilling in the Thompson Divide heated up this week when the Thompson Divide Coalition released a new economic and geologic analysis of the area. On this week’s news brief, KDNK’s Ed Williams and Eric Skalac talk about the new developments.

Related: Local governments appeal gas lease extensions in the Thompson Divide
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