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Carbondale in Brief with the Sopris Sun

September 18, 2015
This week for the News Brief, January Jones speaks with Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun about issues in Carbondale.
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Snowmass News Wrap-up

September 11, 2015
Aspen Daily News Reporter Madeline Osberger brings us up to speed on important news from Snowmass - the town council recall election, the debate over fluoride in the water, the Base Village Discovery center proposal, and a recent uptick in crime.
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B'ment Mesa Residents: No Rigs Inside PUD

September 3, 2015
Ursa Resources wants to drill 53 natural gas wells from two pads and lay pipeline within the Battlement Mesa PUD, close to neighborhoods, parks, and the Colorado River. And, many residents are angry. They attended two meetings this week. Rifle Citizen Telegram editor Ryan Hoffman also attended the meetings and for this week's News Brief, he talks to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about why people are upset.
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GarCo Property Values Rebounding

August 24, 2015
For this week's News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh and John Stroud of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent talk about the valuation process and what this year's increase means for Garfield County.

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Animas River Runs Orange: Legacy of Toxins

August 14, 2015
The Gold King Mine that spilled toxic waste into the Animas River, is only the most recent but very visible manifestation of pollution around Durango. For this week’s news brief, January Jones called up reporter Jonathan Thompson, Senior editor at High Country News and Durango local. Find his article "When Our River Turned Orange" at hcn.org
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DeGette's 2015 Wilderness Bill

August 7, 2015
For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Aspen Daily News reporter Collin Szewczyk about Congresswoman Diana DeGette's proposed 2015 Colorado Wilderness Act.
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Senior Housing in CDALE?

August 3, 2015
KDNK's January Jones speaks with John Colson of the Sopris Sun about the possibility for a new senior housing project in Carbondale.
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Weekly News Brief: What Defines News?

July 17, 2015
The Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported on Carbondale resident Bren Simon's large land holdings in Carbondale this week. Editor Randy Essex explains to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh the importance of the story.
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Mid-Valley Development with Scott Condon

July 10, 2015
This week’s News Brief features Scott Condon from the Aspen Times, talking about the proposed Tree Farm development in El Jebel.
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GWS Pageant Nixes Young Moms

GWS Pageant  Nixes Young Moms July 3, 2015
The annual Miss Strawberry Days contest in Glenwood Springs is over 100 years old, and claims to have evolved from a beauty pageant to a scholarship competition. It awards four young women with $8,000 in college assistance. But, in a recent column, Glenwood Springs Post Independent Arts and Entertainment reporter Jessica Cabe suggested that the contest's evolution still has a long way to go. For this week's News Brief, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Cabe to find out why.
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