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News Brief: Pan and Fork relocation update

October 4, 2013
The town of Basalt is in the process of moving residents out of the Pan and Fork mobile home park, hoping to finish some time next spring. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Nelson Harvey of the Aspen Daily News talk about some of the recent developments in that process.
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Devastated communities struggling with historic floods

Devastated communities struggling with historic floods September 20, 2013
The recent historic floods have displaced countless front-range residents, affected more than 200 miles of roads and left at least 5 dead. And as floodwaters recede, questions arise about contamination and about how affected communities will rebuild. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac spoke to Maeve Conran, co-director of news for KGNU, about what she's seen over the last week.
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Weekly News Brief: Alleged Clean-Air Act violations in Garfield County

September 13, 2013
Parachute Creek received attention this spring when a hydrocarbon leak caused a spike in benzene levels in the creek. But an investigation by KDNK's Ed Williams turned up several more facilities in the area with a history of alleged clean air act violations.
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Dealing with legalization in rural Colorado

August 30, 2013
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Travis Bubenik, news director for KVNF, about attitudes towards recreational marijuana in Paonia, and how the Attorney General's recent policy comments could affect town and public opinion.
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Voters to weigh in on Northern Colorado secession

August 23, 2013
Later this year, voters in Northern Colorado will be faced with an interesting question: should several counties secede from the Rocky Mountain state to form a new state? On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Grace Hood of KUNC in Greeley about the secession movement brewing in Northern Colorado.

And to hear the interview Dr. Derek Everett of Colorado State University mentioned in the news brief, head to KUNC.org.
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Basalt preparing to move first set of families out of Pan and Fork Mobile Home Park

August 16, 2013
On this week's news brief KDNK's Ed Williams talks to Nelson Harvey of the Aspen Daily News about the latest developments on the relocation of residents of the Pan and Fork Trailer Park in Basalt.
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Details slowly emerging on July shooting in Glenwood Springs

August 9, 2013
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac gets an update on the recent shooting in Glenwood Springs from Nelson Harvey of the Aspen Daily News.
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Fatal shooting in Glenwood Springs one of several recent criminal episodes

August 2, 2013
After a week of assault, attempted abductions and a fatal shooting, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Ed Williams dedicate this week's news brief entirely to the "cop shop".
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Nature Park Solar Illustrates Conflicting Goals

July 12, 2013
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun talk about the conflicting goals coming up in the discussions about solar panels proposed for Carbondale's nature park.
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Child abuse on trial in Leadville

July 5, 2013
For this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Danny Ramey of the Leadville Herald about international terrorism and the child abuse charges against Leadville resident George Mott.
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