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New solar projects in Carbondale

May 24, 2013
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun and Carbondale's new renewable energy project in Sopris Park.

Related: Carbondale looking to offset energy usage with new solar arrays
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Which is more appropriate for Main Street--an art museum or child care center?

May 17, 2013
Earlier this week, the Carbondale trustees received public comments on how the Gordon Cooper library building should be used when the library moves to it's new home this summer. On the week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun break down some of the issues that will factor into the trustees' impending decision on the building.

Related: Public comments on library building split between Surls museum and family enrichment center
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Living with wildfire in Colorado

Living with wildfire in Colorado May 10, 2013
Wildfire season is coming and on this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Andrea Chalfin, news director for KRCC in Colorado Springs, about Flash Point, their recent series on devastating wildfire in Colorado.

The entire series, including videos, images and an interactive timeline are available in KRCC's archives.
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Aspen mayoral election this Tuesday

May 3, 2013
The Aspen mayoral and city council elections are right around the corner... for this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Brent Gardner-Smith of Aspen Journalism for a look at the mayoral race so far.
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Carbondale Police arrest sexual assault suspect

April 26, 2013
On this episode of the weekly news brief, KDNK's Ed Williams and Eric Skalac talk about the recent arrest of a Carbondale man on charges of child sex abuse.
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Pan and Fork residents meet with park owners, extend leases

April 19, 2013
Residents of the Pan and Fork mobile home park in Basalt met with the property owner this week in an ongoing effort to figure out what will happen if plans to redevelop the land go through. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac and Nelson Harvey talk about new developments in the ongoing story.
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Parachute spill highlights pipeline regulation problems in Colorado

April 12, 2013
On this week's episode of the KDNK News Brief, KDNK's Ed Williams talks to Dennis Webb of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel about his article detailing problems with oil and gas pipeline regulation in Colorado.
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New art museum for Carbondale?

March 29, 2013
Carbondale gets a new 13,000 square foot library this summer, leaving the old library building at the corner of 4th and Main open for new uses. On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Lynn Burton of the Sopris Sun about an interesting proposal from one famous, local artist.
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Spill near Parachute raises information transparency questions

March 22, 2013
For this week's news brief, KDNK's Ed Williams talks to Bruce Finley of the Denver Post about the ongoing natural gas spill near Parachute.

Related: Groundwater contaminated by hydrocarbon spill near Parachute Creek (Updated)
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State task force recommends new marijuana rules

March 15, 2013
On this week's news brief, KDNK's Eric Skalac talks to Denver Post reporter John Ingold about new recreational marijuana rules recommended this week by the state's Amendent 64 task force.
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