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September 1, 2014
In many parts of Colorado when you dial 9-1-1 to report a fire, the firefighters who put it out are volunteers. In fact, these volunteer fire fighters, who have other jobs, serve half of the state’s population. And as Bente Birkeland reports, an ever-shrinking pool of volunteers is leaving many communities at risk. Tune into KDNK Local News all this month for special features about volunteer firefighting. This series is as part of our collaboration Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Network.
August 29, 2014
On this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s January Jones speaks with Will Grandbois of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent about what’s happening in the local schools.
August 28, 2014
There’s a new marijuana based business in Carbondale but this time it’s for manufacturing THC-infused energy drinks. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report from Tuesday night’s Town Trustee meeting.
August 27, 2014
Vesicular stomatitis has spread through horses and cattle in Texas and Colorado since July and it's not showing signs of going away. The symptoms closely resemble those of foot and mouth, another disease that effects mostly cattle. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report about whether Colorado livestock are at risk.
August 26, 2014
For the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK’s collaboration with the magazine High Country News, Nelson Harvey spoke to author Elizabeth Grossman about how native Alaskan tribes are seeing their wild food sources undermined by a changing climate. You can read Elizabeth Grossman’s story on how global warming threatens Alaska’s food supply at hcn.org. Also find past editions of this podcast at KDNK.org or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.