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September 10, 2014
Residents of the Carbondale area on Monday had a chance to provide their input on a major solar power project spearheaded by Roaring Fork High School student. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer reports.
September 11, 2014
The plan to replace the bridge in Glenwood Springs is the primary gateway to the Roaring Fork Valley is over-budget and the Colorado Department of Transportation is now asking for local funding. KDNK’s Mike Lemmer has this report.
September 12, 2014
On this week’s News Brief, we take a look at crime in Carbondale for the month of August.
September 15, 2014
Colorado’s legislature this year created the state’s own air fleet for fighting wildfires. The endeavor includes four helicopters, two single engine air tankers, and two PC-12 single engine planes equipped with new thermal imaging technology. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin talks with Colorado Springs Gazette Reporter Ryan Maye Handy about the program.
September 9, 2014
What if a government agency awarded nearly $300 million worth of work to a totally unqualified company simply to enrich former colleagues and anger political enemies?
In her cover story in the current issue of High Country News, investigative reporter Claudine LoMonaco shows that the U.S. Forest Service may have done just that in 2012 with the contract for the Four Forest Restoration Project—also called the Four Fry Project—in Arizona. For the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK’s collaboration with High Country News, Nelson Harvey spoke to LoMonaco about the troubling implications of what she found. Nelson’s interview barely scratched the surface of the troubling corporate and governmental conduct that Claudine LoMonaco uncovered in her reporting on the Four Forest Restoration Project. In fact, she discovered that the project’s current contractor, who took over from Pioneer Associates when they couldn’t find investors, may also have misled the government in their project proposal. You can read her full story at HCN.org, and you can find past editions of Sounds of the High Country at KDNK.org.