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Local Newscast: Reverend Shawna Foster Reflects on Veteran's Day, National Guard Service



KDNK's local newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 AM during Morning Edition.

Adam Fox, director of strategic engagement at the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative spoke to KGNU in Boulder about their statewide nonprofit last week. Here’s a clip. Click here for more info. Thanks to KGNU for sharing the audio.


Carbondale’s Planning Commission will meet this Thursday November 17th to continue hearing from the public on short-term rental regulations in town. Also on the agenda will be a discussion about a Housing Study RFP. Meanwhile, planning staff are working on a zoning map to better understand planned unit developments and single family zone districts in town. The goal is to share a finalized map with the Commission in December or January.


Independence Pass is scheduled to remain open this week. We’ll let you know when CDOT makes an announcement.


According to Carbondale Town Manager Jay Harrington’s weekly email to constituents on Friday, the Parks and Recreation Commission heard from a land owner adjacent to the Nature Park at their meeting last week who asked the town to revisit a decision to remove dead trees on the north side of the park. The Commission made a recommendation on a 6 to 1 vote that the trees should be preserved as birding habitat. A new trail alignment may need to be put in place for park safety. For now public works has installed a temporary fence with signs to try and keep people out of danger.


Reverend Shawna Foster, minister of Carbondale’s Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist congregation served in the Army National Guard shortly after 9/11. She sat down with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh to talk about her reflections on Veteran’s Day, her own experiences with the military, how her attitude has changed over time, and the Veteran’s Camp for water protectors in North Dakota.

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