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A KDNK Interview With New Representative Perry Will

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Perry Will is leaving Colorado Parks and Wildlife after 43 years to assume Bob Rankin's seat as representative for Colorado's 57th District, which includes Glenwood Springs, Rifle and Carbondale. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Will recently. Listen to the interview in three parts.

 

Part 2:

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The discussion turns to wildlife and land issues, including sage grouse protection, preserving the Thompson Divide, and oil and gas drilling near neighborhoods.

Part 3:

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Perry Will talks about his recent decision to euthanize five mountain lions in West Glenwood Springs and how he'll face challenges in his new role at the statehouse.

Amy Hadden Marsh has been reporting for KDNK since 2005. She became the host of Valley Voices, a longtime public affairs show, in 2006. She graduated with honors from Regis University with a Masters degree in Investigative Journalism in 2011 and says, "If it weren't for KDNK, I wouldn't have gone to graduate school and changed careers to journalism."