The cost of housing has been rising in the Roaring Fork Valley. For some locals already dealing with housing insecurity, COVID-19 was a tipping point. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon reports on a new effort to connect those people to assistance.
Summertime in Marble means more traffic on the Lead King Loop. The White River National Forest is starting a safety assessment of the area this summer. Hear more from Aspen-Sopris District Ranger, Kevin Warner.
June is Colorado's bike month! KDNK learns more from Zuleika Pevec: Clean Energy Programs Coordinator for Clean Energy Economy for the Region (CLEER), which also manages events for Garfield Clean Energy, or GCE.
Earlier this month, volunteer crews broke ground on a new connection between Red Hill and Sutey Ranch just outside Carbondale. And, with more people visiting the area than ever, some existing trails need work. KDNK's Kathleen Shannon spoke with members of the Red Hill Council and other local trail stewardship groups to learn more.
In Colorado, abortion access for patients on Medicaid has been limited. But, the General Assembly passed a bill May 11th changing that. Jack Teter, Regional Director of Government Affairs for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, explains.
The $2.8 million project is planned across five sites between Carbondale and the top of McClure Pass. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon got the details from the project's Public Information Manager, Nancy Shanks.
Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers were at the Hanging Lake Trail media event last week. KDNK caught up with Education Director, Ben Sherman, and Communications and Engagement Manager, Jacob Baker. Garfield County Public Libraries will host a Grizzly Creek Fire Virtual Townhall Thursday, May 13, at 6pm.
Colorado saw more drug overdose deaths in 2020 than any year on record, dating back to 1975. Glenwood Springs resident Maggie Seldeen founded a new nonprofit to reduce overdoses locally. The group's currently in its education phase.
Carbondale’s Promenade Park, behind Town Hall, has a new installation: the cross-section of a 120-year-old tree. Hear from the man behind the project, John S. Williams, who’s also on the Carbondale Historical Society’s Board of Directors.
Colorado Mountain College hosted a recent continuing education talk about fire, but with a unique perspective: it was less about why wildfires are worsening, and more about the decisive actions communities can take to protect themselves from those fires.
A local Latino advocacy group vaccinated hundreds of mostly-Latino people at its COVID-19 clinic in Glenwood Springs earlier this month. KDNK reports on the group’s outreach strategies and why they work.
The Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association wants to get the Crystal River designated as Wild and Scenic. But, some Marble residents are wary of the federal label. Here's more from CVEPA's president, John Armstrong.
Holy Cross Energy announced this week a partnership with Colorado Mountain College and Massachusetts-based renewable energy developer, Ameresco. Vice President of Power Supply and Programs at HCE, Steve Buening, talks about the solar project.
At Marble’s Town Meeting April 1, the years-long conversation about ATV overuse continued. The Lead King Loop working group gave an update from its members, which represent every level of government involved in the Marble area. Still, not all attendees left the meeting satisfied.