Lucas Turner

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Lucas Turner

Andrew Romanoff, democratic candidate for US Senate in 2020, joined a group of citizens wednesday evening at Bonfire Coffee to talk policy priorities and politics. Primary topics included climate change, gun reform, and mental health. KDNK's Lucas Turner joined the crowd to learn more about this candidate.

Propublica

At an event last week hosted by Aspen Journalism, President of ProPublica Dick Tofel made comments about the funding crisis in local media, combatting perceptions of "fake news," and the superficial nature of TV media organizations like Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more.

Lucas Turner

Last week local Non-Profit Aspen Journalism hosted a discussion with Richard Tofel, President of ProPublica. The discussion included a long Q&A session with the audience who asked questions ranging from liberal bias in media to the constraints of non-profit news organizations, and more. Click the headline for a list of questions asked and their timestamps.

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Laura Supalla Gilchrist

Electric school buses could become a reality in Colorado thanks to new funding sources, but local school districts say they need more information before moving forward. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

CCLP

The Department of Homeland Security Wednesday issued the final Regulation on Public Charge that changes eligibility for legal immigration based on financial status, age, health issues, and other factors. KDNK News Director Lucas Turner spoke with Allison Neswood, a health care attorney with the Colorado Center for Law and Policy, to understand potential impacts of the new rule.

CMKB "Head Mom" Jen Clanahan
CMKB

A statewide network of parents advocating for Colorado’s outdoor quality of life will testify tomorrow at the Air Quality Control Commission meeting in support of the proposed Zero Emission Vehicle program. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Colorado Moms Know Best “Head Mom” Jen Clanahan to learn more.

Rifle Community Television

The Western Local Governments Coalition or WLGC was designed to gather support for streamlining SB 181 rulemaking participation from western Colorado county and municipal leaders. KDNK's Lucas Turner reports.