Local Newscast for September 21st

Sep 21, 2016

KDNK's Local Newscast airs weekday mornings at 6:41 and 7:41 during Morning Edition. 

 

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more expensive to protect your family’s health, insurance companies are coming after Coloradans' wallets again next year, and the state agency regulating rates has signed off on their plans. Eric Galatas reports.

 

Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees study session included 90 minutes of discussion about safety in Carbondale, particularly for women and girls getting around without a car at night. Gavin Dahl reports.

 

Despite moderate growth in Colorado, non-partisan state legislative economists say the risk of a recession is rising here and across the nation. Bente Birkeland reports from the capitol.

 

The Lost Solar Fire outside Meeker is still burning at over 4,400 acres. The temporary closure order within the Flat Tops Wilderness is still in effect for multiple trails. The fire started by lightning within the the White River National Forest back in early August. A presentation on the fire’s role in the ecosystem and the recovery after the Big Fish Fire of 2002 will happen this Thursday, Sept 22nd, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, at the Meeker Public Library.