Weekly News Reel: January 20 - January 24, 2020

Jan 25, 2020

This is the first-ever Weekly News Reel on KDNK, a news magazine that takes a look at the week's
top local and regional stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday, hosted by Amy Hadden Marsh.  This show is also available as a podcast! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Podcasts.

Scott Franz, who usually reports for the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Network from the state Capitol, takes a look at how small, rural towns in Colorado will survive the end of King Coal.

Two hundred and fifty people braved a chilly Saturday morning in Glenwood Springs to march for all kinds of change. The National Environmental Protection Act or NEPA, a foundational environmental law, is threatened by a proposed Trump Administration overhaul that could drag environmental protections back 50 years.

Garfield County resident Katrina Byars says it's time for a change in the make-up of the County board of commissioners and has thrown her hat in the ring to challenge incumbent John Martin. And finally, a new bus service connecting Parachute to Rifle and Battlement Mesa means transportation changes for western Garfield County.