Carbondale

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First proposed in 2015, the doors to Carbondale's new City Market open on August 26. Corporate Affairs Manager Jessica Trowbridge spoke with KDNK about what shoppers can expect from the new store.

Raleigh Burleigh

KDNK's Mountain Fair Memory Machine collected over 30 memories by the conclusion of Carbondale's 49th Mountain Fair. The machine remains operational in the backround, collecting material for a special 50th Annual Mountain Fair podcast. Share your piece by calling 970 510 3250 and leaving a message.

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Carbondale Trustees Tuesday voted 6 to 1 in favor of a limited face mask ordinance. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the story.

As Colorado’s stay at home order lifts, residents learning about the new 'safer at home' phase, and local businesses are navigating state and county guidelines for reopening on May 4th. To learn more about how this affects the Town of Carbondale operations, local business activity, and daily life, KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Mayor Dan Richardson and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Andrea Stewart.

 

 

Carbondale Trustees confirmed Town Manager Jay Harrington’s pick for Police Chief Tuesday. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the story.

Neighborhood Heroes

As part of the Carbondale Mutual Aid Group and Emergency Taskforce, residents Emily and Debbie Bruell are spearheading a new program called “Neighborhood Heroes.” They spoke to KDNK’s Lucas Turner about how it works. For more on how to sign up as a neighborhood hero, click the headline.

It's been 37 years since they flipped the switch in the Dinkle Building to bring this beautiful monster to life. Please email your favorite KDNK memory to Raleigh@kdnk.org and tune in on Wednesday at 4pm for our on-air birthday party!

Unofficial election results for Basalt and Carbondale’s municipal elections are in. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.

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The Town of Carbondale has thrown its support behind the 9th Judicial District’s suspension of rental eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more details.

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The Carbondale Emergency Taskforce (CETF) is seeking volunteers and directing those who need assistance to the correct resources. AZYEP News Team’s Mountain Maes explains more about volunteering and requesting help.

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In partnership with Carbondale Arts, The Town of Carbondale has been awarded a 35,000 dollar Mini Local Park and Outdoor Recreation grant from the Board of Great Outdoors Colorado. The funds will be used to build the Youth Art Park, the third and final park along the town’s one-mile Rio Grande ARTway. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

 

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The Carbondale Emergency Taskforce (CETF) is a newly formed group of volunteers and organizations and public officials with an important role, to provide support and guidance to the Town of Carbondale in key areas of potential impact from the COVID-19 crisis. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke to Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson to learn more about how the task force will operate, its vision, and what it means for the community.

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Glenwood Springs Fire Department and Carbondale Rural Fire Protection District responded to a brush fire on Old Highway 82 earlier this afternoon. The fire broke out near Flying Fish Road, about 5 miles east of Carbondale.

Carbondale Chief of Police Gene Schilling will retire in September after almost 40 years of service. Town staff is hard at work looking for someone to fill his shoes. On Thursday, March 12, the town hosts a meet and greet with 4 finalists for the position. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

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This membership drive, KDNK wants to hear from you! Please consider joining us at one of many outreach events throughout the Roaring Fork Valley this month. We will be renewing and adding members with all of the newest schwag, including t-shirts with News Director Lucas Turner's featured logo design.

The Sopris Sun

Carbondale’s weekly newspaper, The Sopris Sun celebrates it’s 11th birthday today. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon has more.

The Town of Carbondale will be seeking public input on three major projects in the next few months. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more...

Jodie Cooper

Jodie Cooper is a metal sculptor and installation artist whose sculpture Finned Gateway is part of the Carbondale Public Art Commission’s current roster of art around town. Finned Gateway is located on the east edge of town, just past the Carbondale Clay Center.

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Reno Carollo is a Denver-based sculptor and jewelry artist whose marble sculpture Cynthia is part of the current Art Around Town cohort here in Carbondale. Reno is an educator, business owner and artist who has participated in international art exchanges and learned the art of the marble sculpture at the very first Marble Marble art symposium in Marble.

On Tuesday, Carbondale Trustees reviewed an update on the rollout of the town's new trash & recycling service. Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman and Mountain Waste & Recycling District Manager Mike Hinkley presented the report. So far complaints are low, and the landfill diversion rate is up, but Trustees could still make changes. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more.

Colorado Realtor's Association

The average cost of a single-family home in Carbondale rose more than 15 percent from 2018 to 2019, topping one-million dollars. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more on housing statistics, and how Carbondale Trustees, staff, and citizen volunteers are responding to the shortage of affordable options.

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Brad Reed Nelson is a custom furniture maker and designer working in metal and wood in the Roaring Fork Valley. He and his wife own Board By Design located in Glenwood Springs. His sculpture, titled The Knuckle, is located in front of Town Hall as part of the 2019 Art Around Town program through the Carbondale Public Arts Commission. Carbondale Public Art Commission is seeking entries for Art Around Town 2020. Applications are due by February 2nd.

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This week KDNK is exploring the concept of citizen engagement in local government decision-making. KDNK’s Lucas Turner starts the series by speaking to Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson about the importance of engagement, and how the public can effectively advocate for changes in their community.

The town of Carbondale is soliciting proposals for traffic improvements, a pump back system for nettle creek, and an on-call electrician. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois joins Booked to look back at local news highlights over the past year from the perspective of his newsroom. Not only was there a lot of local news to cover, it was a year of transition at the paper as well.   

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 Carbondale resident and graduate student Genevieve J. VIllamizar is developing an Integrative Environmental Management Plan for Carbondale’s Nature Park, also called the Delaney Dog Park. KDNK's Lucas Turner reports on what that means.

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At the regular council meeting last week Carbondale’s Trustees approved a Major Site Plan Review and Conditional use permit for a lot just north of the roundabout on Highway 133, between Main Street and Colorado Avenue. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more…

 

Carbondale Trustees voted Tuesday night to adopt the Town’s 2020 budget. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Town Manager Jay Harrington and Finance Manager Renae Gustine to get more information.

For the last 4 years, a group called Carbondale Homeless Assistance has been making efforts to help the homeless population in the area. Lynn Kirchner started the group and took some time to tell KDNK about their approach.

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On October 1st, the Town of Carbondale Board of Trustees voted unanimously to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day, rather than Columbus Day. The new event was inaugurated by historian and former Northern Ute Tribal Chairman Roland McCook, accompanied by drummers and dancers from the Ute Mountan Ute Tribe located in southwest Colorado. For archival audio of the event, beyond the highlights included in this program, click here.

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