El Jebel

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Midvalley Family Practice is teaming up with regional health care providers and non-profit MIRA Bus to provide COVID-19 testing. Community testing services will be available in El Jebel Thursday from 10am to 4pm. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Family Nurse Practitioner Lisa Robbiano and Registered Nurse Maria McHale to learn more.

Eagle County

Every Friday from 9 am till noon, Eagle County staffers visit the Roaring Fork Valley to meet with residents at the El Jebel Community Center. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Eagle County Manager Jeff Shroll and Communications Director Justin Patrick to learn more about “Roaring Fork Fridays.”

M. John Fayhee

Reporter M. John Fayhee joins KDNK's Gavin Dahl to explain what's next for federal land near El Jebel that is managed by the US Forest Service. It sounds like the White River National Forest will preserve the lower parcel of what Fayhee calls "pure riparian splendor" with public access trails to the Roaring Fork River. The upper parcel is 30 acres across three sections and could be leased or sold. Read all about it here.

For this week’s news brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks with M. John Fayhee, editor of the Roaring Fork Valley’s newest newspaper: The Roaring Fork Weekly Journal. The full interview with John is available here.

M. John Fayhee

KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke to M. John Fayhee, editor of The Roaring Fork Weekly Journal, on the day of the newspaper's launch.

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On Thursday, December 13, a new weekly newspaper will debut in the Roaring Fork Valley centered around Basalt, El Jebel and Willits. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Dave Cook, managing editor and publisher of Aspen Daily News, about the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal.

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670 properties have been identified as at a higher risk of flooding. Homeowners can find a list of these properties and information about flood prepardeness and national flood insurance here. The map is here.

Raleigh Burleigh

The Lake Christine Fire exposed a well of generosity in the Roaring Fork Valley. Residents quickly jumped into action, offering what they could to help those forced from their homes. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh explored one facet on July 6, while visiting an impromptu refuge established at The Orchard.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

The Colorado Rapid Response Network confirmed five ICE operations across the state last week, including two in the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.