A Denver District Court Judge last week granted seven conservation groups across Colorado intervenor status in two lawsuits - one filed by Garfield County - that challenge new statewide air quality protections. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
The Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance and the Garfield County Commissioners are united against Rocky Mountain Industrials’ plan to expand the limestone quarry near Glenwood. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
Katrina Byars is a former Carbondale Town Trustee and current democratic candidate for Garfield County’s Board of County Commissioners. She has a Masters of Legal Studies in natural resources and environmental law and is a long-time advocate for healthy communities and healthy public lands. She shares her practices and mindset for maintaining strong leadership amidst the political and social challenges of these times.
Garfield County Commissioners unanimously approved $278,360 for the Town of Parachute Monday to boost the development of a new bus service that would connect the town with Battlement Mesa and Rifle. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.
Former Carbondale Town Trustee Katrina Byars is challenging Garfield County Commissioner John Martin for his District 2 seat this November. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more from her campaign announcement Saturday.
The Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys have a new chamber of commerce seeking to integrate and empower Spanish-speaking residents. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh met Americas Chamber of Commerce President and Founder Paulina Navas, Executive Director John Lopez and Vicepresident Susana Salamun.
A ballot initiative is in the works to restore grey wolves to Colorado. But, Garfield County Commissioners recently joined other West Slope counties in opposition to the proposal. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission recently released draft rules on oil and gas flowlines, mandated by SB-181. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report on changes the Garfield County Commissioners would like included in the final rules.
Sloan Shoemaker, who writes the Half-Hearted Fanatic column for the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal, in print around the midvalley, and online, was executive director at Wilderness Workshop for over 20 years before retiring and picking up the pen.
A recent meeting with Garfield County Commissioners and John Whitney of Sen. Michael Bennett's office opened the door to more talks about supporting the Colorado Recreation Economy Act, or CORE Act. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
About 200 people gathered at Glenwood Springs Middle School Monday night for a hearing on Rocky Mountain Resources county permit violations at the limestone quarry above Glenwood. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports on citizen concerns and the decision by Garfield County Commissioners to give RMR until June 1 to come into compliance.
Garfield County Commissioners recently rejected permanent protection of the Thompson Divide as stated in the proposed Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy Act. But, some of their reasons aren't accurate. Scott Willoughby of Trout Unlimited and Will Roush of Wilderness Workshop join host Amy Hadden Marsh to do a little fact-checking.
En un lado del condado hay gente que aboga por el cuidado del ambiente mientras que al otro lado del condado la falta de trabajos por el aceite y el gas impacta la economía de las familias. Gracias a eso, Charlando con Crystal nos dimos a la tarea de entrevistar al comisionado Tom Jankovsky, para que nos explicara su opinión del tema.
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is expected to decide this week on a new rule that would allow 1,000-foot setbacks from school and childcare center property lines. Garfield County is weighing in on Tuesday's rulemaking hearings in Denver. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.
River Bridge Regional Center is expanding into a new building for enhanced child advocacy services and to offer a new home to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Alliance. While touring the new building, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with River Bridge Regional Center Executive Director Blythe Chapman.
Last week, KDNK’s Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, both candidate respond to a question about the legalization of marijuana. The full interview with Republican incumbent Tom Jankovsky is archived here. The full interview with Democratic challenger Paula Stepp is available here.
KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Paula Stepp, the Democratic challenger, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.
KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Jankovsky, the Republican incumbent, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.