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Immigration activists met in Glenwood Tuesday night to rally in support of DACA recipients. KDNK's Lucas Turner was there and has more.

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Debra Figeruoa, City Manager for Glenwood Springs, shared details on the city’s proposed 2020 budget last Wednesday. KDNK’s Lucas Turner was there and has the details.

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Heather McGregor from Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance gave an update Wednesday on the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry expansion south of Glenwood. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more.

 

 

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About 60 people packed the Glenwood Springs Library Community Room Wednesday to hear about the “State of Glenwood.” KDNK’s Lucas Turner was there and has the details.

Monday Community Calendar

Oct 28, 2019
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Here’s your community calendar for Monday, October 28th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like The State of Glenwood Springs town hall meeting, click on the headline.

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Basalt Town Council and Carbondale trustees Tuesday night voted unanimously to oppose the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry expansion in Glenwood Springs. KDNK’s Lucas Turner attended the Carbondale meeting.

Glenwood Springs mayor Pro-tem Shelley Kaup, Councilor Paula Stepp, and City Manager Debra Figueroa presented to Carbondale trustees prior to the vote.

Friday Community Calendar

Aug 9, 2019
Orpheus Music and Arts Festival

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, August 9th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like Orpheus Music and Arts Festival in Glenwood Springs, click on the headline.

Raleigh Burleigh

Artist Madeline Wiener is carving a sculpture, commissioned by the City of Glenwood Springs, to be installed next to the pedestrian bridge on the north landing. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh visited MARBLE/marble to chat with Madeline and local sculptors Lucas Leone and Rex Branson.

6 Million Dollar Band

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, June 22nd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For a list of today's events like the 6 Million Dollar Band playing on the main stage at Strawberry Days follow the headline...

Thursday Community Calendar

May 9, 2019

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, May 9th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like Like screening at the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue, click on the headline.

A New Era at Hanging Lake

May 2, 2019
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The popular trail east of Glenwood Springs is now only accessible by permit and shuttle bus from Glenwood Springs. The new reservation system follows years of preparation and research.

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Here's the latest election results as of 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2:

The area around Glenwood Springs, Rifle and Silt was once 'Teddy Roosevelt country.' A century after his death, he's still remembered as a larger-than-life figure - in both American history and that of Western Colorado.

Mark Duggan

Another major bridge rebuild is underway in Glenwood Springs. Work on the 27th Street Bridge, also known as the "Sunlight Bridge," began January 2. Traffic delays around the project are expected to last most of the year. The bridge, which carries more than 14,000 vehicles a day, is one of the lowest-rated in the state. But that doesn't make it unsafe, according to Jessica Bowser, an Assistant City Engineer with Glenwood Springs and Project Manager for the bridge replacement. KDNK's Mark Duggan spoke to Bowser about expected delays and why the bridge gets a poor rating.

Raleigh Burleigh

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.

Friday Fun Night

Jammin Jim, host of Friday Fun Night in Glenwood Springs, speaks with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself about this evening of art, dance, games, juggling, magic and more for kids. Taking place at the new Community Art Center in Glenwood Springs, Friday Fun Night is also an opportunity for parents to enjoy a night out.

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Rocky Mountain Resource Management, or RMR, has permission to drill exploratory holes up to 200 feet deep winin the existing boundaries of the limestone quarry above Glenwood Springs. It's not an expansion, but the Bureau of Land Management expects a proposal soon. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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As of 11 PM Tuesday, an estimated 63% of Garfield County registered voters had cast ballots. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh visited the Democrats and the Republicans at their respective election parties that night at opposite ends of Glenwood Springs to find out why this election is significant.

Raleigh Burleigh

Following the 125th birthday celebration for the Hotel Colorado and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves, Ute Spiritual Leader Kenny Frost was starkly forbidden from returning to the caves where he has conducted ceremonies for nearly 30 years. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this story.

Glenwood Springs Arts Council

The Glenwood Springs Arts Council presents the 18th Annual Culinary Arts Festival on Friday, October 19th at the Hotel Colorado. Terry Glasnapp and Bonnie Kratovil stopped by Express Yourself to share about this important fundraiser and community-connecting event.

Raleigh Burleigh

The Hotel Colorado and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves celebrated 125 years of business over the weekend. As KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports, the event was also recognition of a deeper history. For full audio of the Ute blessing and presentation, click here.

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Jim Mason spent twenty-five years as a firefighter, first as a volunteer and eventually as the fire chief for Glenwood Springs. Here he remembers the Storm King fire and other major events in his firefighting career.

US Drought Monitor 8/09/2018


Glenwood Springs is taking on voluntary water conservation measures and the town has gone to Level 2 of its Drought Management Plan. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Brad Zachman, superintendent of the city’s Water and Wastewater Department, about the city’s water supply and why restrictions are not mandatory.

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Over 100 people gathered in Glenwood Springs on Saturday to march in protest of children being separated from their parents at the border. The event was coordinated with marches across the country. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports. Follow the link to read a letter written for the occasion by Sandra Lopez, who has been in sanctuary in Carbondale for over 8 months.

Defiance Rafting

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, June 29th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Wild West Fermentation Festival at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood follow the headline...

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City Attorney for Glenwood Springs, Karl Hanlon, a Democrat, is challenging Republican incumbent congressman Scott Tipton, in the 2018 election, for the 3rd Congressional District seat. Hanlon’s “campaign kick-off” visits the Hotel Colorado tonight at 6.

John Stroud, Post Independent


For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Post Independent reporter John Stroud about recent Glenwood Springs City Council decisions that could impact the town’s affordable housing market. Click here and here to read the stories discussed in the interview.

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Concerned citizens rallied in Glenwood Springs yesterday to catch the attention of Scott Tipton and Bob Rankin. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

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Glenwood Springs businesses are experiencing a drop in sales due to the Grand Avenue Bridge closure. Riviera Supper Club owner Jonathan Gorst has organized a loyalty program to draw in customers. Detour to Relaxation cards are available at KDNK. To get a pass to Iron Mountain Hot Springs, cards must be validated by five Glenwood businesses.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced yesterday the termination of DACA, a program created under the Obama administration to grant temporary legal status to immigrants who had come to the United States as minors. Raleigh Burleigh reports on a rally in Glenwood Springs organized by several immigrant advocacy groups.

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