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Colorado Mountain College

In response to questions surrounding the future of Colorado Mountain College's Glenwood Center, CMC published a statement on August 28. Vice President and Campus Dean of CMC Spring Valley Heather Exby spoke with KDNK late last week.

City of Glenwood Springs

As of Tuesday Morning, facial coverings are mandatory in incorporated Glenwood Springs. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Courtesy of Post Independent

Post Independent reporter John Stroud has covered the Roaring Fork Valley for 30 years. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 his journalistic output has been as prolific as ever. He spoke with KDNK's Gavin Dahl about interviewing the first person to test positive for COVID in Garfield County, how the Roaring Fork School District is handling the crisis, the 9th Judicial District putting eviction and foreclosure proceedings on hold, and more. 

Monday Community Calendar

Mar 16, 2020
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Here’s your community calendar for Monday, March 16th, underwritten by Basalt Regional Library, where your library card opens more than just books, including: movie streaming, eBooks and audiobooks, digital magazines, foreign language learning, and research database online services. For the list of today's events, like an open house to discuss the future of transportation in Glenwood Springs, click on the headline.

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Heather McGregor and Jeff Peterson of the Glenwood Springs Citizens' Alliance join Bill Kight on For Land's Sake to talk about the proposed quarry expansion and their lawsuit against the Bureau of Land Management.

City of Glenwood Springs

The City of Glenwood Springs hosts its first virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday March 10th at 6pm. The meeting will feature information about upcoming infrastructure projects, and updates about the COVID 19 virus. Glenwood’s public information officer Sarah Derrigan says there are multiple ways to attend the meeting. Click the headline for instructions on how to participate.

Lucas Turner

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.

Courtesy of Aspen Daily News

Aspen Daily News reporter Megan Tackett joins KDNK's Gavin Dahl on Booked to discuss her cover story on the proposed quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs, which features accusations of disingenousness by both sides. The story quotes at length Rocky Mountain Resources CEO Greg Dangler, as well as key voices of the opposition, representing "seemingly everyone else" in the community. 

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  Last week, news of escalating tensions with Iran dominated headlines and online discourse. But the day-to-day lives of most remained the same. In the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys, temperatures dropped, snow fell, and traffic lined up in all the usual spots.

 

Meanwhile, Carbondale Resident Sarah Klingelheber stood in front of Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs, protesting. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

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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.

AH Marsh Photo

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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