Karl Hanlon

Rankin, Hanlon on Lauren Boebert and Real Politics

Oct 6, 2020
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During Monday night’s candidate forum on KDNK, featuring Bob Rankin, incumbent Republican Senator for District 8, and Democratic challenger Karl Hanlon, a question from the audience took both men by surprise. But, their responses revealed a deeper sense of what political office is all about.

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Glenwood Springs based attorney Karl Hanlon is running for Senate District 8 against Bob Rankin this election. He spoke with KDNK's Lucas Turner about issues like climate change, economic development and recovery, western slope water, healthcare costs and more.

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Glenwood Springs-based attorney Karl Hanlon is running for Senate District 8 against incumbent Bob Rankin. He spoke with KDNK's Lucas Turner about  climate change, western slope water, healthcare costs and more.

Garco Expands 1041 Regs to Include New Mining Permits

May 12, 2020
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The moratorium on new mining and gravel operations permits in Garfield County is over but there is a new land use code amendment in place. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Glenwood Springs city officials and the Glenwood Springs Citizen Alliance hosted a forum this week about timelines related to the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent  Limestone Quarry. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. 

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  Carbondale resident Karl Hanlon has thrown his hat in the ring to challenge incumbent Republican State Senator Bob Rankin to represent the 8th District at the statehouse. Hanlon recently spoke with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh. In this clip. they talk about why he's in the race, his upbringing in Jackson County, Colorado, and how climate change is showing up in rural parts of the state. Click on the headline for Hanlon's take on affordable housing, rural Colorado jobs and more.

The City of Glenwood Springs took one more step last week in opposition to the proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

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Today, June 18, is the recommended last day to mail primary ballots, although voters have until June 26th to vote in person or drop their ballots off at a 24-hour drop-off box.  KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Matthew Bennett, one of the newest reporters to join the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, about his recent coverage of the Third Congressional District race.

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Diane Mitch Busch, Karl Hanlon and Arn Menconi, the Democratic candidates on the primary ballot to run against Congressman Scott Tipton for the 3rd Congressional District, met in Glenwood Springs on Monday, May 7, for a friendly debate. To listen to the full debate, follow this link.

3rd Congressional Candidate Karl Hanlon joins Ed Troy to talk about his views on health care.

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Carbondale Democrat Karl Hanlon kicks off his Topple Tipton Tour on Saturday. He plans to stop in all 29 counties in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District. He spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about why he’s running against incumbent Scott Tipton and his take on some big issues.

Karl Hanlon


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.