Kirk Wilson

Will Grandbois

Colorado saw more drug overdose deaths in 2020 than any year on record, dating back to 1975. Glenwood Springs resident Maggie Seldeen founded a new nonprofit to reduce overdoses locally. The group's currently in its education phase.

Town of Carbondale, CO Police Department Facebook

Since the killing of George Floyd on May 25th, protests across the nation have spurred conversations about police brutality. Minneapolis may dismantle the police department, and the mayor of Los Angeles is canceling planned budget increases for that city’s department. But, policing looks different in small, rural communities. KDNK's Kathleen Shannon spoke with Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling and his soon-to-be replacement Lieutenant Kirk Wilson about the town's police department - it's past and future. Here's the 2-part conversation.

 

 

Carbondale Trustees confirmed Town Manager Jay Harrington’s pick for Police Chief Tuesday. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the story.

Rifle Police Department

It looks like a new police chief is coming to Carbondale. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.