Fighting Noxious Weeds Needs a Multi-Pronged Approach

Mar 26, 2021
Steve Anthony

April and May is the time to get on top of your weed management plan. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon reports on local efforts to reduce weeds without using chemicals.

Town of Parachute


Garfield County residents west of Rifle have a new option for public transportation, the Parachute Area Transit System, or PATS. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.


Garfield County

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.

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

Thursday marks the 19th consecutive year of Winter X Games in Aspen. That means increased traffic and crowded public transportation.  KDNK’s Lucas Turner reports on how the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority prepares to handle the crowds and keep services running smoothly.

Monday Community Calendar

Sep 2, 2019

Here’s your community calendar for Monday, September 2nd, 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 RFTA's Fall Season schedules beginning, click on the headline.

Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks about United Way Battlement to the Bells with Board President Lawrence Bond and about expanding the AmeriCorps VISTA Project.

The buses are packed together so tight, it's difficult to walk between them without getting hurt.

Standing in a Glenwood Springs maintenance facility, Dan Blankenship, CEO and president of the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, points to a driver slowly backing into a narrow slot.

Raleigh Burleigh

RFTA announced on Tuesday, October 2, that a federal grant will help to replace several aging rapid transit buses. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh reports...

RFTA Considers 2.65 Mil Levy Property Tax

Aug 7, 2018

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority Board is considering a 2.65 mil levy property tax proposal on the November ballot. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asked RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship why this is needed. RFTA hosts a public hearing on Thursday, August 9, at Carbondale Town Hall from 9am to 11am.


Here’s your community calendar for Monday, April 2nd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like RFTA Destination 2040 Open House follow the headline...

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority


RFTA is considering a tax proposal to voters next November for service improvements and to offset a decline in Federal and State funding. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with representatives to learn more.

Roaring Fork Transportation Authority

Earlier this month, Governor Hickenlooper unsuccessfully held a special session to address a mistake in a spending bill that prevents dozens of organizations from collecting on a marijuana sales tax. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Michael Yang, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for RFTA, to learn more about the local impacts of that mistake.

Grand Avenue Bridge

KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh attended an open house to learn more about the upcoming Grand Avenue Bridge Closure. Click here for detailed information about the closure and strategies to address the detour. The next open house meeting will be August 1 from 4:30 to 6:30.


The local non-profit We-Cycle has been accepted to receive support from the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority to help the organization meet transportation needs throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with the We-Cycle program manager Kellyn Wardell to learn more about the organization and its growing presence.