Thomas Phippen

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Good news for Garfield County came down earlier this month when a Federal Judge recommended halting one of two lawsuits filed by Rocky Mountain Resources, owner of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry near Glenwood Springs. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh gets an update from Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter Thomas Phippen.

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Rocky Mountain Resources has filed two lawsuits against Garfield County, contesting the county’s notice of permit violations at the limestone quarry north of Glenwood Springs. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Glenwood Springs Post Independent reporter Thomas Phippen for an update.

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Rifle resident Cody Christopher was found guilty of two counts of vehicular manslaughter Monday. Thomas Phippen, reporter for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent, covered the trial and joins KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh for this week’s News Brief.

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Jose Solis-Coyado was charged with sexual assault in Garfield County last fall. But, before he could be tried in the 9th Judicial District, Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported him to Guatemala. Thomas Phippen has been covering the case for the Post Independent and joins KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh for this week's News Brief.

The Sopris Sun

The show for Thursday, January 3 features Megan Tackett back as host. Joining Megan in a conversation about local journalism was Will Grandbois of the Sopris Sun, KDNK's new News Director Mark Duggan, Thomas Phippen of the Glenwood Springs Post-Indepedent, and Amy Hadden Marsh of both KDNK and the Sun. Marsh also spoke of her recent experiences learning to ski as a sixty-something woman, something she wrote about in a recent Sun column.

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thomas Phippen is the newest reporter for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. Here, he joins KDNK to introduce himself and talk briefly about some of the stories that he has published so far.