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Some attendees at Michael Francisco's 4th scheduled hearing stood outside Carbondale Town Hall, holding signs that read "Drop the Charges." KDNK spoke with a few of them.

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Carbondale’s Promenade Park, behind Town Hall, has a new installation: the cross-section of a 120-year-old tree. Hear from the man behind the project, John S. Williams, who’s also on the Carbondale Historical Society’s Board of Directors. 

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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.

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The Town of Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commission met August 13 for a virtual hearing regarding a proposed development project along Highway 133. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon has the details.


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The Town of Carbondale will soon have added over 400 new housing units to its inventory since 2016. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

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KDNK volunteer and Express Yourself contributor Abby Gierke interviews Sue Gray, VP of Carbondale Historical society about an interactive historical map of Carbondale with fun locations to visit. Sue Gray also gives a brief introduction to Carbondale's rich history.

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Hair salons are now back in business under Colorado’s “Safer at Home” phase. Fiore Salon in Carbondale was closed for six weeks before reopening on May 4th and resuming operations at 50% capacity. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon spoke with co-owner Lauren Duncan about recent business.


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As Colorado moves into the “Safer at Home” phase, businesses and offices are tiptoeing into unknown territory. In the coming weeks, we’ll be hearing from those who are adapting to COVID-19 policies in the workplace. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon recently spoke with Carbondale Town Manager Jay Harrington about operations at Town Hall.


As Colorado’s stay at home order lifts, residents learning about the new 'safer at home' phase, and local businesses are navigating state and county guidelines for reopening on May 4th. To learn more about how this affects the Town of Carbondale operations, local business activity, and daily life, KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Mayor Dan Richardson and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Andrea Stewart.

 

 

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

Unofficial election results for Basalt and Carbondale’s municipal elections are in. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has the details.

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The Town of Carbondale has thrown its support behind the 9th Judicial District’s suspension of rental eviction proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more details.

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The newest member of the KDNK news team, Kathleen Shannon, sat down with Gavin Dah on Booked to discuss her article in The Sopris Sun on utility workers and other services that make life at home during the COVID-19 crisis possible. She also talked about her radio show, The Time Being, on Wednesday nights from 9-11pm. When she's playing music, she goes by the on air moniker KillaKath. 

Carbondale Emergency Task Force Seeking Volunteers

Apr 1, 2020
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The Carbondale Emergency Taskforce (CETF) is seeking volunteers and directing those who need assistance to the correct resources. AZYEP News Team’s Mountain Maes explains more about volunteering and requesting help.

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In partnership with Carbondale Arts, The Town of Carbondale has been awarded a 35,000 dollar Mini Local Park and Outdoor Recreation grant from the Board of Great Outdoors Colorado. The funds will be used to build the Youth Art Park, the third and final park along the town’s one-mile Rio Grande ARTway. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

 

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Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois discusses the four finalists competing for the job of Police Chief in the Town of Carbondale, Lee Damuth, Sean Dugan, David Shaffer, and Kirk Wilson. He also reflects on covering retiring Carbondale chief Gene Schilling over the years.

Meet Carbondale Police Chief Finalists This Thursday

Mar 10, 2020

Carbondale Chief of Police Gene Schilling will retire in September after almost 40 years of service. Town staff is hard at work looking for someone to fill his shoes. On Thursday, March 12, the town hosts a meet and greet with 4 finalists for the position. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

The Town of Carbondale will be seeking public input on three major projects in the next few months. KDNK's Lucas Turner has more...

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The average cost of a single-family home in Carbondale rose more than 15 percent from 2018 to 2019, topping one-million dollars. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more on housing statistics, and how Carbondale Trustees, staff, and citizen volunteers are responding to the shortage of affordable options.

Carbondale Trustees Adopt New Building Codes

Jan 29, 2020
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Carbondale Trustee Erica Sparhawk stopped by Merle and the Cameleon to talk about the latest meeting. Topics include a trash hauling update and new residential building codes.

Carbondale Trustees Adopt 2020 Budget

Dec 11, 2019

Carbondale Trustees voted Tuesday night to adopt the Town’s 2020 budget. KDNK’s Lucas Turner spoke with Town Manager Jay Harrington and Finance Manager Renae Gustine to get more information.

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Carbondale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk shares an update about parking, the 2020 budget, the property northeast of the roundabout, and building code changes.

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Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson, who is also COO at Ascendigo Autism Services, tells KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl that public radio is "the best and most effective way for the average citizen to stay accurately informed with what's going on in their world." He and his family have been members of the station for two decades. Support KDNK during our membership drive.

AZYEP Talks Town of Carbondale

Aug 12, 2019

Students in the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program August radio workshop talk all about Carbondale with Andrea Stewart of the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce and Amy Kimberly of Carbondale Arts

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Ben Bohmfalk joins Bob Schultz to chat about the Town's annual audit and investment strategy. Plus, they are asked by a citizen intiative to pursue age-friendly community designation with AARP. A new medical marijuana license is approved on Buggy Circle, and Carbondale affirms membership with Colorado Communities for Climate Action.

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Residents of Carbondale are invited to provide feedback on proposed changes to Riverfront Park and the Weaver Ditch diversion. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has more...

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A recent report from the International Panel on Climate Change warns that countries must act immediately to mitigate the effects of global warming. As the current administration of the United States pursues policies of energy dominance, states and municipalities are challenged to adopt strategies locally towards a more sustainable future. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has more.

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KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks with Carbondale Mayor Dan Richardson about why the Town passed a resolution opposing Amendment 74. The statewide ballot question would require state and local governments to compensate private property owners when laws or regulations reduce the “fair market value” of their private property. Any listeners interested in voicing support for Amendment 74 may contact: news@kdnk.org.

C'Dale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk Talks Trash... Hauling

Aug 29, 2018
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Carbondale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk joined the Merle and Chameleon show to give an update from the Town of Carbondale about trash hauling.

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One week ago, the Town of Carbondale inacted water restrictions. Will Grandbois, editor of The Sopris Sun, spoke with the town director of public works Kevin Schorzman to learn more.

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