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KDNK News covers local, regional, and statewide issues.

Latest Episodes

News Brief: Chaos and Cannabis on Navajo Land

A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal marijuana and sowing violence on the Navajo reservation. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to former KDNK reporter Ed Williams about his story in Searchlight New Mexico , which was picked up by the Rolling Stone .

8 min2 d ago
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News Brief: Chaos and Cannabis on Navajo Land

As Lake Powell Recedes, River Runners Race To Document Long-Hidden Rapids

Lake Powell, one of the Colorado River’s largest reservoirs, is dropping. While the decline means trouble for the region’s ongoing water scarcity issues, it presents a unique opportunity for a group of Utah-based river runners. As KZMU’s Molly Marcello reports, hidden rapids are being revealed as the water drops.

3 min4 d ago
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As Lake Powell Recedes, River Runners Race To Document Long-Hidden Rapids

Scientist's Work Shows Fracking Impacts on Humans and the Environment

Residents of Pavillion, Wyoming found themselves participants of a fracking experiment. And they suffered for it. As the first in a series on the impacts of fossil fuels, coordinated by the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Coalition, KHOL’s Robyn Vincent spoke with a scientist whose landmark research in Pavillion connects the dots between fracking and its impacts.

4 min6 d ago
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Scientist's Work Shows Fracking Impacts on Humans and the Environment

New State Oil and Gas Rules a Win for Citizens Group

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, or COGCC, voted unanimously Monday in favor of new oil and gas regulations across the state, fulfilling the mission of Senate Bill 181. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Emily Hornback, director of the Western Colorado Alliance , a citizens group that has been involved with the rulemakings, about what this means.

9 min6 d ago
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New State Oil and Gas Rules a Win for Citizens Group

State Public Health Moves Garco to Orange COVID Zone

The state Department of Public Health has moved Garfield County into the orange, or “high-risk” zone, on the state's COVID-19 dial. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has a few details.

1 min1 w ago
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State Public Health Moves Garco to Orange COVID Zone

After State Public Health Meeting, Garco BOCC Stand-Off Continues Over COVID Restrictions

Garfield County Commissioners continue to resist taking on new COVID-19 restrictions despite an almost vertical spike in confirmed cases.

3 min1 w ago
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After State Public Health Meeting, Garco BOCC Stand-Off Continues Over COVID Restrictions

New State Coronavirus Restriction Color is Purple

The state has created a new level on its Coronavirus restriction dial. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

51 s1 w ago
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New State Coronavirus Restriction Color is Purple

Garco COVID Case Spike, BOCC Says "No" to New Public Health Orders

Despite spiking coronavirus cases in the county, Garfield County Commissioners refuse to enforce stricter public health orders. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more from this week’s regular meeting.

5 min2 w ago
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Garco COVID Case Spike, BOCC Says "No" to New Public Health Orders

Research Shows Wolves Could Control Chronic Wasting Disease

Early research out of Yellowstone National Park backs up a working theory that wolf populations may be an effective way to control the spread of chronic wasting disease. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Beau Baker reports.

1 min2 w ago
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Research Shows Wolves Could Control Chronic Wasting Disease

Soto Misses Seat on Garco BOCC by 501 Votes

Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico released the unofficial final vote tally Friday. Incumbent County Commissioner for District 2 John Martin squeaked by with a 501-vote win, defeating Democratic challenger Beatriz Soto. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reached Soto for her response to the results.

3 min2 w ago
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Soto Misses Seat on Garco BOCC by 501 Votes

Latest Episodes

News Brief: Chaos and Cannabis on Navajo Land

A massive hemp empire is accused of growing illegal marijuana and sowing violence on the Navajo reservation. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to former KDNK reporter Ed Williams about his story in Searchlight New Mexico , which was picked up by the Rolling Stone .

8 min2 d ago
Comments
News Brief: Chaos and Cannabis on Navajo Land

As Lake Powell Recedes, River Runners Race To Document Long-Hidden Rapids

Lake Powell, one of the Colorado River’s largest reservoirs, is dropping. While the decline means trouble for the region’s ongoing water scarcity issues, it presents a unique opportunity for a group of Utah-based river runners. As KZMU’s Molly Marcello reports, hidden rapids are being revealed as the water drops.

3 min4 d ago
Comments
As Lake Powell Recedes, River Runners Race To Document Long-Hidden Rapids

Scientist's Work Shows Fracking Impacts on Humans and the Environment

Residents of Pavillion, Wyoming found themselves participants of a fracking experiment. And they suffered for it. As the first in a series on the impacts of fossil fuels, coordinated by the Rocky Mountain Community Radio Coalition, KHOL’s Robyn Vincent spoke with a scientist whose landmark research in Pavillion connects the dots between fracking and its impacts.

4 min6 d ago
Comments
Scientist's Work Shows Fracking Impacts on Humans and the Environment

New State Oil and Gas Rules a Win for Citizens Group

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, or COGCC, voted unanimously Monday in favor of new oil and gas regulations across the state, fulfilling the mission of Senate Bill 181. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Emily Hornback, director of the Western Colorado Alliance , a citizens group that has been involved with the rulemakings, about what this means.

9 min6 d ago
Comments
New State Oil and Gas Rules a Win for Citizens Group

State Public Health Moves Garco to Orange COVID Zone

The state Department of Public Health has moved Garfield County into the orange, or “high-risk” zone, on the state's COVID-19 dial. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has a few details.

1 min1 w ago
Comments
State Public Health Moves Garco to Orange COVID Zone

After State Public Health Meeting, Garco BOCC Stand-Off Continues Over COVID Restrictions

Garfield County Commissioners continue to resist taking on new COVID-19 restrictions despite an almost vertical spike in confirmed cases.

3 min1 w ago
Comments
After State Public Health Meeting, Garco BOCC Stand-Off Continues Over COVID Restrictions

New State Coronavirus Restriction Color is Purple

The state has created a new level on its Coronavirus restriction dial. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

51 s1 w ago
Comments
New State Coronavirus Restriction Color is Purple

Garco COVID Case Spike, BOCC Says "No" to New Public Health Orders

Despite spiking coronavirus cases in the county, Garfield County Commissioners refuse to enforce stricter public health orders. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more from this week’s regular meeting.

5 min2 w ago
Comments
Garco COVID Case Spike, BOCC Says "No" to New Public Health Orders

Research Shows Wolves Could Control Chronic Wasting Disease

Early research out of Yellowstone National Park backs up a working theory that wolf populations may be an effective way to control the spread of chronic wasting disease. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Beau Baker reports.

1 min2 w ago
Comments
Research Shows Wolves Could Control Chronic Wasting Disease

Soto Misses Seat on Garco BOCC by 501 Votes

Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico released the unofficial final vote tally Friday. Incumbent County Commissioner for District 2 John Martin squeaked by with a 501-vote win, defeating Democratic challenger Beatriz Soto. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reached Soto for her response to the results.

3 min2 w ago
Comments
Soto Misses Seat on Garco BOCC by 501 Votes
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