Eleven Garco Residents Positive for COVID-19 Last Week

Garfield County Public Health Director Yvonne Long told County Commissioners Monday that Garfield County residents continue to test positive for COVID-19. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this update.

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Since the coronavirus pandemic forced much of the U.S. economy into a medically induced coma, 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance, including more than 350,000 in Colorado.

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KDNK's Weekly News Reel takes a look at the week's top local and regional news stories aired on KDNK between Monday and Friday.

Steve's Guitars

After much preparation, Streamin' Steves goes live on First Friday, May 1st, at 7:30pm on YouTube thanks to GrassRoots TV. Beginning at 9pm, KDNK will also air the concert, featuring local musicians Wes Engstrom, William Steindler, Jeremy Isenhart and Jackson Emmer as well as a recorded favorite of Jeffrey Foucault live at Steve's Guitars from early 2019.

A new report documents how the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's tilt toward extraction on public lands threatens wildlife and western sporting traditions.

Pieter Van Winkle

Pieter Van Winkle is a men's group leader and coach living in Paonia. On Wednesday, April 29th at 6:30pm, he is teaching From Sweet to Sovereign: Raising Men of Character in an Age of Toxic Masculinity, a virtual workshop presented by Davi Nikent.

The Carbondale Emergency Task Force is partnering with Roaring Fork Family Practice to launch an advance directives service and awareness campaign promoting health care planning during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. For more on what that means, KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon spoke with Dr. Gary Knauss and the task force health lead Ryn Calhoon.
Colorado Governore Jared Polis

Colorado is no longer under a statewide stay at home order, but Governor Jared Polis is warning residents he might have to bring back restrictions if they are not careful and coronavirus cases spike again.

Colorado House Speaker KC Becker took to Twitter on Monday to vent about the grim task she and other state lawmakers will face next month when they return to the Capitol to try and write a budget during the coronavirus pandemic.

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? Garfield County libraries plan to re-open on Monday, May 11. According to a press release, library hours will be limited, staff will check out materials that are in the library, and print items that are sent from your phone, tablet, or home computer. ...more


Garco Planning Commission Recommends 1041 Regs for Mining

Apr 28, 2020
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The Garfield County Planning and Zoning Commission voted 7-0 to recommend approval of the state’s 1041 mining standards last week. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.


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Gente afectada por COVID y excluida por gobiernos encuentra apoyo en su comunidad

Muchas de las familias más afectadas por la crisis de COVID-19 se ven excluidas de los programas de ayuda disponibles por el gobierno federal. MANAUS , una organización filantrópica, formó un fondo de emergencia para apoyar a esa gente desde Parachute a Aspen. En colaboración con LaMedichi , el dinero es transferido a familias junto con la oportunidad de aprender sobre seguridad financiera con su club de ahorros.

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Public Affairs Shows

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The Tactile Traveler Episode 6 Explores Charles Bonnet Syndrome, Social Distancing Tips and More

On today’s program we look at: an increase in Charles Bonnet Syndrome symptoms for some people who are social distancing and the way we might be able to reduce that increase, an interview with last year’s winner of the James Holman prize for blind ambition, a way to prevent hurting your back if you’re blind in one eye, a cell phone accessory that takes stress out of traveling, and tips on how to keep your guide dog and pet dogs in tip-top shape while social distancing.

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Miss Maggie

Carbondale Arts Offers Creative Tutorials with Rosybelle Educators

Local musician and KDNK DJ Maggie Seldeen, AKA Mugsy Fay, is one of two Rosybelle educators leading weekly virtual creative tutorials with Carbondale Arts . She joined KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about the program and her work as a musician.

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