Matt McBryar and geekspeak special guest Lucas Turner talk about the an online audio collaboration tool called Cleanfeed, and the satisfaction of fixing your own electronics. They also go in depth about COVID-19 contact tracing surveillance. Matt expresses his preference technical equipment that functions as separate pieces, and Lucas reveals one of his apocalypse survival secret plans...

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                Garfield County Commissioner Mike Samson will have a challenger this November. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

                SB-181 Oil and Gas Rulemaking Delayed

                Apr 30, 2020
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                The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced several SB 19-181 rulemaking schedule updates this week and how the board will participate in the process. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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                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.

                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.

                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.

                Some of the first known cases of COVID-19 in Colorado showed up in Vail and Eagle County. That means there are people who have recovered and can give blood plasma that might help critically ill patients.

                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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