Local News Briefs
The Downtown Market at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Ninth and Grand until mid-October features only Colorado-grown produce. Today, the market will have six produce vendors featuring cherries, apricots, greens, onions and wine from Black Bridge Winery, as well as jams, dried fruit, juice and fresh flowers.
Marty Martinez and Friends will provide music, and chef John Arpin from Sunlight will again make blackened shrimp tacos. Other vendors will include the 8th Street Deli, Bonjour Bakery, Daily Bread, two jewelers, garden art and quilted items.
YouthZone’s Basalt office has moved from the Basalt Elementary School campus to the second floor of the Alpine Bank building in Basalt. Contact information: 137 Midland Ave., 927-1545 (phone), 927-5540 (fax).
KDNK Community Radio will hold “A Celebration of Independence,” a new member drive, from Tuesday through Friday, July 5-8.
This drive comes at a time when cuts in funding for public broadcasting are under consideration. Independent stations like KDNK would be affected.
On Wednesday, July 6, KDNK will welcome guest DJs from the Glenwood Springs area to raise money for the Glenwood Booster Project, a project that will improve the reception in the Glenwood area.
Listen in as Bob and Mary Noone, Post Independent publisher Mike Bennett and other Glenwood Springs luminaries take over the airwaves.
KDNK radio is at 88.1 in Carbondale, Glenwood and surrounding area; 88.3 in Aspen and Snowmass; 88.5 in Basalt and Redstone; 94.7 in Old Snowmass and Thomasville; and 93.5 in Leadville. For more information or to become a member, call 963-0139.
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The BLM will conduct an environmental assessment of the proposed wells needed to begin the NEPA process on the larger quarry expansion.