police brutality

  • Gov. Jared Polis visits Grand Junction, signs several bills into law
  • Violin vigil held in Grand Junction for victims of police brutality
  • Delta County extends state of emergency until August 5
  • Small business owners have until August 8 to apply for loans
  • Lake Powell filled for the first time 40 years ago this summer

  • An interview with Democrat K.C. Becker, Colorado's Speaker of the House
  • People of color in our region share their perspectives on racial injustice

  • Montrose, Mesa and Delta County fairs cancelled or modified
  • State senate passes bills to reduce police violence
  • Mesa County antibody testing shows few exposures to COVID-19
  • USDA providing food aid to at-risk families and children during pandemic

SUSAN GREENE

This edition is a special interview from KDNK in the Roaring Fork Valley. Recovering newspaper journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Susan Greene joins KDNK's Gavin Dahl to discuss her latest column in The Colorado Independent, "Denver Police agreed to First Amendment training.

  • Protests against police brutality and racism in Denver, Grand Junction
  • Survey finds most people support mail-in ballots
  • Summer tourism will be hurt by pandemic

  • Protests in Grand Junction, Denver against police brutality and racism
  • Ouray County will vote on recalling Sheriff Lance FitzGerald
  • Updates on facilities reopening in Montrose and Delta
  • State historical fund gives grants for building restoration

The arrest of South Carolina police Officer Michael Slager, who shot and killed Walter Scott in North Charleston this week, came shortly after the release of a cellphone video recorded by an eyewitness.

The filming of police by civilians has also sparked controversy, and it often causes confusion about what is legal.