Bondale Bike Week

Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, May 23rd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Bondale Bike Week Limerick Poetry Slam at Carbondale Beer Works folllow the headline...

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Glenwood Springs City Council last week heard from a Glenwood Springs High School senior about the need for protecting immigrant residents. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. Click here to hear more about  Monica's resolution.

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North Fork Valley Community Rights Advocates has drafted a Community Bill of Rights for Paonia, Colorado. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with the organization’s board chair Lisa Niermann at the 4th annual Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo this past weekend. A link to Paonia’s draft Community of Bill of Rights is available here.

A warm spring has already melted much of the limited snowpack that sits high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains in southern Colorado. Water is already flowing through the ditches near the rural village of San Pablo.

It’s 9 a.m. on a windy Saturday morning. Every now and then Dan Quintana -- in weathered work gloves and a ball cap -- raises up his shovel and slams it into the mud and matted willows that line the waterway that runs through his hay fields. His slight frame makes it easy for him to jump across the narrow ditch.

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Paonia celebrated the 4th Annual Western Slope Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo on Saturday, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Peter Kolbenschlag, the event’s founder, about the region’s evolving economy.


Garfield County Commissioners agreed last week to sign on to an amicus curiae brief in support of Amendment 71, better known as Raise the Bar. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Hot Buttered Rum is one of the tighter bluegrass bands around. This is their debut performance at Steve's Guitars on March 2, 2016. Big thanks to our partners Steve Standiford and Grassroots Community TV for making this audio available to KDNK.

Students from the Ross Montessori School journalism class researched various topics and shared their findings with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program.

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Five people died climbing Capitol Peak last summer within six weeks. High Country News correspondent Sarah Tory explores the impacts of social media on risk-perception in her article Death in the Alpine. She joins KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh for Sounds of the High Country.

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Pitkin County recently released a draft plan for the Carbondale to Crested Butte  - or Crystal Valley - Trail. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Will Roush, conservation director for Wilderness Workshop, about the pros and cons of the plan and if a changing climate could change the plan. The draft plan is available here for comment.

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