The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program News Team interviewed students and teachers in the Roaring Fork School district about the construction and renovations taking place throughout area schools.

Aspen Art Museum


Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, October 18, underwritten by the Mount Sopris Rotary Club. Rotary: Service above self. For today's happenings, like Green Drinks at the Aspen Art Museum, follow the headline.

Denver Post

President Trump took two steps recently to make changes to health insurance coverage. In Part 2 of a two-part series, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Vincent Plymell, communications manager for Colorado's Division of Insurance, about cost-sharing reductions and how their loss could affect Coloradans.


The 2017 Garfield County Ballots have been mailed to residents. Ballot Issue 1A asks voters to support museums and cultural heritage with a new property tax. Raleigh Burleigh spoke with proponent Beth White, executive director of the Mt. Sopris Historical Society, to learn more.

Walter Gallacher photo

Marsha Weigum grew up in Jamaica, watching her mother struggle to raise five kids on her own. And then one day, Marsha realized she was thirty and the same thing that happened to her mother was happening to her. Here, she talks to host Walter Gallacher about her journey to create her own life.

Denver Post


President Trump took two steps recently to make changes to health insurance coverage. The first one was an executive order to expand the use of association and short-term health insurance plans. The second was to discontinue Cost-Sharing Reductions or CSRs for the individual health insurance markets. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Vincent Plymell, communications manager for Colorado’s Division of Insurance, to find out more about these changes and how they could effect Coloradans. Today’s feature, the first in a 2-part series, takes a look at association and short-term health insurance plans.

The Geeks

The Geeks speak geek, answer calls, ponder mysteries.


KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with representatives for Response, an organization that addresses domestic violence and sexual assault locally.

Monday Mindful Minute

Oct 16, 2017

KDNK invites you to begin the week with a mindful minute, thanks to Roaring Fork Insight.

The Sopris Sun sponsors Humans vs. Vampires  from Friday, October 13th to Halloween, October 31. Special events earn human players bonuses and specials. The most successful vampire will be honored for their virility. Participation is by donation. For more information, check The Sopris Sun.


KDNK is Hiring

KDNK Hiring Underwriting Sales Manager

The Underwriting Director manages all underwriting sales at KDNK, the public radio equivalent of advertising. Applicants must be comfortable speaking with business owners, making cold calls, and promoting KDNK’s value to the community. The Underwriting Director crafts specific messages for each client and handles all on-air scheduling. Well over 100 local businesses support the radio station financially each year, so applicants must have excellent organizational skills. Fast, friendly communication with every client is essential, including processing accounts payable and receivable with assistance from KDNK’s bookkeeper. Read the full job description here . Please email resume, cover letter, and three professional references to general manager Gavin Dahl, , no later than 5pm November 1st. No calls please. Open until filled.

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AZYEP DJ Interviews Music District Artists

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program spent time with Rebecca Durham, Kyle James Hauser and Diego Felix from the Music District Detour . Charlee (DJ Cheeto) interviews the artists about building community through music.

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Letter to Congress: A WILD Sanity

Deb Colley, of Co-Motion and Dance Initiative, and creator of A Letter to Congress: A WILD Sanity, along with one of her dancers Carolyn Yates, about the unique piece and how it was made, and about the live performance of the piece.

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Photo by Mark Burrows

Tribute to DJ Phathead

Music Meeting


AH Marsh photo

Valley Voices: Utes Honor Ute Council Tree

On August 25, 2017, the Ute Council Tree in Delta, Colorado - a cottonwood considered to be at least 215-years old - was cut down. ( Click here for the KDNK news story .) Today's show features Alden Naranjo, Southern Ute historian, Terry Knight of the Ute Mountain Ute Nation, and Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk of the Northern Ute Nation, who came to the ceremony honoring the tree just before it was cut.

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