Neuroplastic Functional Institute

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, May 25th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Freedom to CONNECT fundraiser at the Launchpad follow the headline...

Connecting the Drops: Fire and Water

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Wildfires are a reality for those living in the American West…but the impact on the landscape lingers long after the smoke is gone. With an estimated two-thirds of U.S. municipalities getting their drinking water from a source that originates in a forest, fire and water are now inextricably linked. As part of Connecting the Drops, our state-wide series on water issues, Maeve Conran reports.

Aspen Pitkin County Employee Housing Inc.

30 affordable rental units, divided between two adjacent buildings, are on their way to being developed along Dolores Way in Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more…

Valley Voices: Chip Comins Talks ARE DAY 2018

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Chip Comins, founder of the American Renewable Energy Institute and founder/CEO of ARE DAY, joins Amy Hadden Marsh for a conversation about climate change, taking action, and the 15th annual ARE DAY Summit in Snowmass, June 18 - 23. Speakers include Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Jean-Michel Cousteau and many more. Click here for a full roster of speakers, films, more information and registration.

Carbondale Arts

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, May 24th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Community Mosaic project at Paradise Art Glass for the Latino Folk Art Garden on the Rio Grande Artway follow the headline...

Green Design for Affordable Housing?

May 24, 2018
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Affordable housing remains a big problem in the Roaring Fork Valley. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Kelly Vaughn, marketing director for Rocky Mountain Institute, at the Building for a Sustainable Future Symposium in Carbondale last week about the best kind of housing for the area and if green design can be incorporated at a low cost.

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After a skiing accident in March 2017 left local athlete Soren Lindholm paralyzed from the waist down, it was doubtful that he would walk again. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Lauryn Maloney-Gephert, founder of The Neuroplastic Functional Institute, about her recovery techniques that are defying expectations. A fundraiser for the CONNECT program is on May 25 at the Carbondale Launchpad from 5pm to 7:30. Tickets are available at the door.

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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 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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KDNK hosted local artists Pearl & Wood live in the Broadcast Learning Center during Cody Lee's show Monday Night Harmonia on April 30th. They performed 5 songs and volunteer DJ Payj Gibbons interviewed them. Thanks to Steve Skinner for training a team of volunteer DJs on using the station's live broadcast equipment to sound engineer the performance. The set list was: "Whiskey Ginger" "Behind the Tent" "Come Together (Come Together)" "Painted My Nails Blue" "#MeToo"

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Jackson Emmer on Express Yourself

Jackson Emmer has an accomplished new CD and he dropped by Express Yourself to talk about it prior to his gig at Steve's Guitars.

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Six Months Later, Sexual Harassment Allegations Continue To Shroud Colorado’s Capitol

After a dramatic and tearful day in early March, lawmakers voted out one of their own. Democratic Rep. Steve Lebsock was the first lawmaker expelled in 103 years after allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation and retaliation from five women, were found to be credible. But that wasn't the end.

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