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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.

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, gavin@kdnk.org, no later than 5pm November 1st. No calls please. Open until filled.

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Colorado Mountain College hosted a group of Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge Reservation to share about their experiences at Standing Rock protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

Welcome back, Diane Johnson! Her guests today are Diane Darling, executive director of Roaring Fork Brain Train, and Amanda Wagner, President/CEO of My Community Health Foundation, to talk about changes to the Roaring Fork Brain Train program.

Raleigh Burleigh

Shortly after noon Tuesday, most internet services, cell phones, and landlines from Aspen to Carbondale suddenly stopped working. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. As of 12:30 a.m. on Oct 11th, phone lines have been restored.

Aspen-Pitkin County Housing Authority recently revamped their website. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Executive Director Mike Kosdrosky to learn more.

Today on For Land's Sake, Beth White and Matt Annabel join host Bill Kight to talk about Ballot Issue 1A and the importance of historical societies in Colorado.

The geeks return for another round of laughs and insight, weighing through the particulars of new technology and best usage.

Heidi Hendricks


Carbondale’s community gathered for the 108th Annual Potato Day this past weekend. Along the RioGrande ArtWay volunteers worked to clear weeds and rocks and to plant trees in preparation for future art installations. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has these reports. All are welcome to participate in the final Rio Grande ArtWay workday on Saturday, October 14th from 9 to noon at the intersection of 8th Street and the Rio Grande bike trail. Lunch will be provided.

KDNK's board of directors meet on Monday night October 16th at 5:30pm inside our broadcast learning center at 76 south 2nd street in downtown Carbondale. The public is welcome to attend. An agenda is posted in the front hall of the station and also available here

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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, gavin@kdnk.org , no later than 5pm November 1st. No calls please. Open until filled.

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ARTIST INTERVIEWS

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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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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