Roaring Fork Insight

KDNK’s Spring Membership Drive has officially begun! KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh interviews Lisa Goddard, founder of Roaring Fork Insight.

Gavin Dahl

Eric Brendlinger, Carbondale Parks & Recreation director, talks about classes, programs and events with the Community in Mind.

Congressman Scott Tipton on the Worsening Opioid Crisis

Mar 14, 2018
Rep. Scott Tipton

The Centers for Disease Control reports that the opioid crisis in the US is getting worse. From July, 2016 through September, 2017, opioid overdoses went up 30% in 45 states, 70% in the Midwest, and large cities in 16 states witnessed an increase of 54%. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh asked Congressman Scott Tipton why some of what the Federal government is doing is not enough.

Pitkin County Open Space and Trails

Plans for the Crystal Valley Trail are proceeding. As the first draft plan reveals, the process may take decades. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports. The 263-page work session draft plan is available here. Video of the full discussion is available here. A revised draft plan will be released for public comment by April 10.

Genevieve Villamizar

Today's guest is Genevieve Villamizar, outdoor landscape designer, CMC Instructor and writer. She discusses caring for plants in the Colorado climate.

Senate Republicans have passed a bill that would allow Coloradans who already have a handgun to conceal carry without a permit. It passed along party lines and will soon be debated in the Democratic-controlled House where it’s future is more uncertain.

courtesy Western Values Project


On March 1, Montana-based Western Values Project released a detailed report of Utah Representative Mike Noel’s undisclosed land holdings and possible conflicts of interest over a Lake Powell water pipeline and new boundaries for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. On Friday, March 9th, Noel announced his retirement. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Western Values Project director Chris Saeger last week - before Noel's announcement - about the report and the group’s request for a Federal investigation.


*The original headline stated Utah Legislator Resigns Amidst Controversy Over Role in Revised Grand Staircase Escalante Monument. KDNK found out that Noel had, instead, announced his retirement on Friday, March 9.

KDNK's Board of Directors meet on Monday March 19th at 5:30pm at 76 South 2nd Street in Carbondale. The agenda is posted in the front hall at the station and is available here. Board meetings are open to the public.

7th and 8th grade students from Two Rivers Community School visited KDNK and the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program to discuss their ancestry and their service-learning trip to Baja, Mexico.

KDNK's Geeks ponder tech and answer the questions of callers.




El Javi Live on KDNK

Originally from Mexico, El Javi is now a resident of Colorado, and he finally made it up to the mountains, despite bald tires, to play a few gigs in the valley and to appear on Flow Diggity with DJ Rickdiculous on KDNK. He played solo flamenco guitar and chatted about his art and his life. We heard several songs from his five CDs, and he played four songs live: Trip, Olivia, California and Recuerdo a Paco.

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Aaron Taylor

Bicycling Buddhist Aaron Taylor on The Inner Game

Aaron Taylor, director of the Way of Compassion Foundation and Bicycle Project, shares about the marriage between his spiritual practice and soulful passion.

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Guam Slam Poet Meta Sarmiento

Meta Sarmiento is a Filipino poet and rapper from Guam. He is a National Poetry Slam semifinalist with Slam Nuba from Denver, a TEDx speaker and winner of the Spoken Word for the World 2015 where he was flown to Paris to perform during the UN Climate Negotiations. He is a born teacher and an old soul, and he is capable of motivating ghetto kids and old hippies alike. Meta appeared on Express Yourself to tell us how he does it.

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