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National Wildlife Federation released a report that highlights the increasing threat of megafires in the United States. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with NWF President and CEO Collin O’Mara, who is lobbying in Washington DC for a fix. The report can be accessed here.

Geekspeak November 6, 2017

Nov 6, 2017
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Matt McBrayer takes the helm with KDNK News Director Raleigh Burleigh while Louie and Modern Marty take in the Grand Avenue Bridge opening celebration.

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A resident of the Roaring Fork Valley has taken sanctuary in Carbondale and fights to remain with her children by avoiding deportation. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

 


Child Health Plan Plus, a nationwide health insurance program for children and pregnant mothers, lost federal funding in September. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Mark Williams, public information officer for Colorado’s Department of Health Care Policy and Finance, to find out what that means for Colorado and what options are available for those who could lose coverage at the end of January, 2018.

Monday Mindful Minute

Nov 6, 2017
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Roaring Fork Insight provides another mindful minute.

A project to create a passenger rail line from Fort Collins to Pueblo – and even further – is still in its early stages. The Southwest Chief and Front Range Passenger Rail Commission in charge of the project briefed state lawmakers on Thursday.

Jacob Riger, the vice-chair of the Commission said the group would spend part of next year establishing a preferred route for the line.

Bronco Babble

Nov 3, 2017

The Broncos went to Kansas City and didn't get a pretty little woman but they definitely got a whuppin'. Sarah, Jane and Luke replay the gory details and express astonishment at Brock Osweiler's resurrection.

Music Meeting 5

Nov 3, 2017

Luke brings in Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real's new self-titled CD. Cody offers the new Willie Watson CD Folksinger Vol. 2. And Gavin brings El Javi's new CD A Gypsy Journey Part II: El Refugio.

Cosmic country, old-time folk and rock flamenco.

From Here to Eternity

Nov 3, 2017

With two published books, including this new one, From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death, and with hundreds of thousands of views on her You Tube channel Ask a Mortician, Caitlin Doughty is the Doyenne of Death. Here she talks about some  interesting funeral practices around the world on Express Yourself. Check out one of her recent videos here about perhaps the darkest chapter in this country's history, the Salem Witch Trials.

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Tonight, Carbondale hosts a 13th annual Day of the Dead Celebration. The celebration begins at the Third Street Center at 5pm with hot chocolate and tamales. The procession to The Thunder River Theatre starts at 6 for performances at 7 and 7:45. Meanwhile, El Colectivo presents a puppet show at The Launchpad at 7 and 7:45. Altars will be on display at The Third Street Center through November 7th.

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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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EXPRESS YOURSELF

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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Tribute to DJ Phathead

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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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