Get Connected September 1, 2016

Sep 1, 2016

Get Connected is a monthly public affairs show, featuring the work of non-profits from Aspen to Parachute. This month, host Amy Barr talks to Kyle Crawley of Stepping Stones and Jeffrey Barbee of Alliance Earth.

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George Killian is an organizer with CoPIRG Foundation, in town for a voter registration drive at Colorado Mountain College. She stopped by KDNK to speak to news director Gavin Dahl. 

Solar Energy International executive director Kathy Swartz talks with Gavin Dahl about their training program called Solar Ready Colorado.  

Welcome to the New KDNK Website

Aug 31, 2016
Mark Burrows

Your support has enabled us to move forward with a robust site that features new ways to listen and connect with KDNK and the community. Please enjoy our new online player by clicking on “Listen Live.”  Get the latest local, regional and NPR news, enjoy archives of live music on KDNK, sign up for podcasts and connect to the station by volunteering, sending a news tip, becoming a DJ and donating.

Karen Grey on The Inner Game

Aug 30, 2016

Gwen Garcelon hosts a new public affairs show at KDNK. It's called The Inner Game and it's all about a particular relationship – the one we have with ourselves. The Inner Game features conversations with community and business leaders about how they grow personally to make a bigger difference in the world through the strength and health of their relationships and organizations. Each of us has a purpose and The Inner Game is about the relationship we have with that purpose and how we contribute to a more beautiful world.

Karen Grey of Waldkinder Adventure Pre-School is today's guest.

Photo Courtesy of Solar Energy International

Xcel Energy is calling the settlement they filed with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission earlier this month, "the largest of its kind in Colorado history." Katharine Rushton with Carbondale's Sunsense Solar explains why it’s a big win for renewable energy.  

KDNK Board Meeting September 7

Aug 29, 2016

The KDNK Board of Directors will hold its next meeting Tuesday, September 7, at 5:30 p.m. at the offices of Land and Shelter, 215 N 12th street, Unit C in Carbondale. The meeting is open to the public. An agenda is posted at the KDNK office or click here or call 963-0139.

In November, Colorado voters will decide whether or not to triple the tax on tobacco products. Gavin Dahl talks to Ross Brooks, CEO of Mountain Family Health Centers, to find out more about the ballot initiative effort.

Brent Gardner-Smith from Aspen Journalism talks with KDNK's Gavin Dahl about his latest article. The "bathtub ring" in Lake Powell shows declines in water levels. Another drought could shut down hydropower production at Glen Canyon Dam, with widespread impacts.

Carbondale was the scene of two reported assaults on women this summer. Some residents are angry that Town Trustees have yet to discuss or implement new precautions. Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

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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, 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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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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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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