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Research Project Aims to Understand Fate of Rosy-Finch

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Katie Klingsporn

One bird species population maybe declining due to climate change. Researches are working hard to change that. KOTO’s Katie Klingsporn has more…

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KDNK invites listeners to begin their week with a mindful moment, thanks to Roaring Fork Insight.

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Here’s your community calendar for Monday, April 23rd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of todyay's events like Astronomy Night at ACES Hallam Lake follow the headline...

Shook Twins In-Studio

Apr 21, 2018

The Shook Twins dropped by to play a new tune and an oldie but goodie before their gig at the Temporary. We started things off with their new single, which they dropped a month ago, called Stay Wild. And then they played a new tune live called What Is Blue, followed by the oldie, Window. We ended things with a favorite from their 2014 CD What We Do, Shake.

The Grand Valley High School Diversity Club asked students and teachers about the definition of diversity and how being a diverse community impacts Parachute, Colorado.

Western Centuries

Apr 20, 2018

Western Centuries joined Express Yourself before their gig at Steve's Guitars and played three songs from their brand new CD Songs From the Deluge: Borrowed Time, Warm Guns and Wild You Run.

The Bikes of Wrath

Apr 20, 2018

The young Aussies of the new film The Bikes of Wrath visit Express Yourself to talk about what they found on Route 66 following the ghost of Tom Joad. 

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KDNK recorded the Aspen Business Connect event at Aspen Kitchen on Thursday April 19th, hosted by Jillian Livingston. The moderator was Stephanie Syson, co-founder of Dynamic Roots and Biodynamic Botanicals, and host of Living Permaculture on KDNK. Panelists were Brook Levan, co-founder and executive director of Sustainable Settings, Eden Vardy, co-founder of Aspen Tree, which is about to relaunch as Farmer Collaborative, and Jerome Osentowski, founder of CRMPI, the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Click here for part 2.

5point Film Festival

 


5Point Film Festival celebrates an adventure sports lifestyle. Sometimes these pursuits come with heavy consequences. Bobby Le'Roo, founder and director of Big Heart Big Hands, leads a panel on Saturday about backcountry safety and trauma. The panel is at the True Nature Healing Arts Kiva from 10:20am to noon and is open to the public.

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Tatiana Flowers is the new reporter at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. For this week’s News Brief, she talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about what has shaped her work.

AZYEP News Team Present Best Interviews

Apr 19, 2018

The Andy Zanca Youth News Team present their best interviews from the spring semester.

The Sopris Sun

Board president Marilyn Murphy joins editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett to discuss the latest in local affairs as covered by The Sopris Sun. Plus, highlights from the recent Colorado Press Association Convention where Carbondale's nonprofit newspaper won three first place press awards.

KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl speaks to Paul Epstein, the owner of Twist & Shout Records, located on east Colfax in Denver. The 11th annual Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 21st all across the country. The event celebrates independent music stores with special releases and fans lineup outside the door to score rare gems. Twist & Shout Records, widely considered the best record store in Colorado, is celebrating 30 years in business.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pitkin County Adult and Family Services Matt McGaugh. Aspen Police Department and Pitkin County Adult and Family Services offers information at Rubey Park from 2 to 5pm on Friday, April 20.

5point Film Festival

 


At tonight’s 5Point Film Festival screening, seven high school students will each be awarded a $1500 scholarship towards pursuing a personal dream. Dream project director Tracy Wilson explains the program. Scholarship recipient William Lucket comments on his plans to attend NYU's Tisch School of Arts camp this summer.

The managers of the Central Arizona Project are being accused of gaming the system to draw more water out of the Colorado River instead of conserving as much as possible. The action threatens the trust and cooperation that has existed along the river and has Upper Basin leaders crying foul. H2O Radio Reports.

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Local artist Sarah Uhl considers herself an activist but not in the usual sense. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Uhl about her work and what she'll be doing at 5Point Film Festival this weekend.​

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Snowpack that feeds the Colorado River is at record lows as we begin moving into the longer and drier days of summer. Water managers throughout the West are already sounding the alarm about less water flowing in streams and reservoirs. But as Luke Runyon reports, there’s another factor that could make things even worse...

Penny Pappas's Greek immigrant parents were busy creating a life together and then the unthinkable happened. Join Penny as she talks about how her family struggled to carry on after the death of her mother.

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The state Air Pollution Control Division is in Rifle today to talk to stakeholders and hear public comment about emissions from oil and gas extraction. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Peter Hart, staff attorney for Wilderness Workshop, to find out more. The meeting starts at noon at the Garfield County Sheriff’s Annex in Rifle with public comments beginning at 3:30.

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During the 1st Annual Entrepreneur and Investor Confluence, organized by Glen X, local restaurant owner Lacy Hughes announced her plans for the building formerly known as Six89. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

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On today's show Louie and Matt ask listeners what it would take to regain confidence in Facebook following recent data/ privacy breach scandals. Computer-related questions are also answered live on air.

Life as an Undocumented Student

Apr 16, 2018

Roaring Fork High School upperclassman discuss life as undocumented students.

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Local students are rallying around climate change. Last week, youth activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez visited four schools in the Roaring Fork Valley to initiate a social media challenge, sponsored by CORE and CLEER with support from the Town of Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

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KDNK invites listeners to begin the week with a mindful moment, thanks to Roaring Fork Insight.

Messages of Hope for LGBTQ Youth

Apr 14, 2018

Participants of the 2018 Gay Ski Week presented words of wisdom and messages of hope for LGBTQ youth of the Roaring Fork Valley.  This project was inspired by the Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery Certificate Program. Thank you to Janet Gordon Counseling. Support for this project comes from AspenOUT. 

Happy Birthday KDNK

Apr 13, 2018

An edited version of former KDNK staffer Missy Bowen's 10th Birthday Retrospective. Lots of great reminiscences here, including the very first moments of KDNK's on-air life. Be sure to click thru the headline to find two more archival audio pieces.

I pledge allegiance to KDNK, and to the community for which it plays. One station under us, indivisible, with liberty, justice and joy for all.

Zoe Rabinowitz, Associate Artistic Director of the Yaa Samar Dance Theatre, based in Palestine, talks about her company's unique artistry and the challenges of producing dance in the West Bank, and her company's residency in Carbondale with Dance Initiative.

5Point Film Festival

Apr 13, 2018

5Point Film's Program Director Meredith McKee appeared on Express Yourself to talk about this year's 5Point Film Festival. Next week's version is the eleventh.

The Colorado Independent

 


Both major parties are holding state assemblies tomorrow, April 14, to nominate statewide candidates for the June primary. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh catches up with Corey Hutchins about The Colorado Independent’s coverage of the governor’s race.

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