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Garfield County PREP summer interns offer advice on ways that teens can maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Saturday Community Calendar

Jun 16, 2018
GSCRA

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, June 16th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of todays events like Strawbery Days in Glenwood Springs follow the headline...

This show features two gems from South Africa, Hugh Masekela from a 1994 Glenwood Summer of Jazz concert, and Vusi Mahlasela from a 2011 appearance on Express Yourself where he played a song that sounded like a prayer, and explained all about Ubuntu, Africa's great gift to the world.

Duane Betts

Jun 15, 2018

Duane Betts joins the Devin Allman Project at a show in the Ute Theatre on Saturday. KDNK's Big Daddy spoke with Duane about what show-goers will see.

Studio for Arts and Works

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, June 8th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Summer SAWlebration at Studio for Arts and Works in Carbondale follow the headline...

Local Youth Capture Climate Change on Film

Jun 15, 2018
Wild Rose Education

Local students are using film to explore personal interests around climate change. Wild Rose Education, in partnership with CU-Boulder climate scientists and Colorado Film School mentors, bring Lens on Climate Change to the Roaring Fork Valley. Megan Webber, with the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program, has more. The community is invited to a screening of the five short films produced during the week at the Third Street Center on Saturday, June 16, at 2pm.

AH Marsh photo

Discussions at a House Natural Resources Field Hearing in Grand Junction this month focused on boosting the market for natural gas from the Piceance Basin with the Jordan Cove Energy Project. Congressmen from Utah and Colorado at the hearing claim Piceance natural gas can be developed responsibly. But, protestors outside the hearing said politicians and the natural gas industry are selling out public health and western Colorado’s iconic natural beauty. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report. You can read more about the Jordan Cove Energy Project controversy by clicking here.

The Sopris Sun

Intern Laney Devers joins editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett to talk about the latest edition of the Sopris Sun.

courtesy Wilderness Workshop

Wilderness Workshop Director Sloan Shoemaker hands the reins of the organization over to Will Roush in September. Today's show features a conversation with these guys about the challenges, and victories of the past 21 years. Thanks, Sloan, and good luck, Will!

Diane Johnson

Basalt mayor Jacque Whitsitt joins host Diane Johnson to talk about suicide prevention.

AZYEP summer intern Megan Webber interviews four students from Glenwood Springs High School, who will spend the summer as interns with the Glenwood Springs Arts Council's "Dancers Dancing" summer camps in collaboration with Colorado Mountain College.  Click here for more info. 

AH Marsh photo


White plastic beads have been seen floating in the Roaring Fork River this spring. And, it’s not the first time they’ve been spotted. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

Dale Will of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails provides an update on the Crystal Valley Trail.

Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed nine bills this year, the most since taking office. One bill would have restricted public access to autopsy reports for minors. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Jeff Roberts, executive director for the Colorado Freedom on Information Coalition, about the decision.

Please join KDNK for the next meeting of our Board of Directors on Monday June 18th at 5:30pm at KDNK, 76 South 2nd Street, in Carbondale. The agenda is posted in the front hall of the station, and available here.

The Geeks ponder a moment of silence for the death of net neutrality and go on to answer calls on other topics including the impending Robot Revolution.

AH Marsh photo


The land below Red Hill has officially been conserved and trail design is underway to get cyclists and hikers off County Road 107. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Jason Jaynes, principle architect with DHM Designs, about three options for trail layout.The public comment period for the Red Hill trail designs closes June 15th. Comments can be submitted by clicking here.

Roaring Fork Aikikai celebrates its first anniversary. The owner of that business, Mike Jones, talks about what aikido is and what its practice looks like. Then we reprise one of the best segments of the year. Meta Sarmiento, a slam poet from Guam, explains his art and reads some very emotional poems. 

Mike Jones, co-founder of Roaring Fork Aikikai, describes what aikido is, and what its practice looks like.

Branden Edwards: Voice of the Carbondale Rodeo

Jun 8, 2018
AH Marsh photo


The 14th annual Carbondale Wild West Rodeo got off to a rarin’ start Thursday, June 7, with Branden Edwards in the announcer’s booth. Edwards is back for his second year as Voice of the Carbondale Rodeo. He took a few minutes to talk to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about his rodeo roots and a useful - but surprising - college degree. The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo starts at 7:30 every Thursday night through August.

Colorado

KOTO’s Cara Pallone recently interviewed the Democratic candidates for Colorado Attorney General, Rep. Joe Salazar and Phil Weiser. Follow the link to listen to the full interviews.

Sotantar

Sotantar is a yoga teacher, manager of MANA Foods and a Roaring Fork Valley native. Here she shares about her journey.

The Sopris Sun

Kyle Raymond, introducing a new restaurant to the space previously occupied by Town, and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce executive director Andrea Stewart are guests on today's Everything Under the Sun, a weekly live call-in show highlighting the latest stories from the Sopris Sun.

Congressman Scott Tipton

Congressman Scott Tipton spoke with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh about contents of the House Natural Resources Field Hearing in Grand Junction on Friday, June 1. The Congressman also spoke to The Resilient Federal Forests Act of which he is a sponsor.

AH Marsh photo


North Fork Valley activist Peter Kolbenschlag and others held a People’s Press Conference outside a House Natural Resources Field Hearing in Grand Junction Friday, calling on Colorado and Utah Congressmen Scott Tipton and Rob Bishop to protect public health and safety instead of oil and gas industry interests. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this audio postcard.

Will Evans

Thunder River Theatre Company founder and Lon Winston enjoys living in a “you and me” world, and also explains what he does when pushed to the edge.

3rd Congressional District Candidate Arn Menconi shared his views on health care with Ed Troy.

Valley Life for All

Valley Life for All is building inclusive communities, one voice at a time.

Cara Pallone, KOTO

San Miguel County – which hovers around 8,000 people and is tucked into the Southwest corner of Colorado – can best be described as a “tale of two counties.” Cara Pallone of K-O-T-O Radio and Western Slope Resources Reporting, explains how a new farm to community food share program serves as a bridge between communities.

The Geeks Return

Jun 4, 2018
The Geeks

After a short vacation, the Geeks are back to answer computer related questions and ponder peculiarities of the cyberverse, such as: Louie's untapped talents as a private detective.

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