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December 8th is the last chance to pass a clean Dream Act in 2017 and Congress has yet to vote on a solution. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with supporters of a rally in Pueblo today, asking for Representative Tipton to sign-on.

Jane Austen by James Andrews

 


Here’s your community calendar for Monday, November 20, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. Sopris Liquor and Wine carries local and imported spirits, beer, and wine. For today's list of events, like a Jane Austen book discussion at Pitkin County Library, follow the headline...

Monday Mindful Minute

Nov 20, 2017


KDNK invites listeners to a mindful minute, thanks to Roaring Fork Insight.

Wild Rose Education

The Andy Zanca Youth News Team reports on local water issues from the 2017 Youth Water Summit, presented by Wild Rose Education and Pitkin County Healthy Rivers and Streams Board.

Writ Large Twice

Nov 17, 2017
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Alya Howe, the curator of the Writ Large series, is joined on Express Yourself by Samuel Bernal Urbina and Bill Kight, two storytellers who live in our community.

The White Buffalo

Nov 17, 2017

Jake Smith is The White Buffalo. He has a brand new album, his 6th studio recording, called Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights. His current tour brings him to the Belly Up tonight.

Beth Broome and Dr. Melissa Gisleson talk about senior pets and how to care for them.


Garfield County’s suicide rate is higher than the state average. More adults and high school students binge drink here than across the state. But, the number of opioid deaths is lower than state rates. This information and more is now available with a few clicks. Data Dashboard, launched this month, is part of Mental Health Colorado’s website. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Andrew Romanoff, the organization’s president and CEO, to find out more.

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Many Battlement Mesa residents were disappointed in a decision made by Garfield County Commissioners Thursday. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Carbondale will host the 2018 Bicycle Tour of Colorado and partner with 5 other Creative Districts to form the Creative Corridor. Andrea Stewart, Carbondale Chamber President, provides KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh with an update.

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Battlement Mesa residents find out today if Garfield County Commissioners will approve or deny Ursa Resources’ proposed A Pad. The controversial project would put 24 natural gas wells and a wastewater injection well less than 500 feet from some homes within the Battlement Mesa community. Commissioners held a public hearing Tuesday in Battlement Mesa about the project. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report about why citizens believe the project should be denied. Commissioners meet at 9 AM in Glenwood Springs.

Stein Properties Project

Tuesday night, November 14, Carbondale Town Trustees approved the Stein Properties Project, a major mixed-use development replacing the empty lot in the Northeast corner of the roundabout, next to Crystal River Spas and across from Subway, with commercial and residential rentals. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with architect Raul Gawrys about his design.

Andy Zanca Youth News Team

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment News Team reports on a Youth Water Summit presented by Wild Rose Education on October 31, 2017.

 

The Town of Carbondale Board of Trustees worked through a packed agenda last night. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

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Battlement Mesa resident Bonnie Smeltzer is probably the oldest member of Battlement Concerned Citizens, a group that's been fighting natural gas drilling inside Battlement Mesa. At 90, Smeltzer is fighting a proposed injection well and a gas well pad closer than 500 feet from some homes near where she lives. She sat down with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh Tuesday to talk about her experiences with the industry.

KDNK's board of directors will meet on Monday November 20th at 5:30pm at KDNK 76 S 2nd St, Carbondale, CO 81623. The public is welcome to attend. We will discuss the FY18 budget, fundraising, hiring, and more. The full agenda is available here and is posted in the front hall of the station. 

The Geeks

Louie and Matt share the latest in tech, answering calls with helpful advice.

Monday Mindful Minute

Nov 13, 2017
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Surrender all hope for achieving a particular result and enjoy the intrinsic value of your work with this week's mindful minute, provided by Roaring Fork Insight.


Colorado’s Speaker of the House is calling on Democratic Representative Steve Lebsock to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. As Bente Birkeland reports, Lebsock’s chairmanship of the House Local Government Committee has temporarily been removed.


For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Post Independent reporter Carla Jean Whitley about the fate the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. Click here to read the article.

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Colorado Mountain College will likely face revenue losses due to the Gallagher Amendment, and put forth Ballot Issue 4B to remedy that. But, it was defeated by voters Tuesday in four out of six counties in the special college district. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Dr. Carrie Hausser, CMC President and CEO, about 4B and why it failed.

KDNK News Director Raleigh Burleigh talks to three women putting together a new grief group in the Roaring Fork Valley, focused on parents who have lost a child.

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Form 2A of Ursa Resources’ application to drill 24 new natural gas wells and a wastewater injection well in Battlement Mesa was recently rejected by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Greg Deranleau, COGCC’s Environmental Manager, to find out more about the rejection and waivers that would allow gas drilling within 500 feet of homes.


KDNK’S Raleigh Burleigh talks to Jayla Poppleton, Executive Director of Water Education Colorado, formerly known as Colorado Foundation for Water Education. Click here for more information.

Diane's guests today are Debbie Boyle of Lift Up's Carbondale office and longtime volunteer Joe Markam.

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The Grand Avenue Bridge opened two weeks ahead of schedule Monday afternoon. Thousands strolled the deck of the new bridge and cheered the first cars that rolled across. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this audio postcard. Find more details here.

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Unofficial results for this year’s elections were announced last night. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

Dr. Greg Feinsinger joins Ed today for Part 2 of their conversation about a vegan diet.

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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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