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Rep. Scott Tipton

For this month’s conversation with Congressman Scott Tipton, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asks about the latest version of the farm bill, originally created to help farmers in the Great Depression, the Iran Deal and the growing wealth inequality gap.

Diane Johnson

For this month's show Natalie Rae gives the juicy details about this year's Dandelion Day and Jenna talks about Power Punch Parkinson's.

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Hanging Lake visitors will not have to make reservations to hike up to the lake this summer. The US Forest Service has delayed putting its management plan for the popular tourist destination into action for another year. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke to Aaron Mayville, district ranger for the Eagle/Holy Cross District of the White River National Forest, to find out why. Click here for tips for a happy hike to the lake.

On May 10, 2016, Bill Kight interviewed local artists Mary Noon and Fred Haberlein for one of the first ever episodes of For Land's Sake.

Doug Tucker

Diane Mitch Busch, Karl Hanlon and Arn Menconi, the Democratic candidates on the primary ballot to run against Congressman Scott Tipton for the 3rd Congressional District, met in Glenwood Springs on Monday, May 7, for a friendly debate. To listen to the full debate, follow this link.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Coming up at 4:30 today, community broadband expert Christopher Mitchell from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance talks about municipal efforts to build high speed Internet networks across Colorado. That's at 4:30, only on KDNK.

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program and students throughout the Roaring Fork Valley would like to thank teachers for the impact they make in our community. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Click here to listen to more 'shout outs.'

Raleigh Burleigh

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

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A film about young farmers in the Roaring Fork Valley is making its hometown premier this weekend at Dandelion Day in Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke Tom Zuccareno, co-director, producer, and cinematographer for How We Grow.

KDNK is so excited about Dandelion Day on Saturday May 12th in Sopris Park! This short promo explains what's going on with the Parade of Species leaving KDNK at 10AM, and the music including headliner Intuit Band. Plus, don't miss KDNK's beer tent, featuring dandelion-infused vodka from Marble Distilling, local craft beer from Roaring Fork Beer Company, and tastings from all the wineries in the West Elks AVA in Paonia and Hotchkiss, including Black Bridge Winery, Azura Cellars, Leroux Creek Vineyards, and more! Get all the details about the 20th annual Carbondale Dandelion Day here.

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The community is invited to help plant new trees in three Carbondale parks for Arbor Day this Saturday, May 5. KDNK spoke with Carbondale’s new town arborist Mike Callas and Tree Board member Gabe Riley to learn more...

Brent Gardner-Smith, Aspen Journalism

For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks to Brent Garner-Smith, executive director and editor at Aspen Journalism, about Lake Powell’s dropping water level. This article and other work by Brent Gardner Smith can be found here.

Rev. Shawna Foster

Reverend Shawna Foster, minister for the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist church in Carbondale, talks about the intersection between spirituality and activism on The Inner Game.

courtesy photo, The Sopris Sun

Radio Tricolor's Samuel Bernal helps organize Festival las Americas. Here he joins the Sopris Sun staff to talk about the festivities this Friday, May 4.

Surkhaab

May 3, 2018

The Venerable Gyalten Samten stars in a film that explores the themes of illegal immigration and women's empowerment called Surkhaab. A former Bollywood actress turned Buddhist nun, she appeared on Beyond Beyond to talk about her film and its screening at the Crystal Theater. John Bruna, of the Way of Compassion Foundation, describes the Compassion Festival coming to Carbondale in August, which benefits from the screening of Surkhaab tonight.

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program and students throughout the Roaring Fork Valley would like to thank teachers for the impact they make in our community. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank You Ms. Martinez and Ms. Terry

May 3, 2018

The Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program and students throughout the Roaring Fork Valley would like to thank teachers for the impact they make in our community. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

KDNK hosted local artists Pearl & Wood live in the Broadcast Learning Center during Cody Lee's show Monday Night Harmonia on April 30th. They performed 5 songs and volunteer DJ Payj Gibbons interviewed them. Thanks to Steve Skinner for training a team of volunteer DJs on using the station's live broadcast equipment to sound engineer the performance.

The set list was:

"Whiskey Ginger"

"Behind the Tent"

"Come Together (cover)"

"Painted My Nails Blue"

"#MeToo"

Surkhaab

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, May 3rd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like Surkhaab showing at the Crystal with a producer Q&A to follow at the Third Street Center follow the headline...

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As work begins for building the new City Market, details are emerging about plans for the surrounding property. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

Bryan Austin, studio: cosmos

Bryant Austin extends to whales “the right to be” and he understands our lifestyle is killing whales. On their part the Whales learned it was safe to come up to Bryant and as a result, he has been able to photograph them up close - creating composite life size images.

Roaring Fork Conservancy

Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, May 2nd, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Public Meeting for the Crystal River Management Plan at The Third Street Center follow the headline...

Farmers Measure Carbon for Healthy Soil

May 2, 2018
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Farmers across a broad spectrum of the agriculture industry are embracing the ‘healthy soil’ movement. A key component of healthy soil is the amount of carbon it holds. But how can you tell? And how can you find out without disturbing the operations of a working farm or ranch? KBUT’s Christopher Biddle has more.

Roaring Fork Conservancy

Roaring Fork Conservancy hosts a public meeting for the Crystal River Management Plan at the Third Street Center on Wednesday, May 2, from 5:30 to 7:30. KDNK spoke with watershed action director Heather Lewin about what to expect.

Inclusion Campaign: Meet Amy

May 1, 2018
Valley Life for All

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

Mana Foods

Local farmers recently gathered at Mana Foods, Carbondale’s new health food store and, in many ways, the latest iteration of the Carbondale Food Co-Op, most recently called the Dandelion Market. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more…

The Geeks

Louie and Matt answer the pleas of callers with helpful computer advice and share their thoughts on the latest in tech and Facebook. The Geeks will be taking a deserved rest for the month of May.

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

Valley Life for All

 

Local nonprofit Valley Life for All is launching the inclusion campaign in May, a valley-wide multi-media effort to change our perception of personal challenges. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke to executive director Debbie Wilde about the Inclusion Campaign which KDNK will be promoting via our airwaves.

White River National Forest Service

 


Many Roaring Fork Valley residents have noticed smoke on the horizon today. Kate Jerman, public affairs officer for White River National Forest, spoke with KDNK’s Gavin Dahl to explain why there is nothing to worry about.

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