Garfield County Public Health is conducting a survey in English and Spanish to identify ways to make healthier eating easier. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Christine Doland, county Nutrition Program Manager, about the survey and the state of nutrition among county residents.  You can also get a paper survey by calling the county public health department at 970.665.6376.

KDNK's next board of directors meeting is Monday, December 17th at 5:30pm at the station. Meetings are open to the public. The agenda is posted in the front hall and available here

Mountain Family Health Centers

Today is the final day for public comment on a proposed federal rule change that would make it more difficult for immigrants who apply for assistance programs to achieve legal status. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Danyelle Rigli, executive assistant and advocacy coordinator for Mountain Family Health Centers, about why their board of directors are opposing the rule change.

Thank You!

Dec 8, 2018

KDNK's annual Labor of Love silent auction raised $20,000 for community radio. Thanks so much to the Village Smithy for hosting, Susie Jimenez for catering, Roaring Fork Family Practice for sponsoring, and to all donors, volunteers, and bidders who made the event a success. Items will be available starting Monday afternoon. We will contact winning bidders as soon as possible.

Gov.-elect Jared Polis is bringing a former political rival and members of his congressional staff into his new administration.

Cary Kennedy, who finished second behind Polis in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, will serve as a senior fiscal policy advisor for the new governor. Kennedy served as state treasurer from 2007 to 2011.

tacaw.org

Ryan Honey, Executive Director for The Arts Campus at Willits, appeared on Express Yourself to share about a partnership with The Art Base to present DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience.

Carbondale Arts

December First Fridays in Carbondale kicks off a long tradition of holiday celebration on December 7. Santa will be at The Launchpad from 3 to 7pm after a ceremony to light the trees on Main Street at 5:15pm. Crystal River Ballet will perform Nutcracker Excerpts at 6pm in The Launchpad and Carbondale Arts' Deck The Walls artisan market will be open for holiday shopping! KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Rachael Manning, operations manager for Carbondale Arts to learn more about the evening.

creativelawnetwork.com

Attorney Dave Ratner, who runs the Creative Law Network based in Denver, talks with station manager Gavin Dahl about how Colorado Attorneys for the Arts connect creatives in the state with pro bono legal support.

Bronco Babble Week 14

Dec 7, 2018

The ladies are putting the men to shame as far as score predictions on Bronco Babble this year goes. Sarah, Jane and Lisa have each won twice while Luke's won once and Briscoe hasn't yet correctly predicted one game. Leave it to KDNK to show the world that the ladies can excel at manly pursuits like Bronco Babble.

Isela & Karina

Charla con Isela y Karina Venura sobre su perspectiva siendo adolescentes de cómo los padres pueden establecer una charla con sus hijos. / Chatting with Isela and Karina Ventura over their perpectives on being teenagers and how parents cam open a conversation.

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Raleigh Burleigh

Meet Scott Franz, KDNK's New Capitol Reporter

Rocky Mountain Community Radio has a new capitol reporter. News Director Raleigh Burleigh gave Scott Franz the opportunity to introduce himself to KDNK listeners at this week's conference.

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Charlando con Crystal

Irene Avitia

Hechos de impacto en todo un vecindario

Vanessa Avitia, de tan sólo 11 años , soñaba con poder tener una biblioteca pública para los niños de su vecindario. Ya lo logró y ahora en Charlando con Crystal nos cuenta sus motivos para este proyecto.

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Colorado Creative Corridor Receives $25,000 from Colorado Tourism Office

Carbondale Arts Executive Director Amy Kimberly shares about the Colorado Creative Corridor which received $25,000 for a second year from the Colorado Tourism Office to promote Carbondale, Paonia, Crested Butte, Ridgway and Salida as tourism destinations.

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