RFTA Considers 2.65 Mil Levy Property Tax

Aug 7, 2018
rfta2040.com

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority Board is considering a 2.65 mil levy property tax proposal on the November ballot. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh asked RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship why this is needed. RFTA hosts a public hearing on Thursday, August 9, at Carbondale Town Hall from 9am to 11am.

The Geeks

After a considerable hiatus the Geeks are back with a new schedule. From now on out, you can catch Geekspeak every first and third Monday at 4:30. Louie also takes the opportunity to announce his semi-retirement before pondering some worst case scenarios of new tech like Alexa's improved memory recall.

Town of Carbondale

 

One week ago, the Town of Carbondale inacted water restrictions. Will Grandbois, editor of The Sopris Sun, spoke with the town director of public works Kevin Schorzman to learn more.

AH Marsh photo

The US Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response, or BAER, Team coordinates satellite imagess, maps, and field work to assesss damage caused by wildfires. Findings from the team's first assessment of the Lake Christine Fire suggest that there’s hope for the scorched earth on Basalt Mountain but flooding and hazardous trees could pose problems. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh reports.

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Jerry Raehal, has resigned as CEO of the Colorado Press Association and Colorado Press Network, to become publisher for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and Rifle Citizen Telegram. For this week’s newsbrief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks with Jerry about the position.

inneractivist.com

Brad Jarvis is founder of The Inner Activist, a Canadian nonprofit organization supporting change makers in developing the emotional intelligence and resiliency necessary for the collective transformation they are leading in the world. He shares about his own personal development journey motivated by his desire to heal the internal wounds he inherited from his family’s Holocaust trauma.

The Sopris Sun

Sopris Sun editor William Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett are joined by Kevin Schorzman, director of Carbondale Public Works, and Scott Fitzwilliams, forest supervisor for the White River National Forest, to talk about fires, water restrictions, and drought.

Ajax Quartet Plays Live on KDNK

Aug 2, 2018

The Ajax Quartet from the Aspen Music Festival and School performed live on KDNK. Tom Yaron, Renee Hemsing-Patten, Mario Rivera and Eric Haugen talk with Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program intern Megan Webber about their upcoming performances.

H2O Media, Ltd.

The U.S. Geological Survey keeps track of how much water flows through rivers and streams across the country to help plan for shortages—or at the other extreme—brace for floods. But there are more waterways than the agency is able to track, so recently they added a new tool that will not only help them cover more ground, but also help them learn more about this precious resource—all without ever touching a drop. H2O Radio has more.

4H: Heart of the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo

Aug 2, 2018

The green, 4H clover emblem stands for head, heart, hands, and health. Local clubs date back over a century and are still the center of the Garfield County Fair and Rodeo. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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ARTIST INTERVIEWS

Brownout

Brownout's Beto Martinez Introduces Fear of a Brown Planet

Beto Martinez, founding member and guitarist for the Austin-based Latin Funk band Brownout, spoke with KDNK's Luke Nestler. Brownout performed "Fear of a Brown Planet," a psychedelic reworking of Public Enemy’s "Fear of a Black Planet ," at Belly Up.

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EXPRESS YOURSELF

Hugh Masekela at 1994's Glenwood Summer of Jazz and Vusi Mahlasela in 2011

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.

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Bob's Free Music Calendar 2018