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C'Dale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk Talks Trash... Hauling

Aug 29, 2018
Town of Carbondale

Carbondale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk joined the Merle and Chameleon show to give an update from the Town of Carbondale about trash hauling.

This office gets weekly complaints about what is perceived to be an imbalance in guests: There are too many Republicans interviewed and not enough Democrats. Or vice versa. Or a partisan from one side is interviewed without a corresponding counterpoint.

So I was pleased to see that NPR on Friday pulled back the curtain a bit about its attempts last week to book politicians to discuss the Paul Manafort verdict and the Michael Cohen guilty plea: The scarcity of Republican politicians, in this case (as occasionally happens with Democrats, too), wasn't for a lack of trying.

Sonia Paban

Sonia Paban is an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the fundamental physics of the early universe, a period known as cosmic inflation. Sonia’s research seeks to understand how likely it was for the universe to enter this period of exponential expansion. She is also interested in which detailed particle physics mechanisms are both compatible with the observations and with String Theory.

Aspen Film

Aspen Film is recruiting volunteer screeners for the 28th Annual Shortsfest. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with director of operations and education Regna Jones to learn more.


Colorado Parks and Wildlife hosted at least 200 people at a second public meeting last night about the Basalt State Wildlife Area Shooting Range.  KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with several attendees, including a Basalt Town Council member who says the Council votes tonight on a resolution about the fate of the range. You can submit comments on the Basalt Shooting Range by clicking here.

CASA of the Ninth

Christy Doyon is executive director for CASA of the Ninth, a volunteer-based nonprofit that provides provide court-appointed advocates to abused and neglected children in Colorado’s 9th Judicial District. CASA of the Ninth is hosting the First Annual Superhero Run on Saturday, September 29 at Crown Mountain Park in El Jebel. The run will have a 5K race, as well as a 1-mile Kids Fun Run.

Luke Runyon, KUNC

The Colorado River is running low on water. The lifeline that slakes the thirst of 40 million southwestern residents is projected to hit a historic low mark within two years, forcing mandatory cuts to water deliveries in Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.

On the November ballot, Pitkin County will decide whether or not to renew the Healthy Community Fund at an increased rate for nine years. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh reports. Full audio of the public hearing on Wednesday, August 22, is available here.

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MountainFilm's in Aspen is currently underway! Gena Buhler, executive director for the Wheeler Opera House, joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the weekend lineup.

Craig Childs

In addition to celebrating one year at the Temporary this weekend, the Arts Campus at Willits is also premiering Summer Solace, a multi-media, story-telling performance with adventure author Craig Childs. Craig joined Raleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the event.

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