Valley Voices is one of KDNK's longest running public affairs shows. Tune in the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 4:30 pm for conversations about local, regional, national - and sometimes international - issues and events with host Amy Hadden Marsh.
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Valley Voices August 11, 2016
Today's show features a presentation by Christian Reece, director of Club 20, against Amendment 69, the universal health care ballot question. A rebuttal from former Colorado State Senator Jeanne Nicholson follows. The August 25th show will feature the full presentation from Nicholson, followed by a rebuttal from Reece. Both presentations were recorded in July at the Carbondale Branch Library.
Valley Voices July 28, 2016
Guests Dorothea Farris and Bill Jochems discuss a citizens petition to designate a portion of the Crystal River as Wild & Scenic.
Valley Voices July 14, 2016
Amy's guest today is Carbondale resident John Bruna, former Buddhist monk now Dharma teacher, counselor, founder of the Way of Compassion Foundation, and author of The Wisdom of the Meaningful Life: The Essence of Mindfulness - his first book. He will have a book launch party at the Third Street Center in Carbondale on July 25 at 6 PM.
Valley Voices June 29, 2016
This week's guest is former Colorado State Senator Gail Schwartz (D) in an exclusive interview. Schwartz is running for Congress in the 3rd Congressional District against Republican incumbent Scott Tipton.
Valley Voices June 23, 2016
Today's show features a panel discussion of the fate of our public lands by the editorial staff of High Country News from an event in Basalt on June 10, 2016.
Valley Voices May 26, 2016
The 2016 Carbondale Wild West Rodeo comes galloping into the Gus Darien Arena on June 9. Today's show features Mike Kennedy, CWWR board president, Steve Turley, arena coordinator, Maxine Harris, royalty coordinator, Shannon Weeks, 2016 CWWR Queen, and Hannah Cole, Queen Attendant. Josh Rogan adds some of his great music. He's also a rodeo regular and will be playing this year.
Valley Voices May 12, 2016
Local singer/songwriter and all-around great guy Jim Hawkins joins Amy to tell some stories and sing some songs.
Valley Voices March 24, 2016
Amy talks with John Bruna, director of The Way of Compassion Foundation, about mindfulness and how it helps with recovery from addiction. Find more about John's work, his blog, and his soon-to-be-released book, The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life, at ameaningfullife.us or wayofcompassion.org.
Valley Voices March 10, 2016
Award-winning, Montana writer Hal Herring joins Amy for a conversation about his trip to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge during the Bundy occupation this winter and his subsequent High Country News article.
Valley Voices February 25, 2016
Guests Frani Halperin and Jaime Sudler, journalists with H2O Radio in Boulder, talk about "Forgotten", their recent, 2-part series on natural gas drilling impacts in the Raton Basin. Both parts of the series are featured in the show. To hear more great stories about water issues, go to h2oradio.org.