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KDNK's Membership Drive is Underway!

KDNK's Membership Drive began with over $35,000 in early bird donations. You can help us reach our budget goal of $80,000. Renew, join or otherwise donate today !

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Lucas Turner

Last week local Non-Profit Aspen Journalism hosted a discussion with Richard Tofel, President of ProPublica. The discussion included a long Q&A session with the audience who asked questions ranging from liberal bias in media to the constraints of non-profit news organizations, and more. Click the headline for a list of questions asked and their timestamps.

Monday Community Calendar

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Here’s your community calendar for Monday, August 19th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like Nashville showing at the Isis Theatre, click on the headline.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Carbondale's Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency, Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflect their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. This week on Express Yourself, we hear from Mona Newton. Local performing artist Alya Howe is the MC.

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Laura Supalla Gilchrist

Electric school buses could become a reality in Colorado thanks to new funding sources, but local school districts say they need more information before moving forward. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.

Pew Charitable Trusts

 

On June 29th, the Bureau of Land Management released its final draft resource management plan for the Uncompahgre Field Office, encompassing nearly 900,000 acres of public lands across six Colorado counties. The Colorado Department of Natural Resources has since submitted a formal letter of protest, claiming that the draft plan does not adequately balance wildlife protection with energy extraction. According to Ken Rait, Project Director for Pew Charitable Trusts, this plan is one of six released in the past five months that demonstrate a disturbing trend in public lands administration. 

Denver's Dendrites have been tickling the nerves of Coloradans with sweet ska for more than a decade. After killing it at last year's Mountain Fair, the Dendrites return to Carbondale tonight to headline KDNK's Hoot. Luke Nestler spoke with the band's drummer, Nick Dolan, about the band's beginnings, the ska scene in Denver, and his memories of last year's show at Mountain Fair.

Nearly five years ago, founding member of the beloved band Elephant Revival, Sage Cook, left the band to restore a family farm in Kansas. But now he’s back, touring and recording a new album with his partner Aera Fox. They will play at tonight’s Hoot. KDNK’s Luke Nestler spoke with Sage about his duo, We Dream Dawn.

Ask the Vet Gives Dog and Cat Advice

Aug 15, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Beth Broome and Dr. Louise Marron share pet care expertise and recieve several informative calls.

Mill Levy Increase on 2019 Ballot for Garco Libraries

Aug 15, 2019
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The Garfield County Library District is asking for a mill levy increase on the ballot this fall to keep funding local. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Executive Director Brett Lear to find out more.

BLM: Quarry Expansion Proposal "Complete"

Aug 14, 2019
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Rocky Mountain Resources came one step closer Monday to expanding the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry, north of Glenwood Springs. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this update.

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The Western Local Governments Coalition or WLGC was designed to gather support for streamlining SB 181 rulemaking participation from western Colorado county and municipal leaders. KDNK's Lucas Turner reports.

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