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KDNK Logo Contest!

KDNK is looking for a logo for our Spring Membership Drive! We are looking to you! That's right we want YOU to design the logo for us! KDNK is a community project, we wouldn’t be on the air waves without you .

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Friday Community Calendar

7 hours ago

The KDNK Community Calendar for Friday, March 5 is underwritten by Basalt Regional Library, offering lobby services, computer access, mobile hotspots and Chromebooks for checkout. More info at basaltlibrary.org. For a list of today's events, like Thunder River Theatre Company's Virtual First Friday, click here.

Bureau of Land Management

The BLM recently approved the Buffalo Horn land exchange for thousands of acres in Rio Blanco and Moffat Counties. Local nonprofit and land exchange watchdog Colorado Wild Public Lands is protesting the decision.

Gwen Garcelon

This time on The Inner Game, Nikki Beinstein and April Crow-Spaulding join host Gwen Garcelon to explore how community members can respond to injustices in our communtiy in a way that allows for compassion, connection, understanding, and solutions. 

State of the Soil Report on Shifting Gears

Mar 3, 2021
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Host Will Evans sits down with Brooke LeVan, director of Sustainable Settings,  to talk about the state of the soil and other lessons of 2020. This conversation was originally recorded for airing in January.


After cancelling a march last weekend in response to the 12/26/2020 arrest of Carbondale's Michael Francisco, local activists Brittany Biebl and Summer Scott sat down with KDNK and The Sopris Sun to talk about some of the bigger issues facing the community.

The Story Behind the 2021 Imagine Climate Stories

Mar 3, 2021
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The Community Office for Resource Efficiency launched Imagine Climate 2021 this week with the unveiling of portraits on Colorado Mountain College buildings throughout the Valley. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon spoke with Lara Whitley about the companion storytelling project.



This time on The Tactile Traveler, hear about research to make it easier and safer for people who are blind to cross intersections. Also: how to prevent skiing eye injuries, blind skateboarding, how to go on a cruise without gaining weight, and housebreaking guide horses.

Group Urges Thoughtful Response to Local Arrest

Mar 2, 2021

Brittany Biebl, co-administrator of the By the People For the People RFV Facebook page and co-organizer of  a march in response to the December, 2020 arrest of Carbondale resident Michael Francisco, talks about why Saturday's march was canceled.

Dimensions in Diversity with Julian Parish

Mar 1, 2021

Steve Mills interviews Julian Parish, who works for Raytheon as a consultant in Denver, CO. Julian is also a trans man and discusses how he discovered his true self and provides advice for trans youth and their parents. 

Foreign correspondent Donna hosts with Matt McBrayer this time. They talk about StarLink internet, public trust in social media and tech, voice recognition, and the secret message on the Mars Rover landing parachute. 



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Plant-Based Ski Wax Keeps Microplastics Out of Snowpack

Plastic has been around for a century and its environmental impacts are getting more severe. Hear from plasic experts on a recent Roaring Fork Conservancy panel about this big problem and local entrepreneur Peter Arlein about one small solution.

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Public Affairs Shows


The Vets Review Spay and Neuter Basics

Dr. Melissa Gisleson and Nurse Darren discuss when to spay dogs of different sizes and breeds, helping pets prepare for the procedure and the best ways to heal, including...the dreaded cone.

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KDNK Welcomes Carbondale Creative District to Host Express Yourself

Express Yourself checks in with Amanda Watkins and Symphony in the Valley about upcoming world premieres. Host Amy Kimberly talks with Lara Whitley of CORE about Imagine Climate 2021. And hear Part One of DJ Mamabird's interview with Denver Drag Queen Mirage.

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