Goats Step In To Manage BLM's Sutey Ranch

The BLM is trying a different land management method on its recently-acquired Sutey Ranch in Carbondale. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon has more on the story.

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The talented kids at SOL Theatre have produced another radio play. The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams, is a classic tale and it sounds great. So good that you can hear it on KDNK this Sunday afternoon, May 31, at 4pm. Here's a clip from the play.

Singer/songwriter Gabrielle Louise dropped a new record right when the world went crazy. It would be a shame if people miss it because of that. It's an assured album from a great singer. If you like your folk singers with a rich strong voice singing from the the heart, "The Unending Alteration of the Human Heart" is for you.

Alya Howe offers 

another installment in the Antiviral Poetry Series. This one features poems read by Cassidy Willey, Julie Comins, Luisa Berne and Samuel Bernal. Alya finishes it with the reading of a chldren's story.

2nd Annual Meeker Mustang Makeover Starts Saturday

18 hours ago
Amy Hadden Marsh/KDNK

Horse trainers from across Colorado pick up their wild mustangs Saturday at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds for the start of the Meeker Mustang Makeover. They have 100 days to transform the horses from wild to mild. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more about the event's 2nd year.

KDNK Seeks Executive Director

May 29, 2020

After 37 years of FM broadcasting, Carbondale Community Access Radio is seeking its first Executive Director. Leading this unique, fun, and beloved independent media institution is a big responsibility and an exciting opportunity. 


Job Overview: The Executive Director acts as general manager at KDNK, leads the staff, leads income generation and budget management, and bears ultimate responsibility for station operations. The ED develops strategy with and reports to the Board of Directors.

Carbondale Middle School 5th grade teachers wrote poems to celebrate their 2020 crew classes. Click here for more poems. 

Bridges High School Principal, Suzanne Fitgerald hosts a graduation special for the 2020 graduates on the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. Hear students reflect on high school, a valedictorian speech, award presentations, and messages from Bridges staff. 

Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute



Soon after COVID-19 shut down schools, local school districts started delivering regular meals to locations from Aspen to Parachute. But the shutdown meant many students also lost access to story books that were being provided every week by local non-profit "Raising A Reader." The organization adapted to start including story books with Roaring Fork School District's free meals program. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Raising a Reader Executive Director Cindy Blachly to learn more.


The 2020 graduates from Bridges High School speak about their high school experience and thank those who helped them along the way. / Los graduados de la escuela secundaria Bridges hablan sobre su experiencia en la escuela secundaria y agradecen a quienes los ayudaron en el camino.

Shooters Case Dismissed

May 28, 2020
Lucas Turner / KDNK

Shooters Bar and Grill is emerging from the thicket of court hearings and a temporary restraining order. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this update.




State Grants Public Health Order Variances to Garfield and Pitkin Counties

Some businesses can open this week with greater capacity but still under restriction. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

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Public Affairs Shows

Alpine Animal Hospital

Ask The Vet Explores the Impact of COVID-19 on Pets and Answers Caller Questions

This month on Ask the Vet Dr. Liz Foster and Vet Tech Emily Yannarella outline facts regarding transmission of COVID-19 through domestic pets. A caller asks about a finnicky cat who doesn't like her kidney-friendly diet. Our hosts also discuss COVID-19 safety protocols in veterinary clinics, and the impacts that the pandemic has had on pets, and the services they need.

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Let's Spend the Night Together with the Stones at the Drive-In

Ryan Honey, the Executive Director of TACAW, announces the newest fundraiser for the midvalley arts organization: a pop-up drive in movie in El Jebel, featuring a concert film of the first concert the Rolling Stones ever played in Cuba in 2016.

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