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Meeker Mustang Makeover Part 3: A Testament to Horse and Trainer

Over 600 people filled the stands at the Rio Blanco Fairground on September 6 for the inaugural Meeker Mustang Makeover horse show and auction. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more in this final installment of the series.

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Angela Bruno, executive director of the Carbondale Clay Center, dropped by Express Yourself to talk about Tacos on Plates, their annual fundraiser, on Saturday at 5.


Glenwood Canyon Brewpub hosts Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 21, directly behind the Brewpub along Blake Avenue between 7th and 8th streets from noon ‘til 8pm with live polka music, specialty beers and a kids' zone sponsored by Renew Roaring Fork. Raleigh Burleigh spoke with MC Jenetta Howell to learn more about what to expect...

Aspen Film Executive Director Susan Wrubel spoke with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself about the upcoming 40th Anniversary Filmfest, a week of film screenings and panel discussions beginning on September 23rd. Films show at the Wheeler Opera House, Isis Theatre and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale.

On Friday, September 21, The Launchpad in Carbondale hosts The Salon curated by Alya Howe. Performers include a filmmaker, dancers, and a comedian. Alya stopped by Express Yourself with playwright Cassidy Willey to share details about this and a partnership with Aspen Words, bringing poetry to youth at KDNK.

Friday Community Calendar

18 hours ago

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, September 20th, 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 Thrill the World rehearses at Bonedale Ballet, click on the headline.

Prescribed Burns Planned for 4 Counties

Sep 19, 2019
Bureau of Land Management photo

Prescribed burns are planned for this fall. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has the details.

A strike for Climate Action at Sopris Park tomorrow will feature speeches from students, local government officials, climate activists and more. The event is one of more than 800 actions across the country, ahead of next week’s UN Climate Summit in New York. Fred Malo, a volunteer for 350 Roaring Fork, is the primary organizer of the event.

Ask the Vet Diagnoses Animal Pain

Sep 19, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Beth Broome and Dr. Liz Foster talk about signs to tell if your pet is experiencing pain and what to do next.

Jane Pargiter, Ecoflight

The state Air Quality Control Commission meets in Denver this week to begin the formal review process of new rules for limiting methane and ozone pollution from oil and gas operations in Colorado. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more, featuring Christine Berg, former mayor of Lafayette, CO and consultant for Moms Clean Air Force, Gwen Lachelt, La Plata County Commissioner and head of the Western Leaders Network, and Matt Garrington of the Environmental Defense Fund.

During the first AZYEP news team public affairs show of the 2019-2020 school year, The Andy Zanca News Team spoke with KDNK News Director Lucas Turner about his experience in radio and what he appreciates about KDNK. 



Colorado Fiscal Institute

Economist Breaks Down Colorado's Worker Demographics and Minimum Wage Impacts

KDNK News Director Lucas Turner speaks with Senior Economist Chris Stiffler to break down a new report on low wage-jobs in Colorado. The report from Colorado Fiscal Institute covers worker demographics, impacts of raising the minimum wage, unemployment rates, and more.

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Public Affairs Shows

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Anayeli Espinoza Recounts Harrowing Journeys to Cross U.S. Border

Anayeli Espinoza was twelve when she and her parents and her brother tried to cross the border from Mexico to the United States. It would be the first of five tries for Anayeli. Hee, she describes her harrowing journey and the emotional price she had to pay. For the web exclusive second part of this interview, click here .

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Charlando con Crystal


RESPONSE ahora cuenta con un programa que ayuda con vivienda a víctimas de violencia doméstica

Si necesita pasando por violencia doméstica o ha sido víctima de asalto sexual y no tiene a donde ir, Response esta para ayudar, ahora cuentan con un programa que ayuda a pagar la renta por un corto plazo para ayudar a la víctima.

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Frank King

Mental Health Comedian Frank King Previews Post Independent Longevity Project Event

Comedian Frank King presents at Glenwood Springs Branch Library on September 17th for the Post Independent’s annual Longevity Project. The event includes appetizers and drinks at 5pm with a panel discussion at 6pm and Frank King at 7pm. T he theme for this year’s Longevity Project is “Striking a Conversation: Mental Health for All Ages.”

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