Saturday Community Calendar

Oct 23, 2021

The KDNK Community Calendar for Saturday, October 23rd is underwritten by Basalt Regional Library, where your library card opens more than just books. Also offering programs for the community -  including art classes, music and movies, gardening, job and computer skills, and more. Details on all programs at For a list of today's events, like High Country Sinfonia at Third Street Center, click here.

Colorado voters have a chance to cut property taxes in November. But Proposition 120 is complex. Scott Franz reports on how the ballot question is pitting conservatives, educators, and legislators against each other in a battle that may stretch beyond Election Day.


A spooky talk with Glenwood Historical Society about their annual Ghost Walk, a check in with Ryan Honey from TACAW and a conversation with the new residents at The Clay Center.

Ask the Vet: Contagious Diseases in Pets

Oct 21, 2021

Dr. Kate Swindell and Darren host a lively discussion about contagious diseases in pets and what you can do to keep your furry friends healthy. 

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Contributing Editor James Steindler interviews Mary Kenyon, founder of Valley Meals and More, who wants Garfield County Commissioners to fund the senior meals nonprofit at the same level as a Rifle meal site.

Tracy Stallings works as a medevac helicopter pilot based in Glenwood Springs. She was the first female rotor wing helicopter pilot for Classic Air Medical, which is the contracted air ambulance company at Valley View Hospital. Host Abby Gierke and Tracy talk about her life before flying and more.

Many state lawmakers say the coronavirus pandemic has created an alarming divide at schools in Colorado.

Back in March, Sen. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, says students who had the technology, the resources and the right learning environment at home were able to thrive when classes went online. But students that did not got left behind.

“We have many, many students who are missing, thousands of students who are missing because they are not plugged in, not engaged,” she said at the Capitol.

Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, former head councilwoman of the Ute Mountain Ute Nation, former co-chair of the Inter-Tribal Coalition on Bears Ears, and now cross-culture program manager for the Montezuma Land Conservancy, talks with Amy Hadden Marsh about the recent restoration of the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.

Tune in as Kathie Weaver remembers her late husband Jim "Doc" Weaver and the history of the Jess Weaver Trail.

This if the first of a monthly series and collaboration between the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program, the Colorado Mountain College Sustainability Studies Program and KDNK. AZYEP's Adele Craft talks with CMC's Wofly Draper, Sheehan Meagher and Professor and Dean of Students, Adrian Fielder, about the program and sustainability issues.