Saturday Community Calendar

Jul 31, 2021

The KDNK Community Calendar for Saturday, July 31st is underwritten by Basalt Regional Library, presenting the annual Summer Reading Program for all ages. Reading will earn entries into grand prize raffles. More at For a list of today's events, like KDNK’s Midsummer Blowout, click here.

Garco P&Z: Nix Aspen Glen Bald Eagle Buffer

Jul 30, 2021

The Garfield County Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a request to remove the eagle nest buffer zone in Aspen Glen. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.

State Talks Redistricting Maps Saturday in C'dale

Jul 30, 2021


The Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions hearing in Carbondale is one of many statewide hearings on the preliminary maps of Colorado’s new congressional and state House and Senate districts. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh has more on how the maps are created and the possible impact of state House District changes on Garco.

The late Mary Ferguson has a converstion with KDNK's former Music Director about a trip to Greece he took. For longtime KDNK listeners, these will be familiar voices.

This week on Everything Under The Sun, contributors James Steindler and Jeanne Souldern exchange "golden memories" from the 50th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair. Then, Jacquelinne Castro joins to talk about her work with el Sol del Valle, The Sopris Sun's weekly Spanish insert.

Stephanie and Jerome talk with fellow permaculture teacher Kareen Erbe of Broken Ground Permaculture about this years Permaculture Design Course and cold climate strategies for food production.

Patty Fox

Danie Way, a rising junior at Glenwood Springs High School interviews Sarah Loebman, an assistant professor in astrophysics at the University of California, Merced. Sarah's primary research interests are in galaxy evolution, clustered star formation, and chemo-dynamics in the Local Universe. She is also a devoted teacher and student advocate, and is strongly committed to supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts in astrophysics.

Alpine Legal Services

Today’s guests are Jennifer Wherry, executive director of Alpine Legal Services and Brendan O’Keefe, United Way Battlement to the Bells AmeriCorp VISTA with Alpine Legal Services. 

Democratic Lawmakers Push for Civilian Climate Corps

Jul 23, 2021

A proposal for the creation of a Civilian Climate Corps is moving forward in both chambers of Congress. On Tuesday, 80 congressional representatives signed a letter, urging the inclusion of the CCC in Federal budget legislation for next year. KGNU’s Shannon Young has more.

Anna Voelker

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Anna Voelker, the Aspen Science Center's new executive director, joins host Raleigh Burleigh to talk about their work at the intersection of science and inclusivity.