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The community lost a valley treasure when George Stranahan passed in May. Relisten to this award-winning Immigrant Stories episode, in which George reflects on his life and his quest for community and belonging. Part 1 of the interview was aired on 2/21/2017.  Click here to listen to Part 2.

Tuesday Community Calendar

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The KDNK Community Calendar for Tuesday, June 15th is underwritten by Basalt Regional Library, presenting the annual Summer Reading Program for all ages. Reading earns entries into grand prize raffles. More at For a list of today's events, like the Bergman Hoedown, click here.

This Spring, Lily Webber released her first album, "Gamblin' Pennies." She's written, recorded, produced, and edited all of the songs with the help of a few friends. Listen as she shares some of the tracks and talks about the process. 

Chemical World: Revisits Harm Reduction

Jun 14, 2021
Lyzzi Borkenhagen

Hosts revist harm reduction, and why it is important. Why syringe services are controversial, and how they are actually saving more lives than we realize.

Extreme Drought = Increased Wildfire Risk

Jun 14, 2021
Wildfire smoke in Colorado

This is the 22nd consecutive year of drought in the Colorado River Basin. And, with extreme drought conditions comes increased risk of wildfires. From KSJD in Southwest Colorado, public health reporter Tay Glass explores the dangers of wildfire smoke and ways to mitigate its negative health effects.

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Colorado’s real estate market has been rated in the top ten most competitive in the U.S. since the onset of the pandemic. Hear more details about local county statistics.

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...And Brian Colley hosts Express Yourself to give you a preview! The return of Second Sundays in Sopris Park is June 13th with Dan Sheridan, Jeff Andrews Band, and the Taylor Scott Band. Music starts at 3 and if you can't make it there, catch a live stream from the park on KDNK starting at 4. Click the post to hear more.

Local Sketch Artist Larry Day on Valley Voices

Jun 11, 2021

Larry Day's sketches appear in The Sopris Sun every week and will soon grace t-shirts and posters for the 50th Carbondale Mountain Fair. He joins Sopris Sun editor Raleigh Burleigh and host Amy Hadden Marsh. 

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Summertime in Marble means more traffic on the Lead King Loop. The White River National Forest is starting a safety assessment of the area this summer. Hear more from Aspen-Sopris District Ranger, Kevin Warner.

Thunder River Theatre Company

This week on Everything Under The Sun, technical director, facility manager and production designer Sean Jeffries talks about the return of theater.


Public Affairs Shows

Photo by Paula Mayer

EUTS Welcomes Back Carbondale Rodeo with Branden Edwards

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo is back in action! Announcer Branden Edwards joined Sopris Sun photographer Paula Mayer and editor Raleigh Burleigh to share the excitement.

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