Raleigh Burleigh

Programming & News

Raleigh Burleigh was raised in the sweet backwaters of Satank and attended the Carbondale Community School then Roaring Fork High School. The Carbondale Rotary Club sponsored him as a youth ambassador to Chile for a year before his graduation in 2011. Raleigh then attended Colorado Mountain College, building his associate degree first online from California, then across the Roaring Fork Valley and finally at the Leadville campus. He studied International Affairs and Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder then applied those studies traveling throughout South America for the following year. Having returned to Carbondale to recollect himself, Raleigh acquired an internship with KDNK News which led to the opportunity to serve his community as News Director. After briefly returning to South America in early 2019, Raleigh Burleigh is now drawing deeper into the rich soils of this confluence as Program Director at KDNK.

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Carbondale Arts


KDNK’s Fall Membership Drive Nonprofit Showcase continues with KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh joined by Amy Kimberly, executive director at Carbondale Arts.

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Leadville’s historic Tabor Opera House has been chosen among 19 other historic sites in the country to compete for a 2018 Partners in Preservation Grant. The campaign kick-off party is this Friday at 6pm at the Tabor Opera House. To learn more, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Leadville Mainstreet Program manager Destinee Lukianoff. People can vote up to 5 times per day through October 26 at this link.

Potato Day 2018

KDNK’s Fall Membership Drive Nonprofit Showcase continues with KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh interviewing Sue Gray, Board President for the Carbondale Historical Society.

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KDNK’s Fall Membership Drive Nonprofit Spotlight continues with Adelaide Waters and Beth Shoemaker sharing with KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh about Women’s Forum.

Raleigh Burleigh

Last Thursday, Western Colorado Independent Voters hosted a candidate forum for Colorado House District 57 candidates Bob Rankin and Colin Wilhelm. The most contention topic of the evening was Proposition 112, the 2500 foot setback initiative. This clip begins with Representative Rankin, the Republican incumbent. Audio of the full hour is available here.

Diane Orlov

KDNK’s Fall Membership Drive Nonprofit Showcase continues with Diane Orlov, introducing the Angel of Hope Mosaic Project.

Charlando con Crystal

Amy Taylor, miembro de la comisión de KDNK, llamó durante Charlando con Crystal para compartir su gratitud por el programa informativo en español.

Crystal Mariscal

Crystal Mariscal presentadora de Charlando con Crystal anuncia durante la programa que fue eligida la noche anterior para servir en City Council de New Castle como la primera latina con este puesto en esa ciudad.

True Nature Healing Arts

True Nature Healing Arts is hosting a screening of National Geographic’s Gender Revolution on Thursday, September 20, in the Kiva at 5:30pm. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Deva Shantay to learn more.

Last week, KDNK’s Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, both candidate respond to a question about the legalization of marijuana. The full interview with Republican incumbent Tom Jankovsky is archived here. The full interview with Democratic challenger Paula Stepp is available here.

Stepping Stones

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Stepping Stones provides services and support to underserved youth in the Roaring Fork Valley. To kick off KDNK's Fall Membership Drive Nonprofit Showcase, KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh is joined by Jonathan Greener, assistant director for Stepping Stones of the Roaring Fork Valley.

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KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Paula Stepp, the Democratic challenger, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.

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KDNK’s new Spanish-language news host Crystal Mariscal recently interviewed Garfield County Commissioner candidates Paula Stepp and Tom Jankovsky. Here, Jankovsky, the Republican incumbent, responds to a question about diverse representation in government. The full interview is available here.

Sustainable Settings

Sustainable Settings celebrates 21 years with the Harvest Festival this Saturday, September 15. Brook LeVan stopped by KDNK to share about the event. A pair of tickets to Sustainable Setting’s Harvest Festival will be drawn from a pool of KDNK monthly donors to be given away this Friday during the Wild Rumpus show.

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The Bureau of Land Management has removed more than 5,000 acres in the North Fork Valley from the December oil and gas lease sale. For this week’s news brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks with Dennis Webb, reporter for the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

Physicians for a National Health Program

On Thursday, September 6, Physicians for a National Health Program screens Fix It: Healthcare at The Tipping Point at Carbondale’s Third Street Center. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with retired neurosurgeon George Bohmfalk about why he advocates for a single-payer healthcare system.

Leadville Main Street

 


The Leadville Main Street Program’s mission is to beautify Harrison Avenue. This Saturday the group will raise funds by selling clever lamps. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with project manager Destinee Lukianoff to learn more about the fundraiser this Saturday, September 8, at the Historic Tabor Opera House beginning at 5pm.

Colorado River District


With increasing demand on the Colorado River, water managers are considering the looming possibility of a compact call. This would require the upper basin to assure, by any means necessary, the delivery of 7.5 million acre feet of water to the lower basin states. Last week, the Colorado River District hosted an online webinar to assure the West Slope that such a scenario would most likely take years to unfold. Here, general manager Andy Mueller discusses what’s being done. For Andy Mueller's discussion of the changing conditions on the Colorado River and the potential for adaptation, follow the headline. For the full webinar, click here. The Colorado River District’s annual seminar is on Friday, September 14, in Grand Junction. Tickets and a detailed agenda are here.

Valley Life for All

Valley Life for All is building inclusive communities, one voice at a time. Camy was born with a chromosomal syndrome that results in developmental and emotional delays in some areas. The biggest challenge for Camy is the huge peaks and valleys in what she can do. We can all relate to the challenge of facing our own fears that she talks about in her story. Camy gives us a good pep-talk about overcoming our own challenges! More information about the Inclusion Campaign is available here.

Sandy Boyd

Jimmie Benedict is president of the Redstone Art Foundation board. She spoke with KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh this week about the 23rd Redstone Art Show taking place this weekend.

Corey Hutchins

Colorado’s Secretary of State Office has until September 5 to determine what initiative petitions received enough signatures to be included on the November ballot. For this week’s news brief, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh speaks to Corey Hutchins of the Colorado Independent about the measures so far.

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management released on Monday an Environmental Assessment for the December oil and gas lease sale that includes nearly 8,000 acres in the North Fork Valley. Despite the Town of Paonia’s push to submit a comment within the shortened scoping period, that comment was omitted from the assessment. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson, associate program director for Citizens for a Healthy Community, and BLM Public Affairs Specialist Jayson Barangan.

For reference, here are links to the BLM’s environmental assessment, The Town of Paonia’s omitted comment, and the online portal for public comment on the environmental assessment.

Aspen Film

Aspen Film is recruiting volunteer screeners for the 28th Annual Shortsfest. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with director of operations and education Regna Jones to learn more.

On the November ballot, Pitkin County will decide whether or not to renew the Healthy Community Fund at an increased rate for nine years. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh reports. Full audio of the public hearing on Wednesday, August 22, is available here.

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Beatriz Soto

Beatriz Soto, Wilderness Workshop's new latino outreach coordinator, joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about upcoming bilingual hikes.

Per-Fume of Prayer: Reclaiming Shock and Sorrow

Tanya Blacklight and Christine Palafox have organized a number of ceremonial dances and prayer in the North Fork Valley. Tanya joined Raleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the power of those events and a short film documenting them that will premier at the Inspired: Art at Work Symposium in Paonia.

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MountainFilm's in Aspen is currently underway! Gena Buhler, executive director for the Wheeler Opera House, joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the weekend lineup.

Craig Childs

In addition to celebrating one year at the Temporary this weekend, the Arts Campus at Willits is also premiering Summer Solace, a multi-media, story-telling performance with adventure author Craig Childs. Craig joined Raleigh on Express Yourself to talk about the event.

Alicia Sirkin

Following a season of intense drought and fire, it’s quite possible that folks are feeling a bit stressed out. Holistic life coach Alicia Sirkin joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to share about a healing art that has made a profound impact in her own life.

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