Other Plans

Every 3rd Wednesday at 4:30pm

Host Abby Gierke interviews locals about what they do for work and how it affects their lives. This show airs on the third Wednesday of every month.

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February was a dangerous and deadly month in the Colorado backcountry. Abby Gierke talks with Brian Lazar, Deputy Director for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center about Brian's rituals before he heads into the backcountry, the evolution of avalanche forecasting and mitigation, advice for parents, the importance of mentorship, and much more. 

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This month on Other Plans, host Abby Gierke's guest is Samila Trevisan. Samila talks about her journey from Brazil to the U.S. as a young adult and her current work as a family liaison for Basalt High School.


Aspen Homeless Shelter

This month on Other Plans, host Abby Gierke talks to Vince Savage about his lifetime of work with social justice. He reflects on his time working alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church. These days, he's Executive Director of the Aspen Homeless Shelter.

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Ever wonder what it's like to be a war correspondent facing danger on the front lines while history is in the making? This month on Other Plans, host Abby Gierke talks with former conflict correspondent, Loren Jenkins, about being a journalist during the Vietnam War, finding truth in journalism, winning a Pulitzer Prize, and much more. 

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What comes to mind when you think of a librarian? Man? Woman? Old? Young? This month on Other Plans, unlearn the myths of the stereotype with Basalt Regional Library's Youth Services Librarian, Caroline Cares.

Peggy Chain

On this new public affairs show, host Abby Gierke takes us into the lives of locals, what they do all day for work, and how it affects their lives. Her first guest is Peggy Chain of Mountainside Sewing.