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On this month's For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight speaks with old friend Kevin Warner, who started his new job as the head of the Aspen/Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest on December 2nd, 2019.

As a way to celebrate April's Poetry Month, the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program recognizes poets, both locally and artists celebrated worldwide.  Listen to students, teachers and community members share a poem in which they have written or a piece that is near and dear to their heart.

"Caving All Night" by Bill Kight

Apr 21, 2020

As a way to celebrate April's National Poetry Month, the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program recognizes poets, both locally and artists celebrated worldwide.  Students, teachers and community members share a poem in which they have written or a piece that is near and dear to their heart.

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On this month's For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight shares his love for poetry and shares several evocative favorites.

Roaring Stories

In early June, six local storytellers took the stage at Rock Bottom Ranch for the second annual Roaring Stories, presented by the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), Writ Large, ACES, and KDNK. The stories they told reflected their thoughts on climate change and when it became real for each of them. Each week through September, KDNK will air a story from this event. First, we hear from KDNK Public Affairs host Bill Kight.

Ranger Karen Schroyer shares about her time with the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District as she gets ready to move on after more than five years of service.

This month's episode of For Land's Sake features a conversation with Karin Teague, Executive Director of the Independence Pass foundation.

This month's episode of For Land's Sake features a conversation with Carl Segerstrom of High Country News. Segerstrom is a Contributing Editor with HCN's North Desk, covering Alaksa, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Montana. Host Bill Kight talks to Segerstrom about the recent nomination of Rifle, Colorado native David Bernhardt for U.S. Interior Secretary and what's ahead for the Endangered Species Act. For Land's Sake airs the second Tuesday of every month on KDNK. Host Bill Kight talks to guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land. Hear archived episodes here.

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On today's show, Amy Hadden Marsh joins host Bill Kight to look at the top five theats to public lands.

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Bill Kight once worked for the Forest Service protecting sacred indigenous sites. Here, he shares with Gwen Garcelon his perspective on fire and relationship to place.

Host Bill Kight talks to Cally Carswell, High Country News contributing editor, about a sense of place. You can find Carswell's essay in the August 6th issue of High Country News.

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Today's guest is Bill Kight, writer, poet, and director of Glenwood Springs' Frontier Historical Museum, who says he learned to trust the voters' decision last fall.

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Unofficial results for this year’s elections were announced last night. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports.

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Bill Kight, director of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and the Frontier Museum, talks about the new Doc Holliday Museum in downtown Glenwood Springs, October's Ghost Walk, and more.

 


A plan is being proposed to link a trail between Carbondale to Crested Butte. Last night at the Carbondale Firehouse, Dale Will, with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails, along with Bill Kight of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and Native American Kenny Frost of the Southern Ute Tribe presented a retrospective on early travel routes in the Crystal Valley. The slideshow of historic photographs and maps will be posted at this address.

 

Open houses about the trail are scheduled Sept. 6th at the Redstone Inn and Sept. 7th at the Carbondale Firehouse, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Middle Colorado Watershed Council works to protect the Colorado River and its tributaries, except the Roaring Fork River, from the border of Garfield and Eagle counties downstream to the east end of Debeque Canyon.  Today's show features Laurie Rink, executive director of the Council, and Morgan Hill, Board vice-president.

M. John Fayhee, author, Aspen Times reporter, and former editor of the Mountain Gazette, is Bill's guest this month.

Host Bill Kight refreshes our memories of Ed Abbey and introduces him to the next generation of land lovers.

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Karen Schroyer is the Aspen/Sopris District Ranger for the White River National Forest. She joins host Bill Kight to talk local public lands issues.

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Host Bill Kight goes in depth with Will Roush of Wilderness Workshop about the 25 canceled natural gas leases on the Thompson Divide.

For Land's Sake October, 2016

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Jonathan Dunn discusses his idea for a park, instead of housing developments, at the confluence of the Roaring Fork and Colorado Rivers in Glenwood Springs.

Bill's guest today is landscape artist and writer Genevieve Joelle Villamizar.