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The Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) seeks to raise seniors' voices through an ad hoc caucus of Carbondale citizens. Founding members Nicolette Toussaint and Ron Kokish joined Diane Johnson on Senior Matters to talk about this initiative.

Carbondale Public Arts Commission

Carbondale will soon see a new round of sculptures prop up around town. Sarah Moore joins Megan Tackett on Express Yourself to talk about the Carbondale Public Arts Commission and Art aRound Town.

Town of Carbondale

Carbondale Trustee Ben Bohmfalk talks about a recent work session, highlighting findings from a housing needs assessment and changes to waste hauling. Starting June 3, Carbondale residents can sign up for the new single-hauler trash service.

Saturday Community Calendar

May 11, 2019
Dandelion Day

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, May 11th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like Dandelion Day in Sopris Park, click on the headline.

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After a notable decline in the species' local presence, citizens of Carbondale seek to make the American Dipper its official town bird. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh reports...

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This month's guest on Senior Matters is Brian Zaragoza, the new executive director at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale. Brian shares about how Heritage Park is empowering lives and restoring independence for our senior community.

The Sopris Sun

On this week's edition of Everything Under the Sun, Genevieve Villamizar talks about the "Bonedale G-Squad," Carbondale's new Garden Squad, Town Arborist Mike Callas shares details for the annual Arbor Day Celebration and Natalie Rae gives the low-down for this year's Dandelion Day.

Watermelon Snow

Local author Linda Romero Criswell talks about her new book Watermelon Snow, inspired largely by Carbondale, with host Diane Johnson.

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KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh joined muralist Valerie Rose for a painting session with other community artists to complete a new installation for the Latino Folk Art Garden in Carbondale. The 20ft mural will be installed along the Rio Grande Trail later this Spring. To get involved with the painting, email hellovalerierose@gmail.com.

Sopris Sun

The most recent episode of Eveything Under the Sun features Jonathan Stokely of Carbondale's Coventure, which recently opened downtown. Everything Under the Sun airs Thursday afternoons on KDNK. Sopris Sun staff talk about the most recent edition of the paper and answer questions from callers. Hear past episodes here.

On this month's edition of Immigrant Stories, local attorney Claire Noone contrasts her recent work with Central American refugees to her experience with the war widows of Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia.

Poss Architecture

As diligently reported by the Sopris Sun, Carbondale trustees unanimously approved a major site plan review for an eleven-building, mixed-use development due west of the roundabout. Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois described the plan, which includes 23 deed-restricted units, during yesterday’s Everything Under the Sun on KDNK.

Roaring Fork Schools

Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, November 7th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine inviting you to visit their newly renovated and expanded 12,000 square foot space on the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like Roaring Fork Schools Community Visioning Forum at Crystal River Elementary School follow the headline...

Carbondale Cracks Open Historic Safe

Oct 9, 2018
Photo by Jane Bachrach

Carbondale's 109th Potato Day saw the opening of a mysterious locked safe located for decades in what is now Steve's Guitars. Funds raised from this event benefitted the Carbondale Historical Society. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

Raleigh Burleigh

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois is joined by Carbondale librarian Lacy Dunlavy and Eric Brendlinger Carbondale Parks and Recreation director to talk about the latest issue. Namely, about Potato Day.

Physical Activities Abound Under the Sun

Aug 16, 2018
The Sopris Sun

Reporter Megan Tackett of the Sopris Sun interviews Joelle Fotion, of Fotion's Clubhouse Gym, about Carbondale's first ever Strongman competition. Additionally, Olivia Deihs, program manager for Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers shares about some ongoing projects.

The Sopris Sun

Sopris Sun editor William Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett are joined by Kevin Schorzman, director of Carbondale Public Works, and Scott Fitzwilliams, forest supervisor for the White River National Forest, to talk about fires, water restrictions, and drought.

The Sopris Sun

Reporter Megan Tackett and editor Will Grandbois for The Sopris Sun chat with Carbondale Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman about changes to waste hauling and Sarah Herron about SheLift.

Colorado Parks & Wildlife

When natural food sources fail to feed black bears, they often find new sources of food among humans. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports on how Coloradans are responding to an increase in incidents.

The Sopris Sun

Kyle Raymond, introducing a new restaurant to the space previously occupied by Town, and Carbondale Chamber of Commerce executive director Andrea Stewart are guests on today's Everything Under the Sun, a weekly live call-in show highlighting the latest stories from the Sopris Sun.

Aspen Pitkin County Employee Housing Inc.

30 affordable rental units, divided between two adjacent buildings, are on their way to being developed along Dolores Way in Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more…

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The community is invited to help plant new trees in three Carbondale parks for Arbor Day this Saturday, May 5. KDNK spoke with Carbondale’s new town arborist Mike Callas and Tree Board member Gabe Riley to learn more...

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As work begins for building the new City Market, details are emerging about plans for the surrounding property. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more.

Jack Dagger

Knife throwing expert Jack Dagger, The King of Fling, stopped by KDNK to speak with April Spaulding while visiting Carbondale.

Artspace

 


In December, the Town of Carbondale contracted Artspace, a nonprofit real estate developer based in Minneapolis, to explore the feasibility of creating new, sustainably affordable spaces for arts and culture in Carbondale. Earlier this month, ArtSpace revealed their findings, including recommended locations. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has more. The 38-page report is available for review here.

Raleigh Burleigh

Hundreds gathered on Saturday for Carbondale’s March for Our Lives, organized by Alexandra Menter, contributing writer for Alice. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh was on the scene.

Cedar Networks


Durango-based Cedar Networks has now installed fiber optics on every utility pole in Carbondale proper. Co-owner Chris Stebner told KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh that the plan is to expand into neighborhoods, based on demand.

Deltaz

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, February 15th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale.  For a list of today's events like the Deltaz at Carbondale Beer Works follow the headline...

Raleigh Burleigh

 


A resident of the Roaring Fork Valley has taken sanctuary in Carbondale and fights to remain with her children by avoiding deportation. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

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Carbondale’s community gathered for the 108th Annual Potato Day this past weekend. Along the RioGrande ArtWay volunteers worked to clear weeds and rocks and to plant trees in preparation for future art installations. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has these reports. All are welcome to participate in the final Rio Grande ArtWay workday on Saturday, October 14th from 9 to noon at the intersection of 8th Street and the Rio Grande bike trail. Lunch will be provided.

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