History

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For a second consecutive year, Marble celebrates its history with a self-guided walking tour that brings characters from the town's rich past to life. Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Alex Menard, representing the museum and Marble Hub, on Express Yourself. The event runs from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, June 29th and concludes with a taco dinner at 5.

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Thomas Edison became a household name for inventing the first practical incandescent light bulb. But because of what happened in a small town in Colorado, his bitter rival Nikola Tesla won the bigger prize to electrify our modern grid. Over a century later, could revenge be in the offing?

On this month's episode of Immigrant Stories, José Miranda describes his life in Venezuela and why he and his family had to leave their water buffalo ranch and start over in the United States.

The area around Glenwood Springs, Rifle and Silt was once 'Teddy Roosevelt country.' A century after his death, he's still remembered as a larger-than-life figure - in both American history and that of Western Colorado.

The Sopris Sun

This week on Everything Under the Sun, Carbondale Fire Chief Rob Goodwin and Carbondale Library Branch Manager Lacy Dunlavy talk about the success of local ballot initiatives to help fund their respective organizations. Plus, Sopris Sun Editor Will Grandbois shares what he learned about the Spanish Flu of 1918.

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.

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.

Raleigh Burleigh

The Hotel Colorado and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves celebrated 125 years of business over the weekend. As KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports, the event was also recognition of a deeper history. For full audio of the Ute blessing and presentation, click here.