KDNK Public Affairs

Louie Girardot

Host Abby Gierke interviews Louie the comupter guy, host of KDNK's own Geekspeak. 

Aspen Valley Land Trust

Host Bill Kight talks with Aspen Valley Land Trust’s Executive Director Suzanne Stephens about their recently acquiring the Coffman Ranch and other things.  

Chemical World: Poems from the Community

Sep 13, 2021
Lyzzi Borkenhagan

This month we hear poems from the community about their experiences with recovery, addiction and mental health. Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem!

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Shelly


Installation artist Vallee Noone talks about her solo art opening Friday at The Art Base in Basalt, a look into the 25th Annual Labor Day Art Show with the Redstone Art Foundation, and local artists on the community mural coming soon to the Century Link building at 4th & Main.

Gwen Garcelon


Jacob Liberman explains when the intelligence of light catches our attention and we follow that guidance our path doesn’t result in unintended calamities.

Stephanie and Jerome talk with Michael Judd - author and permaculture expert who specializes in agroecological and whole systems design throughout the americas. 

Lynn Burton

First aired in August of 2019. Wick Moses is one of the personalities that put KDNK on the air. He joins Traci Gurley-Tomashosky on United Way Cares to give a glimpse into Carbondale's colorful history, the origins of Mountain Fair and CCAH and the beginning of KDNK.

This episode features award winning author and permaculture expert Eric Toensmeier.  Stephanie and Jerome talk with Eric about the value of perennial farming methods to help mitigate the climate swings that are becoming more common across the world. 

Patty Fox

Danie Way, a rising senior at Glenwood Springs High School interviews Dr. Grace Telford, a postdoctoral researcher at Rutgers University studying the histories of star formation and heavy element, or metal, enrichment in nearby galaxies.

Ask The Vet: Hot Summer Tips

Jun 17, 2021
Alpine Animal Hospital

Hosts discuss all things summer! Dr. Mellissa Gisleson and nurse Darren give listeners tips on how to keep pups cool this hot summer. More tips on how to keep anxious dogs calm during 4th of July and thunderstorms.

This month, host Abby Gierke speaks with Pitkin County Deputy Anthony Todaro. They cover everything from the start of his career, the department's work with Mountain Rescue, and skiing with Michelle Obama, to the national conversation on policing and the state of policing in our valley.

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The community lost a valley treasure when George Stranahan passed in May. Relisten to this award-winning Immigrant Stories episode, in which George reflects on his life and his quest for community and belonging. Part 1 of the interview was aired on 2/21/2017.  Click here to listen to Part 2.

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Brian Colley hosts Express Yourself to give you a preview!

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It's Ted Zislis! And he joins Diane on Senior Matters to talk about the crew at the Senior Matters Sno-Cone Stand at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo. They also talk about sneaker recycling and other local happenings.

The Geeks

Lesson from Louie: Don't strip wires with your teeth! Also in this episode: Apple FaceTime available on a web browser, Modern Marty has photo storage issues, and Amy Hadden Marsh struggles to connect with HughesNet. Foreign Correspondant Donna Dalton makes a suggestion.

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This month, Gwen speaks with Kate Eckman: an athlete, leadership coach, and meditation teacher. Eckman recently published a book, "The Full Spirit Workout: A Ten-Step System to Shed Your Self-Doubt, Strengthen Your Spiritual Core, and Create a Fun and Fulfilling Life."

Michael Thompson

This month, host Will Evans speaks with Basalt-based architect Michael Thompson, who’s also a long-time friend of fruit trees. He explains when and how he shifted into a living world story.

In this episode: The Tactile Traveler explores George Floyd Memorial Square in Minneapolis, Minnesota; dives into Paralympic swimming with racer Becca Meyers; and visits High Country Gems and Minerals, a rock shop.

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Traci Gurley-Tomashosky is now on the Board of Directors for United Way Battlement to the Bells. She and listeners get to know the organization's new Executive Director, Angela Mills.

Carbondale Arts

The Garden Music Series, curated by MinTze Wu, starts Thursday, May 27th! Hear more about it from Natalie Spears and Alexandra Jerkunica. James Steindler checks in with the Hudson Reed Ensemble and we hear from artist Hunter Hogan.

Pups Just Want to Be Pampered

May 20, 2021
University Animal Clinic

...in an oat bath! On this episode of Ask the Vet, Darren and Dr. Louise Marron tell us more about this and other treatments for our pets' food and environmental allergies.  Also: signs of allergic reactions and methods for allergy testing. And, let's not forget about other reasons to itch: ticks & fleas!


Senior Matters Celebrates Our Furry Friends

May 13, 2021
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 This month on The Inner Game, hear from Barbe Chambliss, a psychotherapist and mediator who aims to wake up the conscious peacemaker in others. She wrote “Women Peacemakers,” directed the Center for Conflict Resolution in Aspen, and she facilitates Restorative Justice Circles in her community.

Will Evans speaks with Katrina Blair about how she celebrates the connection between personal health, wild lands, and source water.

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This time on The Tactile Traveler: what to do if you’re blind and find yourself in an active shooter situation, tips on traveling through cloudbursts, and The Blind Driver’s Challenge--driving over 200 miles per hour. 

Carbondale Arts

Express Yourself visits with Symphony in the Valley before its upcoming "Swing" show and more.

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