Leadville

Leadville Race Series

Scott Ormond completed the Leadville 100, a high elevation ultra marathon, in 2013. He shares with Ed Troy about how he trained for that experience.

Craig Hensel

Leadville’s historic Tabor Opera House has been chosen among 19 other historic sites in the country to compete for a 2018 Partners in Preservation Grant. The campaign kick-off party is this Friday at 6pm at the Tabor Opera House. To learn more, KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Leadville Mainstreet Program manager Destinee Lukianoff. People can vote up to 5 times per day through October 26 at this link.

Leadville Main Street

 


The Leadville Main Street Program’s mission is to beautify Harrison Avenue. This Saturday the group will raise funds by selling clever lamps. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with project manager Destinee Lukianoff to learn more about the fundraiser this Saturday, September 8, at the Historic Tabor Opera House beginning at 5pm.

CMC Leadville

CMC’s teacher education program is expanding to the college’s campuses at Leadville, Breckenridge and Dillon. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with former director of education Barbara Johnson, who retired shortly after the interview, to learn more. An information session is scheduled at Colorado Mountain College Leadville on Monday, July 30, from 5 to 6pm.

Saturday Community Calendar

Jun 23, 2018

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, June 16th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like the Leadville BBQ and Brews Fest follow the headline...

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Across the world men and women will be wearing denim today in solidarity with victims of sexual violence. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh reports with comments from Jenny Abbott,  executive director of the Advocates of Lake County in Leadville, and Jackie de Achaval, bilingual program manager for Response, a non-profit that provides assistance for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault within Pitkin and Western Eagle County.

Wilde's Green Hour Absinthe Lounge

 


Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, November 29, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. Sopris Liquor and Wine carries local and imported spirits, beer, and wine. For today's events, like open mic at Wilde's Green Hour Absinthe Lounge, follow the headline...

Tabor Opera House

The historic Tabor Opera House in Leadville is hosting a nonprofit palooza of their own, inviting local nonprofits to participate in a concert gala. Proceeds go to the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation and towards rehabilitating of the Tabor Opera House. Tickets are available here.

Raleigh Burleigh

For decades Leadville has celebrated the 6-month anniversary of St. Patrick's Day with a September parade.   

"Because why celebrate St. Patrick's Day once a year, when you could celebrate it twice?" - Luke Finken, parade organizer.

This year, the parade celebrated another immigrant heritage, recognizing Fiestas Patrias, the Independence of Central America from Spain.

La Resistance Cafe, Leadville

 


Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, September 16, underwritten by the Mount Sopris Rotary Club, meeting every Thursday at noon at Mi Casita in Carbondale. Rotary: Service above self. For today's happenings, like KDNK Day at La Resistance in Leadville, follow the headline.

Nathan Anderson

Last May, Colorado became the first state in the country to recognize the value of our Public Lands with a holiday, signed into law by governor Hickenlooper. Leadville and Lake County will celebrate the first annual Public Lands Day with a community clean-up event. City Council Member David Mohrmann provides the details.