Local History

Wick Moses

Most Carbondalians associate Mountain Fair music with the vividly decorated gazebo in Sopris Park. Barbara Bush remembers building that stage in memory of "dancing fool" Ben Reed in 1972. This year, Mountain Fair's main stage is called the Confluence Jamboree. This mobile, flatbed joy-bringer is now taking requests for neighborhoods to visit over the weekend. Share your Mountain Fair memories with KDNK by calling 970 510 3250 and leaving a message.

Strawberry Days 2020

In a “normal” year, this upcoming weekend would have drawn crowds from near and far for "the oldest continuously held civic celebration west of the Mississippi." KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report on Strawberry Days 2020...

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK


Elliot Norquist, John Armstrong, Mark Clark and Matt Annabel hop on Express Yourself with Raleigh Burleigh to chat about the history of Spring Gulch skiing and the upcoming Ski for Sisu benefit for the Mount Sopris Nordic Council on Sunday, February 2.