Public Affairs

Paul Goldbart is Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Professor in the Department of Physics at University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses primarily on condensed matter. Paul also contributes to the fields of mesoscopic physics, quantum entanglement and chaos, atom-light crystallization in ultracold gases, nano-superconductivity, and a little law and economics.

The Geeks

KDNK's deeks chat about Catalina, Apple's new desktop operating system for Macintosh computers.

Today on Ask the Vet, Beth Broome and Dr. Melissa Gisleson of Alpine Animal Hospital talk about pet adoption.

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Lucy Moncada-Arcila immigrated from Cali, Colombia in 2010 and left behind a life of community service. Here, she talks about the dangerous encounters that prompted her to leave.

This month on Get Lit, Erin Go-Book and Ape on the Dink review Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe. Next month's book is Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote. Will April read it? Find out next month!
 

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The 2019 flu season is upon us. Jenica Vander Mark, Staff Development Coordinator at Heritage Park Care Center, joins Diane Johnson to talk about staying healthy and receiving support.

This week on Geekspeak, Louie and Matt experiment with web browsing filtration.

Rita Marsh

Rita Marsh is the founder of Davi Nikent, Center for Human Flourishing. Among her many projects in the Roaring Fork Valley, including recent efforts to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People's Day, Rita advocates for the Charter for Compassion, a worldwide movement that seeks to foster a peaceful world where all are treated with dignity, equity, and respect.

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange

Theo Colborn is credited with identifying damage to human reproductive health caused by small doses of toxic chemicals called endocrine disruptors. Theo also explains why lack of public health protection of air and water is a concern to residents of the Colorado Drainage. Will Evans interviewed Theo in a three-part series in 2011. For parts 2 and 3 of their conversation, click here.

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Peter Goldstein, President of Hippocrates Docs, joins Ed Troy to talk about nutrition and food as medicine.

Living Permaculture Features Honeybee Herbals

Sep 25, 2019

Courtney Cosgriff of Honeybee Herbals joins Stephanie Syson at Sustainable Settings. Courtney's company is dedicated to providing Earth centered healing and education in hopes of restoring our connection to the natural world through rekindling an appreciation of the beauty and medicine it provides.

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Aparna Baskaran, Associate Professor of Physics at Brandeis University, studies the dynamics of soft materials far from equilibrium. She is presently focused on understanding active materials such as self-propelled colloids and in vitro cytoskeletal filament systems, field and shear driven colloids and granular materials.

This month on United Way Cares, CASA of the 9th Executive Director Christy Doyon and AmeriCorps VISTA Megan Beirne share about the work done by CASA of the 9th.

Ask the Vet Diagnoses Animal Pain

Sep 19, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Beth Broome and Dr. Liz Foster talk about signs to tell if your pet is experiencing pain and what to do next.

The Colorado Sun

Parked: Half the American Dream is a collaborative project led by The Colorado Sun with more than a dozen Colorado news outlets teaming up to report on mobile homes. Jennifer Brown, reporter and co-founder at The Colorado Sun, helped lead the project. She speaks with KDNK station manager on Booked.

Visionary Aerials

Anders Carlson and Maiah Saucedo of Visionary Aerials joined Raleigh Burleigh to share about their coverage of Climate Week in New York City.

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Anayeli Espinoza was twelve when she and her parents and her brother tried to cross the border from Mexico to the United States. It would be the first of five tries for Anayeli. Hee, she describes her harrowing journey and the emotional price she had to pay. For the web exclusive second part of this interview, click here.

KDNK's geeks review two-factor authentication, then chat with Donna about buying a new phone and the coolest weather apps.

Senior Matters Highlights Roaring Fork Enrichment

Sep 11, 2019

Lisa Paige, Executive Director of My Community Health Foundation, shares details about Roaring Fork Enrichment, a program providing respite time for caregivers and a safe environment for people with early memory loss. Roaring Fork Enrichment has an open house on Wednesday, September 25 at the El Jebel Community Center from 1 to 4.

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Frosty Merriott joins Bill Kight to talk about serving on Carbondale’s Board of Trustees and land management issues he confronted while in office.

This month on Get Lit, Erin Go-Book and Ape on the Dink review Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein with special guest star Bryce Pizano. Next month's featured book is Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe.

Jan Garrett

Gwen’s guest this month is award-winning singer-songwriter Jan Garrett. After touring with John Denver and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jan’s own message has become one of universal healing and peace. Along with her husband and musical partner, JD Martin, she has won multiple awards including the “Seal of Excellence” from the Positive Music Association.

Karen Grey

 

Ten years ago, when this program was recorded, Karen Grey created an outdoor preschool where children were given an opportunity to find a part of themselves that our fear culture and push for academic excellence, even at the preschool age, does not allow. Karen is moving onto a new phase of her life. We thank her, wish her well, and celebrate the continuation of Carbondale Waldkinder.

www.alter.health

Drs. Benjamin and Susanna Alter are licensed naturopathic doctors specializing in lifestyle medicine with the philosophy that the body heals itself. They recently brought Alter Health to Carbondale and lead a 3-part series on self-healing at The Third Street Center on September 4, 11 and 18.

Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College's Seth Goddard and Frank Martin interview Sandi Conley, US Director of Training and Partnerships for MindUP and Heather Exby, Ph.D. Vice President & Campus Dean of CMC Spring Valley.

Eleanor E. Yates was born in Denver, Colorado and has traveled the world painting murals. Ella is now channeling her creative positivity into creating Spirit-Up! It's a tabletop game that aims to inspire happiness and fun in its players. The community is invited to play a demo at the Third Street Center in the Senior Matters room on Thursday at 5pm, or Friday through Monday from 5:30 to 6:30pm.

Aspen Center for Physics

Flip Tanedo is an assistant professor of theoretical physics at the University of California, Riverside where he is known for being covered in chalk dust after a long day’s work. His goal is to figure out what dark matter is and how it fits into our understanding of fundamental science. Flip grew up in Los Angeles and fell in love with physics after reading The Physics of Star Trek. This carried into degrees in mathematics and physics at Stanford, Cambridge, and Durham, a Ph.D at Cornell and a postdoc at UC Irvine.

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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.

Roaring Fork Weekly Journal

Sloan Shoemaker, who writes the Half-Hearted Fanatic column for the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal, in print around the midvalley, and online, was executive director at Wilderness Workshop for over 20 years before retiring and picking up the pen.

Moms Wear Capes

Jill Rubin welcomes Stephanie Hirsch, founder of Moms Wear Capes, joins Jill Rubin to talk about her work and building confidence.

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