Public Affairs

Aspen Center for Physics

Dr. Jim Halverson is an assistant professor of physics at Northeastern University and applies his background in computation and math to study the interface between particle physics, string theory and cosmology. Interviewing him are Sharmila Day and Maxine Mellin.

West Mountain Regional Health Alliance

Cristina Gair is Executive Director for West Mountain Regional Health Alliance. Here she describes the orgnanization to Traci Gurley-Tomashosky, host of United Way Cares.

Alpine Animal Hospital

Jen Kelly, a recent graduate of vet school at Colorado State University, joins Beth Broome to take calls and share advice. 

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Ski Country Amateur Radio Club Clark Heckert, President of  K3NI chats with Megan Tackett of The Sopris Sun about Ski Country Amateur Radio Club and their annual American Radio Relay League Field Day.

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Alex Sanchez is the new Exeuctive Director of Valley Settlement Project. Here, he talks about the project, his childhood in Mexico and his journey to the Roaring Fork Valley as a young boy.

Louie Girardot and Matt McBrayer are KDNK's trusted geeks. In this week's show, they encourage critical engagement with news media and remind listeners to jiggle their cables and restart devices. Donna calls to talk about Google Lens.

Roaring Fork Insight

Lisa Goddard founded Roaring Fork Insight to make meditation practices accessible and approachable for residents of the Roaring Fork Valley. In addition to weekly practices in Carbondale and Aspen, Roaring Fork Insight offers a one-day silent meditation at Flying Dog Ranch on July 14.

Ted and Sue Zislis are retired and living the good life volunteering. Diane Johnson with Senior Matters invites them to share their story of arriving to Carbondale and finding involvement through volunteering.

Sheri Gaynor

Author, artist and life coach Sheri Gaynor joins Bill Kight to talk about her work and sources of inspiration. Sheri published Creative Awakenings: Envisioning the Life of Your Dreams Through Art in 2009.

Robert Egger

Host Gwen Garcelon shares Part 2 of a conversation recorded with visionary social entrepreneur Robert Egger in 2009. Part 1 of this conversation is available here.

Sustainable Settings

The fruit growing on the apricot tree at Sustainable Settings this spring affirmed for Brook LeVan the benefits of his long-standing, friendly relationship with the wild.

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.

MacBooks have a history of being challenging to fix, especially the ones with glued-in batteries! Donna calls to affirm this and The Geeks respond by acknowledging that some Macs don't seem to ever die. This evolves into a thoughtful discussion of the Right to Repair Movement.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

Jill Rubin hosts another Let's Talk. This month's guests are Justina and Ted Potter of Potter Farms who have been farming and ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley for over 19 years.

Alpine Legal Services

Alpine Legal Services is a non-profit civil legal assistance agency dedicated to providing legal services and upholding fundamental legal rights in Garfield, Pitkin and western Eagle Counties. Here, Executive Director Jennifer Wherry talks about the organization and their participation in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. 

fatcityfarmers.org

Michael Thompson, local architect and president of Fat City Farmers, returns to discuss tools for extending the growing season with hosts Stephanie Syson and Jerome Osentowski.

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Molly Hemmen had to struggle to survive her premature birth. But that challenge didn't slow her down. In this interview she talks about her Dutch ancestors, her family and her interest in genealogy.

KDNK Geeks Talk About "The Ring"

May 20, 2019
Wikipedia Commons

What ring, you ask? Foreign correspondent Donna calls in to explain.

Ask the Vet Talks Parasites

May 16, 2019
Alpine Animal Hospital

Dr. Liz Foster joins host Beth Broome to inform listeners about parasites: the myths and latest advice.

Claudio Pawl

On today's show, Sopris Sun reporter Megan Tackett interviews Claudia Pawl, managing director for Mezcla Socials. Mezcla Socials is a new latin-style dance group that meets at The Launchpad on Thursdays at 7:30 and ocassionally invites teachers for special workshops.

Peter Wohlleben

April Spaulding and Erin Galbreath, along with guest Susie Brady, discuss The Hidden Life of Trees, part of author Peter Wohlleben's The Mysteries of Nature Trilogy.

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This month's guest on Senior Matters is Brian Zaragoza, the new executive director at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale. Brian shares about how Heritage Park is empowering lives and restoring independence for our senior community.

Steve and Joel Fotion of Fotion's Gym return to A Weight Off Your Shoulders to provide details for the upcoming 2nd Annual Crown Mountain Strongman Championship.

The Geeks

Between answering calls, KDNK's Geekspeak shares the latest in tech, including Amazon's venture into package delivery, and gives tips for safeguarding passwords.

Robert Egger

Host Gwen Garcelon shares Part 1 of a conversation recorded with visionary social entrepreneur Robert Egger in 2009. Part 2 of this conversation aired on June 6, 2019.

The Sopris Sun

On this week's edition of Everything Under the Sun, Genevieve Villamizar talks about the "Bonedale G-Squad," Carbondale's new Garden Squad, Town Arborist Mike Callas shares details for the annual Arbor Day Celebration and Natalie Rae gives the low-down for this year's Dandelion Day.

Will Evans

 

Dick Lamm,

 

38th Governor of Colorado,

 

reflects as an elder

 

on the

 

“Law of Unintended Consequences”

 

and our relationship

 

with

 

Colorado Mountain College

On this month's CMC Community Stories, host Seth Goddard features Kathryn Regjo, Vice President and Campus Dean, Vail Valley and soon to be Colorado Mountain College VP for Academic Affairs, Rob Martin, Dean of the Isaacson School of Communications, Arts & Media, and CMC student Alex Ferreira who is an Olympic silver medalist and XGames gold medalist. As always, Frank Martin holds it down on the acoustic guitar. 

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Filmmaker James Knight was one of fifty people from around the US who participated in the 2019 Sacred Peace Walk from Las Vegas, NV to the Nevada National Security Site. In this week's Valley Voices, he talks to KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about his experiences as a longtime peace activist.

Rocking TT Bar

Let's Talk is a new show on KDNK with producer and host Jill Rubin. Her inaugural guests are José Miranda of Rocking TT Bar and Erin Cuseo of Erin's Acres.

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