Public Affairs

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.


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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."

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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.

Carbondale Chief of Police Kirk Wilson joins Sopris Sun reporter James Steindler and editor Raleigh Burleigh to provide details about the upcoming "citizens' academy" in June.

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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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Hear from Barbara Freeman, founder of LaMedichi: a digital-financial literacy and savings platform, which has distributed monthly relief funding to the Roaring Fork Valley's most vulnerable community members during the pandemic. Learn more about Barbara, her previous career, and how she's landed where she is today.

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Phoenix-based permaculturalist Greg Peterson returns to Living Permaculture to get into the gnitty gritty of what grows in his garden, when, and for how long. Plus, Greg and Jerome get philosophical.

DJ Mamabird and Amy Kimberly launch the “Local Libations” series with an interview with Paonia’s Storm Cellar Vineyards.

Peggy Chain

Revisit the first episode of Other Plans - originally aired in October, 2020. Host Abby Gierke talks with Peggy Chain about her many years running Mountainside Sewing and other things she enjoyed.  Peggy passed away in January.

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KDNK's resident Geeks discuss Microsoft apps, NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter, and how the Apple Watch can (unofficially) alert users of medical issues. Louie suggests that Donna test her house-wide speaker system with The Beatles, whose producer went wild on stereo sound editing. 

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Brian Colley and Genevieve Vickers jam on their ukes live in-studio. Click this post to hear their original song and more from EY.

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Judd Haims is the Director of Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services, based in Eagle. He speaks with host Diane Johnson about how he was moved to become a caregiver and how to get seniors reconnected to old hobbies, like fly fishing! 

Will Evans

Brooke LeVan returns to the airwaves with host Will Evans to continue his New Year's report on the condition of Sustainable Settings and the state of the world. 

The Geeks

The Geeks chat about the Facebook data breach and how to find out if you're phone was compromised, an artificially intelligent Kurt Cobain writing new songs, and the differences between surge protectors and suppressors.  They also field questions from a caller about the best printer ink.

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Express Yourself checks in with artists Greg Watts and Alice Bedard-Voorhees, whose exhibition “Stone Souls” is opening in the R2 Gallery. Hear from Sue Lavin about Thunder River Theatre’s latest show. And Aspen Film’s Susan Wrubel previews ShortsFest.

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