Public Affairs

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Episode 3 of The Tactile Traveler features an array of stories produced by Nick Isenberg and KDNK News Director Lucas Turner. These include information on becoming a political delegate, Jason Strother's experience of running a marathon with a guide dog, the app OverTHERE that helps blind people know what is in front of them, questions to ask a driver when getting dropped off, and Nick's trip to the ocularist for a new prosthetic eye.

El Departamento de la Comida

Tara Rodriguez Besosa is the co-founder of El Departamento de la Comida, a nonprofit collective for the advancement of sustainable, resilient, and regenerative food projects in Puerto Rico.

Patty Fox

Pankaj Mehta is an Associate Professor at Boston University. His research focuses on theoretical and computational problems at the interface of theoretical physics, biology, and machine learning. Pankaj Mehta is also a long-time activist and writes regularly on science and politics.

Sunlight Mountain Resort

Sunlight Mountain Resort's 35th Annual Skier Appreciation Day is now on January 10. Marketing and Sales Director Troy Hawks describes this year's theme and events on United Way Cares.

Dr. Maker Gives Large Animal Advice

Dec 19, 2019
Alpine Equine Hospital

Dr. Chuck Maker of Alpine Equine Hospital talks about caring for large animals in cold environments.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

This week on Let's Talk, Jill Rubin explores curiosity, current events and mental health with three local students: Willow Walden, Blake Petersen, and Ayla Cuseo.

The Geeks answer tech questions with helpful advice on this special holiday edition of Geekspeak.

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Renew Roaring Fork is a new senior community in Glenwood Springs designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents with assisted living and memory care. Director of Marketing Mike Hoffman and Activities Director Jenetta Howell join Diane Johnson on Express Yourself to share details.

Viking

Bill Kight interviews author John F. Ross about The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West.

Patrick Kalenzi

This month on Get Lit, Erin Go-Book and Ape on the Dink welcome Patrick Kalenzi, author of Tears Run Dry, to talk about his memoir. Next month's book is Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Read along to call in and participate on January 6 at 4:30pm.

Calla Rose Ostrander

Climate Change Innovations Advisor Calla Rose Ostrander returns on The Inner Game, this time in-person, to discuss wise leadership and carbon sequestration. Listen to part 1 here.

Aspen Words

Aspen Words Executive Director Adrienne Brodeur joins KDNK volunteer Abigail Gierke on Booked to discuss her new memoir, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me. Adrienne Brodeur presents her book at the Wheeler Opera House on Friday, December 6, at 5:30pm.

Shifting Gears

Local Tyler Lindsay returns to talk about his pursuit of flow and relationship with source water on Shifting Gears. Click here for part one.

KDNK's Geeks take calls and chat about the latest in tech and personal affairs.

Marjory Wildcraft

Marjory Wildcraft founded The Grow Network to promote sustainable living, food sovereignty and natural medicines. She joins Steph and Jerome to share about what got her started and what keeps her going.

Patty Fox

Professor Amir Yacoby teaches Physics at Harvard University. His current interests include understanding the behavior of low-dimensional systems and their applications to quantum information technology.

Jill Rubin

This month on Let's Talk, KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh gives host Jill Rubin the opportunity to talk about her life and the intentions behind her new show.

Walter Gallacher Photo

Eleven years ago, Crystal Mariscal was living in a shelter with her four children. Today she is a city council woman, an award winning radioproducer, and a community organizer. Tune in as she describes how she overcame every challenge that life sent her way.

Geekspeak Gets Geeky

Nov 18, 2019

Today on Geekspeak, News Director Lucas Turner and Matt Mcbrayer talk about Disney+, getting pwned and other fun topics.

The Sopris Sun

Sopris Sun Editor Will Grandbois hosts this special episode of Booked, a throwback to Everything Under the Sun. His guests are newly-elected Roaring Fork Schools Board Member Jasmin Ramirez, Carbondale Branch Library Manager Lacy Dunlavy, and Nick Forbes, coach of the Roaring Fork High School soccer team.

Lift-Up

Today's guest on Senior Matter is Lift-Up Executive Director Angela Mills. Lift-Up is a local nonprofit creating a bridge to empowerment and self reliance.

Bill Kight

Local rancher Bill Fales talks with Bill Kight about protecting the watershed, the risks of wolf reintroduction, and other changing conditions in the Roaring Fork Valley.

This month on Get Lit, Erin Go-Book and Ape on the Dink review Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote. Next month's book is Tears Run Dry by Patrick Kalenzi. Read along to call in and participate on December 9 at 4:30pm.

Calla Rose Ostrander

Calla Rose Ostrander is a Climate Change Innovations Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to stabilizing Earth’s climate. For the past 3 years she has directed the Carbon Project to scale up a massive innovation in compost application to regenerate soil with carbon from the atmosphere. Hear how her Waldorf education has given her a unique approach as a leader.

Dr. Tom Lankering

Dr. Tom Lankering is a contributing author for Wake Up the Happy Brain: Where Happiness Comes From. Tom graduated from the Palmer College of Chiropractic and has expanded beyond manipulation towards a more comprehensive holistic wellness program.

KDNK Geeks Matt McBrayer, Louie Girardot, and News Director Lucas Turner answer tech questions live on air. Topics include Windows upgrading, churning memory and "good tab hygiene."

Photo by Sue Rollyson Persiko

On October 1st, the Town of Carbondale Board of Trustees voted unanimously to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day, rather than Columbus Day. The new event was inaugurated by historian and former Northern Ute Tribal Chairman Roland McCook, accompanied by drummers and dancers from the Ute Mountan Ute Tribe located in southwest Colorado. For archival audio of the event, beyond the highlights included in this program, click here.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

This month on United Way Cares, Highwater Farm Project Director Sara Tymczyszyn talks about her initiative to connect youth with sustainable agriculture beginning at the Silt River Preserve in 2020.

The Living Farm

This month on Living Permaculture, we're touring greenhouses at The Living Farm in Paonia with farmer Lynn Gillespie and Marjory Wildcraft, founder of The Grow Network. The Living Farm's greenhouse workshop, exploring different heating styles and designs, is offered November 7 - 10 and January 16 - 19.

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.

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