Public Affairs

The February edition of Living Permaculture features Paonia resident Nick Hansen. He's using permaculture to improve Agape Farm & Retreat, his farm and bed & breakfast in the North Fork Valley.

Patty Fox

On this month's edition of Radio Physics, we talk with Marta Łuksza, Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai, New York. She's developed models to predict the evolution of influenza virus.

This month's show features two guests involved in the AmeriCorps VISTA project, which works with organizations that help eradicate poverty.

This month's edition of the Ask the Vet, host Beth Broome talks with Dr. Melissa Gisleson of Alpine Animal Hospital about heart health in pets and animals. February is American Heart Month.

On this month's episode of Immigrant Stories, José Miranda describes his life in Venezuela and why he and his family had to leave their water buffalo ranch and start over in the United States.

This month's episode of For Land's Sake features a conversation with Carl Segerstrom of High Country News. Segerstrom is a Contributing Editor with HCN's North Desk, covering Alaksa, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Montana. Host Bill Kight talks to Segerstrom about the recent nomination of Rifle, Colorado native David Bernhardt for U.S. Interior Secretary and what's ahead for the Endangered Species Act. For Land's Sake airs the second Tuesday of every month on KDNK. Host Bill Kight talks to guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land. Hear archived episodes here.

This week on The Inner Game, Lisa DiNardo, horticulturist and arborist, talks about how important it has been to her to create and care for public spaces for people to connect to the land. She shares about how landscapes are communities, and how the health of human communities is interdependent with the land. The Inner Game airs monthly on KDNK and is about the relationship we have with our authentic self and our life’s purpose. The show features conversations with community and business leaders about how they grow personally to make a bigger difference in the world through the strength and health of their relationships and organizations. Hear past episodes here.

The Geeks weigh in on Facebook's 15-year anniversary and ponder whether the social media network is a glowingly wonderful thing, or just plain evil. Geek Speak airs two Mondays a month on KDNK. The live call-in show features hosts Matt McBrayer, Louie Girardot, Foreign Correspondent Donna, and occasional special guests. Hear archived episodes here.

On this month's edition of United Way Cares, host Traci Gurley-Tomashosky talks to Rick Blauvelt, Executive Director of Raising a Reader Aspen to Parachute. The organization works to foster early literacy skills among young children, so they develop a love of books and become successful readers. United Way Cares airs monthly on KDNK and is hosted by Gurley-Tomashosky, Executive Director of United Way Battlement to the Bells. Hear archived episodes here.

This month's episode of Living Permaculture features Rhonda Sherman, founder and director of the Composting Learning Lab and author of the book, The Worm Farmer’s Handbook: Mid- to Large-Scale Vermicomposting for Farms, Businesses, Municipalities, Schools, and Institutions. Living Permaculture is heard on the fourth Wednesday of each month on KDNK. Hosts Jerome Osentowski and Stephanie Syson run the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute a non-profit in Basalt, Colorado. Listen to archived episodes here.

Patty Fox

Kevin Flaherty works for the Williams Astronomy and Physics departments as the observatory manager and astronomy lab instructor. In his research career, he has focused on the structure of gas and dust surrounding young stars, and how planets form out of this material. He is also interested in making astronomy a more inclusive environment and in bringing astronomy to others through outreach in the community.

Radio Physics is a collaboration with the Aspen Center for Physics, KDNK Radio, and advanced physics students at Roaring Fork Valley High School. This interview was recorded earlier in 2018 during the teen summer program.

The Geeks

On this week's Geek Speak, hosts Louie Girardot and Matt McBrayer talk tech, including the relationship between iCloud and Google Photos. Catch Geek Speak every first and third Monday on KDNK. Hear archived episodes here.

Ask the Vet: From a Puppy to a Dog

Jan 21, 2019

On this month's edition of Ask the Vet, Beth talks to Dr. Liz Foster about the best ways to make sure your new puppy grows into a healthy, happy dog. Ask the Vet airs on the third Thursday of each month. Local veterinarians discuss timely topics important to the health of dogs, cats and horses. Subjects range from preventive care to treatment and behavior. Hear archived episodes here.

On this month's edition of Immigrant Stories, local attorney Claire Noone contrasts her recent work with Central American refugees to her experience with the war widows of Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia.

On this month's edition of For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight talks with John Fayhee. He was the longtime editor of the much-beloved Mountain Gazette who's now part of a group behind the Roaring Fork Weekly Journal based out of Basalt. He and Fayhee talk about the new publication, hiking trails best left undescribed, and the benefits of certain mind-expanding activities in the backcountry. Bill Kight hosts For Land's Sake on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. The show features guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land.

The program Geek Speak returns for a new year. DNA testing starts the conversation. Later, a caller wants to know more about so-called "fake news."

Dynamic Roots

Kate Miller of Alpine Botanicals in Nederland joins Stephanie Syson to explain about winter health and taking herbs to support digestion and sleep.

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On this month's show, Traci is joined by Sandy Swanson, executive director for Family Visitor Programs, and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer Kaylee Peterson. Family Visitor Programs provides home visitation services to pregnant women and to parents of young children residing in the Aspen to Parachute, Colorado region. Programs are offered to families at no cost, regardless of income.

Domestic Violence Awareness

Oct 19, 2016

Kaysha Clark discusses domestic violence with Sarah Buckley from the Advocate Safehouse Project.

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David A. Aguilar is a naturalist, astronomer, author, space artist, and science communicator. He is the former Director of Science Information and Public Outreach at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA, former Director of Fiske Planetarium and Science Center and the founder of the Science Discovery Program at University of Colorado Boulder. He was also the Marketing Communications Director at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation where he was member of the Hubble Space Telescope repair team. And, he was the Marketing Director for PBS’s Emmy-winning, 7-part NOVA series, "Evolution". While at Harvard, he hosted the popular Observatory Nights series, “Everything I Know About Science – I Learned At The Movies!” available on YouTube.  In 2015, he directed the NASA’s New Horizons Mission special media team during the fly-by close encounter of Pluto. 

Dr. Chad Roeber talks about canine respiratory disease and more on KDNK's Ask the Vet.

Florence Caplow

Will Evans interviews Rev. Florence Caplow is the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Urbana Champaign, in Urbana, Illinois. She is also a writer, editor, and ordained Soto Zen priest.

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