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Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois joins KDNK's Gavin Dahl to reflect on the paper's latest awards haul from the Colorado Press Association.

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The newest member of the KDNK news team, Kathleen Shannon, sat down with Gavin Dah on Booked to discuss her article in The Sopris Sun on utility workers and other services that make life at home during the COVID-19 crisis possible. She also talked about her radio show, The Time Being, on Wednesday nights from 9-11pm. When she's playing music, she goes by the on air moniker KillaKath. 

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Whitney Will is a psychological astrologer, writer, and founder of Starhearth Astrology. She recently completed her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute and periodically contributes to The Sopris Sun. Here, she talks about her work and the unfurling transits of our poetic sky.

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Carbondale’s weekly newspaper, The Sopris Sun celebrates it’s 11th birthday today. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon has more.

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Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois and KDNK's Gavin Dahl review some of the Oscar-nominated films ahead of the Academy Awards this Sunday night. Then they go beyond the Oscars to recommend a few underrated films. Both agree Booksmart was hilarious and deserved a Best Screenplay nomination. Will suggests The Lighthouse, Peanut Butter Falcon, and The Dead Don't Die. Gavin suggests Just Mercy, Always Be My Maybe, and Captive State. Plus, they tout the Sopris Sun's upcoming 11th anniversary benefit screening of ET at the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale on Thursday, Feb. 13. See you at the cinema!

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois joins Booked to look back at local news highlights over the past year from the perspective of his newsroom. Not only was there a lot of local news to cover, it was a year of transition at the paper as well.   

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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.

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Student journalist Sarah Teague joins KDNK station manager Gavin Dahl on Booked to talk about student publication The Olive Branch, her summer academy at The New York Times, and her column in The Sopris Sun entitled "To Trust the Media, Youth Must Help Shape It."

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On today's show, Megan Tackett announces that she is transitioning to the Aspen Daily News. Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois and Megan reflect on her work as a reporter for The Sopris Sun.

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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.

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.

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Renowned pianist Robin Sutherland performs a benefit concert for The Sopris Sun on August 12 at the Redstone Castle. He spoke with Megan Tackett on Express Yourself about his local ties and fondness for music.

EMPOWERed Voice

Host Megan Tackett speaks with Claire O'Leary who curates the EMPOWERed Voice exhibit, on display at the Third Street Center on April 5 and 6. There will also be a performance at noon on Sunday, April 7.

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Robin Sutherland will perform a benefit for the Sopris Sun at the Redstone Castle on August 12. Board member John Colson joins Megan Tackett to share the details...

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Sopris Sun Editor Will Grandbois is joined by freelance reporters Justin Patrick and Ken Pletcher, plus Gina Stryker of Gina Cucina and Sean Van Horn of Independence Run & Hike. Topics include mental health, winter sports and Gina Stryker's activism to raise awareness and end human trafficking

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On this week's episode, host Megan Tackett talks to someone trying to set a new ski record.

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On this edition of Everything Under the Sun, host Will Grandbois talks with Tracy Truelove with the Colorado Department of Transportation and Liza Mitchell from the Roaring Fork Conservancy about the recent heavy snows and avalanche danger.

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On this week's edition of Everything Under the Sun, host Will Grandbois is joined by Bob and Kathy Ezra from the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale and KDNK's Gavin Dahl. They discuss their favorite movies of last year and how they think they'll fare at this year's Oscar Awards, which are Sunday, February 24.

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On this week's episode of Everything Under the Sun, host Will Grandbois talks to local poets about a series of workshops and a poetry slam Friday at the Third Street Center in Carbondale. Everything Under the Sun airs each Thursday afternoon on KDNK. Sopris Sun staff talk about the most recent edition of the paper and answer questions from callers. Hear past episodes here.

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On this episode of Everything Under the Sun, host Will Grandbois talks with Sun board members about the paper's ten year anniversary. Everything Under the Sun airs each week on KDNK. Sopris Sun staff talk about the most recent edition and answer questions from callers. Hear past episodes here.

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On this week's edition of Everything Under the Sun, a talk with Lance Norton of Cilindu Coffee about his recent rebranding. Then, the conversation turns to the best burger in Carbondale. Everything Under the Sun airs each Thursday afternoon at 4:30 and features Sopris Sun staffers Megan Tackett and Will Grandbois talking about stories that appear in the latest issue. Hear archived episodes here.

On this week's edition of Everything Under the Sun, Pat Curry and Sydney Schalit of Footsteps Marketing join host Megan Tackett. Curry is the founder of Footsteps and recently promoted Schalit to CEO. Footsteps is a Carbondale-based marketing company that, among other things, manages the Sopris Sun website. Everything Under the Sun airs Thursdays at 4:00 PM on KDNK. On each episode, the staff of the Sopris Sun talk about the most recent edition and answer questions from callers. Hear archived episodes here.

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Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois reminisces about the demise of The Valley Journal with Rebecca Young, one of its founders, and John Stroud, current editor of the Glenwood Springs Post Independent and the final editor of The Valley Journal.

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Rev. Shawna Foster shares about "Love Knows No Borders" and her personal journey to greet the migrant caravan with Megan Tackett of The Sopris Sun. Then, Justin Patrick talks about his recent article, highlighting the end of 3.2 beer in Colorado.

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On today's show, friends of Jim Calaway share in his memory. Representing The Sopris Sun, editor Will Grandbois, board member Barbara Dills and photographer Jane Bachrach are joined by Corey Simpson of Thunder River Theatre Company, Dr. Carrie Hauser of Colorado Mountain College, Scott Gilbert of Habitat of the Roaring Fork Valley and Wes Boyd of Colorado Animal Rescue.

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Trina Ortega, founding editor for The Sopris Sun, reflects on the folding of The Valley Journal and beginning of Carbondale's weekly community connector.

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Local artist Sarah Uhl was commissioned by the Roaring Fork Conservancy to illustrate a map of the Roaring Fork Watershed. Sarah and Liza Mitchell, education programs director for the Roaring Fork Conservancy, joined Megan Tackett, reporter for The Sopris Sun, on Everything Under the Sun to share about the project.

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As diligently reported by the Sopris Sun, Carbondale trustees unanimously approved a major site plan review for an eleven-building, mixed-use development due west of the roundabout. Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois described the plan, which includes 23 deed-restricted units, during yesterday’s Everything Under the Sun on KDNK.

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Editor Will Grandbois explains Carbondale Library's inaugural Local Lit Fest with Olivia Savard of Light of the Moon Publishing and authors Clark Heckert and DJ Hill.

Buddy Program Takes Flight on Everything Under The Sun

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Buddy Program

Megan Tackett, reporter for The Sopris Sun, hosts today's show with special guests Brooke Bockelman and John Brassier of Carbondale's Buddy Program.

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