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Photo by Ellie Barber.

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Sopris Sun Editor Raleigh Burleigh introduces Ellie Barber's new song, Walking on Fire. Then, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Andrea Stewart gives us a preview of this year's Business Confluence.

Cartoon by Larry Day

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Jeanne Souldern previews The Sopris Sun's upcoming youth education program, free for local highschoolers (applications are due at by September 8). Michelle Marlow talks about the First Friday Family Block Party on September 3.

Hiroya Tsukamoto

This week on Everything Under The Sun, renowned guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto stops by to perform a few songs ahead of a show at the Third Street Center.

Andrew Romanoff

This week on Everything Under The Sun, hosts James Steindler and Jeanne Souldern welcome Andrew Romanoff, executive director of the Family Visitor Programs, to talk about the Glenwood-based nonprofit's work to support families. Later, reporter Ken Pletcher joins from Michigan to chat about his recent letter highlighting the climate changes being witnessed there.

Anna Voelker

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Anna Voelker, the Aspen Science Center's new executive director, joins host Raleigh Burleigh to talk about their work at the intersection of science and inclusivity.

Mental Health Colorado

Today on Everything Under The Sun, hosts James Steindler and Jeanne Souldern introduce The Sopris Sun's newest freelancer Myki Jones. Then, Dr. Vincent Atchity of Mental Health Colorado joins to talk about new legislation.

Gaden Shartse monks

This week on Everything Under The Sun, John Bruna of the Way of Compassion Center talks about their grand reopening that coincides with a visit from Tibetan monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery in India.

Photo by Raleigh Burleigh

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Let Them Roar reflects on their vibrant career as a band, previewing the upcoming release of new tracks and one final show at the 50th Annual Carbondale Mountain Fair. The audio was recorded on the porch of Cool Brick Studios in Carbondale.

Carbondale Historical Society

This week on Everything Under The Sun, Carbondale Historical Society Vice President Sue Gray and President Stephen Shapiro join hosts James Steindler and Jeanne Souldern to tell listeners about their new Dinkel Mercantile Museum, podcast and Potato Day 2021!

Local Sketch Artist Larry Day on Valley Voices

Jun 11, 2021
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Larry Day's sketches appear in The Sopris Sun every week and will soon grace t-shirts and posters for the 50th Carbondale Mountain Fair. He joins Sopris Sun editor Raleigh Burleigh and host Amy Hadden Marsh to talk about his craft. 

Thunder River Theatre Company

This week on Everything Under The Sun, technical director, facility manager and production designer Sean Jeffries talks about the return of theater.

Photo by Paula Mayer

The Carbondale Wild West Rodeo is back in action! Announcer Branden Edwards joined Sopris Sun photographer Paula Mayer and editor Raleigh Burleigh to share the excitement.

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.

Art by Raleigh Burleigh

John Buerger is dedicated to managing plants on the noxious weed list without chemicals. He is consulting the Town of Carbondale with test plots at the Nature Park. Sopris Sun Editor Raleigh Burleigh and Reporter Genevieve Villamizar invited him to share about his work.

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This week on Everything Under The Sun, Sopris Sun reporter James Steindler and Executive Director Todd Chamberlin welcome photographer Mark Burrows to chat about the Mother's Day edition tradition which began decades ago with The Valley Journal.

Everything Under The Sun guest Sam Whelan, power supply manager for Holy Cross Energy, talks about the goal to achieve 100% renewable evergy sources by 2030.

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This week on Everything Under The Sun, Sopris Sun Editor Raleigh Burleigh and Correspondent Olivia Emmer chat with Carbondale Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman about water, population, and working together.

News Brief: 8th St and C'dale Building Boom

Apr 16, 2021
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Carbondale Town Trustees have approved Plan A for 8th Street. For this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Raleigh Burleigh, editor of The Sopris Sun, about the plan... and the current construction boom in town.

Drawing by Alex Menard

Sopris Sun Editor Raleigh Burleigh is joined by Executive Director Todd Chamberlin. Then, Marble resident Alex Menard calls in to share his love of the Lead King Loop and dismay for its devastation by ATV traffic.

News Brief: Writing About Michael Francisco's Arrest

Mar 5, 2021
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Reporter James Steindler recently wrote about the arrest of Carbondale resident Michael Francisco for the Sopris Sun. He joins KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh for this week’s News Brief.

Valley Voices: Passing the Torch at The Sopris Sun

Dec 24, 2020
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Will Grandbois has been editor of The Sopris Sun for four years. Now he's leaving and passes the torch to Raleigh Burleigh. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with both of them - one  by phone and the other in-studio - about editing a small town, local newspaper.. 

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

Kathleen Shannon, courtesy of The Sopris Sun

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. 

Whitney Will

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.