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Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois discusses the four finalists competing for the job of Police Chief in the Town of Carbondale, Lee Damuth, Sean Dugan, David Shaffer, and Kirk Wilson. He also reflects on covering retiring Carbondale chief Gene Schilling over the years.

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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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Here’s your community calendar for Wednesday, February 12th, underwritten by Basalt Regional Library,  where community members will find a safe and welcoming space providing access to tools, programs, and information that nurture lifelong learning. For a list of today's events like KDNK Bingo Night at Carbondale Beer Works, click the headline...

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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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 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.

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On the latest edition of Everything Under the Sun, Sopris Sun editor and host Will Grandbois talks to Andrea Stewart with the Carbondale Chamber. She touches on the importance of Ride the Rockies, a bike race that will come through the Roaring Fork Valley Jun 12 and 13. Riders will stop in Carbondale for the night. Grandbois also talks with new Sun freelance reporter Jeanne Souldern. Everything Under the Sun airs every Thursday afternoon at 4:00 PM on KDNK and features Sopris Sun staff talking about the most recent edition and answering questions from callers. 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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On Everything Under the Sun for Thursday, January 10, host Will Grandbois talks with representatives of Sunlight Mountain Resort and Carbondale Parks & Recreation about winter sports and various snow-centered events coming to the area. Hear archived episodes of Everything Under the Sun.

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The show for Thursday, January 3 features Megan Tackett back as host. Joining Megan in a conversation about local journalism was Will Grandbois of the Sopris Sun, KDNK's new News Director Mark Duggan, Thomas Phippen of the Glenwood Springs Post-Indepedent, and Amy Hadden Marsh of both KDNK and the Sun. Marsh also spoke of her recent experiences learning to ski as a sixty-something woman, something she wrote about in a recent Sun column.

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On this week's show Sopris Sun photographer Jane Bachrach joins editor Will Grandbois, reporter Megan Tackett and special guest Eaden Shantay, co-founder of True Nature Healing Arts. They discuss the 24-hour opening ceremony for the Kiva and Spa as well as the upcoming Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza and the recent Carbondale Board of Town Trustees candidate forum.

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Here’s your community calendar for Monday, February 26th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. Sopris Liquor and Wine carries local and imported spirits, beer, and wine. For a list of today's events like Sopris Sun presenting Some Like It Hot at the Crystal Theater follow the headline...

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For this week's show, Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois talks with Whitney Will about her new astrology column and the conclusion of the Benjamin Weeks trial with reporter Megan Tackett.

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett join KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh this week to talk about pay inequality, SANE program finds a home in Glenwood Springs, and what's happening with the Carbondale post office. You can find all the stories here.

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For this week’s News Brief news director Raleigh Burleigh interviews Megan Tackett, the new staff writer at The Sopris Sun, Carbondale’s independent newspaper.

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News Director Raleigh Burleigh interviews John Colson who after a long career as a Roaring Fork Valley  journalist is retiring from The Sopris Sun. Colson will join KDNK’s Journalism Roundtable Saturday, September 23, at 5pm live on KDNK.

El Colectivo, a local Latino arts group, will stage a reading of Draw Me a Lamb by Juarez playwright Karmina Fanjul at the Launchpad on Saturday, August 12 at 7pm as a benefit for Ms. Fanjul's children's theater group in Juarez. KDNK's Alejandra Rico spoke with Carlos Herrera in the studio, and Karmina Fanjul from Juarez. You'll also find a partial transcription of the chat in the Sopris Sun, here.