The Deer

Here’s your community calendar for Friday, February 16th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like Deer at Steve's Guitars follow the headline...

Sounds of the High Country: The Big Public Land Sell-Out?

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Federal lands are not yet being transferred wholesale to states but Jonathan Thompson, contributing editor for High Country News, says oil and gas leasing is taking the public out of public lands. He spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh for this week’s Sounds of the High Country. Click here to read all of Thompson's story.

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Today's show features highlights from Dr. Miranda Redmond's recent Naturalist Night talk about her research on pinon pine and juniper ecosystems and impacts of climate change. Click here to watch the entire presentation on Grassroots tv.

Sen. Randy Baumgardner, who is facing calls to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations, has been named in a new complaint at the state Capitol. The accuser, a man who worked as a non-partisan Senate staffer in 2016, alleges that Baumgardner created an offensive and hostile work environment.

The Andy Zanca News Team discusses discrimination in schools and interviews Roaring Fork High School students about Model United Nations and how it broadens understanding of world issues. 

Heather Henry

Heather Henry was appointed to the Carbondale Board of Town Trustees in September, 2016, when trustee A.J. Hobbs resigned. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Heather about why she wants to keep her seat on the Board. KDNK will broadcast the candidate forum live from the Third Street Center on March 5th at 6pm.

The Colorado River's First Dam Transformed The Desert Southwest

Feb 22, 2018
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We’re all familiar with the Hoover Dam. And you might know about Glen Canyon or other dams that manage the Colorado River. But the very first dam on the Colorado was the Laguna Dam. It diverted water to farm fields in Arizona’s Yuma Valley. Bret Jaspers from KJZZ in Phoenix has more on how the Laguna Dam set the table for large-scale farming in the southwest.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Here’s your community calendar for Thursday, February 22th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like The Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the Vaudeville Theater follow the headline...


Garfield County Sheriff Lou Valario’s live Facebook video, Just the Facts, posted on Monday, got over 6,000 views, more than any of his previous videos. It was a response to Friday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida and was more opinion than fact. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more.

Erica Sparhawk

 


Erica Sparhawk was appointed to the Carbondale Board of Town Trustees in January 2017 when Dan Richardson was elected mayor. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Erica about why she is running to keep a seat on the Board. KDNK will broadcast the candidate forum live from the Third Street Center on March 5th at 6pm.

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Guam Slam Poet Meta Sarmiento

Meta Sarmiento is a Filipino poet and rapper from Guam. He is a National Poetry Slam semifinalist with Slam Nuba from Denver, a TEDx speaker and winner of the Spoken Word for the World 2015 where he was flown to Paris to perform during the UN Climate Negotiations. He is a born teacher and an old soul, and he is capable of motivating ghetto kids and old hippies alike. Meta appeared on Express Yourself to tell us how he does it.

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