A beloved call-in tech talk show with Matt McBrayer, Louie Girardot and occasional special guests. Geekspeak airs on the first and third Monday of every month of KDNK at 4:30pm.
Weekly news and analysis with Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois and reporter Megan Tackett. Airs on KDNK every Thursday at 4pm.
Bill Kight hosts “For Land’s Sake" the second Tuesday of every month. The show features guests sharing thoughts on their personal connection to the land.
KDNK News covers local, regional, and statewide issues.
Shifting Gears features conversations with people making life-sustaining choices. Human hearing is tuned for options that enable healthy choices. The nourishing rhythm of the sun and soil steady those who listen and stories from those breaking trails into a sustainable future inspire us. Have you ever sensed change coming, before it hit? Over the years we learn to expect change, it is happening now - we live in a time of transition. When change occurs, if we shift gears and are alert, more o ...
Permaculture is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integrating plants, animals, buildings, people and communities. Living Permaculture airs on KDNK on the 4th Wednesday of every month.
Alpine Animal Hospital veterinarians answer calls with helpful advice for caring for animals both small and large in this rural community. The show airs on the third Thursday of every month on KDNK at 4:30pm.
Radio Physics is for everyone! You don't have to be a scientist or even an aficionado to be fascinated by the questions and answers that you'll hear between 4:30 and 5:00 on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Radio Physics is a collaboration with top high school physics students from Aspen to Rifle, the Aspen Center for Physics, and KDNK Community Radio in Carbondale. Students interview one of the more than 1,000 physicists who visit the Aspen Center for Physics every year.
The third municipal court hearing for Carbondale resident Michael Francisco, scheduled for Monday, 4/12/21, has been continued until Monday, 4/26/21. Francisco was arrested on Christmas Eve, 2020 at City Market in Carbondale. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Francisco’s lawyer Michael Edminister about the case.…
Brooke LeVan returns to the airwaves with host Will Evans to continue his New Year's report on the condition of Sustainable Settings and the state of the world.By Will Evans
Raleigh Burleigh and James Steindler host Eveything Under The Sun featuring Carbondale's Historic Preservation Commission with guests Nick Miscione and Eric Doud.By Raleigh Burleigh
Garfield County Commissioners have banned fireworks in portions of the county.By KDNK News Team
The Geeks chat about the Facebook data breach and how to find out if you're phone was compromised, an artificially intelligent Kurt Cobain writing new songs, and the differences between surge protectors and suppressors. They also field questions from a caller about the best printer ink.By Louie Girardot
Congresswoman Lauren Boebert blocked a constituent from her Twitter feed. Now she’s facing a lawsuit. On this week’s News Brief, KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh talks to Citizen Telegram reporter Ray Erku about his story .By Amy Hadden Marsh
Aspen High School students Fatima Flores and Jocelyn Careno got fed up with microaggressions and the people who stand by and say nothing, so they decided to take action. KDNK's Halle Zander reports.By Halle Zander
The State Public Health Department has moved Garfield County back into the Yellow Zone on the state Coronavirus Dial. Carrie Godes of Garfield County Public Health has this update.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Sopris Sun editor Raleigh Burleigh and correspondent Ken Pletcher introduce a brand new season of Everything Under The Sun .By Raleigh Burleigh
Pitkin County moved into the Orange Zone on the state Coronavirus dial this week. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Laryssa Dardeneau of Pitkin County Public Health about what that means and when the county can go back to yellow.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) remembered victims of the 3/22/21 Boulder King Sooper's shooting on the US Senate floor Wednesday.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Phoenix-based permaculturalist Greg Peterson compares notes from his urban one-third acre with host Jerome Osentowski at the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. Greg also hosts a podcast.By Kathleen Shannon
A modern-day range war is sizzling in Garfield County and statewide over whether to eat meat or not on Saturday. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has this report.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Dr. Davis and Rochelle from Alpine Animal Hospital talk common pet toxins that lead to poisoning, including household products, human foods and medicines, insecticides, and compost!By Alpine Animal Hospital
Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert made her first public appearance in Montrose since getting elected, speaking to a packed house at Turn of the Century Saloon on March 15. KVNF's Gavin Dahl reports.By Gavin Dahl KVNF
Ricky Rodriguez is challenging incumbent City Councilmember Shelley Kaup for the at-large seat. This is the entire interview with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh, edited for clarity.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Ricky Rodriguez, Glenwood Springs resident and owner of downtown business Native Son, is challenging incumbent City Councilmember Shelley Kaup for the at-large seat. He spoke with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about what inspired him to throw his hat in the ring and some changes he'd like to see for the city. Click here for the entire interview , edited …
This time on Geekspeak, KDNK's resident Geeks chat about Bitcoin, a computer processor chip shortage due to a drought in Taiwan, Apple vs. Google photos, and failures of artificial intelligence. A caller gets advice on increasing internet signal.By Louie Girardot
Shelley Kaup is up for re-election as Glenwood Springs City Councilor at-large. This would be her second consecutive term on the Council and her third term overall. She served her first term from 2007 - 2011. Kaup spoke with KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh about why she’s running again. Click here for the entire interview , edited for clarity.…
Local resident Michael Francisco's December arrest at City Market in Carbondale has created an outpouring of support and anger from the community. After a municipal court hearing on March 8, he spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Bill Kight calls in with his wife Kate Collins all the way from Polynesia. A meeting on the plane inspires them to reflect on International Women's Day and the experience of growing up as a woman across generations.By Bill Kight
In 1948, a World War II bomber crashed into Lake Mead. After several attempts to find the plane, it was finally discovered in the early 2000s — still remarkably intact. But, what happens as water levels in Lake Mead drop? H2O Radio’s Frani Halperin reports.By Frani Halperin H2O Radio
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.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Host Will Evans sits down with Brooke LeVan, director of Sustainable Settings , to talk about the state of the soil and other lessons of 2020. This conversation was originally recorded for airing in January.By Will Evans
After cancelling a march last weekend in response to the 12/26/2020 arrest of Carbondale's Michael Francisco, local activists Brittany Biebl and Summer Scott sat down with KDNK and The Sopris Sun to talk about some of the bigger issues facing the community.By Amy Hadden Marsh
The Community Office for Resource Efficiency launched Imagine Climate 2021 this week with the unveiling of portraits on Colorado Mountain College buildings throughout the Valley. KDNK’s Kathleen Shannon spoke with Lara Whitley about the companion storytelling project.By Kathleen Shannon
Brittany Biebl, co-administrator of the By the People For the People RFV Facebook page and co-organizer of a march in response to the December, 2020 arrest of Carbondale resident Michael Francisco, talks about why Saturday's march was canceled.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Foreign correspondent Donna hosts with Matt McBrayer this time. They talk about StarLink internet, public trust in social media and tech, voice recognition, and the secret message on the Mars Rover landing parachute.By Louie Girardot
Garfield County moves into the Blue Zone on the state COVID-19 dial today. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Carrie Godes, county Public Information Officer, and Zack Sutherland, Operations Section Chief for the county's COVID-19 response, to find out what this looks like for businesses. Click the headline for county contact information.…
Michael Dolan of Burnt Ridge Nursery in Onalaska, Washington again joins local orchardists Jerome Ostentowski and Vanessa Harmony on the air. This time, they talk about heritage apple cultivars, propagation tactics, irrigation and a very special special pumpkin.By firstname.lastname@example.org (lturner)
The Community Office for Resource Efficiency’s (CORE) Stories of Climate Change community mural project is finished in Carbondale, and friendly faces are on the west wall of CMC’s Lappala Center. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh visited the site on Saturday to watch the crew in action.By Amy Hadden Marsh
Dr. Melissa Gisleson and Nurse Darren discuss when to spay dogs of different sizes and breeds, helping pets prepare for the procedure and the best ways to heal, including...the dreaded cone.By Alpine Animal Hospital
This month on For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight updates listeners on the State of the Rockies, an annual report from Colorado College. He also talks about the CORE Act, increased ATV usage, and takes calls from listeners.By Bill Kight
This month on Shifting Gears, Will Evans in Arizona speaks with Moran Sol Broza in Israel. Broza is a chef, social impact entrepreneur, and climate ambassador. She has many years of experience in community and business development, focused on positive social and environmental impact.By Will Evans
Elon Musk is experimenting with neural implants in pigs and monkeys. The dynamic trio (hi, Donna!) on Geekspeak talk about that, the soaring GameStop stock, COVID contact tracing, and the ongoing epic battle of iPhones vs. Androids.By Louie Girardot
Living Permaculture digs into the new year with Michael Dolan, co-owner of Burnt Ridge Nursery and Orchards in Onalaska, Washington. Co-hosts Jerome Ostentowski and Vanessa Harmony of Colorado Edible Forest compare orchard notes with Dolan: 1000 miles apart!By email@example.com (lturner)
What factors should you consider when adopting a pet? This month, Alpine Animal Hospital Vet Dr. Louise Marron and nurse Darren Houser talk about the importance of considering factors like time, finances, other pets, home-size, activity levels, and more when finding the right pet for you.By Alpine Animal Hospital
This month on Geekspeak, hosts plus foreign correspondent Donna talk about cryptocurrency, alternative messaging programs, VPN, and speakers.By Louie Girardot
White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams briefs For Land's Sake host Bill Kight on the state of the forest. They touch on the difficulties of 2020, including high numbers of new visitors, the new shuttle system at Maroon Bells, and the Grizzly Creek Fire. They also talk about climate change, leadership, and other foci for the fores…
Perhaps one silver lining of 2020 is how much food was grown by home gardeners! This month on Living Permaculture, KDNK's Kathleen Shannon speaks with Jerome Ostenowski about projects that gardeners can add to their repertoires to make their yards and gardens even more sustainable. They chat about raising rabbits, composting, and taking advantage o…
It's the holiday season. Is it also finally time to look a gift horse in the mouth? Hosts Dr. Chuck Maker of Equine Animal Hospital and Jane Bachrach will talk about this and much more about large animal health during the winter season.By Chuck Maker
This month on For Land's Sake, host Bill Kight speaks with Sarah Johnson, founder of Wild Rose Education. She defines what environmental education means to her, what that looks like during a pandemic, and the importance of considering social equity in the field.By Bill Kight
With the holidays coming up, the Geeks and foreign correspondant Donna Dalton say 2021 could be the year for Christmas in July. They also debate opting in to COVID-19 contact tracing and could there be vaccination tracing?By Louie Girardot
Elizabeth Herald returns to Shifting Gears and recalls who attended her self-led, coming-of-age ceremony on Cortez Island: the wilderness and a wolf. Shifting Gears features conversations with people making life-sustaining choices. Over the years, we learn to expect change. It is happening now - we live in a time of transition. When change occurs, …
Local farmers have needed to adapt to a strange business year this growing season. This month on Living Permaculture, Harper Kaufman talks about her business Two Roots Farm in Basalt.By firstname.lastname@example.org (kshannon)
Do you know about pet-friendly sunscreen? A caller hears about this and other ways to prevent, detect, and treat cancer in our pets from Alpine Animal Hospital veterinarian hosts Dr. Louise Marron and Darren Houser.By Alpine Animal Hospital
Louie Girardot and Matt McBrayer are KDNK's trusted geeks. In this week's show, they encourage critical engagement with news media and remind listeners to jiggle their cables and restart devices. Donna calls to talk about Google Lens. Geekspeak airs twice monthly on KDNK. It's a live call-in tech show with Matt McBrayer, Louie Girardot, Foreign Cor…
In December 2019, Bill Kight interviewed author John F. Ross about The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West .By Bill Kight
Elizabeth Herald explains how she grew from a childhood connection with nature to a new level of aliveness at age ten and eventually the opportunity to listen to a gray whale in a Baja California birthing lagoon.By Will Evans
This week on Geekspeak, the Geeks strategize dealing with spam and other unwanted messages inundating your inbox. They also delve into cyber attacks on hospitals and voting records, just in time for the 2020 Presidential Election.By Louie Girardot