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26 minutes | Jan 28, 2022
Suzanne Roy on Valley Voices
This week features an interview, recorded in December, 2021, with Suzanne Roy, director of the American Wild Horse Campaign, about the state of wild horse management on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.
25 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Valley Voices: Homegrown Photographer Pete McBride Embraces the Quiet
KDNK’s Morgan Neely recently spoke with homegrown photographer Pete McBride. His photos and films have won awards, but the COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed somewhat of a personal transformation in how McBride views the world. His new book, Seeing Silence: the Beauty of the World’s Most Quiet Places, chronicles McBride’s interest in how the natural world communicates through the gaps in noise, and how difficult that’s becoming on an increasingly noisy planet.
26 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
Valley Voices Features Laura Bartels and John Bruna
Laura Bartels, Director of The Mindful Life Program, and John Bruna, Co-Founder of The Way of Compassion Foundation in Carbondale discuss program additions and events for 2022.
26 minutes | Nov 12, 2021
Valley Voices: Local Athlete Joseph DeMoor
KDNK's Morgan Neely talks with Carbondale athlete Joseph DeMoor, who is now part of the USA Track and Field Mountain Running Team. You can find more of the interview by clicking here.
26 minutes | Nov 1, 2021
Valley Voices: Annie Perry Tells Fareshta's Tale
Annie Perry, originally from the Roaring Fork Valley, is an attorney in Seattle. She is working on bringing an Afghani family into the US. She talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about the complications and dangers facing the family.
22 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
Valley Voices: Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk on Bears Ears
Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk, former head councilwoman of the Ute Mountain Ute Nation, former co-chair of the Inter-Tribal Coalition on Bears Ears, and now cross-culture program manager for the Montezuma Land Conservancy, talks with Amy Hadden Marsh about the recent restoration of the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument.
27 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
Valley Voices: Groups Say Livestock Out of Sandwash HMA
The Bureau of Land Management's controversial Sandwash Basin mustang roundup has come to an end except for horses outside the boundaries of the herd management area. Delia Malone of the Sierra Club and Eric Molvar of Western Watersheds Project talk about why the groups are against it.
27 minutes | Aug 27, 2021
American Survivors of Fat Man and Little Boy
This month marks the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945). Amy Hadden Marsh and Dr. Naoko Wake talk about Wake's new book, American Survivors: Trans-Pacific Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and how events from seven decades ago still affect American and Asian lives.
36 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
Valley Voices: 4th Annual Compassion Film Fest
Aaron Taylor, director of Carbondale's Way of Compassion Foundation, talks about the 4th Annual Compassion Film Festival, opening Friday August 13.
25 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Valley Voices: I70 Closures & Cottonwood Pass
Guests Elise Thatcher, CDOT's Region 3 Communications Manager, Eagle County Master Deputy Heath Mosness, and Sgt. Levy Burris of the Garfield County Sheriff's office talk about I70 mudslide closure safety protocol and who's handling Cottonwood Pass.
27 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
From the Valley Voices Archives: Northern Ute Elder Clifford Duncan
The late Northern Ute elder Clifford Duncan, friend to many in the Roaring Fork watershed, lived in Roosevelt, UT. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh traveled there in January, 2010 and brought back this conversation.
27 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
Valley Voices: Andy Mueller & the State of the Colorado River
The 20-year drought across the US West is taking a real toll on the Colorado River. Lakes Powell and Mead are at historic lows. Host Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Andy Mueller, general manager of the Colorado River Water Conservation District, about western water reality.
24 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Local Sketch Artist Larry Day on Valley Voices
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.
26 minutes | May 29, 2021
Mustangs, Burros Still in Danger 50 Years After Protection Act Signed
Suzanne Roy, Executive Director of the advocacy group American Wild Horse Campaign, joins KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh on Valley Voices to talk about the current state of mustangs and burros in the American West.
27 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Valley Voices: Beatriz Soto on Environmental Justice
Two bills, HB-1266 and SB 200, are putting environmental justice in front of state legislators. Beatriz Soto, director of Wilderness Workshop's Defiende Nuestra Tierra Program, talks about the bills and environmental injustice in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River valleys.
25 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Valley Voices: KDNK News Team on Francisco Hearing
The KDNK News Team was part of a robust local media presence at Michael Francisco's March 8 hearing in Carbondale. Today's show features clips from interviews with the crowd outside the courtroom.
25 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Dalai Lama Film, Discussion on Saturday
Valley Voices guest Aaron Taylor, director of the Way of Compassion Foundation in Carbondale, talks about a fundraiser for the 4th annual Compassion Film Fest, featuring a film about His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and more. Click the headline for ticket and schedule information.Click here for tickets and a schedule of Saturday's events.
26 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
Valley Voices Features Award-Winning Author Dr. Nancy Bo Flood
Local author Dr. Nancy Bo Flood talks about her new book I Will Dance, her previous books, and life on the Navajo Nation.
26 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Valley Voices: Battlement Mesa Residents Celebrate Terra Decision
In early January, 2021, Terra Energy Partners, which bought Ursa Resources after Ursa went bankrupt in September, 2020, abandoned plans for new natural gas operations inside the Battlement Mesa PUD. Battlement Mesa resident activists talk about what this means for the community.Guests are Dave Devanney, former chair of Battlement Concerned Citizens who now lives in Denver, Betsy Leonard, Battlement Mesa resident, Larry Foreman, current chair of BCC, and Leslie Robinson, director of the Grand Valley Citizens Alliance. All have been involved in the struggle to keep natural gas drilling out of Battlement Mesa neighborhoods since 2009.
29 minutes | Jan 14, 2021
Valley Voices: TUC Radio Remembers Western Shoshone Activist Carrie Dann
Western Shoshone activist Carrie Dann died in early January. She was a powerful, anti-nuclear and Native land rights voice. Her family ranch on ancestral lands in Crescent Valley, NV was the base for the Western Shoshone Defense Project in the 1980s and '90s. Maria Gilardin of TUC Radio has this remembrance. Click on the headline for more information about Carrie.Western Shoshone Defense Project
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