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  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Louise Lafitte

    December 5, 1961 – October 28, 2022

    Louise was a wonderful and talented woman, a ripple in still water. Her smile was a sparkling light, brightening her face, her eyes and the lives of those around her. She touched many hearts and souls through music, cooking, dancing andread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Steve Cole, signing off

    It’s early on a cold winter morning. The sun has yet to crest over the eastern hills and a layer of ice is settled over everything outside. As residents of the Valley sip coffee, scrape windshields and commute to work, a warm, familiar voice on the radio assures them that… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Boogying mindfully with Lipbone Redding

    Lipbone Redding looks forward to his humble return to the Roaring Fork Valley and is ready to make shoes groove and minds soothe. He has a list of shows and meditation sessions lined up between Basalt and Carbondale, beginning Aug. 19 at True Nature, as part of its Peace… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Party like it's...

    After many years of permitting and construction, Sopris Lodge is now fully operational with the completion of 24 memory care and 23 assisted living apartments. The facility enjoyed a soft opening last summer with one building consisting of 27 independent living apartments and associated amenities.

    Altogether, the campus…

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  • Locations: News Published

    KDNK: Forever young

    “If you don’t go to prom, you’ll miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.” Does anyone remember their parents saying that? Well, KDNK has proved them wrong by providing that unexpected second chance.

    KDNK members and nonmembers alike converged at The Arts Campus at Willits on Saturday, May… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    KDNK launches Thrift Shop Prom, its newest event

    Was prom all you thought it was cracked up to be? Looking to relive those glorious and perhaps awkward teenage moments? Perhaps you wouldn’t change a thing. Either way, there’s good news. KDNK is inviting you to a prom-themed fundraiser.

    That’s right, The Arts Center at Willits (TACAW) will host… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Amy Kimberly prepares for ‘rewirement’

    Amy Kimberly is perhaps the best-known member of Carbondale’s eclectic community. She has been instrumental in carrying forth the Mountain Fair tradition since 2004, and her role as executive director of Carbondale Arts brought fresh zeal into the organization. In 2019, she was honored with the Governor’s Creative Leadership Award… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Carbondale Trustee Candidate Forum archive

    On March 16,  The Sopris Sun and KDNK hosted a roundtable dialogue with Carbondale’s eight candidates for the Board of Town Trustees and one mayoral candidate.

    Review the audio here.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Meet the trustee candidates

    On April 5, Carbondale residents will have elected three candidates to serve four-year terms on the Board of Town Trustees. Additionally, current trustee Ben Bohmfalk is running unopposed for the mayoral seat. Materials submitted by the nine candidates have been edited for length. Learn more about each one at the… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Our Town: Mountain Maes, a fifth-generation Carbondalian

    You may have heard the dulcet tones of 16-year old Mountain Maes spinning some jazz sides on KDNK last Saturday night. Or perhaps you’ve heard his stories, public affairs shows and music sets on the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP) for almost a decade. Mountain’s dream, to be… read more →