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            Meet Kevin Warner: New Lead Ranger at USFS Aspen/Sopris Ranger District

            Kevin Warner started his new job as head of the Aspen/Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest on Monday. He began his career in 2001 as a summer intern on the Maroon Bells/Snowmass Wilderness Area. He’s worked on national forests in Alaska and Arizona, and for the past four years, in the Glenwood Springs headquarters of the White River National Forest. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with him about his work.

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            Eagle County

            Every Friday from 9 am till noon, Eagle County staffers visit the Roaring Fork Valley to meet with residents at the El Jebel Community Center. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Eagle County Manager Jeff Shroll and Communications Director Justin Patrick to learn more about “Roaring Fork Fridays.”

            KDNK's Board of Directors meet Monday, Dec. 16 at 5:30pm at the station, 76 S. 2nd St, Carbondale, CO 81623. Meetings are open to the public and the agenda is available here and posted in the front hall.?

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            Here’s your community calendar for Monday, December 9th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine hosting the 12 Days of Christmas Wine event through December 12th. For the list of today's events, like disease prevention and reversal with Dr. Feinsinger at the Third Street Center, click on the headline.

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            Glenwood Springs City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to financially support the Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance's efforts to fight the proposed quarry expansion. And, as KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh reports, some of the money came from personal funds.

            Symphony in the Valley

            Symphony in the Valley performs The Nutracker with some added zest on December 6 at New Hope Church in New Castle at 7pm, then on December 7 at the Ute Theater in Rifle at 7pm, and again at the Ute Theater on December 8 at 2pm. Music Director Kelly Thompson, Manager Amanda Watkins, and President Ruth Mollman joined Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to preview the event which includes an original arrangement by a local 8th grader.

            General Mojo's

            Dune Butler of Seattle psyche-rock band General Mojo's joins Raleigh Burleigh on Express Yourself to talk about their upcoming show at Steve's Guitar's on Wednesday, December 11.

            Today was the third annual Healthy Rivers Youth Water Summit. Students from six local schools met at Third Street Center in Carbondale to share presentations on topics like Health of the Roaring Fork River, Impacts of Snowmaking, Hydro Power, Grey-Water Use and more. Sarah Johnson is the director of the Youth Water Leadership Program, the group that organizes the event. She spoke about what makes this year’s summit stand out.

            Aspen Words

            Aspen Words Executive Director Adrienne Brodeur joins KDNK volunteer Abigail Gierke on Booked to discuss her new memoir, Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me. Adrienne Brodeur presents her book at the Wheeler Opera House on Friday, December 6, at 5:30pm.

            Calla Rose Ostrander

            Climate Change Innovations Advisor Calla Rose Ostrander returns on The Inner Game, this time in-person, to discuss wise leadership and carbon sequestration. Listen to part 1 here.

            Colorado Department of Agriculture

            The Colorado Department of Agriculture annually publishes the Colorado Food and Agriculture Gift Guide, an online directory about products made in the state. KDNKs Lucas Turner spoke with Colorado Agriculture marketing specialist Wendy White to find out more.

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