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Alpheus “Alf” Rudd, 10th-generation master blacksmith, on times gone by, the value of old-world skills and self-sufficiency, and ‘Forged in Fire’

(Publication Date 11.28.23 Listen Here

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Katie Brown, rock climber and memoirist (‘Unraveled’), on navigating hidden trauma and anorexia while publicly being celebrated as the ‘best female climber of the millennium’

(Publication Date 11.14.23 Listen Here

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Keith Baker, County Commissioner and retired U.S. Navy Commander, on growing up in a ‘golden era,’ working with Gen. Colin Powell and servant leadership

(Publication Date 10.31.23 Listen Here

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Eddie Sandoval, chef, restaurateur and concert manager, on the visceral nature of music, sharing food as community, and travels in Southeast Asia

(Publication Date 10.17.23 Listen Here

The Fites (Mars & Ashley), on family #vanlife, living dreams now, finding commonality with strangers of all stripes, and authenticity as digital creators

(Publication Date 10.2.23 Listen Here

Suzy Kelly, historian & rancher, on capturing & losing stories of the past, Cockeyed Liz, Chief Ouray, post office controversy, & change

(Publication Date: 9.19.23) Listen Here

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Laurie Benson, on ‘Leading from the Feminine,’ community, the power of perception, and accepting life with a neutral spirit

(Publication Date: 9.5.23) Listen Here

Kimi Uno, on Riot Grrrl, ‘Howl’, her family’s experience of internment camp during World War II, and the importance of fighting for what’s right

(Publication Date: 8.21.23) Listen Here

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Joe Parkin, on cycling, doping and race fixing, and his many adventures in ‘search of that thing that so completely enthralls’ the mind and body

(Publication Date: 8.8.23) Listen Here

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In this short episode of the We Are Chaffee: Looking Upstream podcast, Adam Williams goes solo. He looks back at the diverse guests and topical threads of conversations in the first year of the podcast. He also takes a look at the guests’ stories that will kick off year two.

(Publication Date: 7.25.23) Listen Here

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Rick Bieterman & Katy Welter, of Watershed Ranch, on adventure & leaps of faith, leadership & community, land conservation & historic preservation

(Publication Date: 7.11.23) Listen Here

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Eric S. Lee, on growing up in Detroit in the Motown era, practices for inner peace, and restorative justice

(Publication Date: 6.27.23) Listen Here

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Travis Macy, pro endurance athlete and author, on his new book, his father Mark Macy’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis, love and grief, optimism and resilience

(Publication Date: 6.13.23) Listen Here

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Brinkley Messick, on his journey as an artist, his passion for the wilderness, and what he struggles with and loves most about fatherhood Listen Here

(Publication Date: 5.30.23)

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Elisia Parham, on slam poetry, Black Lives Matter, allyship, confronting her own biases, activism out of love, and having difficult conversations  Listen Here 

(Publication Date: 5.16.23)

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Sophia Herzog Gibb, two-time Paralympic medalist, on her swimming career, cultivating resilience and confidence, her dwarfism and a love story Listen Here 

(Publication Date: 5.2.23)

Monica White, on her yearslong struggle with Lyme disease and her advocacy as founder of the Colorado Tick-Borne Disease Awareness Association Listen Here

(Publication Date: 4.4.23)

 

Andrea Carlstrom, director of Public Health, on a ‘wild, surreal’ pandemic ride, optimism & gratitude, and finding love on a Phish Listen Here

(Publication Date: 3.21.23)

Lenny & Amy Eckstein, of the craft distillery Deerhammer, on big career changes and taking risks, leadership and crafting company culture, and squirt boating  Listen Here

(Publication Date: 3.07.23)

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Wendell Pryor, on civil rights and public service, family values, the importance of Internet for rural connectivity, and only semi-retiring in his 70s  Listen Here

(Publication Date: 4.18.23)

 

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Jonathon Stalls, author, artist and advocate, on shedding painful life stories, learning to love himself, and advocating for connection through unhurried movement. Listen Here

(Publication Date: 2.21.23)

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Les Messamer, on growing up fundamentalist, being shunned for enlisting during WWII, being a seagoing cowboy on the Pacific, and more... Listen Here

(Publication Date: 2.7.23)

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Tayte Pollmann, on earthship architecture and sustainability, trail running and writing in Nepal, living with five housemates and the importance of Liège waffles  Listen Here

(Publication Date: 1.24.23)

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Dominique Naccarato, director of GARNA, on growing up in Salida in the pre-Internet era, waves of change and a look into the 22nd century Listen Here

(Publication Date: 1.10.23)

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Jenny Davis, founder of Achieve, on neurodiversity, why you’re better at meditation than you think, and searching for the Dalai Lama’s tea pot Listen here...

(Publication Date: 12.27.22)

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Mike Orrill, retired pastor, on the difficulties of faith, freedom in doubts, the evolution of his beliefs, and the power of sharing stories  Listen Here...

(Publication Date: 12.13.22)

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Beck Cerón (Pt. 2), on loving his transgender & sober self, the freedom of “queer,” and allyship in pronouns 

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(Publication Date: 11.29.22)

 

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Rob & Sarah Gartzman (‘The Biker & The Baker’), on balancing fear and love in business and marriage, and building a future that works. Read more...

(Publication Date: 11.15.22)

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Miki Hodge and Becky Gray, on lessons from the Rainbow Family, confetti joy and bringing Jane's Place to life. Read More...

(Publication Date: 11.01.22)

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Beck Cerón, on self-taught survival, addiction, sobriety and identity. Read More...

(Publication Date: 10.18.22)

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Abigail Smedly & Tanya Wait, on public health, their paths to nursing, and the tangible expression of love. Read More...

(Publication Date: 10.04.22)

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Art Hutchinson, on a rare history and the weight of legacy, changing times and preserving neutral ground. Read More...

(Publication Date: 9.20.22)

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Nikki Ray, on growing up in a family struggling with drug addiction, run-ins with the law, getting clean, and serving her community. Read More...

(Publication Date: 9.6.22)

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Alexandra Restrepo, on childhood with a drug-addicted mother, the enduring love of her father, and fighting for her biggest dream Read More...

(Publication Date: 8.23.22)

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Lisa Martin, Producer & Community Advocacy Coordinator, & Adam Williams, Host of Looking Upstream talk about We Are Chaffee and the new Looking Upstream podcast with Ken Matthews on KHEN Radio Read More...

(Publication Date: 8.9.22)

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Andrea Carlstrom, Director of Public Health & Environment &

Becky Gray, Director of Chaffee Housing Authority talk about Public Health & Housing with Ken Matthews on KHEN Radio Read more...

(Publication Date: 7.26.22)

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