The Pen and The Sword: Grizzly Bears, Kokanee Salmon & The Snake Patch
Published May 6, 2022 at 4:48 PM MDT
This week's show features two commentaries from Writers on the Range, Gavin Dahl's conversation with reporter Stephanie Malatrich on what 3 million fish fry tell us about Colorado’s drought, and Lisa Young's interview with Colorado author Jeff Rice on his novel The Snake Patch.
Gavin Dahl is a writer and producer with a passion for community media. He worked for KVNF from July 2020 to July 2022. He won awards and recognition for his KVNF reporting from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and Society of Professional Journalists. His writing has been published by The Montrose Press, The Sopris Sun, Boulder Weekly, Raw Story, Radio Survivor, Boise Weekly, and The Austin American-Statesman. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in media production and community organizing.
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