New Station Manager Welcome Janet Bro, the newest member of the Radio Free Minturn family Fly the Jolly Roger. The ship of musical pirates at Radio Free Minturn has a captain. Please welcome new station manager Janet Porter Bro, who made a lifelong career in public and commercial radio. Now in retirement, she brings her considerable knowledge and expertise to our family. "We are delighted to have Janet join our team,” said Board President Alex Griffin. “Her decades of radio experience will enable us to expand how we serve the community. She is a perfect fit for public radio, and [...]
November 21, 2020
July 28, 2018
Support Community Radio Radio Free Minturn Fund Drive is Aug. 5 to 11 Join Radio Free Minturn’s band of musical gypsies cruising the airwaves of Eagle County during our semi-annual fund drive Aug. 5 to 11. We’re asking you — our listeners, businesses and valley residents — to make a donation, which will be matched up to $10,000 during the drive. These donations help cover the modest expenses to continue programming on 107.9 FM and streaming online, as well as improve and replace existing equipment. If you didn’t know it, we’re a charitable nonprofit, all-volunteer-run organization that is 90 percent [...]
February 22, 2018
A diverse new wave of stations, united by the word “alternative” and broadcasting from basements or attics, has arrived in urban America. Source: As Low-Power Local Radio Rises, Tiny Voices Become a Collective Shout
MINTURN — Radio Free Minturn is still on the air, and on the upswing. Early this year, Alex Griffin and J.K. Perry took over management of the station from Austin Source: All-volunteer community station Radio Free Minturn is re-kindling interest
December 2, 2016
Just in time for our Winter Fund Drive, we are participating in Colorado Gives Day (Tue Dec 6) through Colorado Gives and Eagle County Gives!
July 15, 2016
Our Summer Fund Drive is underway and we need your help! For every $25 donated between July 15 and August 1, you will be entered in our special giveaway of a one year’s membership to the Minturn Fitness Center at Maloit Park – worth up to $1000! So please donate online today; or click/touch here for a printable donation form.
December 31, 2015
Radio Free Minturn, in cahoots with Shane and his crew at The Turtle Bus Bar, is totally amp'd to announce a special New Year's Eve show, "Saturday Night Bomb - 2015 Top 50", starting tonite from 9 pm to 3 am. Think of tonite's "2015 Top 50" as the soundtrack for your New Year's Eve adventures. Shane has hand-picked a "2015 Top 50" playlist to amp up your NYE. Responsibly, ‘natch. And Radio Free Minturn brings all this party goodness to you, virtually free of interruptions – for SIX hours. So say “Yes, please” to tonite's special "2015 Top 50" show, 9 pm to 3 am, exclusively here [...]
Radio Free Minturn welcomes the Wolf Den from Cub Scout Pack 229 to our studio at 6:30 pm tonight! This amazing group of second-graders from Eagle, Colorado will be learning how the radio station works, all while broadcasting on-air. Expect live interviews, Christmas music, and plenty of laughs!
Radio Free Minturn, in cahoots with Shane and his crew at The Turtle Bus Bar, is totally jazzed to announce an awesome new show, "Saturday Night Bomb", starting tonight from 10 pm to 2 am. Think of Saturday Night Bomb as the late-night soundtrack for your Saturday night adventures. Shane has hand-picked an amazeballs playlist to amp up your weekend. Responsibly, 'natch. And Radio Free Minturn brings all this party goodness to you, virtually free of interruptions - for FOUR hours. So say "Yes, please" to the Saturday Night Bomb show, 10 pm to 2 am, exclusively here on RFM, 107.9 FM in [...]
September 16, 2015
Want or need a FREE ride to/from our Birthday Bash at Magustos this Saturday, September 19th? Great news. The Turtle Bus Bar is happy to offer complementary round-trip transportation! For your free ride, you MUST call/text Shane at 970.471.0547 to make a free, round-trip reservation. No reservation, no ride. Here's how the free route will work: The Turtle Bus will start a run in Edwards at 6 pm with stops at Woody’s Riverwalk, Loaded Joe’s in Avon, Highway 6, the Ale House in West Vail, and the Vail Transportation Center. It will start a return run from Magustos at 10 [...]