Western Values Project

Environmental Group Puts Up Billboard On Highways 160 and 491 Calling Out Rep. Scott Tipton

An environmental group based in Montana has put up a billboard south of Cortez calling on Congressman Scott Tipton, a Republican representing the Third Congressional District, to “keep your promise to protect our land.”

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A reported threat involving Mancos High School triggered increased security in schools across Montezuma County on Friday.

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Dave Stevens will appear in Cortez on Friday, March 2nd as part of the City of Cortez's TEZ Talks series to speak to students and community members about his life story and his views on overcoming obstacles.

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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Darla Sanders, Director of the Cortez Veterans Public Outreach Center, about the recent relocation of the center, what services the center provides, and how the new location will better serve area vets.

If Colorado irrigation water law has you confused, you’re likely not alone-- it can be incredibly complex.  On this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD’s Kellie Pettyjohn will help you work through it.

Allison Leigh Smith

Commuters, travelers, and residents of Durango can give feedback about public art on the west side of town until this Friday, March 23rd.

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Federal lawmakers representing Southwest Colorado have given few responses on how to improve school safety after last week’s school shootings in Florida.

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The Navajo Nation and San Juan County, Utah, have reached a settlement to end a lawsuit over voting procedures.

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What had been called a “potential weapon-related issue” by Cortez school officials over the weekend has been identified as a juvenile posing in photos with a non-harmful Airsoft gun.

Austin Cope

The long period of warm, dry weather this winter could finally be coming to an end.

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Students at Havasupai Elementary School in the bottom of the Grand Canyon have prepared handwritten letters to Donald Trump expressing concern about the fact that he may lift a ban on uranium-mining in the greater Grand Canyon area.


Sunflower Theatre

Boogie down to disco, funk, and more at the Sunflower Theatre on Friday, February 23rd at 8:00pm

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