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"Savannah Sipping Society" Discusses What it's Like to Start Life Over...at an Impromptu Happy Hour

The Savannah Sipping Society tells the story of four Southern women who decide it's high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years.

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Environmentalists are reacting with dismay to a one-year delay in implementation of a rule designed to reduce methane waste associated with oil and gas drilling.

San Juan County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have released more details about the shooter who killed two students at a high school in Aztec, New Mexico, on Thursday morning. A police investigation has revealed that he planned the attack in advance.

Filmmaker Tommy Wiseau on His Film "The Room"

Dec 8, 2017

In this 2010 phone interview, KSJD DJ Mike Courtois talks with filmmaker Tommy Wiseau about his movie "The Room". Seven years later the film continues to have a cult following, and last week the movie "The Disaster Artist" was released featuring James Franco portraying Wiseau during the making of "The Room". This is the unedited version of the interview, including a section at the end where Wiseau is asked to record a station ID for Mike's show at that time "Trendzetter Nation".

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The City of Cortez will temporarily stop accepting newspaper in its recycling program.

Police are investigating a shooting at Aztec High School that left two students and the shooter dead on Thursday morning.

 

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San Juan County, Utah, has filed suit against the federal government to win control of a route through Recapture Canyon near Blanding.

US Department of Agriculture

KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Durango-based avalanche instructor and backcountry guide Michael Ackerman about how to stay safe in avalanche country, and how this avalanche season compares to others so far. 

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The battle has already begun over whether President Trump acted within his authority in drastically downsizing two national monuments in Utah. On Monday, Trump issued two proclamations from the state capitol in Salt Lake City that reduced Bears Ears National Monument by some 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante by about half. Just hours later, the nonprofit Earthjustice filed suit in U.S. District Court on behalf of eight conservation organizations.

President Trump’s executive order on Monday slashing the size of two national monuments in southern Utah was hailed in advance by locals in San Juan County.

Photographer Eric Mindling has spent over two decades in Oaxaca, Mexico capturing images of the people that live there and their cultural heritage. He will present "Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots, and Belonging Told Through Cloth", a lecture and slideshow of his work, at the Sunflower Theatre on Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:30pm as a fundraising event for The Friends of Cedar Mesa. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Mindling about his projects in Oaxaca and what the audience can expect at his presentation.

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A delightful comedic play at the Sunflower Theatre, December 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th at 7:30pm

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