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Denver Director Portrays Father-Daughter Dynamic in Short Film

“Blue Corn Chips.” “Blood Orange.” A whole aisle of options for menstrual products in pastel colors and strange names overwhelm the star of a Denver director’s new short film.

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Ken Kistler

The Bureau of Land Management Colorado’s new Southwest District manager will make stops in the Four Corners during an open house tour. 

Fighting Fire with Fire in New Mexico’s Ponderosa Pines

Jul 6, 2018
Courtesy of Western State Colorado University

Prescribed burns are a useful tool against the increasing danger of wildfires in the Western United States. But there’s a risk. 

The Complete History of America (Abridged)/Sunflower Theatre

Sometimes the best way to deal with overwhelming politics is to look back and laugh at how we got here. 

A Mining Solution to an Environmental Problem

Jul 3, 2018
Chris Marcinek

It’s been over 27 years since mining operations came to a halt at the Camp Bird Mine near Ouray. But if you go up to the mine at 10,000 feet, you’ll see a lot of activity. 

416 Fire Tops 51,000 Acres As It Enters Second Month

Jul 2, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

The 416 Fire is now at 52,778 acres after an increase of 1,710 acres Monday. As it begins its second month since it first started burning north of Durango, 363 firefighters continue efforts at 37 percent containment. 

Hand Counts, Patience for Bluff’s Mayoral Election

Jun 29, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

After a few days of mayoral candidates patiently waiting for results, San Juan County reports write-in Ann Leppanen won 74 votes and Marcia Hadenfeldt won 71. 

Building a Community for Military Families

Jun 29, 2018
Southern Arkansas University / Creative Commons

For this month's episode of Veteran's Affairs, a look at initiatives to build a support network for families of those in the military. KSJD's Daniel Rayzel and veteran Bert Valencia joined Sandi Valencia, president of the local Blue Star Mothers chapter, to talk about the importance of connecting in a community.

A group of Colorado legislators introduced a bill to Congress that increases the penalty for using drones over wildfires. 

Dom Paulo

San Juan National Forest has issued a plan for stabilizing and restoring the environment after damage from the 416 Fire. 

Calling Your Bluff: Campaigning in Utah’s New Town

Jun 26, 2018
Daniel Rayzel

If you drive west toward Bluff, Utah, one of the first things you’ll notice will be the Navajo Twins, a set of rock formations overlooking the city. You’ll drive on the mix of paved and gravel roads while admiring impressive walls of sandstone, but there’s a good chance you’ll miss the ongoing campaigning for town council. 

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