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First Flu-Related Pediatric Death Reported In Colorado Since 2013

A child in El Paso County on Colorado’s Front Range has become the state’s first flu-related pediatric death since 2013. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that no identifying information was released about the child, but the county’s medical director said he or she had not been vaccinated against the disease.

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The first major study of problem gambling in New Mexico since 2006 is set to be launched.

The end of 2017 brought little relief from warm, dry weather in the Four Corners area. Local weather observer Jim Andrus tells KSJD Cortez received only two-hundredths of an inch of precipitation in December.

Austin Cope

Five lawsuits have been filed so far to challenge President Trump’s attempted downsizing of two national monuments in Utah.

Austin Cope

Cortez City Councilman Tim Miller has passed away.

KSJD Announces Executive Leadership Transition

Dec 29, 2017

KSJD is saying goodbye to its longtime Executive Director Jeff Pope, who shared his resignation with the organization’s Board of Directors this week.

Tom Yoder

In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder joins Sandi Valencia from local veteran's organizations to talk with Jack and Janelle Kays, the owners of Jack and Janelle's Country Kitchen restaurant in Cortez about how and why they support local veterans with their business.


Purgatory Resort

With Southwestern Colorado’s snow pack at just 26 percent of average, ski resorts in the region are doing their best to adapt to the drier-than-usual conditions.

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After a section of McPhee reservoir near Dolores froze this winter, a local business owner decided to turn it into a place to ice skate.

Montezuma County

A decision by the Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company not to allow Montezuma County to take water from a headgate near the fairgrounds is prompting questions and concern on the part of the county.

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The San Juan Generating Station in northern New Mexico closed two of its four units last week as part of a long-term plan to comply with federal regulations.


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Strange Americans

Americana rock & roll at the Sunflower Theatre, January 27th at 7:00pm

A podcast connecting the experiences of Ancestral Puebloans from the Mesa Verde Region with people today