Austin Cope

The Bridge Shelter Has Less Than One Month to Find a Temporary Home for the Winter

The Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez must vacate its premises by mid-May.

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Singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell stopped by the KSJD studios during her latest tour and talked with KSJD Music Director Mike McAllister about music and shared some songs from her new album "Down Hearted Blues".

US Department of Agriculture

U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner of Colorado have negotiated a proposed change in wildfire funding structure for the U.S. Forest Service.

Sean MacEntee

A bill to fund broadband connectivity in rural parts of Colorado is now on Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk.

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Student activists are preparing to lead a "March for our Lives" on Saturday. Similar marches are being held across the country, intended to protest gun violence and promote safer schools. KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with one of the march organizers, a 15-year-old student at Dolores High School.


A fire broke out in a coal silo at a power plant near Farmington, New Mexico, on Saturday afternoon, but it was quickly contained and no one was injured.

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A planned expansion of the Phil’s World bicycle trail system east of Cortez is on hold until a decision is made about whether the expansion should be stayed pending an appeal.

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Montezuma County Commissioner Larry Don Suckla expressed concern Monday about the impacts of mountain lions on mule deer in the local area.

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Local builder Jim Candelaria was the only candidate who made it on to the primary ballot in the race for an open county-commission seat during the Montezuma County Republican assembly Friday.

Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management is moving forward with plans to create a genuine parking lot at the popular Sand Canyon trailhead west of Cortez.

Austin Cope

The City of Cortez has nabbed a $170,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to help create a park on the city’s south side.


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