Jeff Pope http://ksjd.org en Talking Heads - July 16th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-july-16th-2014 <p>Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press discuss Forest Service Road closures, a recent Kinder Morgan venting incident, and the latest on the Dolores River Valley Plan.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:59:27 +0000 Gail Binkly & Jeff Pope 12615 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - July 16th, 2014 Talking Heads - July 9th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-july-9th-2014 <p>In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the latest moves by the Montezuma County Commission on the Dolores River Valley Plan, and talk with Tim Lanier and Jack Schuenemeyer from the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School Board about priorities and budget considerations for the coming school year.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:39:39 +0000 Jeff Pope & Gail Binkly 12225 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - July 9th, 2014 Talking Heads - June 18th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-june-18th-2014 <p>Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective.&nbsp; In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down upcoming primary elections across the Four Corners area.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:35:42 +0000 Gail Binkly & Jeff Pope 11137 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - June 18th, 2014 Talking Heads - June 11th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-june-11th-2014 <p></p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p>In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press discuss the latest efforts by the Montezuma County Commission to make changes to the Dolores River Plan, what is happening in southeast Utah around road closures on public lands, and recent developments in the Montezuma County Sheriff's race.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:05:48 +0000 Jeff Pope & Gail Binkly 10779 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - June 11th, 2014 Talking Heads - May 21st, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-may-21st-2014 <p>In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Dolores Food Market owner Taz Vass and KSJD's agricultural expert Bob Bragg about how agricultural producers in the Four Corners area articulate with the local food movement and food retailers.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:42:12 +0000 Jeff Pope 9719 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - May 21st, 2014 A History of St. Christopher's Episcopal Mission in Bluff, Utah http://ksjd.org/post/history-st-christophers-episcopal-mission-bluff-utah <p>St. Christopher's Episcopal Mission in Bluff, Utah has a long history of serving the local population in this small desert town. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Father Red Stevens and parishoner Mary Rose Sampson about the church, how it was founded and why it is an important part of the Bluff community.</p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:54:07 +0000 Jeff Pope 9592 at http://ksjd.org A History of St. Christopher's Episcopal Mission in Bluff, Utah Talking Heads - May 14th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/talking-heads-may-14th-2014 <p>In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with local business owners Brandon Schubert and Taz Vass about voter registration, the recent Cortez Sanitation District election results, and issues involving a recent court case in Dolores, Colorado.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:26:58 +0000 Jeff Pope 9591 at http://ksjd.org Talking Heads - May 14th, 2014 Southwest Open School Students Explore Homelessness http://ksjd.org/post/southwest-open-school-students-explore-homelessness <p>A group of students from Southwest Open School in Cortez recently spent the night at the Bridge Emergency Shelter as part of an event to bring awareness to the plight of homeless people who spend their nights there. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with SWOS students Caite Lake and Nick Martinez and their teacher Sam Carter about why they decided to participate in this event, and what they learned from their experience.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 16:08:08 +0000 Jeff Pope 8849 at http://ksjd.org Southwest Open School Students Explore Homelessness Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/veterans-affairs-april-25th-2014 <p>Veterans in the Four Corners face challenges that are sometimes unknown or misunderstood by the civilian public. In this special KSJD Spring Membership Drive episode of the Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia from VFW Post 5231 about vets of all ages who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:37:16 +0000 Jeff Pope 8360 at http://ksjd.org Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014 Diné Food Sovereignty http://ksjd.org/post/din-food-sovereignty <p>The Diné Policy Institute was established as a research institute to mesh Western research practices with traditional Navajo values. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with James McKenzie, Director of the Diné Policy Institute, about their latest initiative that is focused on food sovereignty for the Diné people.</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:26:17 +0000 Jeff Pope 8289 at http://ksjd.org Diné Food Sovereignty