News

  • Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment says fish from the Animas River are safe to eat after Gold King Mine waste spill.
  • Study shows energy development adversely affects mule deer habitat.


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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd goes global to examine the Gulf Stream, what it is, how it affects the climate of areas around it and the marine biology of the Atlantic Ocean, and how climate change might disrupt the Gulf Stream.

  • Elderly man in San Juan County, Utah dies from the plague
  • New judge is assigned to trespassing case involving San Juan County, Utah Commissioner Phil Lyman


  • Montezuma County budget hit by declining oil and gas production.
  • Montezuma County hires new fleet manager to oversee vehicle operations and maintenance.


Veteran's Affairs - August 28th, 2015

Aug 28, 2015
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In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Darla Sanders of local Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 about the 2015 Veterans Business Directory that is nearing completion, services available at the Cortez Veterans Outreach Center, and upcoming events and services that benefit local vets.

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Montezuma-Cortez High School has a new head coach for their football team. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dave Wagner about the coaching experience he brings to the job, his thoughts on this year's Panther football team, and why he values creating responsible young men and connecting with community as part of his work.

TRIO Education Assistance Programs

Aug 26, 2015
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TRIO education assistance programs are designed to identify and provide services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who want to go to college. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Wendy Javier and Marya Corrigan about TRIO programs they administer in local schools that assist low-income individuals, first-generation college students, and those with disabilities to gain a higher education.

La Plata County Emergency Management

The Gold King Mine waste spill into the Animas River in early August deposited several different types of toxic metals and other pollutants into the waterway. Pandora's Box host Lyn Patrick talks with Marcie Bidwell, Executive Director of the Mountain Studies Institute, about how the Animas River chemistry was changed after the spill, and what we might expect for water quality in the future.


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In this episode of Conversations With Dave, host Dave Hart talks with Executive Director Kellie Willis and Youth Program Director Kelli Unrein from the Piñon Project Family Resource Center about the programs they offer for families and kids in Montezuma County, and a new youth suicide prevention program that is helping young people build strength and resiliency to face their challenges.

The Sunflower Theatre Actor's Studio

Aug 21, 2015
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Theatre productions are rewarding not just for audiences, but also for the actors, directors, and writers who create and perform these creative works. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sunflower Theatre Director Kim Welty and Peggy Tennyson, who is working with Kim to form a new actor's studio at the Sunflower Theatre and produce their first play at the theatre in December.

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