The impacts of the death penalty on our society are not always obvious. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sister Helen Prejean, one of the nation's leading opponents of capital punishment, whose story was told in the Academy-award winning film "Dead Man Walking".
Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade that is based on running and interaction between participants. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Jen Adams and Casie LaMunyon from Girls On The Run in Montezuma County about how the program teaches young girls confidence while also establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.
The Dolores Public Library recently surveyed their community to find out what Dolores residents like about the library, and what changes they would like to see. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with library board member Jeanne Becker and Dolores Library Director Debra Ely about how the library is working to add more classes and other programs geared toward technology, health, entertainment, and more.
In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Grant Curry of the Permaculture Provision Project about permaculture, how it can work in the arid southwest, and how to apply the principles of permaculture to growing food.
Libraries are not just places to find information and check out books. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Lee Hallberg, Director of the Mancos Public Library, about how the library is working to embrace new technologies, educate and inform, and build community face-to-face.
Our society often falls short when dealing with aging and the physical and mental challenges that it brings. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Susan Ullman, a Physical Therapist who directs the rehabilitation clinic at Vista Mesa Living Residence in Cortez, about how we can grow old in healthier, more compassionate ways that lead to more appreciation and happiness.
For more on the Conscious Aging Workshops that Susan is offering through the month of October 2014, please call 970-779-0979.
In this episode of the River Trip, KSJD's Tom Yoder turns the tables on regular host Lee-Ann Hill to talk about her work as the Program Coordinator for Dolores River Boating Advocates, along with Sam Carter, who was recently elected Board President of Dolores River Boating Advocates. They discuss recent projects completed by the organization on the Dolores River, their vision for a new boating put-in on the upper Dolores River, and how they balance advocating for whitewater recreation with larger water issues in the southwest.