• Montezuma County Commissioners ponder pay raises for elected county officials.
  • 19-year-old arrested in connection with destruction of more than 35 mailboxes in Montezuma County.

Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Sarah Syverson talks with Ole Bye, Manager of the Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative, and their board president Kim Lindgren about how the Cooperative provides local produce to restaurants, schools, and businesses across the region, and how the cooperative model benefits small farmers.

  • Fees at the Montezuma County landfill will rise 5 percent next year.
  • U.S. Forest Service has more time to turn over documents concerning a land swap on Wolf Creek Pass.

Eating Well and Feeling Well

Nov 9, 2015
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Food is such normal part of our lives that we sometimes forget how much what we eat affects our mood and well-being. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Tess Challis, a vegan chef and author who helps people eat delicious, nutritious foods that also contribute to inner wellness and holistic health.

  • Death of Navajo man in 2013 prompts family members to sue Montezuma County Sheriff's Office and Southwest Memorial Hospital.

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In this episode of Conversations With Dave, host Dave Hart talks with Cortez City Manager Shane Hale about his path to working for the city of Cortez, how he spends his day as the city manager, and some of the current projects and priorities that Cortez is working on.

  • Montezuma County and the City of Cortez grapple over homelessness issues and fees for permits, road impacts, and landfill.

  • Voters in Dolores County say yes to two ballot questions, but no to some others.
  • Montezuma County decides to take part in a master leasing plan process organized by the BLM, at least for now.

Getting Help With Parenting

Nov 4, 2015
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SafeCare is an in-home program that provides training for parenting, child safety, and child health. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Midge Kirk, director of the SafeCare program at the Montezuma County Public Health Department, about how the program supports parents in keeping their home safe for children and taking care of their child’s basic health care needs.

  • Montezuma County Commission considers beer sales at the Four Corners Ag Expo.
  • One million pound transformer arrives at the Latigo Wind Farm being constructed in southeast Utah.