Montezuma Mixtape
9:22 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Montezuma Mixtape - Alex & Kenny

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Montezuma Mixtape visits with Alex and Kenny at a fifth grade writing workshop at Lewis-Arriola Elementary School.

Music Playlist:
Disco Biscuits - Jigsaw Earth
Damien Jurado - Magic Number
The Dragons - Cosmosis
Pink Floyd - If
Andrew Bird - Logan's Loop
Bruce Cockburn - Going to the Country
Atlas Sound - Walkabout
MGMT - The Youth
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
Spacehog - In The Meantime

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Library On The Go!
10:30 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Library On The Go! - March 9th, 2014

Barbara reads the following stories:

"The Pig Who Ran A Red Light" by Paul Brett Johnson

"Miss Smith And The Haunted Library" by Michael Galan

"The Blackberry Mouse" by Matthew Grimsdale


"Her Seven Brothers" by Paul Gable

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The River Trip
9:43 am
Thu March 13, 2014

The River Trip - March 13th, 2014

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In this episode of The River Trip, host Lee-Ann Hill talks with aural historian and author Jack Loeffler about his book " Thinking Like a Watershed", how he is inspired by John Wesley Powell's view on watershed basins, and why we should all consider our place within our own watershed.

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Talking Heads
9:32 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Talking Heads - March 12th, 2014

Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down local news stories across the Four Corners area.

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Pandora's Box
9:58 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Pandora's Box - March 11th, 2014

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Oil and gas development within the shale deposits in Montezuma and La Plata counties could employ the practice of hydraulic fracturing, the controversial drilling practice that has been linked to environmental issues in other parts of the U.S. Host Lyn Patrick talks with Pete Dronkers from Earthworks, a national and local environmental nonprofit that is working on issues related to the potential hazards of fracking in southwest Colorado.

Earthworks website:

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The Zine
9:29 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Preparing For The 2014 Wildfire Season

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Preparing for wildfires is a critical part of owning property in the Four Corners area. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Rebecca Samulski with FireWise of Southwest Colorado about what resources are available locally to help you prepare your home and family in the event of a wildfire.

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The Zine
10:56 am
Fri March 7, 2014


HerStory is a performance that celebrates women who made significant contributions to history but are many times unknown to the general public. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Terri Helm and Midge Kirk, and their portrayal of two women who changed the course of history in the early mining days of Rico, Colorado.

KSJD would like to issue the following corrections concerning information that was presented about Lizzy Knight in this interview:

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Big Fat Farm Show
9:25 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - March 4th, 2014

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With new laws in Colorado allowing the production of industrial hemp for oils, fiber, and fuel, many farmers are considering adding this controversial crop onto their lands. In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Lu Nettleton, a representative with the Colorado Plateau Growers Association, about the legal challenges and potential benefits of growing hemp in southwest Colorado.

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10:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

New Music for March

Lake Street Dive is powered by the voice of Rachel Price; it's what hits you first when you listen to this quartet. It's a ringingly clear, strong voice, a sound that's at once beseeching and in control. Price regularly harmonizes with the other members of Lake Street Dive — bassist Bridget Kearney, drummer Mike Calabrese and Mike Olson, who also plays guitar and trumpet. But most of the songs on Bad Self Portraits are showcases for Price's surging more

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Veteran's Affairs
11:42 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - February 28th, 2014

KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans about upcoming fundraising events these organizations are sponsoring, and her perspective on proposed budget cuts to veteran's benefits programs.

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