One of the races in the 2014 Republican primary election is for the Colorado Board of Education seat in the 3rd Congressional District. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with candidates Barbara Ann Smith and Marcia Neal about what they think the biggest challenges to education in Colorado are, and how they plan to address them.
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 break down upcoming primary elections across the Four Corners area.
In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Ronnie Egan, former executive director of Great Old Broads For Wilderness, about how she came to be an environmental activist and where she sees the environmental movement today and into the future. This interview was taped at the 2014 Telluride Mountain Film Festival.
For his farewell episode, Greg reads an original piece of short fiction entitled, "The Ones We Didn't Buy".
Music Playlist: 1) Wilco - Wilco (The Song) 2) Tom Waits - Semi Suite 3) Andrew Bird - Lull 4) Harry Nilsson - The Puppy Song 5) Radiohead - Weird Fishes 6) Ry Cooder - Pecos Bill (Soundtrack w/ Robin Williams) 7) Portishead - Sour Times 8) Steely Dan - Haitian Divorce 9) Medeski, Martin & Wood - Where's Sly?
On this expedition of the River Trip, KSJD's monthly program dedicated to river issues and a celebration of those who love to float whitewater, Tom Yoder from KSJD talks with Andy Hutchinson and Josh Munson, board members from Dolores River Boating Advocates, about their spring boating experiences on the upper Dolores, San Miguel, and Colorado Rivers, and how they are working to keep recreational experiences part of the discussion around water rights in the southwest.
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.
Whether you live in the wildland-urban interface where the threat of wildfire to your home and property are greatest, or you live in a city or town and use public lands for recreation, the danger of wildfire in the Four Corners area affects all of us.