The City of Cortez has built a new website to gather feedback from citizens on how the city should plan for future projects and growth. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kirsten Sackett, Director of Planning and Building for the City of Cortez, and Rocky Moss, Project Coordinator for Cortez Heart and Soul, about cortezconnects.com and how it will create a new platform to interact and create meaningful dialog with city planners and other community leaders.
In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Aaron and Lindsay Yarbrough from Battlerock Farm in McElmo Canyon, Colorado about growing up on a farm, why they decided to continue their family tradition of farming, and how young farmers are making their business sustainable.
Start with a wealthy family rooted in the Napa Valley wine country, add murder, the resulting courtroom drama, and what emerges is a novel that engages and entertains. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with a local author Chuck Greaves about his book "The Last Heir", the latest in a series about a wise-cracking Los Angeles lawyer Jack MacTaggart and his legal adventures.
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?