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Eric Hisaw LIVE @ KSJD

Jan 22, 2016

Eric Hisaw sits down with KSJD's Tom Yoder to talk about his early roots in music, influences, and songwriting in the KSJD studios the morning before his performance at the Sunflower Theatre on January 22nd, 2016.

  • A proposed trail for cyclists, pedestrians, and equestrians leading from Cortez to Mancos has been named one of the highest priority trail projects in Colorado.


Youth Perspectives On Climate Change

Jan 21, 2016
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In this episode of The Fish Bowl, KSJD's monthly program that features the voices of younger people in our community, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sam Allsup and Blair Rice of the Cortez Youth for Climate group about how they are working to raise awareness around climate change, and their frustration at how world leaders are dealing with this issue that could severely affect their generation.

  • Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District struggles with what to do with their old high school building that contains asbestos.

In this episode, Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press and KSJD's Jeff Pope discuss the American Lands Council and their efforts to transfer public lands to state control, the recent departure of Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District Superintendent Alex Carter, and the potential impacts of falling oil prices on the economy of Montezuma County.

  • Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are calling for more education and awareness around driving safety.

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In this episode of the More Than You Want To Know Show, the EngiNerd explores parhelion, those bright spots of light that accompany the sun, sometimes called "sun dogs" or "light pillars". He explains how these spots of light form, where you can see them, and how they differ from rainbows.

  • Montezuma-Cortez School District Superintendent Alex Carter is leaving to take a position with the non-profit Colorado Education Initiative.
  • Utah Attorney General's Office confirms it is conducting a criminal investigation involving San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman.


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The Raven Narratives are live storytelling events that connect us to each other and the places where we live. Co-producers Sarah Syverson and Tom Yoder discuss the deep connection that we all have to telling and hearing real, authentic stories, and how the Raven Narratives will bring this experience to the Sunflower Theatre and other venues.


  • Two Montezuma County commissioners attended Thursday's meeting of the County Planning and Zoning Commission to urge them to take an active role in visioning economic development projects.


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