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Jon Pinder / Creative Commons

The elderly are the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population, and that trend is being reflected locally.

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Gail Binkly / KSJD

An advisory committee to the Bureau of Land Management finished a day-long meeting Friday without making a decision on whether to recommend moving forward with a master leasing plan.


Consumers influencing food production

Jun 12, 2016

On Wednesday this week, Jeff and I reported that Whole Foods, and Starbucks were two of many high end restaurants and natural food retailers that were in the market for slow-growing chickens to fill the perceived demand of their customers.

 

Jane Dally

Local boaters, don’t put away your kayaks and inflatable rafts just yet.

 


Austin Cope / KSJD

About 40 people came to the Sunflower Theater on Thursday night for the screening of a short video produced for the City of Cortez’s “Heart and Soul” project. The video, which was funded by a planning grant from the Orton Family Foundation awarded in 2011, showed clips of various community members explaining what they loved about Cortez. It also mentioned components of the community such as education, businesses, agriculture, and cultural heritage.

 

Distance Running In The Mancos Valley

Jun 10, 2016
Mancos Public Library

Long distance running is gaining in popularity across the country, with more and more runners competing in marathons or half-marathon events. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Annette Mullikin and Duff Simbeck,  members of the organizing committee for the upcoming Mancos Half Marathon and 5K race, about their own experiences with distance running, advice for beginning runners, and what to expect at the Mancos races.

Austin Cope / KSJD

The sounds of power tools filled the plaza of the Cortez Cultural Center Friday as builders Rick and Lenore Kremen installed pieces of rough-sawn pine logs along the sidewalk bordering Market Street.


Friends of Cedar Mesa

Close to 100 people crowded into the Bluff, Utah, Senior Center on Tuesday night to speak out about the future of a square mile of state trust land.

Dolores River Boating Advocates

The lower Dolores River saw the first recreational boating release in over five years last weekend, allowing many local boaters their first chance to float this scenic stretch of the river. In this episode of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with local boater Megan Tallmadge and her children about their recent experiences boating the lower Dolores River.

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