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Library On The Go!
10:44 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Library On The Go! - May 4th, 2014

This week Barbara reads three stories:

"Magnus Maximus Magnificent Measurer" by Kathleen T. Pelley

"Ira Says Goodbye" by Bernard Waber

and "Have You Fed the Cat" by Michelle Coxson

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The Zine
10:08 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Southwest Open School Students Explore Homelessness

Credit Cortez Journal

A group of students from Southwest Open School in Cortez recently spent the night at the Bridge Emergency Shelter as part of an event to bring awareness to the plight of homeless people who spend their nights there. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with SWOS students Caite Lake and Nick Martinez and their teacher Sam Carter about why they decided to participate in this event, and what they learned from their experience.

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The Zine
9:19 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Mancos Valley Chorus Spring Concerts

Credit Cortez Journal

The Mancos Valley Chorus was formed by a few friends and neighbors interested in sharing their love of music with the community. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kriss Larson, Music Director for the Mancos Valley Chorus, about their spring concert schedule and why singing in a choir may be good for your health.

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Pandora's Box
1:31 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Pandora's Box - Sandra Steingraber on Environmental Links to Cancer

In the episode, Pandora's Box co-host Lyn Patrick talks with Sandra Steingraber about her personal experiences with cancer and her work on linking environmental factors with cancer and other disease. This interview was recorded at the Telluride Film Festival in July of 2012.

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The Zine
10:12 am
Thu May 1, 2014

12 Hours of Mesa Verde Cycling Race

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The 12 Hours of Mesa Verde is a premier cycling event that takes place at Phil's World, the world-renown mountain biking trails east of Cortez. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dani Gregory, the race director for the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde, about this endurance relay race and how it is dedicated to improving the lives of youth in Southwest Colorado.

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The Zine
12:55 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

The Importance of Wilderness

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Access to wilderness and public lands is an important part of our experience living in the American Southwest. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Andrew Gulliford, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College, about the history of our relationship to wilderness, the on-going controversy over access to protected public lands, and why spending time in the outdoors is more important than ever.

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Big Fat Farm Show
9:55 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - April 29th, 2014

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks to community food organizer Gretchen Groenke about the importance of local foods and gardens at schools and in back yards, and how community dinners are bringing people together to celebrate food and the people who produce it.

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The Zine
9:35 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Women & Firearms

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More and more women are learning to use firearms for sport shooting, hunting, and self-defense. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kristine Nunn and Anita Mayhew from the Four Corners Rifle and Pistol Club about why it is important for women to understand how guns work, and upcoming opportunities to learn about how to shoot and care for firearms.

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Veteran's Affairs
10:37 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014

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Veterans in the Four Corners face challenges that are sometimes unknown or misunderstood by the civilian public. In this special KSJD Spring Membership Drive episode of the Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia from VFW Post 5231 about vets of all ages who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The Zine
10:26 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Diné Food Sovereignty

Credit Iris Shreve Garrott / Creative Commons

The Diné Policy Institute was established as a research institute to mesh Western research practices with traditional Navajo values. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with James McKenzie, Director of the Diné Policy Institute, about their latest initiative that is focused on food sovereignty for the Diné people.

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