Nicole Mosher

KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with NPR correspondent Wade Goodwyn about how he covers news stories in north Texas, the changing trends in journalism, and why local news is important to the communities that KSJD serves.

  • San Juan County, Utah Commissioner Phil Lyman is declining his County Commissioner of the Year award.
  • The Bureau of Reclamation has released a report indicating that the Gold King Mine wastewater spill was avoidable.

  • Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez already serving 30 guests, hopes for improved services for families.
  • Unemployment rate in Montezuma County falls, but is still one of the highest in Colorado.

  • Colorado Board of Equalization rejects Montezuma County’s effort to give a tax break to farmers.
  • Montezuma County commissioners adopt a wait-and-see attitude toward a National Conservation Area along the lower Dolores River.

  • Montezuma County Commission restricts audience comment during meetings to 10-minute public comment period, and decides not to formally support the Dolores Water Conservancy District's ballot measure to fix it's mill levy rate.

  • Study shows that community costs of excessive drinking are especially high in Colorado and New Mexico.
  • Visitors will soon be paying more to camp in Colorado’s State Parks.
  • EPA says water sent to Navajo Nation farmers after Gold King Mine spill met federal and tribal standards for livestock and irrigation.

The Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Oct 16, 2015
The Washington Sun

KSJD is giving away admission for two to the Newseum in Washington, D.C. as part of our "News Hound" Fall Membership Drive Grand Prize Package. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sonya Gavankar from the Newseum about what visitors experience there, why local news is critical to communities, and the various places to visit in our nation's capitol.

  • Coalition of five American Indian tribes calls for President Obama to create a huge national monument in southeastern Utah.

Funding Education in the Dolores School District

Oct 15, 2015

Education funding in Colorado continues to face challenges that communities must address at the local level to maintain school budgets. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dolores Schools Superintendent Scott Cooper about what is at stake in the Dolores School District with mill levy funding that is set to expire if voters don't renew it in November, and how this ballot initiative highlights the challenges of school funding in Colorado.

  • Montezuma County Hospital District's ballot initiative sparks debate at Tuesday meeting of the Montezuma-Cortez District Re-1 School Board.
  • Cortez City Council passes resolution to support setting Dolores Water Conservancy District's mill levy at its current rate.
  • Southwest Colorado Community College names Four Corners native Tonya Nelson as its executive dean.