Austin Cope

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Austin grew up in Cortez and hosted a show on KSJD when he was 10 years old. Since graduating from Montezuma-Cortez High School in 2010, he has lived in Belgium, Ohio, Spain, and northern Wyoming before returning to the Cortez area. He enjoys live music, outdoor activities, and listening to NPR every morning when he wakes up.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is considering moving the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters to Denver or Salt Lake City in an effort to bring agency heads closer to the lands they manage.

The death of an 11-year-old boy in Durango has been ruled accidental after his body was found in his home Tuesday night.

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Colorado authorities are cracking down on drunk driving for the Thanksgiving holiday.

According to many estimates, there are five generations of people in today's workplaces.

Courtesy of Rusty Rutherford

The Sunflower Theatre's next comedy showcase tonight at 7pm will feature Albuquerque comedian Rusty Rutherford. He came into the KSJD studios to talk more about his work and what influences his comedy. Click below to listen.