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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This evening at 5:30pm, community members, mental health professionals, and social service workers will host a suicide prevention summit at Montezuma Cortez High School.

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A failed measure to increase the size limits of buildings in an Arizona gateway community will now likely block attempts to build major resorts and hotels outside of Grand Canyon National Park.

A Ten Commandments monument in Bloomfield, New Mexico will move to a local church after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to remove it from public property.

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In October, the Montezuma County Commissioners voted to defund the Colorado State University Agricultural Extension office.

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KSJD's Austin Cope had a conversation about sleep with Lindsay Yeager, the sleep center coordinator at Southwest Health System. As you’ll hear, she knows a lot about sleep… but not necessarily because she sleeps a lot herself. Click below to listen.