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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Eight members of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have pleaded guilty to financial crimes against the tribal government.

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A bill to help fund broadband development in rural Colorado is making its way through the Colorado State Senate.

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A few storms have brought some relief from this year’s very dry winter, but water managers say it’s still not easy to predict how much water will be available in the Dolores River watershed this summer.

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On Sunday, a domestic incident in a neighborhood in Cortez made authorities urge people in the area to shelter in their homes due to the potential threat of an armed individual. In order to do that, those authorities used a system called Nixle.

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Members of Cub Scout Pack 225 joined KSJD's Austin Cope to talk about their upcoming food drive on Saturday, February 10th from 9am to 1pm at Cortez City Market. Click below to listen.