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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On Friday, November 10th at 7:30pm at the Sunflower Theatre, local actor James Campuzano will perform a rendition of Edgar Allen Poe’s short story entitled “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and Sunflower Theatre Director Desiree Henderson will perform a rendition of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper.”

Katie Lee website

Arizona singer, artist, and environmental activist Katie Lee has died at age 98. She was known in many boating and outdoor recreation circles for her love and advocacy for the Colorado River. She told KSJD about her connection to the river in 2014.

 

“When I saw Glen Canyon, in ‘54, I knew that I belonged in that place,” she said.

Ballots are arriving at county clerks’ offices as Election Day approaches on Tuesday, November 7th.

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Voters in San Juan County, UT face two local questions on the ballot this year.

National Park Service

The Navajo Nation Council has soundly rejected a proposal for a massive development at the east end of the Grand Canyon.

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