Jeff Pope

Executive Director

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Talking Heads
11:26 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Talking Heads - May 14th, 2014

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with local business owners Brandon Schubert and Taz Vass about voter registration, the recent Cortez Sanitation District election results, and issues involving a recent court case in Dolores, Colorado.

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The Zine
10:08 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Southwest Open School Students Explore Homelessness

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A group of students from Southwest Open School in Cortez recently spent the night at the Bridge Emergency Shelter as part of an event to bring awareness to the plight of homeless people who spend their nights there. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with SWOS students Caite Lake and Nick Martinez and their teacher Sam Carter about why they decided to participate in this event, and what they learned from their experience.

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Veteran's Affairs
10:37 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - April 25th, 2014

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Veterans in the Four Corners face challenges that are sometimes unknown or misunderstood by the civilian public. In this special KSJD Spring Membership Drive episode of the Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia from VFW Post 5231 about vets of all ages who are dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The Zine
10:26 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Diné Food Sovereignty

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The Diné Policy Institute was established as a research institute to mesh Western research practices with traditional Navajo values. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with James McKenzie, Director of the Diné Policy Institute, about their latest initiative that is focused on food sovereignty for the Diné people.

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Talking Heads
1:59 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Talking Heads - April 16th, 2014

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press discuss the latest developments in the race for the San Juan County Commission in southeast Utah, and a recent report showing minorities are disproportionately incarcerated in the Montezuma County jail system.

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Talking Heads
11:38 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Talking Heads - April 9th, 2014

Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down local news stories across the Four Corners area. In this episode, analysis of a conspiracy theory related to efforts to save the Gunnison Sage Grouse, what is happening with the election for Montezuma County's next sheriff, and an update on the Dolores River Plan.

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Veteran's Affairs
10:21 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Veteran's Affairs - March 28th, 2014

KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans about issues surrounding women in the military and how they cope with incidents of sexual harassment and discrimination.

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Talking Heads
9:24 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Talking Heads - March 19th, 2014

Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down local news stories across the Four Corners area.

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Talking Heads
9:32 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Talking Heads - March 12th, 2014

Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press break down local news stories across the Four Corners area.

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The Zine
9:29 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Preparing For The 2014 Wildfire Season

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Preparing for wildfires is a critical part of owning property in the Four Corners area. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Rebecca Samulski with FireWise of Southwest Colorado about what resources are available locally to help you prepare your home and family in the event of a wildfire.

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