Jeff Pope

Executive Director

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In this episode, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press discuss the latest tensions between residents of southwest Colorado and CO2 producer Kinder Morgan, and take a look at the results of the midterm elections in southeast Utah.

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Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet about 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Midge Kirk from the Montezuma County Health Department about why tobacco use remains a big health issue in the U.S., and about the Great American Smokeout, an event which is held each year in November to encourage smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit.

The candidates for Representative in Colorado's 3rd Congressional District are heading into the home stretch of their campaigns as election day gets closer. KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press talk with incumbent Republican Congressman Scott Tipton and Democratic challenger Abel Tapia to hear their views on foreign policy, the economy, and more.

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KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from local VFW Post 5231 and Disabled American Veterans in this special Fall Membership Drive episode of KSJD's monthly veteran's affairs program looking at issues facing military servicemen and women in the Four Corners area and beyond.

Dolores Public Library

Oct 16, 2014

The Dolores Public Library recently surveyed their community to find out what Dolores residents like about the library, and what changes they would like to see. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with library board member Jeanne Becker and Dolores Library Director Debra Ely about how the library is working to add more classes and other programs geared toward technology, health, entertainment, and more.

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press talk with candidates for the Montezuma County Commission, James Lambert and Bill Utrup.

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press compare and contrast the election choices in southeast Utah and southwest Colorado, and discuss how they show an interesting difference in how the Democratic party is represented across state lines.

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the Montezuma County Commission's recent decision to maintain open access to Yucca House National Monument, ideas on how the Commission may expand open access to their meetings, and the hidden costs of development in southwest Colorado.

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In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the shortage of teachers affecting schools in the Four Corners area.

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Local news and politics always deserve a closer analysis that helps you see local issues from a new perspective. In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press discuss Forest Service Road closures, a recent Kinder Morgan venting incident, and the latest on the Dolores River Valley Plan.

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