KSJD Interviews

Weekdays during Morning Edition at 7:30am or 8:40am

KSJD interviews cover a wide variety of topics and issues. Tune in at 7:30am or 8:40am on weekday mornings during Morning Edition for interviews that inform and empower our community! An archive of past interviews is below.

The Deer and Their "Transcendental Texas" Sound

Feb 15, 2017
The Sound Floor

The music of The Deer, a band out of Austin, Texas, has been described as a marriage of "moody Americana with rapturous psychedelia, like two wings of one soaring bird." KSJD's Tom Yoder caught up with Grace Park, the lead vocalist and guitarist of The Deer, to talk about their music and what the audience can expect at their upcoming performance at the Sunflower Theatre.

Courtesy of Peter Robinson

As the political debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act heats up in Washington, Montezuma County might feel far removed at some points. But instead of remaining distant from the debate, Mancos residents Peter Robinson and Deb Gardner decided to take the discussion directly to the U.S. Capitol.

Creative Commons

Property tax notices arrived in mailboxes throughout the county last week. KSJD's Karen Childress spoke with Montezuma County Tax Assessor Scott Davis about tax rates, senior exemptions, and what qualifies for agricultural tax status.

UpstateNYer / Creative Commons

At the end of February, a group of over 2000 representatives from counties all over the nation will gather in Washington, D.C. They will spend a week holding conferences and trainings about on county governance, and one day meeting with congressional delegations from their respective states. Colorado’s delegation of counties, known as Colorado Counties, inc.

Austin Cope / KSJD

During the month of January, Colorado got a lot of snow. Snowfall in the San Juan mountains hit 135 percent of average, totaling over 60 inches on Lizard Head Pass by the end of the month. The snow more or less buried towns like Rico, and avalanches closed mountain passes.