The Zine

Weekdays from 8:30-9:00am

Join KSJD each weekday at 8:30am for news, views, and musical commentary on local and national events,the environment, arts, culture, local politics, and more. This program has alternating hosts depending on the day of the week, and includes content from these programs:

Upcoming Zine Programs, July 21st - 25th

  • Monday, July 21st

The Mancos Times is one of the oldest newspapers in Montezuma County and for many years used a rare printing press to produce its papers. Join us for the Monday morning Zine at 8:30 to hear from the man who ran the Mancos Times in the 1960s and was the last person to operate the Cranston printing press, one of only three like it remaining in the country.

  • Tuesday, July 22nd

Farming, ranching, and access to fresh, local food are vital aspects of life in the Four Corners area. Tune in to the Tuesday morning Zine at 8:30 for another episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, and a discussion about the history of milk and why modern milk production may not be the best for our health.

  • Wednesday, July 23rd

Archaeology is a science that most of us consider as a way to perceive the distant past, with very little application to today's problems. Join us for the Wednesday morning Zine at 8:30 for an interview with an archaeologist who uses data from ancient animal remains and modern plastic litter distribution in an attempt to shed new light on contemporary environmental and social issues.

  • Thursday, July 24th
  • Friday, July 25th

Veterans in the Four Corners area sometimes face issues that many of us don't understand or relate to. Join us for the Friday morning Zine at 8:30 for KSJD's monthly discussion of veteran's affairs, the challenges faced by our servicemen and women, and local resources that are available to help them.

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Politics
12:00 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Dine College and Education Partnerships, November 7th, 2013

KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Patrick Blackwater and Priscilla Weaver of Dine College's Shiprock campus about the programs offered by the Native American-focused school and how they work to create education partnerships in Shiprock and across the Four Corners area.

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Entertainment
12:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Author Chuck Greaves, November 1st, 2013

Local writer Chuck Greaves talks with KSJD's Tom Yoder about his latest novel "Hard Twisted", how the discovery of human remains in Utah inspired the book, and the challenges of writing literary fiction.

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Education
12:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Halloween Stories and The Importance of Storytelling, October 31st, 2013

Local storyteller Don Kirk joins KSJD's Jeff Pope during the 2013 KSJD Fall Membership Drive to tell some spooky stories on Halloween and talk about why storytelling is alive and well, and vital to our well-being.

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Environment
12:00 am
Wed October 30, 2013

A History of Archaeological Resource Management on Cedar Mesa in Southeast Utah, October 30th, 2013

During the 2013 KSJD Fall Membership Drive, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local historian and archaeologist Fred Blackburn about his experiences as one of the first rangers on Cedar Mesa in southeast Utah, and some of the challenges and heartbreak involved in managing its archaeological remains.

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KSJD
12:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Early Days of Radio in the Four Corners with Dotty Wayt, October 28th, 2013

In this special 2013 KSJD Fall Membership Drive interview, long-time Cortez resident Dotty Wayt, who help found KVFC, talks with KSJD's Jeff Pope about the early days of radio in the Four Corners area, and the power of radio in people's lives.

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Politics
12:00 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Perspectives on Colorado's Amendment 66, October 21st, 2013

Colorado voters are set to decide on passing Amendment 66, which if approved, will increase the state's income tax to raise the amount spent on funding public school districts. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Alex Carter and Jim Huffman to hear arguments both for and against Amendment 66.

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Sports
12:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Girls On The Run, October 11th, 2013

On the UN's 2013 International Day of the Girl, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Casie LaMunyon, the area coordinator with Girls On The Run, a national program that works to inspire girls to be happy, healthy, and confident through running-based activities.

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Environment
12:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Writing the Four Corners, October 7th, 2013

The role of landscape in how we tell stories plays a vital role in the Four Corners area. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with local author Erica Olsen about how the perceptions of truth in history and the meanings we create through stories shape our understanding of place and identity here where four states meet. 

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Education
12:00 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Mimbres Art and Its Creators, September 25th, 2013

KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Arizona State University anthropology professor Dr. Michelle Hegmon about her research on prehistoric Mimbres pottery from southwestern New Mexico, and how we might understand their culture through the iconic art that is found on Mimbres bowls.

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Arts
12:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Aldo & Leonardo Artist-In-Residence Painter, September 20th, 2013

Three artists will join scientists in Southwest Colorado wilderness areas as part of the Aldo & Leonardo Artist-In-Residence program in September. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Leslie Sobel, a painter, about her art and the influences of science and landscape in her abstract landscapes.

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