Austin Cope

The Cortez City Council expressed interest Tuesday night in contributing about $20,000 to the Bridge Emergency Shelter in the form of waiving fees.

Veteran Homelessness In The Four Corners Area

Feb 24, 2017
Alachua County / Creative Commons

In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, Tom Yoder talks with Bert Valencia and Darla Sanders from local VFW post 5231 about homelessness among local veterans and resources that are available to help vets find work and housing.

ShortSword / Creative Commons

Housing Solutions for the Southwest has been awarded a $140,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Could the Bridge Shelter Become Homeless?

Dec 28, 2016
Austin Cope / KSJD

The Bridge Emergency Shelter in Cortez opens its doors each night in the winter to allow people to come in from the cold. But as Montezuma County builds a new courthouse to replace the Justice Building where the shelter is located, the future of the Bridge could be up in the air. To find out how a possible building shakeup could affect the Bridge, its residents, and the community, KSJD's Austin talked to the shelter’s executive director Laurie Knutson.

Steve Lewis / Farmington Daily Times

A 33-year-old energy-company worker drowned Friday when he tried to drive across a water-filled wash in San Juan County, New Mexico.