Montezuma County

Talking Heads
11:52 am
Wed October 15, 2014

The Candidates for Montezuma County Commission

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.

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Talking Heads
9:28 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Election Choices In Southwest Colorado and Southeast Utah

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.

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The Zine
3:41 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

The Impact of Poverty on Montezuma County's Children

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A recent report from the state of Colorado shows the impact that poverty is having on children in Montezuma County. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Vangi McCoy, Coordinator at the Montelores Early Childhood Council, about how growing up poor can adversely affect the education, health, and futures of our kids.

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Big Fat Farm Show
9:39 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Jude Schuenemeyer from the Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project about their work preserving heirloom fruit trees, the history of Montezuma County's orchards, and why it is important to save these tree species.

KUNC article on Colorado's heirloom apples: www.kunc.org/post/once-lost-colorado-orange-helps-seed-states-new-fruit-economy

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Talking Heads
10:54 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Talking Heads - September 10th, 2014

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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Talking Heads
10:39 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Talking Heads - July 9th, 2014

In this episode of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the latest moves by the Montezuma County Commission on the Dolores River Valley Plan, and talk with Tim Lanier and Jack Schuenemeyer from the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School Board about priorities and budget considerations for the coming school year.

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The Zine
10:47 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Kinder Morgan In Southwest Colorado

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Kinder Morgan is one of southwest Colorado's largest and most influential companies, extracting carbon dioxide gas from the McElmo Dome, one of the largest supplies of the gas in the world. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kinder Morgan President for CO2 Operations Jim Wuerth about what CO2 from the area is used for, how carbon dioxide wells operate, and why Kinder Morgan pays nearly half of Montezuma County's property taxes.

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Talking Heads
11:35 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Talking Heads - June 18th, 2014

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 break down upcoming primary elections across the Four Corners area.

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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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