For the past two years, Cortez Heart & Soul has been reaching out to the Cortez community to identify the values and ideals of its citizens. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Cortez Heart & Soul Project Coordinator Rocky Moss and Kirsten Sackett, Director of Planning and Building in Cortez, about how the project is progressing, what it is telling us about Cortez, and why it is important for anyone who lives, works, or shops in Cortez to get involved.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, but law enforcement agencies are wrestling with just what is and isn't legal under new cannabis laws. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with Montezuma County Sheriff Dennis Spruell about how his agency is handling marijuana use and possession, and why the legal situation around marijuana in Colorado remains unclear.
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.
The recent, very public ouster of North Korea's Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of Kim Jong Un and formerly the country's No. 2 leader, has been noted with some concern in China, which is more or less Pyongyang's only friend in the region.
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.
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.
KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press talk with Taz Vass and Bruce Lightenberger, former members of the Dolores River Working Group, about the Montezuma County Commission's move to abolish the Dolores River Valley Plan.
KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkley from the Four Corners Free Press breakdown local headlines, and discuss the Republican primary races in Montezuma County as well as the controversy over the five-day school week in the RE-1 school district and the future of the Rico School.