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It appears there will be five Republican candidates vying for the chance to challenge Democratic incumbent U. S. Senator Michael Bennet.

This week, Denver judges issued rulings in separate cases that allowed hopefuls Jon Keyser and Ryan Frazier to make Colorado’s June 28th primary ballot. They will join Robert Blaha, Jack Graham, and Darryl Glenn. In Montezuma County, there are no local candidates running in the primary.

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  • Various advocacy groups release studies and information for and against national monument designation for the Bears Ears
  • Inter-tribal coalition and San Juan County Commission at odds over monument designation 

Colorado Caucus 2016

Feb 29, 2016

The 2016 Colorado caucuses are on Super Tuesday, March 1st, when the state Democratic and Republican parties will be making choices about who their candidates will be for the general election in November. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Alan Klein of the Montezuma County Democrats, and District Attorney Will Furse, who is on the central committee for the Montezuma County Republicans, about how caucuses work, why its important to participate, and when and where to do so on March 1st.

In this edition of Talking Heads, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss politics in southeast Utah, including the latest investigation into possible criminal conduct by San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman, and the thorny issue of political district redistricting in San Juan County.

Talking Heads

Nov 18, 2015
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Montezuma County is finally offered a Forest Service Road, but says no thanks, not yet, first we need to sue you:  A look at how the County and Feds end up talking in circles around maintenance, service, access

In this episode of Talking Heads, Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press and KSJD's Jeff Pope discuss the departure of construction company Skanska from Cortez, San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman's ongoing legal troubles, Cortez's ranking as the 8th worst place to live in Colorado, and an update on the "Bong-a-Thon" cannabis event planned near Stoner.

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In this episode of Pandora's Box, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with co-host Joanie Trussel about how our current political climate is affecting our mental health, the role of the media and consumerism in our relationship to politics, and why being engaged in local politics can help us feel more empowered.

In this episode, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly of the Four Corners Free Press discuss the recent Montezuma County permitting issues facing the organizers of a "Bong-a-Thon" cannabis event planned at Stoner, Colorado, and the latest news surrounding the proposed Village at Wolf Creek resort development.

In this episode, KSJD's Jeff Pope and Gail Binkly from the Four Corners Free Press talk with Montezuma County Assessor Scott Davis about the latest in Montezuma County's tax case against CO2 producer Kinder Morgan.