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  • Gavin Dahl speaks with author and environmental journalist Laura Paskus about her book At the Precipice: New Mexico’s Changing Climate. Plus, Writers on the Range publisher David Marston shares his suggestions for a new code of the West.
  • In his new book titled "Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau" local author Craig Childs takes readers on a journey that deeply examines certain rock art panels in the region. For KVNF, Laura Palmisano interviews Childs from his home, based in Norwood.
  • In his new book, "Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau" local author Craig Childs takes readers on a journey deeply examining certain rock art panels in the region. Reporter Laura Palmisano interviews Childs, whose home is in Norwood. Plus, federal agencies and five tribes signed a historic co-management agreement for Bears Ears National Monument last month. KZMU’s Justin Higginbottom reports.
  • This week we hear from our Rocky Mountain Community Radio partner station KGNU's news director Shannon Young. She speaks with Vince Waldron, co-author of Be My Baby, a memoir by the late Ronnie Spector. The singer originally published her memoir in 1990, but updated it for a release which is hitting bookstores last month. Ronnie Spector unfortunately did not live to see the release of this latest version of her book. She died in January after a private battle with cancer. But her story lives on for a younger audience.
  • This week on The Pen and The Sword features Marcello Cabus in conversation with KVNF's Gavin Dahl about his self-published memoir Pioneers of Leisure. The 300-page book is packed full of his escapades as a smuggler and drug dealer, exploring his struggles with addiction and failed relationships. You can learn more about his role in the history of Paonia Purple here. He also explains why he’s hopeful now, as one of his biggest dreams to make the world a better place could still come true.
  • This week on The Pen and The Sword, author Jessica Nordell talks about her deeply-researched new book The End of Bias: A Beginning, The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias. Plus, for Writers on the Range, Tim Lydon asks, How much will a name change change?
  • This week author Paul Andersen talks about his new book “The Town That Said Hell, No!” Crested Butte Fights a Mine to Save its Soul. Plus, a commentary on affordable housing from Writers on the Range and a spring poem from Kate Redmond to mark the end of National Poetry Month.
  • This week on the second-ever edition of our brand new program The Pen and The Sword: from our partner station in the Rocky Mountain Community Radio coalition, KGNU’s Dave Ashton interviews the sports editor at The Nation Magazine, Dave Zirin about his new book The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World.
  • This week on Local Motion, Gavin Dahl speaks to author Julian Rubinstein. The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun, and the Struggle to Save An American…
  • On this week's Local Motion Kate Redmond interviews Paonia author Cara Judea Alhadeff about her book "Zazu Dreams: Between the Scarab and the Dung Beetle."