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  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • The Delta County Board of Commissioners denied an agro-voltaic project on Garnet Mesa, despite a Delta County Independent poll showing 84 percent of Delta County residents in favor of it. Then, they approved a concrete plant in the same area. Kate Redmond speaks to Natasha Leger from Citizens for a Healthy Community about ongoing debates on land use. Plus, Colorado Democrats are advancing a bill to create a new statewide recycling program, paid for by businesses making or selling recyclable products. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage.
  • The Delta County Board of Commissioners denied an agro-voltaic project on Garnet Mesa, despite a Delta County Independent poll showing 84 percent of Delta County residents in favor of it. Then, they approved a concrete plant in the same area. Kate Redmond speaks to Natasha Leger from Citizens for a Healthy Community about ongoing debates on land use. Plus, Colorado Democrats are advancing a bill to create a new statewide recycling program, paid for by businesses making or selling recyclable products. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • Nearly two dozen bighorn sheep got helicopter rides last week, part of an ongoing effort to re-establish native species in their historic habitat. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, the utility cooperative Holy Cross Energy provides electricity to over 40,000 people from Aspen to Vail to Parachute. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, Aspen Public Radio’s Halle Zander reports on their progress on a plan to provide 100 percent renewable energy to members by 2030.
  • Nearly two dozen bighorn sheep got helicopter rides last week, part of an ongoing effort to re-establish native species in their historic habitat. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, the utility cooperative Holy Cross Energy provides electricity to over 40,000 people from Aspen to Vail to Parachute. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, Aspen Public Radio’s Halle Zander reports on their progress on a plan to provide 100 percent renewable energy to members by 2030.
  • Montrose County School District voted last night to change the Montrose High School mascot from the Indians to the Red Hawks and Centennial Middle School’s mascot from the Braves to the Bears. The process was driven by a new state law outlawing derogatory mascots. Plus, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe is turning to solar generation to provide cheap electricity for its members and infrastructure. As KSJD’s Lucas Brady Woods reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, the tribe also plans to generate solar power that can be sold for a profit.
  • Montrose County School District voted last night to change the Montrose High School mascot from the Indians to the Red Hawks and Centennial Middle School’s mascot from the Braves to the Bears. The process was driven by a new state law outlawing derogatory mascots. Plus, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe is turning to solar generation to provide cheap electricity for its members and infrastructure. As KSJD’s Lucas Brady Woods reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, the tribe also plans to generate solar power that can be sold for a profit.