Every two weeks, we sit down with community leaders, and ask our listeners to send in their questions.
We want you to join the conversation. Email your questions to News@kbut.org.
Community Matters airs every other Monday at 6pm. Archived episodes are below.
Archived Episodes and Excerpts
Troy Russ and Mel Yemma talk about the launch of the Crested Butte Community Compass: Jessica Wurtz and Brie Franklin talk about resources for survivors of domestic and sexual assault, and challenges they face in this work.
Mesa County Clerk allegedly tampered with voting machines; whereabouts unknown
CB South proposed covenant amendments now available for review prior to October vote
Summer mudslides in Glenwood Canyon have reshaped the Colorado River
Covid cases still rising in Gunnison County
Plan for neighboring National Forests worries local conservationists
CBCS feels the effects of nationwide labor shortage
New school year, new forest plan, new covenants in CB South, and a new outlook on life after COVID.
We talk COVID19, rain and the growing season, and efforts to improve outreach to the Spanish speaking community in this week’s episode.
Evelyn Lim is the Director of Policy and Research at the American Cornerstone Institute. Peter LiFari is the Executive Director of Maiker Housing Partners. Scott Franz is Capitol Coverage reporter for KBUT and Rocky Mountain Community Radio.
The affordable housing debate continues with Jennifer Kermode, Director of the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority; and Willa Williford, local housing consultant. PLUS, an update on wildfire season.
It’s the 2021 Wildfire episode. Guests include local fire and emergency officials, and meteorologists from the National Weather Service.
Local fire officials join KBUT’s Community Matters to talk wildfire prevention and preparedness
Monthly child tax credit payments start next month
State officials sound the alarm on the Delta Coronavirus Variant
Coming up on Community Matters