Listen to the Candidates Forum now!

The 2021 Crested Butte News Candidates Forum was held Sunday, October, 17th and the Crested Butte Center for the Arts.

Two candidates, Ian Billick and Kent Cowherd are running for Mayor. Six candidates, Jasmine Whelan, Chris Haver, Shaun Horne, Beth Goldstone, Jason Macmillan, and Anna Claire Fenerty are running for four open seats on the Town Council.

Kids Community Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway!

Instead of the annual CB Halloween Parade we are handing out FREE Halloween Treat Bags again this year! Pick up your bag at the CB Library, Friday Oct. 29 – Sunday Oct. 31st during regular Library hours. Thanks to our partners The Trailhead Children’s Museum and KBUT Community Radio!

Thanks for being a part of KBUT!

Our Summer Membership Drive was a wonderful success thanks to the support of 400 KBUT Members!

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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

Community Matters airs every other Monday at 6pm. 

KBUT is hiring for our news department!

KBUT is seeking a part-time radio News Reporter and Host for NPR’s Morning Edition. We are looking for a talented, fast-learning, and passionate journalist. This person will assist the News Director in providing a continuous stream of news for all of KBUT’s outlets, including daily newscasts, live events, and online platforms.

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Dig it Out & Donate it to KBUT!

Donating your vehicle is an easy way to support your community radio station. Get information and arrange a vehicle donation online or at 1-866-628-2277.

KBUT's newest public affairs program.

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.orgCommunity Matters airs every other Monday at 6pm. Archived episodes are below.

Summer Raffle Winners:

Thank you to all who came to the Friday Night FIsh Fry in the rain last night!! It was so much fun to gather the community together for a big cajun dinner! Special thanks to all of you who entered the Summer Raffle drawing.
The winners are:
1st Prize: ROMP SKIS
Jess Ladwig
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2nd Prize: Low Rider Bike
Patricia Keibler
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3rd Prize: Blue Mesa Pontoon Boat Rental
Genevieve Bachman
4th Prize: Four Corners Folks Festival Passes for Two
Patricia Keibler
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5th Prize: Townie Bike
Heather Tomcak
6th Prize: I Bar Ranch Summer Concert Series Pass for Two
Colleen Strauss
7th Prize: Two Tickets to Leftover Salmon
Motti Cummings

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Want to know more about that cool song you heard on KBUT? Check out our Spinitron playlist page for the rundown!

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