Job Opening

KBUT is seeking a diligent and committed individual to fill the position of Membership, Web and Assistant Operations director.  Key responsibilities include managing station pledge drives, managing donor database, assisting with station technical and day to day operations and website administration.  Must have strong computer and writing skills. Full job description here. Please submit cover letter and resume to General Manager at gm@kbut.org. Deadline is 5 pm, Tuesday, May 31. KBUT is an EOE. 

    Vacant Seat on Creative District Commission; Meeting Tomorrow

    The purpose of the meeting is bring the public up-to-speed regarding the process of becoming a certified Colorado Creative District and to introduce the Creative District Commission.

     

    West Elk Word: Margo Patton-Blair

    Today's chat is with Margo Patton-Blair, the first ever woman to become president of Gunnison's Cattlemen's Days Rodeo. Cattlemen's Days is the oldest PRCA rodeo in Colorado -- 116 years old and counting.



     

    West Elk Word: Alli Melton Part 2

    This is part 2 of our discussion with Alli Melton on mining Mt. Emmons, a.k.a. Red Lady, and the latest developments regarding a proposed hard-rock molybdenum mine in Crested Butte. We learn about the great news with the latest mining company in the picture, how that came to be, and the work faced by HCCA and the local community moving forward.

     

    Gothic Corridor Closed To Dispersed Camping June 15 - August 15

    Classified as a temporary, seasonal closure, it will eliminate camping in the Gothic Corridor, except in the 4-site Gothic Campground, for the two busiest months this summer. The Forest Service cites resource damage as the driver behind the decision.

     

    OVPP To Reveal Prosperity Strategy

    A public meeting will be held at the Almont Lodge on Wednesday, May 18th from 5-7 PM to discuss the Prosperity Strategy, a plan which has been in-the-works since early winter.


     

    Forest Manager Conference In Gunnison This Week

    The Colorado-Wyoming Society of American Foresters will meet for a few days in Gunnison to discuss forest issues such as fire suppression, bark beetles, sudden aspen decline, timber harvesting, and more.

     

    West Elk Word: Alli Melton, HCCA Red Lady Program Director

    Alli discusses the history of the longest running mine fight in the country, the local effort to prevent a hard-rock molybdenum mine on Mt. Emmons, also known as Red Lady Mountain. This is part 1 of a 2 part conversation.

     

    Oh-Be-Joyful To See Camping Fees Next Summer

    According to the BLM, current facilities can't handle the number of people that camp at O-B-J. Managers will work to harden and define sites this summer before camp fees go into effect next summer.

     

    Supreme Court Strikes Down Fracking Ban and Moratorium

    The Colorado Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the city of Longmont's hydraulic fracturing ban and the moratorium in Fort Collins Monday. The state's highest court said that Longmont's ban conflicts with state law and is invalid and unenforceable. The court ruled that state law also preempts the moratorium in Fort Collins.

     

    Somerset's Elk Creek Mine Coal Silo Demolished As Part Of Shutdown

    The Elk Creek Mine in Gunnison County was once one of Colorado’s most productive coal mines. Its coal silo stood tall for 50 years, but last Friday it was demolished. While just another step in the mine’s shutdown, its collapse was symbolic. KVNF's Jake Ryan was there. (Story courtesy of KVNF, Paonia)

     





KBUT Updates

Top 5 New Albums Played on KBUT


1. RJD2   -   Dame Fortune
2. Black Mountain   -   IV
3. Explosions In The Sky   -   The Wilderness
4. Rogue Wave   -   Delusions Of Grand Fur
5. Santana   -   IV


-List compiled by KBUT Music Director Bonnie Gollhofer

KBUT’s Lost & Found Featured on Denver 9 News "Storytellers"

Click here to see the video.  It's awesome!

 

KBUT Kampout Lineup Announced!

August 27, 2016
I Bar Ranch

Late Night DJs

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