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    Sports Barrel - 2/20/19

    Titans Hockey and Hoops enter the postseason, Hockey holding the Peak Conference Title(!) The Last Steep wins over Alpine Lumber in Town League Hockey Action, and the CB Mountain Sports Freeride Team brings home some hardware from Taos. Looking ahead to the weekend, Prater Cup ski racing on the hill and the Gothic Mountain Tour on the Nordic Trails. Than also shouts out KBUT's Winter Pledge Drive in our final day. (970)349-7444 or KBUT.org to show your support for community radio and the Sports Barrel.




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    Your KBUT Newscast for Wednesday, February 20

    There are more details available on the avalanche that killed to North Fork Valley men near Crested Butte on Saturday.

    Military construction projects in Colorado are possibly on the budgetary chopping block because of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a state of emergency. KUNC’s Michael de Yoanna reports. 

    An effort to bring supervised drug use sites to Denver has stalled at the state Capitol. Scott Franz has the story. 

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    Your KBUT Newscast for Tuesday, February 19

    Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says Colorado is joining other states that are suing to try and stop President Trump from using a national emergency declaration to build a border wall. Scott Franz has more.

    A Democratic measure called the equal pay for equal work was introduced in the Colorado General Assembly on Sunday. CPR’s Bente Birkeland has the story.

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    Your KBUT Newscast for Monday, February 18

    An avalanche claimed the lives of two backcountry skiers in the mountains near Crested Butte on Saturday.

    It’s already against the law for anyone under 18 to touch their phones while they drive. And now, some state lawmakers are trying to extend that to adults. Scott Franz has more

    Disposable straws have become Enemy Number One in the global movement against plastic waste. Here in Colorado, lawmakers are now considering whether to limit when restaurants can hand them out. As CPR's Sam Brasch reports, the effort shows how businesses are trying to get ahead of cities on the issue.

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    Duane Vandenbusche on Historical Avalanches in the Gunnison Country

    A Special Edition of the West Elk Word.

    As part of the Crested Butte Avalanche Center’s Fireside Chat series, local historian and Western Colorado University Professor Dr. Duane Vandenbusche presented on historical avalanches in and around the Gunnison Country at the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum on Wednesday, February 13.

    No stranger to KBUT listeners, Vandenbusche is the host of KBUT’s feature series "Tales of the Gunnison Country." He’s the author of 11 books, including "The Gunnison Country." 

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    Floodgate Operators Live at KBUT

    Local bluegrass quintuplet Floodgate Operators from Crested Butte performed this week on The Orange Blossom Special Show to help us get pledges for 2019 Winter Pledge Drive!

    KBUT supports local music, but we can't do it with your supportCall now! 970-349-7444 or click here. 

    Photo: Floodgate Operators warming up in the KBUT studios. Credit: Christopher Biddle

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    Your Valentine's Day KBUT Newscast for Thursday, February 14

    Colorado’s “Conversion Therapy” bill has advanced in the State House. Cott Franz has the story.

    Dozens attended a rally for universal health care on Colorado's Capitol Hill Wednesday. CPR Health Reporter John Daley reports.

    A major winter storm cycle is predicted to impact the region with snow likely to fall thru Saturday morning.

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1.  Stokeswood Waking Up
2.  Amos Lee Little Light (single)
3. Let Them Roar The Forest Be With You
4.  Head For The Hills Potions And Poisons
5. Mindy Gledhill Rabbit Hole