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    County's 1st DNC Delegate in 30 Years: WSCU Student Joey Thomas

    He worked his way through the delegation ranks to represent Colorado and Gunnison County at the DNC. 24-year-old Joey Thomas is a geology student at Western State.  Thomas says the experience is amazing, the convention is contentious, and that, of course, he had a Philly cheesesteak.  


    BOZAR Takes Public Comment on New Center For the Arts Building

    Criticisms include issues with parking and traffic flow, an imbalance of visual to performing arts space, the overall size of the building, and about only adding 50 new seats to the theatre. However, most of the public comment was positive and encouraged BOZAR to let the design committee work on the next steps (such as color and materials) before going in front of the board again in August for final approval, denial, or continuation.  Click the orange "PLAY" button below to hear the story.


    Mountain Pact Asks CB To Sign Coal Program Review Letter

    The organization is asking mountain towns to request a fair return for coal extracted on public lands and to ensure the program is being managed for climate change.


    Marijuana Smell Could Lead to County Ordinance

    Complaints originating in unincorporated Gunnison County may lead to an ordinance regulating the smell of non-commercial and non-medical marijuana grow operations. Listen here, or you can catch local news at 7:59 AM, 12:06 & 6:30 PM on weekdays.


    Bag Ban Stalled Due To Legality; Appears To Have Support

    The ordinance discussed by the Crested Butte Town Council was MORE strict than that published in the most recent Legals section. Therefore, it must be placed in the Legals and presented again for final approval. The ordinance seems to be supported by a majority of councilors. Listen to the story to learn about its new, more strict components.


    Complaints Over Tiny Home Project Handed Over To CB Town Staff

    Town Council doesn't deal with enforcement of zoning issues. Town Staff is directed to determine what kind of vehicle or structure this is and follow the code as written.


    Sports Barrel 7.20.16

    The Sports Barrel dives deep into the world of RecComp League Softball, local bike racing, and yes, running! Photo: Lydia Stern / CB News


    Elk Herd Management Input Sought For Units 66 & 67

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be seeking public input at two meetings regarding a new elk-management plan Units 66 and 67 near Gunnison. A public meeting will be held July 27 (Gunnison - Western State Theater). Wildlife managers will use input to create new management for the next 10 years.


    West Elk Word: Gunnison Valley Observatory

    Mike and Derek Brooks join us to share the history of the Gunnison Valley Observatory. We also learn how anyone interested in the night sky can pay a visit to the Observatory to see for themselves the stars, galaxies, satellites, and assorted nebula of the cosmos.


    Fire Danger High; Red Flag Warning Not Yet In Effect

    If a Red Flag Warning is issued this weekend, no open fires (campfires) will be allowed in the flagged zone.


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

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Top 5 New Albums Played on KBUT

1. Sarah Jarosz  -  Undercurrent
2. Kutiman  -  6am
3. Radiohead  -  A Moon Shaped Pool
4. Paul Simon  -  Stranger To Stranger
5. David Grisman  -  The David Grisman Sextet

- List compiled by KBUT Music Director Bonnie Gollhofer

KBUT Kampout Lineup Announced!

August 27, 2016
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KBUT Welcomes New General Manager

KBUT Community Radio is pleased to announce the hiring of Julia Brazell as the station’s next General Manager. 
Brazell is a Crested Butte native who returned to her hometown a year ago to work at KBUT.
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