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. 

    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)

     

    Bear Problems in Aspen Backcountry: Could This Happen Here?

    The Aspen Sopris Ranger District has even closed a campground because the bears were too comfortable rummaging around for people food.

     

    West Elk Word: Jennie Bernie, Crested Butte Center for the Arts

    Jenny Bernie from the CB Center for the Arts joins us to discuss the Center's expansion plans and progress toward that end. She also shares what it means for Crested Butte to be a candidate Colorado Creative District, and what's in store this summer at the Center.
     

    Summer Music Calendar Expands at CFA

    The Center For The Arts will book more shows than ever this summer, partially due to the Music Festival's move to Mt. Crested Butte. The Music Festival previously rented the Center For The Arts for all of July, and their move opened an opportunity for more diverse live music at the venue.
     





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

More TBA



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