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Community Matters airs every other Monday at 6pm. Archived episodes are below.
Archived Episodes and Excerpts
Our guests were June Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychology for University of Colorado Boulder; Melanie Armstrong, lead researcher tracking user traffic in the Crested Butte Backcountry; and Ian Havlick and Zach Guy of the Crested Butte Avalanche Center.
Our guests for Monday Nov. 20, 2020 were Gunnison County Public Health Nurse Laura McLoughlin and CPR Health Reporter John Daly. We also caught up with Zach and Ian at the Crested Butte Avalanche Center for our regular Backcountry Update.
This show was originally broadcast live on KBUT, Monday Nov. 19. It was co-hosted by Christopher Biddle and Chris Rourke. The guests were Scott Morrill, Gunnison County Emergency Manager; and Kevin Blecha, a biologist and mountain lion expert with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
We talk with Havlick about how CBAC is preparing for the anticipated new wave of backcountry users headed to Crested Butte.
Gunnison County is seeing a resurgence in COVID19 with more than thirty new cases in the month of October. Andrew Sandstrom is a public information officer with the County. He joined us to talk about the current rates of transmission, as well as possible changes to public health orders in the near future.
With snow on the ground and more in the forecast, we’re headed into the backcountry for this episode. Our guest is Ian Havlick, a forecaster and outreach coordinator for the Crested Butte Avalanche Center. We also get an update on COVID19 in Gunnison County and talk to County Commissioner Roland Mason about the new winter trailhead at Kebler Pass.
With the 2020 election just a few weeks away, we wanted to highlight two Colorado reporters that have worked hard to keep voters informed and ready to make confident decisions. AND…Having trouble getting enough sleep? A sleep specialist gives some tips.
In the wake of protests against racial inequality worldwide, a group of local activists are working with the town of Crested Butte to embrace and support community member’s of color. Ginny Turner and Chloe Bowman are members of the education sub-committee.
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