Every two weeks, we sit down with community leaders, and ask our listeners to send in their questions.

We want you to join the conversation. Email your questions to News@kbut.org.

Community Matters airs every other Monday at 6pm. Archived episodes are below.

Archived Episodes and Excerpts

Community Matters: Monday, Nov. 1st

Community Matters: Monday, Nov. 1st

This episode of Community Matters on KBUT was broadcast live Monday, November 1st from 6 to 7pm. Our guests were Isa Reeb, Town Manager for Mt. Crested Butte, and Erica Rasmussen, the newly appointed Executive Director of the Crested Butte Snowsports Foundation.

County Covid case count remains steady, officials emphasize testing
State Supreme Court grants final approval for new Congressional Districts
Mt. CB seeks better enforcement of STR rules
And more…

Community Matters: Monday, September 18.

Community Matters: Monday, September 18.

Troy Russ and Mel Yemma talk about the launch of the Crested Butte Community Compass: Jessica Wurtz and Brie Franklin talk about resources for survivors of domestic and sexual assault, and challenges they face in this work.

Mesa County Clerk allegedly tampered with voting machines; whereabouts unknown
CB South proposed covenant amendments now available for review prior to October vote
Summer mudslides in Glenwood Canyon have reshaped the Colorado River
And more…

Covid cases still rising in Gunnison County
Plan for neighboring National Forests worries local conservationists
CBCS feels the effects of nationwide labor shortage
And more…

Community Matters: Monday, August 9th

Community Matters: Monday, August 9th

We talk COVID19, rain and the growing season, and efforts to improve outreach to the Spanish speaking community in this week’s episode.

Community Matters: Monday, July 26

Community Matters: Monday, July 26

Evelyn Lim is the Director of Policy and Research at the American Cornerstone Institute. Peter LiFari is the Executive Director of Maiker Housing Partners. Scott Franz is Capitol Coverage reporter for KBUT and Rocky Mountain Community Radio.

Community Matters: The Wildfire Episode

Community Matters: The Wildfire Episode

The affordable housing debate continues with Jennifer Kermode, Director of the Gunnison Valley Regional Housing Authority; and Willa Williford, local housing consultant. PLUS, an update on wildfire season.

Coming up on Community Matters

KBUT Newscast: Friday, March 4th

Highway 50 construction resumes
Early Childhood Education bill passes State House
Move the Butte this weekend
And more…

On the Next Community Matters…

Next on Community Matters: Red Lady, COVID variants, and Backcountry Update.

KBUT Newscast: March 8, 2021

Gunnison County looks back on 1 year of Covid response
Covid variant in Buena Vista
Indigenous knowledge as trial evidence?
And more…

On the next Community Matters…

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