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 [email protected].

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

Coming up on Community Matters

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…

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

KBUT Newscast: Friday, March 4th

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

Archived Episodes and Excerpts

Community Matters March 6th, 2023

by Kelley Dole | Mallardi Theatre Spring Programs, Crested Butte Avalanche Center Outlook, Majestic Theatre Saved and Running!

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.

Local fire officials join KBUT’s Community Matters to talk wildfire prevention and preparedness
Monthly child tax credit payments start next month
State officials sound the alarm on the Delta Coronavirus Variant
And more…

Severe drought likely to affect local hay production
Brazilian Coronavirus variant found in El Paso County
Bears euthanized after killing and eating woman near Durango
And more…

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