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West Elk Word

Saturdays at 12 PM

West Elk Word is KBUT”s weekly public affairs program, covering current and public affairs throughout the Gunnison Valley. The program features conversations with interesting people about everything Gunnison Valley.

Tales of the Gunnison Country


Tales of brave settlers and impassable passes and fifty below. Slices of the Gunnison Country past with Duane L. Vandenbusche, Professor of History at Western Colorado University. This three-minute feature airs on Mondays.

Sports Barrel


The week in local sports with Than Acuff from the Crested Butte News. Plus a lot of weird and fun noises as accompaniment. This three-minute feature airs on Wednesdays.

Live Well, Be Well


Host Kelley Dole brings weekly tips and insight from the world of fitness, exercise, and nutrition. This two-minute feature airs on Thursdays.


Seasonally in the summer

A half-hour interview and conversation with internationally renowned speakers visiting the Gunnison Valley, usually as part of the Crested Butte Public Policy Forum. Host Roger Kahn talks with a variety of erudite guests. Outside/In airs in the summer months.

Wading in the Water


Host Julie Nania talks with various people who work with our most precious resource – water. This two-minute feature airs periodically throughout the year.

Bloom Blast

Seasonally in the summer

Representatives of the Crested Butte Wildflower Festival fill you in on summer flowers popping around Crested Butte, known as “The Wildflower Capital of Colorado.” This two-minute feature airs in the summer months.

Live In-Studio


KBUT welcomes national and local musicians to our studios for live performances and interviews. We post many of them at our Soundcloud page.

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