KBUT News is exploring better ways tto keep you informed in the wake of the COVID-19 Crisis. This includes an ongoing series and Q&A sessions with local leaders, experts, and citizens.
KBUT Broadcast a live Question and Answer Session with local health officials on Monday, March 16. The event was broadcast from the ICE Lab in Gunnison.
Health officials have confirmed the first case of the covid-19 virus in Gunnison County. The patient is a female in her 40s who had both a recent history of travel and symptoms consistent with COVID-19. The patient is currently under isolation in her home in Gunnison. Officials are investigating others with whom she may have had contact. The state health department confirmed the case Tuesday morning and announced the news in a press conference held by Governor Jared Polis in which he declared a state of emergency in Colorado.
KBUT will broadcast the 2019 Crested Butte News Candidates Forum LIVE from the Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 20th at 6 p.m.
Project Hope of the Gunnison Valley advocates for and supports victims of relationship violence and human trafficking. Learn how they do this, and how their efforts have been impacted by COVID-19.
West Elk Word, 8/1/20: Cathie Pagano, Gunnison County Director of Economic and Community Development
Learn the history of Gunnison County’s One Valley Prosperity Project, the current One Valley Leadership Council, and how all of that ties in to the county’s economic and community efforts in the face of the pandemic.
This is your chance to ask questions of school administration and health experts ahead of school opening.
Disaster Recovery, Back-to-School, and the Plight of the Gunnison Sage Grouse: We’re breaking format this week to bring you three distinct guests talking about different issues facing the community.
Tracking coronavirus pandemic could soon be a bit easier because of one simple fact: everyone poops.
A discussion with local leaders and health officials. This live discussion was originally broadcast on KBUT Monday, July 28th.
Chris Rourke (top), Editor of the Gunnison Country Times, and co-host of Community Matters on KBUT, asked Gunnison Public Health Director Joni Reynolds (bottom) why officials decided not to impose more stringent public health orders in the face of rising cases.
A candid conversation with the new Editor of the Gunnison Country Times on what it’s like to cover the story of the century, a journalist’s need to develop a thick skin, solutions journalism, and more.
Dr. Blumstein shares his vast knowledge of yellow-bellied marmots, including his observations of marmot social structure, communications, and more.
All three panel guests agreed, there aren’t enough resources to properly address the issue of mental health in the community.