The KBUT Newscast brings you local and regional coverage from the KBUT News Team and our collaborators, including Rocky Mountain Community Radio, Colorado Capitol Coverage, and KUNC’s ongoing coverage of the Colorado River.
How to hear the KBUT Newscast…
On the radio: Listen to Morning Edition featuring our live host Kate Gienapp week days from 6 to 8am. All Things Considered airs from 4 to 6pm on weekdays. We also air a noon newscast every weekday.
On the web: Go to KBUT.org for all things Community Radio in the Gunnison Valley. Look for the audio player near the top of the page. You can now also get the local newscast by streaming at NPR.org. Just be sure to sign in here to make KBUT show up as your local station.
On your smart speaker: Set KBUT as your home station and then say “Play the news from NPR” to hear national headlines followed by the local newscast.
Colorado’s economic forecast looks rosy
Rainfall across state aids drought
Crested Butte structure fire
Talking recycling and electrification. Featuring interviews with Crested Butte Town Council Member Jason MacMillan, Town Planner Mel Yemma, Sustainable CB VP Amy Newfield.
Innovation in the West
Polis addresses lifeguard shortages
Avs take 3-1 lead in Stanley Cup Finals
Indian Youth Service Corps launches
CBMR Summer operations underway
Update on hazy skies and regional fires
New study highlights millenia of climate conditions
Summer parking regulations start in CB
Gunnison River Festival starts today
Abortions in Colorado
Western water crisis update
Midweek on Main Street
Clean Slate Act signed by Gov. Polis
Deb Haaland addresses talks energy production
What’s happening this weekend in the Valley
Solar panels degrade over time, but they’re still good for some purposes. Recently, a group of students at Western helped one professor convert discarded solar panels into cell phone chargers. The chargers will go to Ukraine and Poland as part of a relief effort.
This episode of Community Matters featured interviews with Alex Hager, water reporter for KUNC and Rocky Mountain Community Radio; Brooke MacMillan, Artistic Director at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts, and Megha Nayar, one of the writers selected to participate in the Center’s residency program.
Two recent moves aim to benefit water access for tribal communities in the Colorado River basin.