DJ LLL's Stay-at-Home SOUL TRAIN Live!

Join us today at 4pm for DJ LLL’s Stay-at-Home Soul Train Party Live Set!
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Let’s be responsible and practice physical social distancing and enjoy dancing “together” from the comfort of our own homes! Wear your costumes! Post photos on the KBUT facebook page!

KBUT helps you stay safe in the back-country.

Every winter, KBUT teams up with the Crested Butte Avalanche Center to bring you daily reports on potential avalanche danger and an in-depth look at the weather forecast. Tune in weekdays at 8am and weekends at 10am to hear from local experts that want to help you stay safe and have fun!

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The KBUT Newscast is a two-to-four minute daily roundup of what’s happening here in the Gunnison Valley and around Colorado. How do you hear it?

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COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley:

The following patients with COVID-19 symptoms are asked to please call the call center at 970-641-7660.

  •  Healthcare workers
  • Employed in public safety occupation (e.g., law enforcement, fire fighter, EMS)
  • Part of an illness cluster in a facility or institution (e.g., healthcare, school, corrections, shelters)
  • With severe lower respiratory illness (hospitalized or fatal)
  • With worsening symptoms
  • Older than 60 years
  • With underlying medical conditions
  • Pregnant women
  • Had contact with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 patient


If you are having symptoms of COVID-19, The County Health Department has asked that you fill out this form.

You can email general questions about COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley to


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Reccomendations for limiting the spread of the Disease

  • Stay home and self isolate
  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve, or tissue
  • Avoid touching your face
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Try alternatives to shaking hands, like an elbow bump
  • There is no recommendation to wear masks at this time to prevent yourself from getting sick
  • If possible, work from home

Do you have questions about COVID-19? Send them to our News Department

KBUT Local & Regional News

Prater Cup Celebrates 40 Years of Racing and Comradery

Prater Cup Celebrates 40 Years of Racing and Comradery

Starting Friday, Feb. 21, the Prater Cup celebrates its 40th Anniversary. It’s become a major event in the USASA circuit, and a memorable one at that. KBUT spoke with Stephanie Prater, Dan’s daughter who helps to organize the event each year, about what makes the Prater Cup a special event.

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Latest Station Happenings

KBUT Will Host COVID-19 Q&A with Local Health Officials.

KBUT will host a live question and answer session with local health officials on the spread and impact of COVID-19 in the Gunnison Valley.

There are many ways to submit questions for this event. We will be taking questions live both on social media and phone calls. You can also submit questions ahead of time by emailing (please use the subject line COVID-19 Questions) or by posting in the Facebook event page or any posts related to the event.

Dig it Out & Donate it to KBUT!

Donating your vehicle is an easy way to support your community radio station. Get information and arrange a vehicle donation online or at 1-866-628-2277.

Fill out our Listener Survey

We want to know what YOU want to know. Fill-out this 5-10 minute, 15 question survey to help us better understand how our local news department can best serve the Gunnison Valley. This survey covers everything from NPR, Democracy Now, and the local newscast. Fill it out today and help shape the future of KBUT!

We Play a Lot of Music!

Want to know more about that cool song you heard on KBUT? Check out our Spinitron playlist page for the rundown!

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