County Commissioner Debates on KBUT

The 2020 Crested Butte News Candidates Forum was recorded before a very small live audience at the Crested Butte Center for the Arts.

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Kids Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway!

In lieu of our annual CB Halloween Parade this year, we are excited to announce that FREE Halloween Treat Bags will be available to community kids!  Safely enjoy your Halloween at home this year with a free Halloween treat bag full of fun activities, special gifts, and yummy candy! Three hundred Halloween treat bags packed with extra-special spooky treats will be given away to kids the last week of October. 

Pick up your treat bag at the Crested Butte Library from Monday, October 26th through Friday, Oct. 30th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any remaining bags can be picked up on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31st at the Secret Stash from noon to 6 p.m. Treat bags generously donated by the Crested Butte Library, Trailhead Children’s Museum, Center for the Arts, and KBUT Radio! Mask required for pick-up. Limit one bag per child.

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Black Lives Matter on Community Matters

Black Lives Matter on Community Matters

In the wake of protests against racial inequality worldwide, a group of local activists are working with the town of Crested Butte to embrace and support community member’s of color. Ginny Turner and Chloe Bowman are members of the education sub-committee.

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Debate Season in the Gunnison Valley

Debate Season in the Gunnison Valley

The local election season kicks into high gear this week as the four candidates for County Commissioner will have three of four debates. KBUT’s Christopher Biddle speaks with Community Matters co-host Chris Rourke for a rundown on debate schedules, candidates, and likely issues.

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Kids Community Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway!

In lieu of our annual CB Halloween Parade this year, we are excited to announce that FREE Halloween Treat Bags will be available to community kids!  Safely enjoy your Halloween at home this year with a free Halloween treat bag full of fun activities, special gifts, and yummy candy! Three hundred Halloween treat bags packed with extra-special spooky treats will be given away to kids the last week of October.

Pick up your treat bag at the Crested Butte Library from Monday, October 26th through Friday, Oct. 30th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any remaining bags can be picked up on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31st at the Secret Stash from noon to 6 p.m. Treat bags generously donated by the Crested Butte Library, Trailhead Children’s Museum, Center for the Arts, and KBUT Radio! Mask required for pick-up. Limit one bag per child.

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KBUT's Halloween Special with spooky stories, poems, fun music, and a 4-hour dance party with DJ Triple L and DJ Just How!

KBUT Halloween Schedule:

5pm-6pm:

Dive into your candy bag with DJ. Bobby Digital, Barb Mason, and Sher-Bear while they bring you a family hour of ghost stories, poems, and spooky music!

6pm-8pm:

Yvette warms up the night with a caldron of music!

8pm-10pm:

Sarah Hume kicks off her first show with some sweet new tricks!

10pm-12am:

DJ Triple L brings the dance party to your kitchen, serving it up with Halloween flavor!

12am-2am:

DJ Just How takes you deep into the night with a treat bag full of Electronic Dance Music!

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