KBUT Local & Regional News
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.
Summer is right around the corner, and climate experts are starting to get an idea of how much water will be available in the West’s most important river. Experts are looking at high-mountain snow for a sense of drought conditions in the months to come.
State senate debates fentanyl bill
Gunnison police back on duty after fatal shooting
Blue Mesa Reservoir halfway full for spring
Latest Station Happenings
Join KBUT for the 20th Anniversary Friday Night Fish Fry dinner with special guests, Brother$ of Bras$ band, on Friday, June 17th, 4pm-9pm. Enjoy a Cajun style Fish Fry dinner, lawn games, KBUT’s Summer Raffle, and a special musical performance at Crank’s Plaza by the Brother$ of Bras$ band followed by two sets of late night music a the Public House!
4pm-8pm: Fish Fry dinner at Crank’s plaza, 508 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte.
8:30pm-9pm: Raffle drawing & Brother$ of Bras$ special musical performance
9pm-late: Brother$ of Bras$ perform two sets at the Public House, 202 Elk Ave.
Dinner includes fried catfish, crawfish beignets, red beans & rice with Andouille sausage, coleslaw, cornbread, and cookies! (Vegetarian beans are available.)
Food generously provided by Andrew Hadley & Kyle Ryan, Creative Catering, Sodexo, The Breadery, and The Last Steep!
Beer will be provided by Irwin Brewing and Margaritas provided by Suerte Tequila and Stripped Mixers. N/A drinks will be available for purchase.
*Please bring your own plate, fork, & cup OR purchase ones at event. In efforts to reduce landfill waste, we are moving away from the use of disposable items.
$50-Fish Fry dinner ticket and B.O.B. at Public House performance ticket (21+)
$20- Adult Fish Fry dinner ticket
$15- Kids 12 and under Fish Fry dinner ticket
$35- Brother$ of Bras$ at Public House performance ticket (21+)
For the Brother$ of Bras$ at Public House performance, you can either purchase the combined ticket that includes the Fish Fry dinner (and save $5) or purchase just the $35 performance ticket. This performance is a 21+over show and IDs will be required at the Fish Fry and the Public House to pick up your tickets.
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