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Newscast 5-6-21

May 07, 2021 00:30 - 22 minutes - 21.8 MB

- Public Health cautiously confident about COVID outlook - Norwood School District welcomes new principal - Strong Start looks back on 2020

Coronavirus Update 5-6-21: Moving to Level Green + Pfizer vaccine

May 06, 2021 18:55 - 33 minutes - 45.7 MB

San Miguel County Public Health Director Grace Franklin, and County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy discuss moving into Level Green, the Pfizer vaccine getting approved for those 12 and up, and a sunny outlook on the summer. Claudia Garcia Curzió provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 5-5-21

May 06, 2021 00:30 - 24 minutes - 28.5 MB

- San Miguel County moving to level Green on the COVID dial - A brief history of the Free Box - Telluride Open Space Commission talks Bear Creek

Off The Record 5-4-21: A Day in the Life of a Miner with Fintan Cole

May 05, 2021 01:23 - 1 hour - 82.3 MB

Telluride High School's Fintan Cole talks about hosting his segment "A Day in the Life of a Miner", why he enjoys journalism, and shares some of his favorite music.

Newscast 5-3-21

May 04, 2021 00:30 - 22 minutes - 22.7 MB

- San Miguel County scales back COVID testing - SMART releases potential Two Rivers/ Illium route schedules - CPW urges caution following fatal bear attack

Newscast 4-30-21

May 01, 2021 00:30 - 22 minutes - 22.6 MB

- The long road of mine reclamation - Capitol Conversation takes deep dive into healthcare - A Day in the Life of a Miner with Fintan Cole

Newscast 4-29-21

April 30, 2021 00:30 - 23 minutes - 25.1 MB

- San Miguel County extends public health orders - Local Bluegrass tickets on sale in mid-May - Telluride exploring three affordable housing sites

Coronavirus Update 4-29-21

April 29, 2021 18:56 - 41 minutes - 38.3 MB

San Miguel County Public Health Director Grace Franklin discusses the latest County public health orders. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 4-28-21

April 29, 2021 00:30 - 25 minutes - 27.9 MB

- San Miguel County Sheriff responds to suspicious activity at Norwood School - Telluride prepares for COVID summer take two - Henry Mitchell sets sights on new adventure

Off the Record 4-27-21: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 28, 2021 01:13 - 1 hour - 88.2 MB

May in San Miguel County is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Shannon Dean, Executive Director of the San Miguel Resource Center, and Claudia Garcia Curzio, Community Engagement Manager at the San Miguel Resource Center, join to discuss why sexual assault is an issue we should all be concerned about, challenges specific to rural communities, the services SMRC offers, and what we can do to create safer communities for everyone.

Newscast 4-26-21

April 27, 2021 00:30 - 21 minutes - 21.3 MB

- San Miguel County resumes distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine - Bluegrass prepares for 2021 ticketing - G is for Government previews Telluride Town Council

Newscast 4-23-21

April 24, 2021 00:30 - 18 minutes - 19.9 MB

- San Miguel County announces Pfizer clinic for young people - Lawmakers push for gun regulation and police reform - A Day in the Life of a Miner with Fintan Cole

Newscast 4-22-21

April 23, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 22.6 MB

- County continues leading vaccination rate - RIDE Festival announces modified format - Locals oppose planned CDOT projects

Coronavirus Update 4-22-21

April 22, 2021 18:50 - 21 minutes - 20.5 MB

San Miguel County Commissioner Lance Waring discusses the County's plans around public health orders as local vaccination rates continue to climb and summer approaches. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 4-21-21

April 22, 2021 00:30 - 26 minutes - 26.8 MB

- Public Health discusses COVID restrictions for the summer - Search and Rescue respond to ski and hiking incidents - The scientific benefits of getting outside

Off the Record 4-20-21: The 4/20 Show

April 21, 2021 01:15 - 1 hour - 88 MB

A show all about cannabis and the people who have thought a lot about it. Guests include Professor Chad Kinney, Director of the Institute of Cannabis Research at CSU Pueblo, Danielle Simone Brand, author of "Weed Mom: The Canna-Curious Woman's Guide to Healthier Relaxation, Happier Parenting, and Chilling TF Out," and San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters.

Newscast 4-19-21

April 20, 2021 00:30 - 24 minutes - 23.1 MB

- Colorado provides rapid, free, at home COVID testing - Norwood School District welcomes new superintendent - New superhero steps up to fight climate change

Newscast 4-16-21

April 17, 2021 00:30 - 27 minutes - 28.5 MB

- Colorado moves COVID regulation to county oversight - Johnson & Johnson side effect explained - Capitol Conversation talks healthcare and the budget

Coronavirus Update 4-15-21: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

April 15, 2021 19:27 - 50 minutes - 71.5 MB

Dr. Diana Koelliker, Director of Emergency and Trauma Services at the Telluride Regional Medical Center and EMS Director, talks about the efficacy of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, why distribution was put on pause, and what severe side effects have looked like. Greta Neumann provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 4-14-21

April 15, 2021 00:30 - 22 minutes - 25.6 MB

- Colorado pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution - Telluride robotics team heads to State Championship - Reactions to potential gun legislation

Off the Record 4-13-21: COVID Community Forum—Vaccination Update

April 14, 2021 00:50 - 35 minutes - 47 MB

San Miguel County Public Health Director Grace Franklin and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy discuss the recent temporary pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, vaccine efficacy, rollout, timeline to normalcy, and summer outlook.

Newscast 4-12-21

April 13, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 23.9 MB

- County plans to update master plan - Jim Boeckel retires after 50 years fighting fires - How to be tick aware and tick prepared

Newscast 4-9-21

April 10, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 22.4 MB

- County urges testing after off season travel - Capitol Conversation talks legislative BBQs - The joys of off seasoning

Coronavirus Update 4-8-21: Testing and Off Season

April 08, 2021 19:28 - 23 minutes - 30.6 MB

San Miguel County Public Information Consultant Lindsey Mills discusses the latest on the regional response to COVID-19. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Coronavirus Update 4-8-21

April 08, 2021 19:28 - 23 minutes - 30.6 MB

San Miguel County Public Information Consultant Lindsey Mills discusses the latest on the regional response to COVID-19. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 4-7-21

April 08, 2021 00:30 - 22 minutes - 21.9 MB

- San Miguel County most vaccinated in the state - CCAASE approves modified two-weekend Bluegrass Festival - Backcountry sees “smorgasbord” of avalanche danger

Newscast 4-5-21

April 06, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 21.4 MB

- San Miguel County shifts Level Blue restrictions - Ah Haa welcomes new executive director - Telluride School District discusses future goals and priorities

Newscast 4-2-21

April 03, 2021 00:30 - 23 minutes - 23.4 MB

- Bluegrass takes next step for two weekend festival - Telluride School District looks to the future - Voting, and healthcare, and guns…oh my!

Newscast 4-1-21

April 02, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 23.8 MB

- Cautious optimism from Dr. Diana Koelliker - A Cinderella season for Telluride Hockey - Historical Museum looks back on 2020

Coronavirus Update 4-1-21: Vaccines and Cautious Optimism

April 01, 2021 19:06 - 40 minutes - 57.1 MB

Dr. Diana Koelliker, Medical Director of Emergency & Trauma Services at the Telluride Medical Center and Telluride EMS Director, discusses her cautious optimism about the state of COVID-19 in San Miguel County. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 3-31-21

April 01, 2021 00:30 - 20 minutes - 21.8 MB

- Public health to loosen COVID restrictions - San Miguel County moves forward with vaccine distribution - Telluride looks to extend open container laws through summer

Off the Record 3-30-21: Cultivating Mental Health

March 31, 2021 01:23 - 1 hour - 63.9 MB

Why is mental health important and how can we all learn practices to cultivate our own mental health and that of those around us? Jenny Wheeler, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Center for Mental Health, Corinne Cavender, Behavioral Health Operations Coordinator with Tri-County Health Network, and Henry Mitchell, San Miguel County Emergency Manager, discuss their experiences with mental health and the resources available to everyone in our region. The phone number for the national...

Newscast 3-29-21

March 30, 2021 00:30 - 25 minutes - 26 MB

- San Miguel plans for second COVID summer - G is for Government previews Telluride Town Council - Young People’s Theatre asks what it means to live

Newscast 3-26-21

March 27, 2021 00:29 - 25 minutes - 27.2 MB

- Remembering Hannah Smith - Colorado lawmakers push for gun reform - A Day in the Life of a Miner with Fintan Cole

Newscast 3-25-21

March 26, 2021 00:29 - 24 minutes - 25.8 MB

- San Miguel County in nebulous phase of pandemic response - Increased demand for support services continues through COVID - Director Matt Skerritt discusses his film “Angst”

Coronavirus Update 3-25-21

March 25, 2021 19:32 - 48 minutes - 49.6 MB

San Miguel County Public Health Director Grace Franklin discusses the latest local updates on the coronavirus pandemic. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation

Newscast 3-24-21

March 25, 2021 00:29 - 24 minutes - 24.8 MB

- San Miguel County moves to Level Blue on the COVID dial - UK variant in San Miguel wastewater - TAB shares “The Stories That Make Us”

Off the Record 3-23-21: The Women of Telluride

March 24, 2021 01:24 - 1 hour - 61.2 MB

The Telluride region would be nothing without the women who have shaped it and kept it running for as long as there have been people in this valley. This hour highlights the ladies past and present who have graced the area. Theresa Koenigsknecht, Director of Programs and Exhibits at the Telluride Historical Museum, discusses the women of the region's past. Then, Franny Patricio, one of the first women to work in the mines, and Annie Savath, former Director of the Ski School, talk about thei...

Newscast 3-22-21

March 23, 2021 00:29 - 26 minutes - 25 MB

- Mountain Village looks to amend development roadmap - Telluride School District heads back for fully in person learning - Mountain Village discusses COVID recession plan

Newscast 3-19-21

March 20, 2021 00:29 - 22 minutes - 24.3 MB

- One year of COVID-19 - A Day in the Life of a Miner with Fintan Cole - Legislature makes moves toward state run health insurance

Newscast 3-18-21

March 19, 2021 00:30 - 25 minutes - 25.5 MB

- Vaccinations roll on across San Miguel County - Telluride School District aims to bring more students back in-person - Town Park campground again under consideration for short-term housing solution

Newscast 3-17-21

March 18, 2021 00:30 - 24 minutes - 24.3 MB

- Nearly half of San Miguel adults have first COVID vaccine dose - Planet Bluegrass leaning toward two-weekend festival - Mountainfilm prepares for an in person event

Off the Record 3-16-21: News Fundraising!

March 17, 2021 01:16 - 1 hour - 59.1 MB

Listeners show their support for the KOTO news team during our twice yearly fundraising show.

Newscast 3-15-21

March 16, 2021 00:26 - 20 minutes - 23 MB

- Search and Rescue recover skier from Bear Creek - Society Turn development clears first major hurdle - SMART sees potential for partial route electrification

Newscast 3-12-21

March 13, 2021 01:30 - 27 minutes - 26.4 MB

- Telluride Bluegrass proposes scenarios for 2021 festival - Colorado Legislature takes up non-COVID issues - SMART expansions in limbo

Newscast 3-11-21

March 12, 2021 01:30 - 22 minutes - 23.1 MB

- Commissioner Waring hopeful for further reductions in COVID restrictions - Telluride Open Space Commission plans for restoration and trail building in 2021 - New projects projected to reduce County carbon emissions by half

Coronavirus Update 3-11-21

March 11, 2021 19:34 - 21 minutes - 19.3 MB

San Miguel County Commissioner Lance Waring discusses the latest about COVID-19 in the County. Claudia Garcia Curzio provides Spanish interpretation.

Newscast 3-10-21

March 11, 2021 01:30 - 23 minutes - 25.5 MB

- State amends Level Yellow on the COVID dial - Telluride finalizes plans for summer business - San Miguel County recaps a year of COVID expenses

Off the Record 3-9-21: COVID Community Forum—How to Off-Season Safely

March 10, 2021 02:12 - 52 minutes - 72.8 MB

With off season just around the corner, County Public Information Consultant Lindsey Mills moderates a discussion about what that means during COVID as well as an update on local vaccination efforts. Panelists include Public Health Director Grace Franklin & County Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Grundy.

Newscast 3-8-21

March 09, 2021 01:30 - 28 minutes - 29.5 MB

- Planning for a second summer of COVID - G is for Government previews Telluride Town Council - Mountain Village allocates funding for wastewater COVID testing