Vaccine Rollout for Kids

Vaccine Rollout for Kids

KSUT|Sarah Flower |OCT.13, 2021 Colorado is preparing their COVID-19 vaccine rollout as early as next week for children ages 5-11. This comes at a time when Colorado health officials say that the same demographic had a 400% increase in cases during the months of...
San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 26, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 26, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Katheryn Maloney, San Juan Basin Public HealthA Southwest Colorado Regional Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer administers a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the La Plata County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The Food and Drug...
New maps show pandemic impacts on Indigenous people in the U.S.

New maps show pandemic impacts on Indigenous people in the U.S.

By Maggie Mullen • Oct 15, 2021 An image of COVID-19 data for American Indian communities across the country. Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health / News brief When Navajo Nation saw its first cases of COVID-19 in March 2020, Jourdan Bennett-Begaye started...
San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 19, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 19, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock As the Food and Drug Administration has approved booster shots for the Pfizer vaccine, information on the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters is still pending, but expected soon. KSUT speaks with Liane Jollon of San...

The Land Desk: Bears Ears is back

By Jonathan P. Thompson/The Land Desk Published October 8, 2021 at 3:07 PM MDT The Valley of the Gods, pictured here, will once again be part of Bears Ears National Monument. Jonathan P. Thompson / President Joe Biden announced Thursday he will restore Bears Ears...
San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 5, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health update, October 5, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/ShutterstockSilverton, in San Juan County, Colorado has one of the highest vaccination rates in the U.S., yet they’re still seeing cases of COVID-19. A pharmaceutical company has released data about a pill that could reduce...
KSUT voted Best Radio Station for 9th consecutive year

KSUT voted Best Radio Station for 9th consecutive year

Thank you to listeners around the Four Corners for their vote of confidence, garnering KSUT its 9th consecutive “Best Radio Station” honor in the annual Durango Herald Best of Durango and La Plata County Awards. We don’t take this award for granted,...
San Juan Basin Public Health update, September 28, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health update, September 28, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock Covid-19 booster shots are available, but who is eligible to receive them and when? In today’s Covid-19 update, Sarah Flower speaks with Liane Jollon, from San Juan Basin Public Health to help clarify some of those...
KSUT extends thanks for successful Fall Membership Drive

KSUT extends thanks for successful Fall Membership Drive

By STAFF Robert Ortiz/KSUT Staff Thank you to all of our new and existing members, business members and increased sustainers who contributed during our Fall Fund Drive this week! Additional thanks to the sponsors and guests who joined us on-air, donated prize...
San Juan Basin Public Health update, September 20, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health update, September 20, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock Pfizer is reporting that their preliminary information on vaccines for children ages 5 through 11 indicates it’s safe and effective. In this week’s COVID-19 Update, KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Liane Jollon of...
KSUT’s Fall Fund Drive kicks off with Growers & Gardeners Day

KSUT’s Fall Fund Drive kicks off with Growers & Gardeners Day

Four Corners Public Radio Published September 20, 2021 at 7:17 AM MDT Mark DugganLong Table Farm at Durango Farmers Market Today is the first day of our annual Fall Fund Drive, and the theme is Growers & Gardeners Day. Here’s what’s happening: Our...
69th Miss Navajo Nation crowned in virtual pageant

69th Miss Navajo Nation crowned in virtual pageant

By Sofia Stuart-Rasi/KSJD Published September 15, 2021 at 3:16 PM MDT Niagara Rockbridge is crowned at the Miss Navajo Nation event, in a screenshot taken from the event’s video stream. The 69th Miss Navajo Nation Pageant concluded on Saturday. Large in-person...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, September 14, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, September 14, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock With the Biden administration’s recent announcement of mandating vaccines for some workforce environments throughout the country, KSUT’s Sarah Flower talks with Liane Jollon, Executive Director of San Juan Basin Public...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, September 7, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, September 7, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock Beginning this week, every school district in Southwest Colorado is opening their doors for in-person learning. In this week’s Covid-19 update, KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with San Juan Basin Public Health Department about...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 31, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 31, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/Shutterstock The Colorado State Board of Health voted in an emergency session on Monday to mandate vaccines for healthcare workers in high risk settings. KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with San Juan Basin Public Health about this, and recent...
2021 Late Night Stage Schedule

2021 Late Night Stage Schedule

Four Corners Public Radio Published August 27, 2021 at 3:27 PM MDT This year’s Four Corners Folk Festival has a great late-night lineup, with four bonus sets at the Ponderosa Pavilion, Friday and Saturday nights, generously sponsored by 4 Corners Organics....
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 23, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 23, 2021

Jessica KirwanAs students return to school, activity at the Covid testing site at Fort Lewis College has increased with the spread of the Delta variant. Kids are returning to school for in-person learning during a surge of positive COVID-19 cases, mostly driven by the...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 9, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, August 9, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock/ShutterstockSan Juan Basin Public Health is recommending masks for students, especially those under the age of 12, due to the spread of the Delta Variant. The Delta variant is the most dominant strain of COVID-19 across the state and...

Re-broadcast of, Stay Connected with Council Friday, August 6, 2021

Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Melvin J. Baker. ©Jeremy Wade Shockley, Southern Ute Drum Melvin J. Baker, Chairman of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe joins Sheila Nanaeto, KSUT’s Tribal Radio Director, Friday, August 6th, 2021 to provide the membership with weekly updates...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, July 27, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, July 27, 2021

Shutterstock/Shutterstock The Center for Disease Control is expected to announce new guidelines today on mask wearing for those that are vaccinated and returning to school. KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Brian Devine, Deputy Incident Commander for COVID-19 Response at...

Stay Connected with Tribal Council Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Melvin J. Baker. ©Jeremy Wade Shockley, Southern Ute Drum Southern Ute Tribal Chairman Melvin J. Baker, joins Lorena R, on the “Morning Native Show” Friday, July 253rd, 2021 to provide the membership with weekly updates...
Conservation Dog Comes to Summit County in Search of Bumblebees

Conservation Dog Comes to Summit County in Search of Bumblebees

Four Corners Public Radio | By Lindsey Toomer Darwin sniffs out a bumblebee on Pennsylvania Mountain Friday, July 9. Darwin is currently the only bumblebee-focused conservation dog in the U.S. Photo from Jacqueline Staab Jacqueline Staab found a way to combine her two...
Indoor concerts are Music to the Ears of the Colorado Symphony

Indoor concerts are Music to the Ears of the Colorado Symphony

By JENNIFER CASTOR, ROCKY MOUNTAIN PBS Rocky Mountain Public Media/Resident Conductor Christopher Dragon leads a rehearsal. by Jennifer Castor, Rocky Mountain PBS “We are on the other side, with one foot still on the line.” It was almost exactly one year ago when...
Stay Connected with Council Friday, July 16th, 2021

Stay Connected with Council Friday, July 16th, 2021

Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman © Lorena Richards Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman joins Mike Santistevan, on KSUT Tribal, Radio Friday, July 16th, 2021 to provide the membership with weekly updates from Council. Listen Below

Plague in the Four Corners Region; Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

By SARAH FLOWER Mercy Regional Medical Center/ Dr. Jennifer Rupp As the community grieves the recent loss of a child due to the plague, KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Dr. Jennifer Rupp, Infectious Disease Specialist with Mercy Regional Medical Center about...
Drier Springs Bring Hotter Summers in Withering Southwest

Drier Springs Bring Hotter Summers in Withering Southwest

Four Corners Public Radio | By Judy Fahys Like other climate scientists, he knew from research papers and worldwide storm patterns that a warming atmosphere is thirstier and sops up more moisture from oceans and the land. “But, in the Southwest, we’ve seen the...
San Juan Basin Public Health Update, July 12, 2021

San Juan Basin Public Health Update, July 12, 2021

By SARAH FLOWER As the Delta Variant rages across the country, KSUT’s Sarah Flower spoke with Brian Devine of San Juan Basin Public Health about how it’s affecting Southwest Colorado. Transcript: Sarah Flower 00:00Hi, I’m Sarah flower with KSUT News....
Plague Case Confirmed in La Plata County

Plague Case Confirmed in La Plata County

By SARAH FLOWER Shutterstock Laboratory testing has confirmed a case of the plague in La Plata County that led to a fatality. KSUT’s Sarah Flower has more. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in conjunction with San Juan Basin Public Health...
Stay Connected with Council Friday, July 16th, 2021

Stay Connected with Council Friday, July 9th, 2021

Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman © Lorena Richards Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman joins Sheila Nanaeto, KSUT’s Tribal Radio Director, Friday, July 9th, 2021 to provide the membership with weekly updates from Council. Listen Below
Possible Plague Case Leads to Death in La Plata County

Possible Plague Case Leads to Death in La Plata County

By SARAH FLOWER ©Shutterstock The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the San Juan Basin Public Health Department are investigating a potential case of plague. It’s been associated with the recent death of a La Plata County resident. KSUT’s...
Stay Connected with Council Friday, July 16th, 2021

Stay Connected with Council Update, July 2, 2021

Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman © Lorena Richards Bruce Valdez, Vice Chairman joins Mike Santistevan, on KSUT Tribal, Radio Friday, June 4, 2021 to provide the membership with weekly updates from Tribal Council. Listen Below