The Flannel Channel
Rock-a-billy, Punk, and 3rd Wave Ska. Playing a range from the classic bands of the 80's & 90's, to the new bands of the 21st century. (12:00 AM - 01:00 AM MT)
UnderCurrents is a daily, 4-hour music mix heard around the USA and the world. It's an eclectic flow hosted by Gregg McVicar. Host Gregg McVicar (Tlingit) is an award-winning radio producer with a deep background in all aspects of on-air life: journalism, documentaries, interviewing, field recording, digital editing & mixing, voiceover, live talk shows...and of course, music. Gregg and crew attend a lot of music festivals! (01:00 AM - 06:00 AM MT)
Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon. (06:00 AM - 08:00 AM MT)
Fresh Air Weekend
Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 National Public Radio (NPR) stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. (08:00 AM - 09:00 AM MT)
Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. (09:00 AM - 10:00 AM MT)
The Finer Things
A bit of it all: Sinatra to the Beatles, Elvis to DMB, Hank Williams to Diana Krall (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT)
West Elk Word
The West Elk Word covers current and public affairs throughout the Gunnison Valley: from news and notes, people, places, music and the arts, recreation, mountain culture and everything Gunnison Valley. The West Elk Word can be heard most Saturdays at noon. (12:00 PM - 12:30 PM MT)
Each week, Planetary Radio visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond. (12:30 PM - 01:00 PM MT)
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up. (01:00 PM - 02:00 PM MT)
The Aloha Connection
Contemporary and traditional Hawaiian and Pacific Island music (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM MT)
For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Recorded in front of a live audience, Mountain Stage features performances from seasoned legends and emerging stars in genres ranging from folk, blues, and country; to indie rock, synth pop, world music, alternative, and beyond. (04:00 PM - 06:00 PM MT)
Everyone Deserves Music
A huge variety of music, including listener requests. "Everyone Deserves Music", so a listener could expect to hear anything from: Dennis Brown, Finley Quaye, Duffy, Beck, Angelique Kidjo, Nappy Roots, TM Juke, Bob Marley, Paulo Nutuni, St. Germaine, Roy Buchanan and Johnny Cash …. (06:00 PM - 08:00 PM MT)
Yo CB Raps
Brian Smith & Chuck D & DJ Abbott
Hip-Hop (08:00 PM - 10:00 PM MT)
The Ital Show
REGGAE! The ITAL is VITAL - 14 years strong. Bringing the right vibe & the hottest sound every Saturday night at 10 mst! (10:00 PM - 12:00 AM MT)
Toilets a Not-So-Easy Solution for Backcountry Poop Problem
September 19, 2017
The Crested Butte Conservation Corps pulled a lot of human waste (think poop) out of the backcountry this summer, especially around trailheads. One solution to the poop problem could be installing toilets at trailheads.
Putting a toilet in the backcountry isn't as easy as it sounds. It has to go through an environmental review, be purchased, installed, maintained, and emptied.
Learn about ho ... more
Colorado Is Putting In Bid For Amazon HQ2, But Some Aren’t Sold On The Idea
September 18, 2017
Merchandising giant Amazon wants to open a second headquarters – called Amazon HQ2 -- outside of Seattle. Colorado is pulling together what it hopes is a winning bid, but it’s a competitive venture. ... more
HCCA Responds to Potential West Elk Mine Expansion
September 18, 2017
The decision consents to the BLM - if they choose to allow the expansion to happen at Arch Coal's West Elk Mine in Western Gunnison County. The draft decision states that temporary roads will be allowed in the North Fork Coal Mining Area, a subset of the Sunset Roadless Area. There are no provisions requiring methane capture or flaring in this draft decision.
If the expansion is allowed, it's est ... more
The Crested Butte skate park has seen its fair share of airs, grabs, flips, and grinds over the years; But the once pre-eminent park has also seen better days. Some local skaters have taken it upon themselves to do something about it. Their solution: the resurrection of the Crested Butte Bowl Bash, a fundraiser and friendly competition to raise money and awareness for the plight of their beloved p ... more
Forest Service Releases Draft Decision On Possible Coal Mine Expansion
September 13, 2017
The decision consents to the BLM - if they choose to allow the expansion to happen. The draft decision states that temporary roads will be allowed in the North Fork Coal Mining Area, a subset of the Sunset Roadless Area. There are no provisions requiring methane capture or flaring in this draft decision.
If the expansion is allowed, it's estimated that over 10 million tons of coal will be ext ... more