Rocky Mountain Community Radio

Eighth Graders Ask Rep. Boebert Questions in Lake City

May 18, 2021
Laura Palmisano/KVNF

The Freshman Republican stopped in the remote Hinsdale County town on May 7.

During the past ten months, KSUT has continued to broaden its scope of local and regional news and information, complementing the station's national and international news from NPR and BBC. In doing so, KSUT has hired its own reporters, and actively engaged several content partners, strengthening its available reporting in the Four Corners and Rocky Mountain West.

These partnerships include:

Less Oil and Gas Revenue Means Fewer Funds for Utah Communities

Dec 28, 2020
Photo by Bill Rau

Revenue from oil and gas in Utah hasn’t recovered since plummeting earlier this year. That means government grants and loans that rely on energy royalties have less in their coffers, just when communities need it the most. Justin Higginbottom with KZMU Radio in Moab reports.

Lucas Turner

About twice a week, oil and gas operators in Colorado’s Piceance Basin file “Form 19” also called a Spill/Release Report with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC). Nine times out of 10, the spilled substance is a form of hazardous waste byproduct called produced water.

Chad Reich

This past June, the West Elk Mine punched a mile of road and two drilling pads for methane venting into lands that conservation groups say should be roadless, according to federal policy. Mine operators, however, say their leases for a planned and approved expansion sit underneath the surface of the roadless lands and are not subject to the state's roadless rule.

Hilary Cooper

The town and two other local governments in Colorado are joining the growing ranks of communities filing legal action against fossil fuel companies for their role in climate change. Julia Caulfield with KOTO Radio in Telluride reports on the effect the suits could have even before they’re decided in court.

Rocky Mountain Community Radio (RMCR) held their annual conference November 14-15 in Moab, Utah, hosted by local station KZMU.

KSUT's Executive Director Tami Graham and Underwriting Manager Jessica Kirwan attended, along with representatives from 20 community member stations from Colorado and Utah. RMCR affiliate stations broadcast diverse news and music programming with an emphasis on serving their communities. 

Rocky Mountain Community Radio (RMCR) held their annual conference November 14-15 in Moab, Utah, hosted by local station KZMU.

KSUT's Executive Director Tami Graham and Underwriting Manager Jessica Kirwan attended, along with representatives from 20 community member stations from Colorado and Utah. "The annual Rocky Mountain Community Radio Conference continues to be an important networking and idea-sharing gathering of like-minded professionals from our region," said Graham.

RMCR Hiring Grants Administrator

Oct 10, 2019

Rocky Mountain Community Radio coalition is a nonprofit organization with a mission to develop, promote and support the role of community radio stations through communication with and collaboration of member stations. We support our member stations by: 

●     Producing and distributing of regional programming

●     Providing opportunities for the exchange of needs, ideas, and training

●     Sharing of resources to maximize the impact of community radio

●     Advancing the use of new technologies

NASA

Snow-Ex is a joint project between NASA and the US Forest Service. The goal is to compare how the results between ground sensors and remote sensors (such as satellites) to determine how accurate the remote measurements really are.