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KSUT welcomes The Good Time Travelers for a live session Tuesday 11/7, at 2:06 PM. Pete Kartsounes and Michael Kirkpatrick are a multi-instrumental acoustic duo with vocal harmonies and a stage presence so big that they have been described as a “2-piece power-trio". 

The Good Time Travelers perform tonight at 7 at Pagosa Springs High School Auditorium as part of the school's Americana Project.

Jerry McBride / Durango Herald

The Lightner creek Fire is now 95 percent contained due to the continued hard work of fire crews. The current fire size is at 412 acres. On Sunday, all remaining residents that had been evacuated were allowed to return home.

Tucson-based Run Boy Run, will join Jim Belcher for an in-studio session on Friday 6/16, at 10 AM, following their 'Concert Hall at the Park' show on Thursday evening.

The 5-piece sibling stringband features strong female voices - singing separately and in harmony - and a familial connection to traditional American music.

Join KSUT at the 12th annual Pagosa Folk'n Bluegrass Festival this weekend, where we'll host the auction benefitting Public Radio in the Four Corners and the nonprofit that brings you festivals on Reservoir Hill, FolkWest. We've assembled some CD packages, plus there will be festival packages and passes, outdoor gear and much more. Bidding will be open during the festival and close right before Loudon Wainwright III takes the stage to end the festival on Sunday night.

KSUT's 2017 Member T-shirts have arrived and are going in the mail this week.  If you pledged during our recent Spring drive, or you're a sustainer that requested a t-shirt, you can expect them soon. 

Like what you see? Pledge here to get your very own "Heart" KSUT T-shirt, or call us at 970-563-0255 to make your pledge.

The NPR Dog Bowls are also going into the mail this week.

Continuing KSUT's celebration of Women's History Month, this week's Sunday Special features Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy Winner, Bonnie Raitt. 

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore will be joining Chris Aaland for an in-studio interview and performance today (3/22) at 2:06 on the radio. Tune-in to hear these two legendary Americana artists. Their show is sold out!

VuHaus adds a new Colorado affiliation to its growing network of public media organizations.  The ‘VuHaus Colorado’ page is a collaboration of six public radio stations in the state that are part of the Colorado Music Strategy, a partnership between Colorado Creative Industries and Bohemian Foundation.  VuHaus is the country-wide collective of the most influential public media stations, showcasing their music video content at VuHaus.com.

A long time KSUT favorite, Lynne Rosetto Kasper – who's hosted The Splendid Table since its inception 21 years ago, is leaving the host's chair and will retire at the end of 2017.

Award-winning writer and cookbook editor Francis Lam, a veteran of "Top Chef Masters" and the New York Times Magazine will take over as host on March 10, splitting duties with Kasper through the end of the year.  

Of Cataclysm and Idealism

Jan 30, 2017
The Tuesday Agency

Author Craig Childs, on his latest book 'Apocalyptic Planet.' Childs spoke in Durango recently. He shared some insights on how the planet will end, and why we all have reason for optimism.

Fact Check: Trump's Inauguration Speech

Jan 20, 2017

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, have transcribed and fact-checked Donald Trump's inauguration speech Friday.

Trump’s Inauguration: NPR Live Blog

Jan 20, 2017

NPR's digital team will live blog the day’s events, including reports from across Washington D.C. and elsewhere, from NPR and member station reporters.

Stories On Stones

Jan 19, 2017
Andrew Gulliford

A seemingly ordinary hike through the canyons of southern Utah turned into an extraordinary experience for Fort Lewis history professor Andrew Gulliford.

KSUT is featuring local band the Lawn Chair Kings, and their new CD 'Virtually Acoustic' this week.  Known for their catchy tunes and good-time performances, they remain a steady force in Durango  and the KSUT listening area.

Tune-in for the Lawn Chair Kings feature at 11:10 AM on Friday 1/13, which wraps up with our weekly trivia question at 11:30, and your chance to win free lunch at Zia Taqueria.

NPR Fact-Checks President Obama's Farewell Address

Jan 11, 2017
Scott Olson/Getty Images

The departing President delivered his final address to the nation from Chicago Tuesday night.

NPR Fact-Checks Trump's Wednesday Press Conference

Jan 11, 2017
Seth Wenig/AP

The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom have annotated a Wednesday morning news conference with President-elect Donald Trump.

This weeks Feature Cd, comes from the band The American Indians, band from the saga of waila.  Chicken Scratch comes from the southern Arizona's Native people, a social dance music.  This album you will hear a beautiful melodies of saxophone, guitar, bass, drums, two-step, and cumbias. 

Tune in this Friday, January 13, 2016 12P.M. (MST) to hear the entire album on Tribal Radio 91.3FM & 89.7FM. 

NPR live coverage from Washington.

More Stories of Where Humans and Habitat Meet

Jan 8, 2017
Wyoming Public Media

A man walks from Mexico to the tip of South America with his best friend, a donkey; a man crosses the Atlantic to deliver livestock to post-World War II Europe; and an outdoorsy woman discovers she has more to learn about the wilderness. HumaNature, this Sunday afternoon at 5 on the KSUT Sunday Special.

KSUT will feature the Infamous Stringdusters this Friday, checking out their brand new CD 'Laws of Gravity', and listening to some of their back catalog.

Our artist feature begins at 11:10 AM, during the Morning Blend, and concludes with our weekly trivia contest and your chance to win lunch from Zia Taqueria at 11:30.

Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford

KSUT contributor and history professor Andrew Gulliford teaches the Antiquities Act in some of his classes at Fort Lewis College. We interviewed him recently about Bear's Ears. He also offers his opinions of the politics surrounding the declaration.

Courtesy of Jonathan Thompson

KSUT spoke to Thompson a few months ago about the debate over how to manage a large area of federal land in southeast Utah. We revisit the interview in the wake of President Obama's recent declaration of the land as Bear's Ears National Monument.

Leonard C. Burch

Dec 8, 2016

In observance of Leonard C. Burch Day Friday, December 10, 2016 Tribal Radio will not be featuring a Feature CD.

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.

Hearing Voices

We honor Native American Heritage Month with the story of the last remaining member of her village of Mescalero Apache.

Calvin Standing Bear, is a full Oglala / Sicangu Lakota from the Rosebud Reservation of South Dakota.  Calvin is a talented flutist and singer of traditional Lakota music and composer of contemporary Lakota flute songs.  Fly Eagle Fly, is Calvin's first solo album.

Tune in this Friday, November 18, 2016 12 P.M. (MST) on Tribal Radio 91.3FM & 89.7 FM to hear the entire album.

The KSUT Night Blend

Oct 27, 2016

Listen for a nocturnal version of our popular Music Blend late-evenings and overnights.

La Plata County Clerk & Recorder Tiffany Parker talks to KSUT about what to expect on this year's ballot.

KSUT will be featuring Bob Weir's new album 'Blue Mountain', on Friday, 10/14, at noon. Producer Josh Kaufman partnered with Weir on the album, which features songwriting collaborations with Josh Ritter and performances with members of The National.

American Public Media

Mandolin master Thile fills Garrison Keillor's shoes with new shows featuring a mix of well-known and up-and-coming musicians, sketch comedy, and spoken word.

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