The KOTO FM News Department’s mission is to offer accurate, informative, engaging broadcasts at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

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SKIPPY program hits schools next week
Officials caution 4/20 revelers
House approves oil and gas health study

Newscast 4-18-14


Five candidates seek seats on fire board
Down Valley gets a new library drop box
Democrats pull abortion bill
“Bench Talks” with Jerry Greene

Newscast 4-17-14


USFS expands ski area recreation to four seasons
Colorado hazardous weather awareness week
SMPA accepting board applications

Newscast 4-16-14


Closing down a mountain: Part II
Vendor apps due for Mountain Village market
Bad breath the subject of a new medical moment

 Newscast 4-15-14


Closing down a mountain: Part I
Mesa sees cliff accident, fire over weekend
Cyber bullying bill fails

Newscast 4-14-14


Nightgrass lineup announced
Olathe Corn Fest organizers seek support
A marijuana update

Newscast 4-11-14


Library patrons get an upgrade
Pellet gun prankster at large
Public comment period open for Norwood trail change

newscast 4-10-14


Man turns himself in for fireworks incident
A new “Masters Minute”
Lawmakers discuss pot money spending

Newscast 4-9-14


Safety measure taken at the Opera House 
Fire officials gear up for prescribed burn
A conversation about Ouray’s water rights

Newscast 4-8-14

Road trip anyone? Your guide to the shoulder season
Preliminary report on Ridgway Reservoir crash released
A Capitol Conversation

Newscast 4-7-14


A trip back in time to the filming of “Scrapple”
Communities continue to rebuild after flooding
Hunters, angler invited to weigh in at roundtable discussion

Newscast 4-4-14


Silverton says “yes” to retail pot, OHVs in business core
Regional Transportation Authority gets nod from commissioners
Library board releases contract details for new director

Newscast 4-3-14


Four corners project stirs emotions
Grab your partner for KOTO street dance
How green is Telluride’s government?

Newscast 4-2-14


Off the Record with new Wilkinson Public Library director Sarah Landeryou

“Off the Record” Sarah Landeryou


Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, Spoon to headline Ride Fest
Revival of pot discussions at Town Council
Ute Tribe leader dies

Newscast 4-1-14


County may pursue other Alpine Ranger options
Four Corners project a topic of Tuesday’s Town Council meeting
A new “Medical Moment” is in

Newscast 3-31-14


Sarah Landeryou named library director
Bikini slalom founder back for another round
Mike Hughes offers a Friday sports roundup

Newscast 3-28-14


Ridgway Reservoir plane crash victims identified
Burlesque boasts unconventional twist
County takes hands-off approach on hemp cultivation
Norwood could have a new private school

Newscast 3-27-14


Scrapple Fest draws near
Regional Transit Authority the focus of IG worksession
Masters Minute

Newscast 3-26-14

“Off the Record” with Wilkinson Public Library’s Brenda Carns and John Wontrobski

Off the Record WP Library

Blues & Brews announces preliminary lineup
Cardboard sled derby seeks registrants
Colorado’s child poverty rate increases

Newscast 3-25-14

Five dead in Ridgway plane crash
Library candidates meet the public
Mountain School has a special visitor

Newscast 3-24-14


Michael Franti does it for the love
Mountain Village officially says “no” to retail pot
Measure to raise smoking age fails

Newscast 3-21-14


KOTO board says no to special election, appoints Jerry Greene
Mountain Village has a new council member
Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr. comes to Telluride

Newscast 3-20-14


Bluegrass lineup is complete
Name restored to Bridal Peak
What it takes to keep Pandora Mill standing
A new “Masters Minute” is in

Newscast 3-19-14


 ”Off the Record” with Hilaree O’Neill and Mark Rikkers

“Off the Record” Hilaree and Mark


Avalanche dogs demonstrate skills
Update on skiers involved in collision
TAB brings in $20,000 more than last year

Newscast 3-18-14


Sheridan Opera House gets a new screen
Norwood man injured in Sunday slide
Lady Mavericks win state championship

Newscast 3-17-14


A talk with “crash Reel” star Kevin Pearce
KOTO Board advised not to move forward with special election
Fourth pot shop granted retail license

Newscast 3-13-14


Don’t call us a cover band! Tribute Fest hits Telluride
Town moves forward with affordable housing solar panel project
Community celebration planned for Gus Kenworthy

Newscast 3-12-14


March 11: “Off the Record” with County Commissioner Joan May

“Off the Record” Joan May


Fire Festival raises questions
Town Council approves Goose trail extension
Telluride “Avi” dogs to show off skills

Newscast 3-11-14


Longtime Telluride resident Mark Buchsieb dies
Five sites identified for new med center
Telluride Yoga Festival announces lineup

Newscast 3-10-14


KOTO seeks Street Dance partners
SMPA has thousands in capital credits
Get high, get a DUI

Newscast 3-7-14


March 5: “Off the Record” with Karen Walker and Andy Shoff

“Off the Record” Telluride Mountain School


Feb. 25: “Off the Record” with TelSki’s VP of Hospitality Robert Stenhammer & Director of Weddings and Events Robin Wolff.

“Off the Record Telski


Feb. 18: “Off the Record” with San Miguel Educational Fund’s Dave Johnson and Joe McClure

“Off the Record” SMEF Board


Feb. 11: “Off the Record” with Superintendent Kyle Schumacher and School Board President Paul Reich

“Off the Record” Kyle and Paul


Feb. 5: “Off the Record” with Mountain Village Mayor Dan Jansen

“Off the Record” 2-5-14



Question 300 forum hosted by KOTO 10-18-13:

Question 300

Question 2D forum hosted by KOTO, 10-17-13:

Question 2D

Sheep Mountain Alliance candidates for Town Council forum, 10-15-13:

Sheep Mountain Alliance Forum Part I

Sheep Mountain Alliance Forum Part II