“Off the Record” Archives


The KOTO News Team has produced the public affairs show “Off the Record” every Tuesday since January 2014. We have archives of past shows here at the station. If there’s one you missed and you can’t find it on this page, just stop by or request the file by emailing news@koto.org. Thanks for listening!

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March 28, 2017

-A Fond Farewell To Caitlin Ketel

March 21, 2017

– Trump’s blueprint budget and the trickle down effect

March 14, 2017

-Folks from True North, an area non-profit, come to the studio to talk about an upcoming mental health training for adults who work with teens.

March 7, 2017

– Commissioner Hilary Cooper talks experience in D.C.

Feb. 21, 2017

– A discussion about the town’s East End lots. What should be done with them? And how should it be accomplished?

Feb. 14, 2017

-How do relationships differ in small towns? That & more from relationship expert Christopher Beaver

Feb. 7, 2017

-A local jeweler, a filmmaker and a musician gather to talk about the arts in Telluride. Joined by co-host Pepper Raper with Telluride Arts.

Jan. 31, 2017

– Mountain School reps talk new IB World School status

Jan. 24, 2017

– A discussion about the Telluride Institute’s Watershed Education Program

Jan. 17, 2017

-Tri-County Health Network: Insurance, Palliative Care, Programs & More

Jan. 10, 2017

-The Sky’s The Limit: Women In Telluride

Jan. 3, 2017

– What’s in store for 2017 for regional governments?

Dec. 20, 2016

– The Art of Forgiveness

 Dec. 6, 2016

– Telluride Foundation’s P3 housing initiative proposal with Paul Major

Nov. 29, 2016

– San Miguel Educational Fund candidates (KOTO’s governing board)

Nov. 22, 2016

– Thanksgiving recipes

Nov. 15, 2016

– A discussion with CEO Bill Jensen

 Nov. 1, 2016

– A discussion with Hilary Cooper, District 1 commissioner candidate (running uncontested)

Oct. 24, 2016

-ELECTION SERIES: State ballot issues roundup

Oct. 18, 2016

-ELECTION SERIES: KOTO & PWC present a debate & forum LIVE at Rebekah Hall. Moderated by Caitlin Ketel & Katie Klingsporn

-Pt. 1: District 3 county commissioner candidates Terri Snyder Lamers (R) & Kris Holstrom (D) debate
-Pt. 2: Panelists representing 5 ballot measures explain & take questions from the community.

Oct. 11, 2016

-ELECTION SERIES featuring Kris Holstrom vs. Terri Lamers

Oct. 4, 2016

-ELECTION SERIES kicks off with the SMART ballot initiative

Sept. 27, 2016

-How we can all make a difference when it comes to behavioral health in our community

Sept. 20, 2016

-What’s happening in Norwood? Library, election, raw water, broadband, & more with Carrie Andrew

Sept. 13, 2016

– Let’s talk about…housing! Spruce House, Virginia Placer and more with the members of the Telluride Housing Authority Subcommittee

Sept. 6, 2016

– The philosophy of housing with host Alec Jacobson

Aug. 30, 2016

– The future of the Four Corners with Kate Jones and Richard Cornelius

Aug. 23, 2016

– Back to School with host Amy Peters and school officials

Aug. 17, 2016

 – A discussion with Matt Zumstein, Norwood Ranger District

Aug. 9, 2016

– Don’t be Haydn, classical music is making a come-Bach.

Aug. 2, 2016

– 40th annual Telluride Jazz Festival with Paul Machado

July 26, 2016

 -Telluride Mountain Club & San Miguel Bicycle Alliance

July 19, 2016

 -What’s new in Mountain Village: transit, housing and more


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