with host Chris Lopez
with host Marty Jones
episode 105: Alamosa Live Music Association
Matt Wellmann and Will Krebs from ALMA give insight to the upcoming music season in The Valley including Battle of the Bands and Sundays at 6.
episode 104: Early Childhood Council of The San Luis Valley
Sherri Valdez and Bryan Lindert from the Early Childhood Council of The San Luis Valley, join The Citizen in discussing Colorado’s universal pre-school program and what this looks like in for San Luis Valley families.
episode 103: Denise Vigil
The owner, operator and chef of Alamosa’s hottest dinner spot, Denise Vigil, gives an update after 8 months of operating. She dives into lessons learned, risks taken, and future hopes.
episode 102: Stephanie Cotter
She’s a native of Ireland turned nine-time national running champion at Adams State University
episode 101: Adams State School of Education
Chrissy McKinney and Paul Clark from the Adams State University School of Education join the Citizen to discuss their new Educators Highlight Award. Relationships developed with educators make an epic impact on student’s lives, Adams State wants to acknowledge that.
episode 100: David Tandberg
Adam State’s interim president on building campus momentum, and being a “positive energy source” for the university
episode 99: MaryAnne Talbott
Alamosa Citizen’s publisher talks about digital storytelling and what the Rural Journalism Institute has planned
episode 98: Heather Dutton
The manager of the San Luis Valley Water Conservancy District walks us through a project to improve the accuracy of snowpack measurements
episode 97: Dawn Melgares, SLV Affordable Housing Coalition
Dawn Melgares from the SLV Affordable Housing Coalition talks with The Citizen about her diligence with her work as well as the purchases and developments of properties. Melgares also talks about the coalitions growth.
episode 96: Valley Roots Food Hub
Nick Chambers and Al Stone from Valley Roots Food Hub on local food and the program’s growth in the last 8 years.
episode 16: photographer Greg Stoker
Greg Stoker, the featured artist at the San Luis Valley Museum, talks about his photography practice, where he came from and where he is going next.
episode 15: Bessie Konishi
Bessie Konishi speaks about the history of Japanese Americans in the Valley. This is a recording of her lecture at the San Luis Valley Museum on Sept. 2.
episode 14: Leighton Burt
Burt is the featured artist at the SLV Museum on 4th and Hunt in downtown Alamosa, where his Calligraphy Mandalas are on view
episode 13: SourMILF
It’s a ‘rock show’… or is it a ‘play’? or is it ‘performance art’…? It is SourMILF (*NSFW)
episode 12: Jocelyn Catterson
Artist Jocelyn Catterson of Del Norte talks about the growth of new roots in the magical Valley she remembers as a child
episode 11: Adams State BFA exhibit
Creative Citizen talks with the artists about their works.
episode 10: Cari Conari
Cari Conari talks about spirits, souls, art, herbs, and birds
episode 9: Christi Bode
The filmmaker and producer talks about the new PBS documentary “Farm to Faucet.”
episode 8, part 3: Archives, with Fred Bunch
This is the last in our three-part series about archives. This time we talk with Fred Bunch, chief of resource management at our own Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve.
episode 8, part 2: Archives, with Jeff Myers
Jeff Myers, acting director of the San Luis Valley Museum, talks about collecting and organizing artifacts.
with host Chris Lopez
episode 110: Grizzly Sports Alliance
GSA’s Aaron Tuioti-Mariner and Rob Woods join The Citizen to discuss the upcoming NFL sponsored flag football camp. They also give insight to Adams States football program.
episode 109: Amanda Pearson
Acting interim director of La Puente Amanda Pearson talks about her experience in the director role and what she has learned. She gives a deeper perspective on the work that La Puente does.
episode 108: AVSAR
Alamosa Volunteer Search and Rescue’s president, Crystal Wilson, and member-at-large, Stephen Cline, dive into the importance of AVSAR’s new night-vision goggles. They give safety tips and tell stories that have taught them important lessons.
episode 107: DA Kelly & Lani Welch
DA Anne Kelly and Lani Welch give insight to National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Welch tells more about her story and her advocacy for crime victims through her non-profit. DA Kelly shares her mission as DA for the Valley.
episode 106: Eric Carpio
Director of the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center Eric Carpio talks history and heritage with The Citizen. Carpio gives insight to upcoming summer projects as well as his own personal Valley history. “In the San Luis Valley, history isn’t a thing of the past.”
with host Marty Jones
episode 5: Deacon Aspinwall
The planning and development specialist for Alamosa is also a trout encyclopedia. Dani Robbins stops by to talk about the Dark Skies project.
episode 4: We Love Our National Park
The Great Sand Dunes’ Kathy Faz and Visit Alamosa’s Beth Sumner, talk with Marty Jones about April as the ‘We Love Our National Park’ month and all the fun things that the Valley can expect
episode 3: Craig Cotten
Craig Cotton Division 3 Water Engineer talks with host, Marty Jones, about spring run-off and the things that effect it, including wind and snowpack. They also discuss drought in the San Luis Valley.
episode 2: Gigi Dennis & Patrick Ortiz
Host Marty Jones talks with Gigi Dennis and Patrick Ortiz about the upcoming push for the outdoor community engagement in Monte Vista. Don Richmond makes a special guest appearance.
episode 1: Introducing host Marty Jones, with guest Mick Daniel of SLV GO!
Podcast debut: Meet host Marty Jones, with guest Mick Daniel of SLV GO!
episode 19: Grantley Showalter
Executive Director of the Alamosa Bicycle Coalition chats with the Citizen about bike culture and the importance of bike access in the Valley.
episode 18: Steve Kindsfather
Steve Kindsfather owner and operator of Kindsfather Knives talks with the Citizen about the craft of blacksmithing and the importance of a good blade
Tumbleweed Bread | podcast 2
The second episode continuing the stories of Jake and Jessica, Tumbleweed Bread
Tumbleweed Bread | podcast 1
Jessica and Jake share their journey on creating the Valley’s best bakery
episode 17: Jenna Neilsen and Jamie Bulzomi
Adams State Theatre’s Jenna Neilsen and Jamie Bulzomi talk with the Citizen about the upcoming production of ‘Little Women.’