Among the stories you’ll hear on this week’s show:
- Wetland habitats across the West are in trouble due to human impacts and climate change.
- Author Jonathan Thompson talks about his newly released book “Sagebrush Empire,” set among the volatile politics of San Juan County, Utah.
- And KSUT’s Sarah Flower talks with a Fort Lewis College public health professor to get a global perspective on vaccines.
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A new Swiss-designed avalanche control system on the pass southwest of Telluride aims to make it safer for crews to trigger slides. The remote-controlled system uses elevated towers to drop ordnance on snow-loaded slopes.
Many people take hot and cold running water and a flush toilet for granted. But for some residents of the Navajo Nation, it’s a luxury they don’t get to enjoy at home. Now, several organizations are trying to bridge what’s known as the “water gap.”