KVNF Regional Newscast

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Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and during All Things Considered for regional news from KVNF.

KVNF's Eric Goold brings you regional news weekdays at 8 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. (You can also subscribe to the newscasts using the Podcast or RSS links)

KVNF news is always looking for leads. Let us know what's happening in your area, what issues you care about and what you'd like to hear us cover - email us at news@kvnf.org

    

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  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun
  • Conservation plan calls for water to be taken from Blue Mesa Reservoir
  • Lake Powell near disastrous low level; contingency plans established
  • Preview of high school football schedule around listening area

  • Colorado voters looking for specific changes from Governor candidates
  • Luke Runyon reports on stakes involved with Colorado River conservation
  • First ski resort in Colorado to open this weekend after snow in mountains

  • 7 states tentatively agree on Colorado river conservation, drought mitigation
  • Biologists have some success in protecting endangered fish in Colorado River
  • Gunnison Basin hopes for wet weather, prepare for dry winter just in case

  • U.S. Forest Service plans to implement shuttle, fees at Hanging Lake
  • Bull Draw Fire closure lifted, fire now 95 percent contained
  • BLM, advocates battle over management of wild horse herds in West

  • Colorado voters aged 50 and older voice their concerns, issues
  • Three Western Slope counties face additional transportaiton ballot measures
  • Montrose Budget public meeting scheduled for Oct. 10

  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun
  • First poll in governor's race, debates, and Governor Hickenlooper travels
  • Amendment 73 proposes to raise taxes on high earners to pay for schools

  • Road work, closures scheduled next week for Red Mountain Pass
  • Telluride climber makes history, skis down 4th largest mountain in world
  • KDNK feature about nationwide opposition to Jordan Cove pipeline plan

  • Delta County Candidate Forum brings together Republicans, Democrats
  • Hunting, fishing and wildlife on BLM land generates big tax revenue
  • Mesa County school district 51 names interim superintendent

  • Montrose Police Chief calls it a career after 45 years in law enforcement
  • Trial in deaths of two Norwood girls continues, one defendant incompetent
  • Western Slope Resources Reporting
  • Native cutthroat trout species making a comeback after reintroduction efforts

  • Propositions 109, 110 would fund transportation in different ways
  • Author returns to Paonia to read from debut novel
  • National Parks in state, country hope to get funding from Congress

  • Report indicates drought in Colorado is getting worse
  • Flu season last year in the state was busiest ever
  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun
  • Purple State talks Club 20 Debates, state economy and beer industry

  • ICELAB comes to Delta County, promotes job growth and new business
  • Amendment X would take hemp out of state constitution

  • Blue Mesa Reservoir at record low volume, toxic algae blooms confirmed
  • Bull Draw Fire 95 percent contained, special techniques aid firefight
  • Statewide expansion of Medicare greatly benefitted rural residents
  • Victims of shooting outside of Hotchkiss identified, investigation ongoing

  • Water Sheriff patrols Four Corners, water theft up during drought season
  • Historic Leadville Opera House eligible for preservation grant
  • Update on investigation of two bodies discovered outside Hotchkiss

  • Toxic algae confirmed in Blue Mesa Reservoir
  • Boaters encouraged to stay away from Iola Basin, protect pets
  • Paonia Elementary School wins prestigious award

  • Colorado has fourth best economy in the country
  • Statewide surplus expected this year and next
  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun
  • Recycling, election security, Governor possibly running for President

  • Candidates for 3rd Congressional District disagree about Jordan Cove project
  • Flare up in the Bull Draw Fire causes more closures of the Divide Road
  • Changes to Endangered Species Act could impact oil and gas, recreation in Colorado
  • Glance at high school football schedule this weekend

  • Bull Draw Fire flares up in warmer, drier weather; smoke expected
  • Engage Energy Conference brings together stakeholders in energy industry
  • Transition from older, outdated energy sources to new ones a hot topic
  • Governor Hickenlooper forms Federal PAC, signals possible Presidential run

KVNF News spoke with The Colorado Sun reporter John Frank in this edition of The Purple State Update, our weekly interview on the Friday KVNF Regional Newscast focusing on statewide and Western Slope political issues throughout the election season. In this episode we talk about the growing homeless population in tourist towns on the Western Slope, and about the growing number of out-of-state political groups pouring money into the Governor's Race.

  • Bennett, Hickenlooper request that BLM oil and gas lease sale be deferred
  • Health clinics in Colorado serve a vital role for low income health care
  • Western State University in Gunnison gets largest ever donation

  • Unaffiliated voters in Colorado growing in number, influence
  • Voters on Western Slope more likely to be unaffiliated

  • 416 Fire consumes two of the largest trees in the state; three others survive
  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun
  • Financing the governor's race; homelessness in tourist towns on the rise
  • Site of Lake Christine Fire origin to reopen this weekend

  • Record number of unaffiliated young voters in state
  • School lunch programs seek to provide free meals for all students
  • Representative Bob Rankin talks Gallagher Amendment with KDNK

  • Blue Mesa Reservoir at 39 percent capacity, boat launch facilities closing
  • Durango and Silverton suing narrow gauge railroad, says train started 416 Fire
  • Representative Bob Rankin talks health care
  • Lawsuit about oil and gas lease cancellations on Thompson Divide settled
  • Five cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Montrose County

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KVNF News spoke with The Colorado Sun reporter John Frank in the first episode of our collaboration, The Purple State Update. The show will feature a weekly interview on the Friday KVNF Regional Newscast focusing on statewide and Western Slope political issues throughout the election season. John Frank talks about dark money groups funding ad campaigns in the Senate District 5 race. He starts off talking about The Colorado Sun and its mission.

  • Rep. Rankin talks legislative session, harassment scandal with KDNK
  • Rise For Climate action at Paonia Town Park includes young and old

  • Colorado's senators take stances on Kavanaugh's SCOTUS nomination
  • Polis gives statements about wild horse management, suicide prevention
  • Rise For Climate action at Paonia Town Park part of nationwide movement

  • The Purple State Update with the Colorado Sun conversation
  • Outside money pouring in to Senate District 5 race
  • Colorado River suffers decline due mainly to temperature increase
  • Glance at the high school football schedule tonight

  • Colorado River flow declines 15 percent in last century
  • Blue Mesa Reservoir facing record low levels this Fall
  • Curecanti National Recreation Area announces closures
  • Governor candidate Jared Polis talks Western Slope issues with KDNK

  • Department of Agriculture works on improving rurual broadband access
  • Animas River survives toxic contamination, drought and wildfire
  • Conservation program allowing better access to parks not funded yet

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