KVNF Regional Newscast

Weekdays at 8:00 a.m. & 5:50 p.m.

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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  • Democrats, Republicans hold rallies behind candidates for governor
  • Capitol Conversation disccusses high priced race for Colorado governor
  • At least 8 wildfires burning over 100,000 acres across the state

  • Shortage of foster homes creates backlog of needy children in Colorado
  • 2020 Census could leave out many Colorado children and cut funding
  • Montrose election results should be finalized this morning

  • Missing Hotchkiss woman's body found in Utah; suspect turns himself in
  • Stapleton, Polis polar opposites running for Governor
  • Montrose commissioner, sheriff races still too close to call
  • Ballot printing error in Montrose due to incorrect bar codes

  • Big spending Jared Polis wins Democratic nomination for governor
  • Outspoken Walker Stapleton wins Republican nomination for governor
  • Paonia activist wins lawsuit against him, gives interview with KDNK
  • North Fork Activist hopes his story inspires others to talk truth

  • Western Slope Resources Reporting covers EPA cleanup of Ouray mine
  • New techniques and creative thinking help cleanup of Camp Bird Mine
  • BLM to rollback sage grouse protections, taking public comment

  • Candidates for governor will be set after tomorrow's primary
  • Bears seek food due to changing climate, causing conflict with people
  • Western Slope Resources Reporting examines bear encounters
  • Three Colorado cities ranked as best in country for livability

  • Paonia activist cleared in libel case brought by energy company
  • Arizona lawmakers debate use of Colorado River water
  • Cutbacks to use of Colorado River water could impact Colorado users
  • San Juan National Forest reopened after fight with 416 Fire

  • Climate change impacting air quality in Colorado
  • Fires in southwest cause decline in air quality
  • Town of Ophir uses composting to increase sustainability
  • Western Slope Resources Reporting about a town reinventing itself

  • Governor Hickenlooper opposes immigration policies at the border
  • Western Slope Resources Reporting about Pieance Mustangs
  • Group supports BLM efforts to take care of wild horses in Northwest Colorado
  • Updates on 416 Fire, Upper Mailbox Fire in listening area

  • Reservoirs along Colorado River to remain less than half full all year
  • Cost of sexual harassment scandal at state capitol measured in more than dollars
  • Despite Pride Month in Colorado, LGBTQ teens report bullying

  • Three of four Republican candidates for governor have debate
  • Dry southwest, low snowpack, warm weather  contribute to fire danger

  • 416 Fire causes evacuation of Hermosa area, now over 4,000 acres in size
  • Love Fire in Montrose County deemed fully contained
  • Stage I fire restrictions enacted for most BLM lands in Western counties
  • Governor Hickenlooper responds to SCOTUS ruling in favor of cake maker
  • Governor vetoes nine bills in two weeks, drawing criticism
  • Climate change has big impact on Colorado River system

  • 416 Fire causing economic stress on Silverton
  • Love Fire in remote Montrose County fought by hotshot crews
  • Further reaction to SCOTUS ruling on baker's case in Lakewood

  • State capitol reaction to SCOTUS ruling in favor of Lakewood baker
  • Latest report from Western Slope Resources Reporting
  • Scientist proposes using sediment, methane to make bricks in North Fork
  • Governor Hickenlooper vetoes five bills in two days

  • Four Democrat candidates for governor debate issues
  • New study cautions countries considering fracking technology
  • 416 Fire outside of Durango disrupting lives, traffic in area

  • Hinsdale County School District wins BEST grant
  • Lake City Community School to be renovated, repaired
  • Immigrant getting sanctuary in Mancos church a national leader

  • Parks and Wildlife offers free fishing weekend on Saturday and Sunday
  • Emergency life saving devices installed on Arkansas River for rafters
  • Parks and Wildlife will hold commission meeting in Cortez
  • Feature story on reestablishing beaver presence in the West

City of Montrose

On May 14th, citizens, police officers and members of Montrose Crime Stoppers went before the City Council and asked for a ballot initiative in November that would raise sales tax revenue for public safety. A sharp increase in petty and property crime has taxed an already shorthanded Montrose Police Department. KVNF News got the details from Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn and Montrose Crime Stoppers head John W. Nelson.

  • Local farmers get boost in spending from legislature
  • H2O Radio reports on trees and how they live
  • Colorado juvenile justice system undergoes outside review

  • Veterans nationwide ask for protections to monuments, battlefields
  • Tale of two communities in Telluride
  • Farm to table food program seeks to unite communities in Southwest Colorado

  • Colorado veterans petition Senator Cory Gardner to protect Camp Hale
  • Paonia Eagles win second consecutive 2A state baseball title
  • Miller, Seriani, Schopp lead Eagles to state championship

Eric Goold

Behind stellar team play and solid individual performances by a deep senior class, the Paonia Eagles won its second consecutive 2A state baseball championship after defeating Dayspring Christian 7-2 and then Peyton 8-6 in Pueblo last weekend. KVNF News spoke with players and coaches during a jubilant celebration after the Eagles triumphed.

  • Coal Methane Working Group looks for solutions to NFV methane pollution
  • Variety of stake holders make up coal working group
  • Anniversary of Hayman Fire apporaches, worst wildfire in Colorado history
  • Scientists study effects of wildfires on watersheds

  • Paonia hosts 4th annual Western Slope Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo
  • Activist group writes Paonia Bill of Rights, hopes to get Town Council endorsement
  • Defense Secratary James Mattis speaks at Air Force Academy graduation
  • Gig economy not having as big an impact on state as previously thought

  • Colorado Civil Rights Commission reauthorized at end of session
  • Forest service seeks volunteers, meeting at Paonia Public Library
  • Global and local ramifications of shifting, shrinking sources of freshwater

  • Western Slope Resources Reporting from KSJD
  • Ute Mountain Ute Tribe operates farm with complicated water rights
  • Montrose BoCC joins list of officials who want to move BLM to Grand Junction
  • Delta BoCC declares burning ban for unincorporated areas of county

  • Water sharing techniques in Southwest based on ancient tradition
  • Future generations of farmers leaving Southwest, old ways being forgotten
  • May is Healthy Vision Month, many Colorado adults don't get eye exams
  • Recap of results from high school sports state tournaments

  • CDOT begins McClure Pass construction project on Monday
  • Highway 133 to have three different road repair projects this summer
  • Farmers have unique water sharing program in Southwest
  • Montrose, Delta Hospitals will add new administrators, board members

  • Montrose Police Chief needs 14 more officers to keep up with calls
  • Montrose officials in preliminary discussions to raise sales tax for public safety
  • Western Slope Resources report on Ute reservation farm, water use
  • Bear put down Sunday night proven to be one in Mother's Day attack

  • Petty and property crime, drug trafficking and mental illness on the rise in Montrose
  • Citizens, police officers ask Montrose city council for sales tax increase
  • One person's attempt to siphon Green River highlights water shortages
  • Traffic stop leads to fatality outside of Palisade

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