Bear Problems

  • Bull Draw Fire slows down under rainfall, burning over 30,000 acres
  • Immigrant in sanctuary at Carbondale church receives reprieve, now free
  • Historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park gets a strange visitor to its lobby

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bear that attacked a 5-year old located and killed on Sunday night
  • CU dance troupe to visit Paonia, will perform and hold workshops
  • CU study sheds new light on old nature versus nurture debate
  • Local schools will compete for state titles in track and baseball

  • New law protects dogs and children left in hot cars
  • Residents encouraged to have a pet plan in case of wildfires
  • Parks and Wildlife urge residents to be bear aware
  • Bears looking to stock up on food as hibernation approaches

  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to bear-proof houses and garbage
  • Shoreline at Ridgway State Park closed to vehicles
  • Public meetings in Paonia, Cedaredge about game management units
  • Annual bass fishing contest at Ridgway State Park

  • Colorado residents support BLM measures to cut oil and gas waste
  • Capitol Coverage feature on tax hike to pay for transportation
  • Parks and Wildlife urges residents to take steps to be Bear Aware

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, April 2, 2015

Apr 2, 2015


  • More staff issues for the town of Paonia
  • Bill looks to get a handle on Colorado's bear problems
  • Ditches and canals begin to flow
  • State Senate debates the budget as TABOR makes things complicated