colorado wildfires

  • Wildfires slowing, some closures impact start of hunting season
  • River rafting industry hanging on despite drought, low water
  • XCel Energy releases Colorado Energy Plan, cleaner air expected

  • Disaster Preparation Fair held at Paonia Public Library
  • Emergency Management Director talks Code Red, preparation
  • Delta County soon to implement Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • Bull Draw Fire, Cache Creek Fire continue to burn, send smoke and haze
  • Fire season already one of the costliest ever, expected to continue

  • Bull Draw Fire outside of Nucla grows, community meeting tonight
  • Update on firefighting efforts on Western Slope
  • Initiative 93 certified, would raise money for education with tax increase
  • Sales of marijuana in state since legalization goes over 2 billion dollars

  • Western Slope wildfire update; Bull Draw Fire largest in the region
  • Feature on Initiative 97; voters polarized over controversial setback measure
  • EPA holds meeting in Colorado Springs

  • Bull Draw Fire, Buttermilk Fire make air quality poor in Western counties
  • Trump's rollback of air quality standards causes protests in Colorado
  • H2O Radio reports on technology used to monitor state stream, river flows

  • North Fork Creative Coalition working on Paonia signage
  • For the first time in Colorado history, state public defender is a woman
  • Hickenlooper asks feds to rescind rule regulating doctor-patient conversations
  • Health advisory issued in Mesa County due to wildfire smoke

  • Paonia awarded a rural development grant for marketing, development
  • North Fork Valley will host Rural Philanthropy Days conference next July
  • Fire update across the Western Slope, conditions ripe for fire expansion

  • Stewart Ditch gets river call, flows reduced by  50 percent
  • Town of Paonia will no longer be able to water Paonia Town Park
  • School District 51 gets special training to deal with school shootings
  • Two wildfires outside of Meeker, one outside of Montrose, one on Fruitland Mesa

  • First part of a series on water conservation efforts in West
  • City of Longmont finds unique way to conserve water
  • Update on wildfires; flash flood danger increased in burn areas

  • Democratic nominee for Governor Polis talks health care, education
  • H2O Radio reports on wildfires, climate change and water supply
  • Red Mountain Pass open after rockslides forced closures yesterday

  • Governor candidate Jared Polis visits Delta, talks fracking, gun control
  • Firefighters on Weston Pass witness dramatic weather occurence last week
  • Update on wildfires around the state; weekend rain helps battle blazes
  • Paonia woman will stand trial next week for January shooting

  • State on track for largest fire season since 2002
  • More than 12 wildfires in state have already burned over 147,000 acres
  • Connecting the Drops
  • St. Vrain River recovers after devastating floods of 2013

  • 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

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

  • Western Slope fires add to haze, poor air quality in state
  • Over 70 wildfires burning in the West threaten iconic tourist sites
  • Western Slope coal country still struggling to adapt to new economy
  • Communities look to agri tourism, sustainable energy after coal's collapse

  • 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

  • Phone scam targets DMEA members
  • Parks and Wildlife library program gains popularity
  • Raccoon starts wildfire outside of Craig
  • Montrose City Council taking applications to fill vacancy

  • Most wildfires caused by humans
  • New CU study examines wildfires from past to present
  • Increased bear and human interaction leads to 34 bear killings this year
  • Over 7 million tourists to Colorado National Monuments boost economy

  • Two individuals may have caused Peak 2 Fire near Breckenridge
  • Landing Outdoor Trade Show puts Colorado in lead as outdoor destination
  • Colorado looks to Wyoming for example of alternative uses for coal mines

  • Tipton among bipartisan effort to fight opioid epidemic in Western Colorado
  • Nine wildfires burning in the state, cooler temperatures helping fight
  • Marijuana tax revenue can't pay for all of education needs in state

  • State senator Don Coram leads hemp industry in Montrose County
  • New hemp processing facility under construction in Nucla
  • Peekaboo Fire west of Craig up to 4,200 acres
  • Peak 2 Fire threatens 450 homes in Breckenridge

  • Gutzler Fire triples in size
  • Fire near Breckenridge forces 450 home evacuations
  • Capitol Coverage discusses marijuana tax money
  • Trump Administration prepares to rollback water pollution regulations

  • Wildfires burning across Colorado, hot and dry conditions continue
  • Cortez woman seeks sanctuary in Mancos Methodist Church
  • Community of Firestone fights stigma of gas-caused house fire

  • State parks system overused, underfunded
  • Montrose County, Park County wildfires caused by humans
  • Canyons of the Ancients in Cortez unlikely to be downsized

KVNF Regional Newscast: November 29, 2016

Nov 29, 2016

  • Some Thompson Divide drilling leases still active
  • Wildfire in Denver suburbs
  • Bio's of Delta Chief of Police Candidates

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, April. 27, 2016

Apr 27, 2016

  • Mild wildfire season predicted for Colorado
  • Olathe Board of Trustee dies at 71
  • Man found dead in Ouray County pond died of exposure
  • A look at the 2016 Paonia Film Festival  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Aug 26, 2015

  • Colorado IUD program for low-­income women gets funding
  • Rifle ranger shooters spark Grand County wildfire
  • Silverton, San Juan County want federal aid to deal mine spill
  • A look at school enrollment across the Western Slope
  • To mine or not to mine? Is that the question?

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Aug 25, 2015

  

  • Road project needs repairs almost immediately
  • Smoke causes concerns for Coloradans
  • Officials consider statewide graduation standards

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Aug 24, 2015

  Newscast

  • Colorado officials address broadband access at Montrose forum
  • Outlook for wildfires in Colorado this year
  • Honey bees cause controversy on public lands

iSeeChange: Reaping A Wildfire

Aug 21, 2015
Wade Hanson

As wildfires continue to rage in the Northwest, Colorado has had a relatively mild season.  It’s unsure, though, if it will stay that way. 

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