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Local Motion: Colorado's First All-Female Wildland Fire Crew

"Be a student of fire." That's just part of the advice that Colorado's first all-female wildland fire crew received at a training camp in late May. This summer, the women will work on conservation projects and help fight forest fires in the area around Grand Junction. KVNF spoke to several of the crew members, their instructors, and a couple of longtime female firefighters.

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Don Suppes, District 2, stopped by KVNF studios to talk with Felix Belmont and KVNF morning news host Eric Goold for the June edition of the Delta County Commissioners Report. Topics included mosquito abatement, county facilities, hemp regulations and veteran's issues.

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  • Report from Lake City on current conditions in Hinsdale County
  • Residents of Lake City issued sandbags, flood preparations continue
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Host Jill Spears and gardeners Lulu Volckhausen and Lance Swigart discuss gardening chores and take calls from listeners.

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  • Deadline to be stakeholder in CHAMP program is Friday

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  • Snowpack melting quickly, rivers up all around the state
  • Gunnison County river closures made due to safety threat

This program is in honor of former Paonia resident Thomas Lawley. Thomas was a huge music lover and community connector. Thomas moved to the North Fork Valley in 1970 and was a Paonia resident until 1986. During his time in the North Fork he was a community leader, KVNF DJ and often the Master of Ceremonies. In Febuary 2019 Thomas died at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico after battling cancer for four years. He was 72. Thomas and his wife Paula produced the infamous Hippie Reunion in Paonia in 2010. Thomas was also the festival Director for Carbondale's Mountain Fair for 17 years.

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  • Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall visits Confluence Park in Delta
  • Veterans, families, citizens gather in Delta to commemorate D Day

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  • Grand Junction schools name permanent Superintendent
  • Bear that attacked a hiker on Memorial Day identified, killed
  • Delta County Commissioners sign contract for new Human Services Building

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled down Sunday on the claim that Iran was responsible for attacks on two tankers traveling in the Strait of Hormuz, despite furnishing no new evidence beyond a video distributed last week by the Pentagon.

Exactly two months to the day after a fire blazed through the roof and spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the church held its first Mass on Saturday.

Instead of his traditional miter hat, the archbishop of Paris wore a white, hard hat, along with about 30 others in attendance.

The Mass was closed to the public for security reasons, and those there were mostly clergy and people who work on the site.

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We're going to stay in Hong Kong a little longer to hear from one of the protesters who was out in the streets all day. Galileo Cheng is a social affairs executive for the Hong Kong Catholic Institution Staff Association, and he is with us now.

Welcome. Thanks for talking to us.

GALILEO CHENG: Yes. Thank you.

MARTIN: The government says that they've shelved this bill for now. Why is it that so many people still felt they needed to come out to protest?

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We're going to stay in Hong Kong a little longer to hear from one of the protesters who was out in the streets all day. Galileo Cheng is a social affairs executive for the Hong Kong Catholic Institution Staff Association, and he is with us now.

Welcome. Thanks for talking to us.

GALILEO CHENG: Yes. Thank you.

MARTIN: The government says that they've shelved this bill for now. Why is it that so many people still felt they needed to come out to protest?

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We're going to stay in Hong Kong a little longer to hear from one of the protesters who was out in the streets all day. Galileo Cheng is a social affairs executive for the Hong Kong Catholic Institution Staff Association, and he is with us now.

Welcome. Thanks for talking to us.

GALILEO CHENG: Yes. Thank you.

MARTIN: The government says that they've shelved this bill for now. Why is it that so many people still felt they needed to come out to protest?

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