Jodi Peterson

Local Motion: Outdoors programs for kids

This week's edition is about programs that get Western Slope youth outdoors to enjoy the beautiful open lands that surround us. Such opportunities benefit kids, and their families, in many ways. KVNF's Jodi Peterson interviews various people who run these programs, and parents and kids who participate.

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Suze Smith

Guest host Amber Kleinman and gardeners Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen chat about the advent of winter weather and take calls from listeners.

Got a question? Email or call during the show! 970-527-4868 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW, 6:30-7:00 pm every Tuesday!

  • Capitol Coverage of rise in hate crimes around the state
  • Mt. Garfield Middle School in Clifton closed today for deep clean
  • Proposed wolf reintroduction not supported by GarCo commissioners

  • Two schools in Palisade get a deep clean after students go home sick
  • New analysis of Colorado River suggests water users face dwindling supplies
  • Interview with Colorado Sun reporter about CORE Act in the Senate


Meteors occur when rocky or icy particles impact Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrate, producing streaks of light, often bright and sometimes colorful.  The particles can range from sand grains to rocks of substantial size.

  • Native American tribes in Colorado River Basin get seat at the table
  • KVNF DJ and founding father Felix Belmont to retire from radio work
  • Felix and Dennis last program will feature Emergency Power fundraiser

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardeners Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen chat about late fall gardening chores and take calls from listeners.

Got a question? Email or call during the show! 970-527-4868 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW, 6:30-7:00 pm every Tuesday!


  • Paonia Trustees consider across the board rate increases for utilities
  • River in Arizona one of many in the West running out of groundwater
  • World's oldest working DJ, KVNF's own Felix Belmont, to retire

  • Fatal weekend crash outside of Delta leads to loss of life, severe injuries
  • Congress again takes up paying for Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • Judge orders halt to coal mining underneath roadless area in North Fork Valley

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper still under investigation for illegal travel
  • New rulemaking, regulations in store for oil and gas developers in state
  • Parks and Wildlife warns citizens to be on lookout for mule deer in rut
  • Hotchkiss football team makes playoffs for first time since 2012

  • Proposition DD passes with 50.8 percent of the vote, will legalize sports gambling
  • Defeat of Proposition CC just the beginning of a fight over TABOR
  • Delta County Library District reacts after proposed mill levy increase fails
  • Delta County Memorial Hospital names interim CEO, begins search
  • Montrose voters approve sales tax increase for police in closest vote of the election


KVNF Board of Directors Meeting

will take place November 18th at 5:30pm in the KVNF Community Room at 233 Grand Avenue This meeting is open to the public.

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