Local Motion: Lisa Young & Gavin Dahl in Conversation

This week, listen in on a conversation between news director Gavin Dahl and Delta County Independent staff writer Lisa Young from KVNF's Happy News Hour on September 9th. They talk about news deserts and the challenges of providing comprehensive coverage in rural communities.

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Talkin' Music: Jaden Carlson

Aug 27, 2012

Pass the Mic reporter, Sadie Miller interviews 11 year old singer-songwriter,  Jaden Carlson.

Local Motion: IseeAnimals

Aug 5, 2012

iSeeChange producer,  Julia Kumari Drapkin and biologists, Michael Soule and Chris Floyd take calls from listeners about changing animal populations and behaviors  in Western Colorado.


Pass the Mic reporter, Athena Peters, speaks to  local artists, Susie Kaldis and Birdie Kuhl of the North Fork Creative Coalition, about their community mural  project and passion.

Pass the Mic: Christy Aschwanden

Aug 2, 2012

Local writer, Christy Aschwanden, speaks with 10 year old Pass the Mic reporter, Leaf Michelsen,  about the year she spent practicing the art of living in one place, never venturing more than 100 miles from home.

The San Diego blues duo, Little Hurricane, talks with KVNF DJ, Stephanie Ogburn, at the Telluride Blues and Brews Festival.

Released 7.31.12 Polyvinyl

Sonny Smith recorded a country album after a breakup...When our tummies settle from the chuckle that incites, two things become clear:

  1. The drive to use steel guitar in the midst of pain must be innate
  2. A twang suits Sonny pretty well.

Released 7.24.12  Drag City

If this is your introduction to Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, you are meeting a man part-genius, part-indulgent rambler. His score’s of albums under a variety of names (Palace Music, Palace Brothers, Palace, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Bonnie Billy, Bonnie 'Blue' Billy, & Will Oldham) are expansive and lonely, romping and snide, and all together strangely harmonious

Kalen Nash // Ukred

Jul 20, 2012

Released 5.29.12  Normaltown Records

Ukred, is exactly as fresh and lamby as its newly-birthed label, Normaltown. An imprint label of New West Records (Dwight Yoakam, Steve Earle, Kristofferson). Normaltown, named for the artists district in it's home town, Athens, GA, was established to grow young talent without immediate expectations.

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Jun 26, 2012

  • Wildfire Updates, Including New Fire
  • Military Aircraft Join Wildfire Fight
  • Ouray County Cancels Flare Parade and Fireworks
  • Capitol Coverage Of Roan Plateau Ruling
  • New USS Colorado Takes To the Seas
  • Denver Police Officer Slain In Line Of Duty
  • Drought Impacts To Blue Mesa Mirror 2002
  • Region 10 Passes Out $1 Million
  • Colorado Senators Seek Drought Aid To Farmers

iSeeChange: Drought

Jun 19, 2012

Residents in Paonia look to Mount Lamborn every year to gauge whether there will be enough irrigation water in the summer. But with a winter that never came and the earliest, driest spring on record, residents are preparing for drought. Yet 2011 saw record snow and rain? iSeeChange has been talking to citizens and scientists about what's driving extreme weather in the Western Slope and what declining irrigation water means for farmers, ranchers, and residents.

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"Six o'clock in the morning. How's your head?"

So begins a poem written this month by the Cuban writer Katherine Bisquet. She continues:

"Is it cold in Berlin?


I go to bed this morning - I'm trying to change my habits - with a complaint,


There's an animal in the front yard that eats the neighbor's pigeons.


The beast eats everything it sees in its path,


How can I tell it not to eat what doesn't belong to it?


Are there cypresses there?


Here the ceibas have lost their leaves

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