Mountains2.png
Mountain Grown Community Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Ridgway and Ouray listeners may experience static due to a fault in our 88.9 translator. We are working on this issue and apologize for the inconvenience. You can always stream static free here at KVNF.org

NEWS

About This Section
Local news from around the KVNF listening area.
  • Galatas-Marade.jpg
    Eric Galatas
    /
    Colorado News Connection
    Demonstrators took to the streets in Denver on Monday to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Eric Galatas reports for Colorado News Connection.
  • The 10th annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum takes place at the Montrose Pavilion this coming Friday and Saturday. As the microbiome health of soil is becoming better understood, Kate Redmond speaks leading soil scientist Kris Nichols, one of the presenters this weekend.
  • Congressmember Lauren Boebert is attacking her Republican primary challenger, State Senator Don Coram. Her media blitz includes an ad disguised as a news headline above the masthead on the Sunday edition of the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. Plus, the one-year anniversary of the insurrection in the U.S. Capitol has come and gone. But anger on the far-right continues to simmer, especially here in the West where extremists have been active for many years. That includes Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family members who have battled with the feds over the use of public lands.
  • Governor Jared Polis delivered his fourth state of the state address to lawmakers yesterday at the state Capitol. He vowed to help Coloradans recover and rebuild after a steady stream of tragedies this past year, including the ongoing COVID pandemic, mass shootings in Boulder and Denver, and the Marshall fire in Boulder County. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage. Plus, Kate Redmond speaks to a CEO with an innovative radon gas testing method. In winter months radon can build up while there is less fresh air ventilation.
  • Governor Jared Polis delivered his fourth state of the state address to lawmakers yesterday at the state Capitol. He vowed to help Coloradans recover and rebuild after a steady stream of tragedies this past year, including the ongoing COVID pandemic, mass shootings in Boulder and Denver, and the Marshall fire in Boulder County. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage. Plus, Kate Redmond speaks to a CEO with an innovative radon gas testing method. In winter months radon can build up while there is less fresh air ventilation.
  • Gov. Jared Polis' final State of the State address of his first term was more subdued and somber than his previous speeches to lawmakers.
  • KVNF's Kate Redmond has an in-depth interview with pulmonologist Anuj Mehta, critical care physician at Denver Health, about the vaccines: what they are, how they work, and how the science has developed over the past year.
  • Tracy Ihnot is communications coordinator for Delta County Libraries. KVNF’s Gavin Dahl caught up with her to get a sense of some numbers that reflect how much the libraries were used last year.
  • Tracy Ihnot is communications coordinator for Delta County Libraries. KVNF’s Gavin Dahl caught up with her to get a sense of some numbers that reflect how much the libraries were used last year.
  • The Shepherd's Center is a community center in downtown Montrose that serves the homeless and other community members. The center officially opened in June of last year. It provides free breakfast and lunch on weekdays, a food pantry, a senior meal delivery program, and other services. Last week, Shepherd's Hand, the faith-based nonprofit behind the center, purchased the building housing it in downtown Montrose. For more on this milestone, KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to Garey Martinez, the co-founder of Shepherd's Hand.
  • Last week, the faith-based nonprofit Shepherd's Hand purchased its building in downtown Montrose. KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to co-founder Garey Martinez to learn more.
  • Last week, the faith-based nonprofit Shepherd's Hand purchased its building in downtown Montrose. KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to co-founder Garey Martinez to learn more.