Eric Goold

Eric Goold moved to Paonia in 2008. His career as a journalist spans more than 15 years, mostly as a sports writer for both daily and weekly newspapers in four different states. His background in radio began at KVNF in 2012 when he became a volunteer DJ hosting the Emotional Rescue show. He did a stint as KVNF's morning news host in 2014 and came back in 2016 to host Morning Edition as well as produce and host KVNF's Regional Newscast.

Goold is proud to carry on a strong tradition of community journalism at KVNF and works hard to maintain the standard established by the volunteers and professionals who created the KVNF News department. When he has free time he likes to walk his 12 year old pitbull Isabel around town.

  • COVID-19 updates from Montrose, Mesa and Delta Counties
  • EPA will not enforce many regulations of oil and gas industry during pandemic
  • On Census Day, a look at how the pandemic is going to impact critical census taking

  • Governor Jared Polis says social distancing, stay at home efforts making slow progress
  • Lawmakers postpone legislative session further, end date still in question
  • Sole resident of Gothic, Colorado offers social distancing tips

  • Governor Jared Polis defends his stay at home order
  • Lawmakers will return to Capitol today, briefly, and will extend session
  • CDOT suspends service to Bustang and Outrider inter-city bus routes
  • Grocery store workers risking interaction with coronavirus every day

  NEWS UPDATES

  • City of Montrose making efforts to help businesses hurt by coronavirus
  • Parks and Wildlife issues new closures after Stay at Home order
  • Local recreation projects selected for grant funding
  • Governor Polis signs over 60 bills into law over the course of last week

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Governor Jared Polis issues statewide stay-at-home executive order
  • Hinsdale County implementing more stringent protection measures
  • Montrose County up to 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • Water managers taking steps to ensure water supply remains consistent
  • United States Senate passes historic 2 trillion dollar aid package

  NEWS UPDATES

  • First case of COVID-19 confirmed in Delta County
  • 5 of 6 KVNF listening area counties now have at least one case of COVID-19
  • Study released about hospital preparation, readiness for oncoming patients
  • Number of communities around state under shelter in place growing

  NEWS UPDATES

  • National Guard tests for coronavirus in Montrose, 2nd case confirmed
  • Unemployment office overwhelmed by applications, system crashes
  • Attorney General says some trials should be postponed
  • Governor Jared Polis signs repeal of state death penalty, commutes 3 sentences
  • Signs of coronavirus ripple effect on Western Slope economy

  • National Guard conducts testing in Montrose
  • First confirmed case of COVID-19 reported in Montrose County
  • Hinsdale County reports first case of COVID-19, from Lake City
  • Governor Polis urges citizens to stay at home to prevent spread of coronavirus

  • Governor Polis issues new executive orders curtailing spread of coronavirus
  • Delta County Schools will go on with meals, lessons during coronavirus closures
  • Town of Crawford takes steps to increase social distancing, limits public meetings
  • San Miguel County first in state to issue a shelter at home order for all residents

  • Capitol Coverage of ongoing efforts to battle spread of coronavirus in Colorado
  • Pandemic will have long lasting, dramatic impact upon state budget
  • National Guard screens 100 pre-selected patients in Telluride
  • Food pantries around the state gearing up to feed kids during school closures
  • Delta County closes some offices at courthouse complex

  • Delta County Schools will continue lunch program during closures
  • Charges filed in body-part selling scheme in Montrose
  • Department of Agriculture touts program to encourage buying local food

  • Governor Polis announces closure of bars, restaurants; large public events cancelled
  • Montrose County staff closes county offices, will work from home
  • Cities of Montrose, Ouray declare state of emergency
  • Delta County activates Emergency Response Center
  • Delta County Libraries announce all facilities are closed, events cancelled

  • Coverage of coronavirus impact on local communities
  • Schools closed in Montrose, Delta counties
  • Aspen has to stop testing for COVID-19 due to lack of resources
  • Delta County Memorial Hospital issues protocol for treatment
  • State legislative session suspended until end of month

  • Lawmakers voting to reschedule local, county elections due to coronavirus
  • Large private company to close doors in Grand Junction, hundreds of jobs impacted
  • Arch Coal reaches agreement with company for methane flaring in North Fork Valley
  • NW Colorado wolfpack spotted again, wildlife managers wonder where it came from
  • CHSAA suspends all state Spring sports until at least April
  • Parks and Wildlife to offer free help for big game hunters in Montrose

  • Governor Polis asks older residents to be safe, stay out of the high country
  • Gunnison County sees first confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • Pitkin County has the largest outbreak cluster of COVID-19 in Aspen
  • Cases of Alzheimer's in state going up, many doctors unqualified to diagnose it
  • If Governor Polis agrees, Columbus Day will be renamed Frances Cabrini Day
  • Parks and Wildlife offering free help applying for big game hunting licenses

  • Feature story on local reaction, preparation for coronavirus
  • Four candidates running for three seats on Hotchkiss Town Council

  • Governor Polis asks insurers to pay for coronavirus tests, statewide testing continues
  • Number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Colorado up to 12
  • Statewide Democrats make statement in race for Senator
  • Lawmakers weighing gun control bills after STEM Highlands Ranch shooting
  • Highway renamed after victim in STEM shooting
  • New owners of silver mine in Ouray looking for workers

  • State issues daily press release: 8 confirmed cases of COVID-19, testing continues
  • Largest source of methane to be collected, flared by coal mine
  • Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff scores big electoral win in Democrat caucuses
  • Bureau of Reclamation selecting options to help relieve salty Colorado River
  • Delta High School girls basketball team goes to State for second year in a row

  • First two presumptive cases of COVID-19 detected in Colorado
  • Governor Polis says tests for coronavirus to be stepped up
  • Democrats at state house unveil public health option
  • New KVNF General Manager talks about job as Pledge Drive approaches
  • Parks and Wildlife announces availability of seasonal state park jobs

  • Anti-abortion groups collecting signatures for ballot measure
  • Mountain town has to dig out after 80 inches of snow in 30 days
  • Collecting antler sheds on public lands remains illegal until April
  • Senators reach bipartisan agreement to fund public lands
  • Aspen High School wins boys and girls state skiing championships

  • Colorado one of four states won by Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday
  • Federal judge rules against coal company seeking exemption to NF roadless rule
  • Feds and states are losing out on potential oil and gas royalties, says new report

Anne Ryan

On this edition of Local Motion, KVNF News interviews veterans and their family members about PTSD, healing, and adventure therapy.  A hand-picked team of 9 gathered together for a 4-day hut ski outside of Ridgway last month as part of the LEADS program. We'll hear stories about the many problems faced by veterans when they come home, as well as stories about healing and redemption.

  • Bill would require more counties to print multi-lingual ballots
  • High Country News names new publisher
  • CRAFT program helps local agritourism businesses with grants
  • Parks and Wildlife opens application period for big game licenses

  • Bernie Sanders poised to win Colorado's Super Tuesday primary
  • Local school will retrain former Russell Stover employees
  • In Ridgway, LEADS program helps veterans heal through ski adventure
  • New technology could assist the state fight against wildfires

  • Delta, Mesa County health departments issue statements about coronavirus
  • Governor Jared Polis says Colorado will be ready if coronavirus spreads here
  • Colorado poised to join a handful of other states legalizing pay for college athletes
  • Woman in Southwest Colorado passes 1,000th day living in sanctuary church

  • Death penalty repeal passes in House, Governor's signature expected
  • Montrose County issues press release about coronavirus
  • Immigrant groups working hard to get accurate count in Census
  • Narrow gauge railroad switches to oil burning locomotive

  • State House one vote away from repealing Colorado death penalty
  • 17-year olds get to vote in Primaries for first time
  • Parks and Wildlife issues report on frequency, causes of bear interactions

  • Bills at statehouse would ban plastic bags and styrofoam from stores, restaurants
  • Craig community discussing what to do with water after coal plant gets shuttered
  • Oil and gas land parcels pulled from development outside Moab, Utah

  • Bill that would prohibit workplace marijuana firings is defeated
  • Lawmakers will debate banning plastic bags this week
  • New study indicates impact of climate change on Colorado River Basin
  • Mesa County Clerk accounts for over 500 ballots left untallied last year
  • New exhibit in Denver will portray realities of poverty
  • Delta County Health Dept issues statement about flu vaccines

  • New study indicates climate change danger to Colorado River Basin
  • Elk herd feeding in North Fork Valley, frequently crosses highway at dawn and dusk
  • Lawmakers take up contentitous paid family leave act again, hope for passage

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