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.

  • Armed Forces Celebration gets underway in Delta, lasts all weekend
  • Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall visits Confluence Park in Delta
  • Veterans, families, citizens gather in Delta to commemorate D Day

  • Colorado leading the way for states that want a public insurance option
  • KVNF News examines how the Federal Government will look at climage change
  • 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

Laura Palmisano

Lake City in Hinsdale County has seen an historic avalanche season followed by a runoff that threatens floods. For KVNF News, Laura Palmisano interviews local editor and historian Grant Houston about the flooding situation in Lake City, both past and present. Emergency steps have already been taken, including moving the treasures and artifacts housed in the museum to safety.

  • First sentences handed down in deaths of children outside Norwood
  • General slated to lead Space Command speaks to Congress
  • New Space Command might headquarter in Colorado
  • CDOT will not blow up and clear boulder on Highway 145
  • CDOT starts summer work on I70 rock walls in Vail

  • Colorado state economy the fifth best in the country
  • Denver's mayoral election will be decided today
  • Lake City residents face possible floods, not for the first time
  • Glenwood Springs signs deal to become 100 percent renewable energy city

  • Democracy School coming to Paonia in October
  • New minimum wage law allows employees to lobby for higher wages
  • Governor Polis signs new laws aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions
  • DMEA will conduct a helicopter survey of its service lines

  • KOTO story recapping the rock fall on Highway 145 between Cortez and Telluride
  • KBUT story about volunteer efforts in Lake City as flood danger increases
  • Tri State power provider gets offer to retire most of its coal produced power

  • New law lets cities and towns set their own minimum wage
  • Investigators of destructive 416 Fire last year still don't know what caused it
  • Proposal for a Front Range rail line linking Fort Collins to Trinidad
  • Earthquake shakes Gypsum; third minor earthquake this year in state

  • Memorial Day bear attack near Aspen leads to search for animal on the loose
  • Plastic particles discovered in rainfall in Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Expert farmer gives tips about high altitude farming

  • Colorado 145 closed over weekend due to massive rock fall
  • CDOT crews continue blasting boulders, 145 to expected to reopen today
  • Memorial Day feature story about Gold Star mom in Colorado Springs
  • European country hopes to drill in oil rich Green River Formation

  • Colorado will pay additional 6 million dollars for accurate 2020 census
  • Candidate Hickenlooper will introduce his ideas for gun control today
  • Rundown of Memorial Day weekend closures of popular destinations
  • Lake City, Hinsdale County looking for help from volunteers
  • Colorado becomes first state to cap cost of insulin by law

  • Governor Polis signs equal pay bill into law
  • Snowpack around state at 202 percent of normal
  • Feature story on upcoming fire season in the area

  • Rockslide closes I70 in Glenwood Canyon, mitigation work continues
  • Governor Polis signs full time kindergarten legislation
  • New study indicates Colorado mothers and infants need more health care
  • Produced water spill in North Fork Valley concerns farmers, citizens

  • After six years, Colorado River drought plan finally signed at Hoover Dam
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife inspectors already finding invasive mussels
  • Interview with expert about Red Flag laws

  • Trump praises Colorado law allowing Canadian prescription drugs
  • New restrictions on winter driving along I70 set to begin on Sept. 1
  • Deal for drought mitigation signed today in Las Vegas
  • Oprah Winfrey gives graduation address at Colorado College
  • Access to mental health care for men in Colorado to be expanded
  • Governor appoints interim Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife fighting invasive species in lakes
  • Trio of laws signed by Governor Polis will help Coloradans afford health care
  • Governor Polis signs new laws improving access to health care for women
  • Anti-suicide efforts signed into law, lowers consent age for psychiatric treatment

  • Snowpack at 200 percent in some areas, hoped to end drought
  • Before Senate Bill 181 becomes law, some want moratorium on oil and gas lease sales
  • Delta County oil and gas working group will discuss 181 with commissioners
  • National lawmakers call for return of Obama-era restrictions on methane emissions
  • Update on lawsuits against a Montrose funeral home accused of human trafficking

  • Flood risk causes emergency declaration in Hinsdale County
  • Historic avalanche season fills drainages with debris, raises flood risk
  • Lake City officials keep eyes on historic dams, flood mitigation in place
  • Western Colorado residents pay highest health care premiums in state

  • Governor Polis signs education bills into law
  • Capitol Coverage of transportation debate in legislative session
  • Grand Junction Republican Ray Scott sued by ACLU
  • Sponsor of Red Flag Bill will face recall petition effort

  • Governor makes emergency declaration for Lake City, flooding is feared
  • Rapidly melting snow pack presents flooding danger for entire state
  • Montrose County passes ordinance against heavy mining on West End
  • Hotchkiss baseball team one of the favorites headed to 2A state tournament

  • Senator Kerry Donovan talks new winter driving law, end of session
  • Seismic mapping projects approved for North Fork Valley
  • Decriminalization of magic mushrooms in Denver impacts on law enforcement

  • District 5 Senator Kerry Donovan talks with KVNF News
  • Health care reinsurace bill, water bills priority for Senator
  • Property valuations on Western Slope released
  • Most property values going up

Eric Goold

In the May version of the Delta County Commissioners Report, Felix Belmont and Eric Goold from KVNF News speak with Delta County District 1 Commissioner Mike Lane. Topics include law enforcement, the marijuana black market, oil and gas issues in the North Fork Valley, economic development, and civil discourse.

  • Dust layers in snowpack causing faster melt, run off
  • Effort to decriminalize magic mushrooms in Denver so far failing
  • Lawmakers spin on effectiveness of recent legislative session
  • Federal judge lifts ban on uranium mining near Paradox Valley
  • CDOT continues rockfall mitigation on I 70 in De Beque Canyon

  • Delta County Sheriff's office plagued by scam phone calls
  • Summary of health care bills passed in Legislative session
  • KDNK interview with local beekeeper
  • Awakening bees in Spring need protections

  • Sports gambling will be on the ballot in next state election
  • Unique water conservation technique used in Southern Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage of final day of legislative session
  • Democrats get many bills passed right at the deadline of session

  • Delta County Independent sold to Wick Communications
  • Today is the last day of Colorado Legislative session
  • Lawmakers going down to the wire trying to pass numerous bills
  • So-called Green New Deal being considered, discussed in state

  • Capitol Coverage recap of legislative session
  • Democrat-controlled legislature passes many new laws
  • Presentation about fighting identity theft held in Delta
  • Hub in Delta helps local businesses, entrepreneurs

  • Colorado will hold Presidential primary on Super Tuesday in March 2020
  • Large dam in Colorado to release water so insect life can grow in river system
  • Lone candidate for President of CU speaks in Boulder, not welcomed warmly
  • Regents will vote on nomination of new President on Thursday
  • Three headquarters in Dept of Interior might move to cities in Colorado

  • State lawmakers proposing effort to mitigate climate change
  • Over 200 bills left for discussion in legislative session that ends Friday
  • Health care, insurance costs still up for debate at state house
  • Voters will decide if exceptions to TABOR get made regarding refunds

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