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.

  • KBUT report on avalanches in Hinsdale County
  • State Senate approves bill allowing more local control of oil and gas
  • KBUT feature story about snowpack: will it be enough to fill Blue Mesa?
  • Paonia water system back to almost full capacity

  • Historic avalanches in Hinsdale County force mandatory evacuations
  • Delta County Commissioners hold 2nd Amendment Sanctuary work session
  • House  Majority might force a change in public lands management

  • H2O Radio investigates link between historic avalanches, climate change
  • KVNF News interviews local playwright, debut musical in Paonia Saturday night
  • Attorney General, Governor Polis suing Trump administration for police funds
  • Both parties at State Capitol want to ban cellphone use while driving

  • Partisan games at State House: Republicans have 2,000 page bill read aloud
  • Montrose County Commissioners step closer to declaring a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary
  • Delta County Commissioners hold work session about 2nd Amendment Sanctuary
  • Lawmakers pass bill to help young entrepreneurs
  • High schoolers around state set to walk out Friday in statement against climate change

  • Delta, Montrose Counties hold work sessions, discuss 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries
  • Series of 'roof avalanches' in Gunnison County kill one man, injure several others
  • Capitol Coverage of former Governor John Hickenlooper's 2020 Presidential bid

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper kicks off his 2020 campaign for President
  • Record avalanche season has officials worried about future
  • Series of avalanches force closures along I 70, danger still extreme
  • Counties choose to become 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

  • New oil and gas regulations causing strong debate on both sides
  • Feature story on Arizona and California failure to meet drought deadline
  • Controversial bill that would end death penalty in state taken up again
  • EPA officials working to clean up drinking water in El Paso County

  • Second community meeting held to discuss Paonia water emergency
  • Most if not all customers have water restored, boil notice still applies
  • Capitol Coverage of gun bill that passed in House
  • Proposed oil and gas regulations not satisfactory to many groups

  • Slow work of recharging main water line in Paonia begins
  • Community meeting tonight to talk about water emergency in Paonia
  • Former Governor Hickenlooper officially announces run for Presidency
  • Capitol Coverage of proposed changes to oil and gas regulations

  • Paonia water emergency moves into its third week
  • Paonia water system expected to slowly start recharging today
  • Two Colorado River Compact states fail to meet key deadline
  • Controversial sex bill making its way through state house
  • Patients charged with huge medical bills look for help

Tamie Meck

The Town of Paonia has been dealing with a water emergency for nearly two weeks now. Service is expected to be returned next week to the one third to one half of all customers who have had their water turned off. We'll get updated on this evolving story. And, KVNF News talks with one former trustee who is launching a petition effort to completely change how the town does its water business. We'll also hear about a fundraising effort for employees and businesses hurt by the closure of businesses during the emergency.

  • Town of Paonia water emergency nearing two weeks old
  • One third to one half of Paonia customers have water shut off
  • Paonia holds community meeting, discusses water emergency
  • Officials are hopeful water service will be restored Monday

  • Community meeting at Paonia town hall tonight to discuss water emergency
  • Four areas inside the town limits of Paonia have water shut off
  • Paonia resident will stand trial for shooting death of local man last year
  • Space to Create releases results of art survey
  • Capitol Coverage of bill to prohibit public smoking of e cigarettes

  • Town of Paonia shuts off water to out of town customers
  • Springs providing water to Paonia at 25 percent of normal flow
  • Water companies outside of Paonia face indefinite shut off

  • Local citizen starts fundraiser for Paonia area businesses
  • H2O Radio reports on a common weed killer found in beer & wine
  • Capitol Coverage of bill that would allow counties, towns to set own minimum wages
  • Flu season on the rise, number of cases increasing in Montrose area

  • Boil water notice lifted in Paonia; water break found
  • Capitol Coverage of Mesa County Commissioner's petition
  • Plan in place to help Colorado's aging population
  • Department of Transportation redoing chain, traction laws
  • Summary of local results from state wrestling championship

  • Paonia Town Council votes to ratify declaration of local emergency
  • Break in main water line discovered, boil notice remains in Paonia
  • Controversial bill giving state's electoral votes to popular vote winner passes
  • Congressman goes to ICE detention facility, demands improvements

  • New bill would eliminate restrictions and fees for child-run businesses
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces new fees for big game licenses
  • Bill to create more safe use drug centers in Denver fails at state house
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund to be reauthorized by Congress

  • Town of Paonia remains on boil water advisory, looking for leak
  • Dept of Health issues temporary closure notices for businesses in Paonia
  • Colorado attorney general joins lawsuit against Trump's declaration
  • Bill to save retirement for nearly 1 million state residents debated
  • Controversial sex education bill passes in State House

  • Town of Paonia on boil water alert until further notice
  • Paonia loses over 2 million gallons of water due to main break
  • Two avalanche fatalities over the weekend outside of Crested Butte
  • Capitol Coverage of new cell phone use bill

  • Public Utilities Commission has authority to decide DMEA, Tri State buyout
  • DMEA takes next step in buying out Tri State contract, June court date
  • Colorado trail runner fends off attack by mountain lion

  • Red Flag bill would take guns away from individuals in crisis
  • Potholes in Paonia: roads worse than ever as winter bears down
  • Town of Paonia left scrambling after grant funds for roads denied
  • EPA working to reduce water pollutants in south central Colorado

  • Ban on so-called 'conversion therapy' being considered at state house
  • Delta High School freshman makes wrestling history
  • Wrestlers from around area make impression at state girls tournament
  • Electoral votes would go to popular vote winner under new bill
  • Funding for high speed broadband in Delta, Montrose hits snag

  • Delta High School science teacher wins fellowship to study climate change
  • National Geographic ambassador talks about journey of exploration
  • Capitol Conversation interview about a couple of bills at state house

  • Waterways in Colorado among many threatened by pollution rollbacks
  • Census in Colorado might not count the state's accurate population
  • Municipalities adjust schedules caused by President's Day closures

  • Lawmakers want to protect Coloradans from surprise medical bills
  • KDNK interview about Secretary of Interior nominee David Bernhardt
  • Capitol Coverage of law making it easier for kids to own, run businesses
  • Snowboarder fatality at Snowmass

  • Olathe schools back open after student makes threats, is arrested
  • Capitol Coverage looks at communities trying to regulate tobacco use
  • Another Democratic challenger throws hat into ring to unseat Gardner
  • Patients with autism may soon be allowed to use medical marijuana

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Delta city organizers are putting the final touches on plans to build a pocket park. The site is where the old West's Home Center building was situated. KVNF News spoke with Delta City Manager David Torgler to find out about how the grants were awarded for the project and to get the news. Graduate students from CU Denver held a workshop to help with the design of the new park.

  • Governor Polis will not intervene in Denver public schools strike
  • Arizona, California fail to meet deadline about drought mitigation
  • Colorado River Basin fate could be decided by the Bureau of Reclamation
  • Expect delays: work on avalanche control work slated today in Southwest
  • Federal funds earmarked for repairing 2018 rockslide on Red Mountain Pass

  • Rockslide closes I-70 westbound in Glenwood Canyon for hours on Tuesday
  • CDOT crews will work on rockslide mitigation on I-70, delays expected
  • Two bodies recovered from Island Lake on Grand Mesa
  • Delta County men presumed dead after Snow Cat falls through ice

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