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.

  • Luke Runyon from KUNC reports on Yampa River near Steamboat Springs
  • Yampa River one of the last nearly free-flowing rivers in Colorado

  • Agricultural research center reopens on Rogers Mesa, focus on organic farming
  • High School football preview: several listening area teams kick off season tonight
  • Petition to repeal National Popular Vote law succeeds, on ballot for Nov. 2020

  • Governor Polis tells oil and gas execs to follow the market, not politics
  • Sheriff Mark Taylor defends positions in front of Delta County Democrats
  • Shawnee Peak Fire near Kenosha Pass still listed as 0 percent contained
  • Bear euthanized near Pine was the one that attacked a 71-year old man
  • 8-year old boy in Bailey recovering from dangerous mountain lion attack

  • Advocates for veterans and homeless in Montrose face separate crises
  • Bear attacks a 71-year old man in his own kitchen
  • Update on the Shawnee Creek Fire near Kenosha Pass
  • Chronic wasting disease starting to show up in Montrose County deer populations

  • Petition to put Presidential electoral issue to voters submitted, has enough signatures
  • Business owner in DeBeque Canyon fined for actions that led to July rockfall on I 70
  • Two mountain lions killed by Parks and Wildlife officials; one of the lions bit a boy
  • Three small wildfires burning across the state; two are being allowed to burn out
  • Free dental services will be offered to any and all in Glenwood Springs in October

  • Parks and Wildlife identify, euthanize bear that attacked a man in Aspen
  • Petition for moratorium on water tap sales submitted to Paonia Town Council
  • Colorado workers hope to get further protections
  • Delta Police identify victim in police fight; meth use detailed

  • Move to protect wildlife migration corridors fueled by growth concerns
  • Capitol Coverage of Governor Polis executive order protecting wildlife
  • Food banks around Colorado face deadline to help local farmers
  • Governor Polis calls for independent investigation of Colorado Springs shooting
  • Report says Western Colorado warming faster than other regions of country

  • Governor Jared Polis dedicates Memorial Monument on Hwy 145
  • 33,000 Coloradans could lose food assistance under new Federal rule
  • Famous Chapel at Air Force Academy now closed for repairs
  • Governor Polis moves to protect wildlife corridors
  • Former Governor Hickenlooper will run for Senator Cory Gardner's seat

  • Plan to allow cheaper Canadian prescription drugs in Colorado hits snag
  • Ex-Governor Hickenlooper endorsed despite not yet running for Senate
  • Montrose IP address ranked third highest child pornography provider in state
  • Despite SB 181, state is on pace for record yearly production of oil until 2024

  • Incident with police sends Delta County man to hospital
  • New BLM plans call for 90% cut in public lands set aside for conservation
  • Colorado trying to become electric car capitol despite Trump rollbacks

  • Hickenlooper drops out of Presidential race, may still run for Senate
  • Montrose groups stepping up to fill void in food services for homeless
  • Heavy snowpack from winter not enough to fill Colorado Reservoirs
  • Police body cam footage from Aug. 3 Colorado Springs shooting made public
  • Three West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes identified in Delta, Mesa counties

  • Rockfall on I-70 in DeBeque Canyon blamed on landowner
  • Colorado Springs prepares for annual Colorado State Fair
  • Drivers around the state to get more electric options that curb pollution
  • Former Governor John Hickenlooper to drop out of 2020 Presidential race

Eric Goold

In the August edition of the Delta County Commissioners Report, District 1 Commissioner Mike Lane sits down with Felix Belmont and Eric Goold for KVNF News. Topics for discussion include possible county action on oil and gas regulations; local annexation issues; economic forecasts in the county; and, the Delta County Fair.

  • Community meeting in Hotchkiss outlines plan for economic development
  • Hotchkiss Mayor says town is optimistic that new businesses can flourish
  • Colorado Springs community shaken by shooting death of 19-year old
  • Bear sightings on Grand Mesa prompt warning to campers: be bear aware

  • Report from Secretary of State suggests economy will remain strong
  • Colorado Springs sees protest, press conference in response to shooting
  • Hotchkiss public invited to meeting about economic development survey
  • Paonia Town Council to address a couple of controversial issues tonight

  • Remote Area Medical clinic provides services for over 300 patients in Paonia
  • Area nonprofits can apply for grant funding from West Elk Community Fund
  • Western Slope representatives on new commission to study wildfire management in state

  • De-listing of gray wolf off Endangered Species list prompts calls for reintroduction
  • CBI releases 2018 stats; number of murders falls but violent crimes increase
  • Survey of weather reveals mild monsoon season, fewer severe storms so far

Tamie Meck

The Remote Area Medical Clinic, a non profit based in Tennessee, visited Colorado for the first time August 3rd and 4th at the Paonia Energy Tech building. Volunteer medical practitioners provided medical, dental and vision health care services at no expense. KVNF News visited with volunteers, board members and participants to get the story about this unique health services provider.

  • Uranium mine on West End facing reclamation, regulation changes
  • Sheriff of Eagle County indicted, faces charge of misusing reserve fund
  • Work on Colorado 145 begins today, delays for motorists expected
  • Weld County, lead oil and gas producer, wants its own favorable regulations

  • State Republicans don't support President Trump's call for red flag laws
  • Local volunteer medical professionals staff Remote Area Medical clinic
  • Mesa County Administrator resigns, third administrator since 2014
  • Disease moving through horse herds in 13 counties confirmed in Montrose

  • Lawmakers meet in Boulder to discuss climate change in Colorado
  • Clinics around Colorado offering free back to school services this week
  • Scientists re-enact Powell's famous exploration of Green, Colorado Rivers

  • Coloradans should see cuts in health insurance premiums starting next year
  • Tour guide at State Capitol shares history, secrets of the building

  • Candidate for US Senate comes to KVNF Studios
  • Democrat John Walsh plans to represent entire state if elected
  • Wealthy mountain towns look for creative ways to get health care money
  • Paonia Town Administrator put on paid leave, attorney seeks settlement

  • Remote Area Medical clinic coming to Paonia
  • Uninsured, underprivileged patients can get health care this weekend
  • Pikes Peak Summit Complex closer to becoming a reality
  • Disease spreading quickly through Western Slope horse population

  • Paonia Town Council to meet, discuss Town Administrator's actions
  • ICE activities on the Western Slope ramping up

  • Poll says most Coloradans oppose recall effort against Governor Jared Polis
  • Hickenlooper, Bennet need big debate performances to stay relevant in race
  • Ground wells dug in Western United States threaten to tap water supplies
  • Three Air Force bases in Colorado in the running for HQ of new Space Command
  • Representative Matt Soper wants to move Parks and Wildlife to Grand Junction
  • BLM announces parcels available in oil and gas sale this September

  • Montrose Post Office renamed in ceremony honoring fallen police officer
  • Montrose High School football team hopes to build on big season this year

  • Colorado will have a governor for a day with Leroy Garcia on the job
  • Governor Jared Polis to use his recall effort as a fundraising tool
  • DMEA will withdraw from contract with Tri State in 2020
  • State reservoirs at or exceeding capacity after heavy snow winter, runoff
  • New state law takes effect, smoking and vaping now banned in public places

KVNF

In this edition of Local Motion, KVNF News brings you stories from the Rocky Mountain  Community Radio exchange. Topics include the Bureau of Land Management completing its Uncompaghre Field Office Resource Management Plan; Connecting the Drops stories about water management in Colorado; and a story about uranium fallout in Utah.

  • Capitol Coverage of new Colorado Poet Laureate
  • H2O Radio feature on water conservation techniques
  • Mesa County continues to see suicide rate go up

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