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.

  • Appeals court rules ACA requirement is unconstitutional; 600K Coloradans impacted
  • AAA predicts gas prices in Colorado will go down after Christmas
  • BLM says 40 jobs, not 27 as originally thought, will go to Grand Junction HQ
  • Endangered species found living in what will be the next Colorado state park

  • US House passes articles of impeachment against President Trump
  • Colorado's seven representatives in US House vote along party lines
  • Colorado law against outdoor camping will be impacted by SCOTUS
  • Delta County School District gets positive audit, buys new bus

  • As the legislative session approaches, Governor Jared Polis talks priorities
  • Governor Polis has yet to endorse any of the Democratic candidates for President
  • Water managers annual meeting in Las Vegas discusses future of Colorado River
  • Blasting, mitigation work to close I 70 today outside of Idaho Springs for 3 hours

Eric Goold

On this edition of Local Motion, KVNF News takes a look at the state of recycling in Delta County. We have interviews that offer municipal, local, private sector and government perspectives. Delta County Commissioners are talking about ending a long-standing pilot program that subsidizes residents for recycling collection at the transfer station.

  • New study by Dept of Interior looks at future of Colorado River
  • Opportunity Zones in Western Colorado cities encourage economic growth
  • Delta PD officers will not be charged in Delta man's death, DA says
  • Three seats on Montrose City Council up for election in April

  • Secretary of Interior says oil and gas production on public lands will continue
  • 2020 ballot measure in Colorado would limit local voting rights for immigrants
  • Colorado snowpack, vital to economy and to life for millions, on track for normal year
  • Steamboat Springs Search and Rescue perform heroic save of buried skier

  • Hinsdale County sheriff announces unexpected resignation
  • Delta County Economic Development to transition into One Delta County
  • New economic development group in Delta looks for transition team
  • Delta Police Department acts on Instagram post threatening school shooting

  • Former BLM officials lobby lawmakers not to fund move West
  • Critics say BLM move to Grand Junction will lessen the agency's influence
  • Newest recreation trend in Colorado relies on water supplies

  • Group hoping to reintroduce gray wolf to Colorado turns in signatures
  • Gray wolf, kicked out of state in 1940's, looks to return by vote
  • Arizona county demonstrates what happens when growth collides with water scarcity

  • CU releases economic forecast- record number of skiers last year
  • Restaurants supporting ski industry in dire need of employees
  • Snowpack in Colorado and the Southwest is above normal at this time of year
  • Parade of Lights in Montrose ushers in Holiday Season

  • Wolf reintroduction ballot bid close to having enough signatures
  • Proposal suggests Western Slope farmers and ranchers should use less water
  • Douglas County High School makes innovative classroom out of freight car
  • Officials working on removing salty wastewater from Paradox Valley
  • District 3 Representative Scott Tipton will have primary competition

  • Delta County program helps school kids grow vegetables
  • Public option for health care pitched by Colorado lawmaker

  • Colorado lawmakers in US House react to impeachment hearing
  • State to receive federal land it's been owed since statehood
  • City of Montrose approves first reading of ordinance allowing election cancellations
  • Legendary Paonia High School coach Scott Rienks to be inducted into Hall of Fame

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In this Local Motion, KVNF News goes to Montrose to visit with Governor Jared Polis. The Governor came through Montrose on November 23, promoting his Rural Economic Blueprint. He also attended a football game at Montrose High School and appeared at a job fair at the Montrose County Event Center. KVNF News caught up with him there to talk about his trip to Montrose.

  • CDOT plans I70 rock work starting today, lasting until Christmas
  • Grand Junction weapons manufacturer settles with Federal Government
  • Mark up of wildlife bill in US House could impact species in Colorado
  • Ouray County Sheriff arrested, released over Thanksgiving for alleged DUI
  • Black Canyon Boys and Girls Club raising money for new Montrose facility

  • Recent storms bring increased avalanche probability around state
  • Small family farms the source of most Christmas trees in the country
  • Agriculture officials hope to avoid farm sector crash similar to one in 1980s

  • Democratic senate primary field gets smaller by one
  • Four groups partner together for land trusts in Western Colorado
  • New interactive map highlights climate changes in state
  • Predicted bomb cyclone event over Thanksgiving misses much of Western Slope
  • Delta Panthers make first football state title game since 1961

  • Governor Jared Polis talks about lack of affordable housing for job seekers
  • Famous gondola connecting Telluride and Mountain Village offers free transit
  • Big storm set to move through the listening area on Thanksgiving Day

  • Governor Jared Polis visits Montrose to attend job fair, promote rural economy
  • Rulemaking for new oil and gas regs continues, tackles issue of flow lines
  • Headwaters of Gunnison, Colorado rivers to be monitored by new system
  • Study shows vaping illnesses will increase in Colorado and other states
  • Paonia Town Council to hold budget public hearing tonight

  • Capitol Coverage of new transportation spending plan
  • Governor Jared Polis visits Montrose, talks jobs, economic improvement
  • GMUG National Forest chosen to provide US Capitol Christmas Tree
  • Supect in Pueblo synagogue bombing plot faces trial for hate crime

  • 22 states join Colorado's effort to get SCOTUS to rule on election case
  • Reports lists several Western Slope hospitals among the best in state
  • Memorial for slain law officer in Hinsdale County recalls service, changes
  • Delta County Health Department wants residents to wash their hands

  • Mesa County School District 51 schools closed today, tomorrow due to illness
  • Norwood School gets school shooting threat, agencies investigating
  • President Trump proposes changes to SNAP benefits for third time in one year
  • Montrose woman kills dog, barricades herself in home before being tasered

Kori Stanton

In this edition of Local Motion, we'll feature the last interview Felix Belmont did with KVNF News. Felix and fellow longtime DJ Dennis Grunkemeyer played their last radio shows on November 17th, and Felix talked to KVNF's Eric Goold about the early days and his legacy as the world's oldest working DJ. Also in this Local Motion, two stories from the Rocky Mountain Community Radio exchange talk about water usage in hemp agriculture and in Utah homes.

  • Third school in Mesa County closes for deep clean after illnesses
  • Delta County man sentenced for murder of woman last year near Hotchkiss
  • Fires burning along coal seams a legacy of coal mining in the West
  • Garfield County Commissioners enact six-month moratorium on mining bids
  • FFA barn on Cedaredge HS campus burns down

  • Capitol Coverage of rise in hate crimes around the state
  • Mt. Garfield Middle School in Clifton closed today for deep clean
  • Proposed wolf reintroduction not supported by GarCo commissioners

  • Two schools in Palisade get a deep clean after students go home sick
  • New analysis of Colorado River suggests water users face dwindling supplies
  • Interview with Colorado Sun reporter about CORE Act in the Senate

  • Native American tribes in Colorado River Basin get seat at the table
  • KVNF DJ and founding father Felix Belmont to retire from radio work
  • Felix and Dennis last program will feature Emergency Power fundraiser

  • Paonia Trustees consider across the board rate increases for utilities
  • River in Arizona one of many in the West running out of groundwater
  • World's oldest working DJ, KVNF's own Felix Belmont, to retire

  • Fatal weekend crash outside of Delta leads to loss of life, severe injuries
  • Congress again takes up paying for Land and Water Conservation Fund
  • Judge orders halt to coal mining underneath roadless area in North Fork Valley

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper still under investigation for illegal travel
  • New rulemaking, regulations in store for oil and gas developers in state
  • Parks and Wildlife warns citizens to be on lookout for mule deer in rut
  • Hotchkiss football team makes playoffs for first time since 2012

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