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  • North Fork High School secured victory in last Friday’s homecoming game, defeating the Cedaredge Bruins. The Food Bank of the Rockies Western Slope branch has expanded its service area to include Ouray County, making it easier for the Ouray County Food Pantry to receive and distribute food to those in need. Colorado teachers, including those in our region, have another opportunity to get funding for classroom supplies.
  • Family members of several victims of the body brokering scam conducted by Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors in Montrose met last Friday at Confluence Park. They gathered to release materials they received from the now-defunct funeral home. Montrose High School celebrated homecoming with an exciting football victory, defeating Lutheran 36-14.
  • The Colorado Outdoors business complex in Montrose is growing quickly. This includes its developing medical center, which is slated to start taking patients next year. Paonia is considering traffic law changes to enhance safety, responding to citizen requests. A high school student was injured while crossing South Fifth Street in Montrose last week.
  • On today’s Farm Friday, KVNF’s Cassie Knust spent a very colorful day in Olathe last Saturday covering Argicola, a tribute and celebration of the region's diverse agricultural workers. KVNF's Cassie Knust shares comments from Angeles Mendez, president of the Western Colorado Migrant and Rural Coalition, reminding the community that migrant ag workers are sacrificing more than ever when it comes to producing our food and oftentimes, they can’t even afford the food they’re picking.
  • After months of discussion and debate, Delta City Councilors agreed to place a simple “yes” or “no” question approving or denying retail marijuana within city limits on the April 2024 election ballot. The expansion of the Montrose Regional Airport is clear for takeoff. After roughly a year-and-a-half of construction the 37-million-dollar project is drawing to a close.
  • Paul Reich of Axis Health System walks KVNF's Cassie Knust through options available to community members in the region seeking help when it comes to suicide prevention. Housing in Montrose has been identified as a top priority based on community surveys, with housing consistently ranking as the primary concern. Cassie recently spoke with Montrose officials about the county and city’s efforts in responding to the local crisis.
  • The Bureau of Land Management is in the process of revising its oil and gas rule. Culture Fest celebrates Montrose's diverse cultures and ethnicities, is set for this Saturday, September 23, at the Ute Indian Museum.
  • Dave Bowman, former Montrose mayor and director of the Montrose Summer Music Series, has been cleared of ethics violations brought three years ago. Recently, a community group held its second annual suicide awareness walk in downtown Cortez. Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off last Friday, and economic concerns are top of mind for Colorado’s Latino voters.
  • The Crawford and Hotchkiss libraries will reopen next week after a temporary closing of both libraries in August. Crawford Library will be open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - 6pm beginning Tuesday, September 19th. The Hotchkiss Library will be open on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, September 20th. National Voter Registration Day on September 20th. You can register to vote by going to your County Clerk and Recorder’s office or website OR by the Secretary of States’ site … GOVOTECOLORADO dot GOV OR through the League of Women Voters’ VOTE411 dot org website.
  • On this Local Motion, Rocky Mountain Radio's Managing Editor, Maeve Conran looks at how book banning and censorship are on the rise in our region.