KVNF Regional Newscast

Weekdays at 8:00 a.m. & 5:50 p.m.

Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and during All Things Considered for regional news from KVNF.

KVNF's Eric Goold brings you regional news weekdays at 8 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. (You can also subscribe to the newscasts using the Podcast or RSS links)

KVNF news is always looking for leads. Let us know what's happening in your area, what issues you care about and what you'd like to hear us cover - email us at news@kvnf.org

    

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Legislative session ends Friday, many bills still remain
  • Voters will decide on massive cigarette, nicotine tax increase
  • Paid family leave bill fails, will be studied for next year
  • Gray wolf to be taken off ESA protections without public comment
  • Most state voters approve wildlife migration route protections

  • DMEA wins lawsuit, will have Tri State exit fee decided by PUC
  • Colorado voters will get chance to legalize sports betting in November
  • EPA protections on waterways, streams in West face rollbacks
  • Governor Polis signs budget on his 100th day in office

  • President Trump signs Colorado River drought management plan
  • Traveling geologist visits Crawford, talks history of North Fork Valley
  • Lawmakers grappling with new procedures to deal with complaints
  • Flood danger on West End greater due to large runoff

  • House budget offers funding for full day kindergarten across state
  • Governor Jared Polis signs SB 181, oil and gas regulations could take years
  • Federal government approves Colorado River Basin drought agreement
  • Iconic chapel at Air Force Academy has unique history

  • Vaccination bill making its way through State Capitol
  • Lawmakers seek to make paid family leave more available
  • Iconic Air Force Academy Chapel in dire need of repair funds

  • Governor Polis signs Red Flag Bill into law
  • Bill requiring law enforcement to release more records to media is signed
  • Proposed Senate Bill would help Coloradans pay for prescription meds
  • State lawmakers approve first draft of 30.5 billion dollar budget
  • H2O Radio looks at Colorado River Basin drought mitigation plan
  • Montrose Mayor goes to Washington D.C.

  • Former coal workers could get help from training program for new jobs
  • First of many health care cost bills debated at State Capitol
  • Rollbacks on pollution in streams and lakes statewide set to take effect soon
  • Capitol Coverage feature on dispute between police, media about public information

Felix Belmont and Eric Goold for KVNF News sit down with Delta County Director of Planning and Economic Development Elyse Ackerman Casselberry. She describes the role of the Planning Department and she talks about recent projects. Topics include planning, public meetings about civility, the process of writing new regulations for land development, and the Master Plan.

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