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  • State House one vote away from repealing Colorado death penalty
  • 17-year olds get to vote in Primaries for first time
  • Parks and Wildlife issues report on frequency, causes of bear interactions

  • Bills at statehouse would ban plastic bags and styrofoam from stores, restaurants
  • Craig community discussing what to do with water after coal plant gets shuttered
  • Oil and gas land parcels pulled from development outside Moab, Utah

  • Bill that would prohibit workplace marijuana firings is defeated
  • Lawmakers will debate banning plastic bags this week
  • New study indicates impact of climate change on Colorado River Basin
  • Mesa County Clerk accounts for over 500 ballots left untallied last year
  • New exhibit in Denver will portray realities of poverty
  • Delta County Health Dept issues statement about flu vaccines

  • New study indicates climate change danger to Colorado River Basin
  • Elk herd feeding in North Fork Valley, frequently crosses highway at dawn and dusk
  • Lawmakers take up contentitous paid family leave act again, hope for passage

  • Vaccination debate takes center stage at state capitol once again
  • Many Colorado residents do not speak English, challenge Census takers
  • Efforts to trim population of non-native animal paying off
  • Utah bill would raise money for new dinsoaur themed state park near Moab

  • Six Republican sponsored bills killed after discrimination concerns against LGBTQ
  • State of groundwater in West continues to suffer
  • Lawmakers will take up death penalty repeal again this week
  • KVNF will begin airing KUNC's Colorado Edition
  • Mesa, Garfield Counties have  low year in number of wells drilled

  • Several presidential candidates will be visiting Colorado soon
  • Lake City ice climbing festival organizers hope for year round tourism boost
  • 2020 census needs volunteers, paid census takers to complete accurate count

  • Parks and Wildlife to hold Delta meeting about mountain lion management plan
  • State's waterways kept free of invasive mussels due to inspection program
  • Bill that would outlaw discrimination against hair styles moves through state house
  • Movement to end Columbus Day in Colorado again gathers momentum
  • Bill in US Congress would give wilderness protection to land in three states

  • Senator Michael Bennet withdraws from Democratic presidential race
  • Protestors gathered in Denver on Tuesday to speak against NEPA rewrite
  • Parks and Wildlife warns residents not to feed big game animals
  • Candidates for local offices in Delta County

  • New bill would allow residents to bring their dogs to restaurants
  • Update on Delta County's ongoing procedure to rewrite LDR's
  • NEPA might get rewrite by Trump Administration; public hearing in Denver
  • Representative Soper pushes bill about corpse tampering through committee
  • Voters in Colorado might get to decide if the state uses Daylight Savings Time

  • Governor Polis pitches public health option in DC meeting of Governors
  • Skiing accident, death at Steamboat Springs
  • Breckridge has to close some alpine runs after 4 feet of snow
  • Coal industry report shows production decline in state last year
  • Utah towns uniting to oppose oil and gas development

  • Capitol Coverage of proposed school safety bills at state house
  • Colorado Dept of Transportation issues warnings about mountain travel
  • Gunnison jury in trial of accused child murderer issues verdict
  • Local documentary movie premiers tonight at Intrinzik in Montrose

  • Bill that would allow cities and towns to ban plastics dies in committee
  • Colorado Department of Transportation warns motorists to prepare for snow
  • Capitol Coverage feature about why Colorado changed from a caucus to a primary

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper leads all senate candidates in fundraising
  • Proposed bill looks to lower health care costs by reimbursing clinics
  • Two land conservation easements look to permanently protect private lands
  • Census takers in state being trained to count disabled citizens

  • Proposed bill would define rules for banks and marijuana companies
  • New study suggests climate change is causing Four Corners drought
  • Proximity Space on Western Slope offers small business opportunities
  • Affordable housing issue in Carbondale: average house now $1 million

  • New bill would regulate pet sales, breeding rules in state
  • Gunnison Energy finalizes plan for North Fork Valley gas wells
  • Public Health Option pitched by Governor, resisted by hospitals

  • Summit County residents save on health insurance after banding together
  • Boulder-sized boulder tweet from San Miguel County Sheriffs goes viral

  • Oil and Gas, mining companies get out of paying severance taxes to state
  • Feature story about Doomsday Clock looks at history, future of mankind
  • Census takers trained to accurately count people of color when tally starts in April

  • Denver District Attorney will not prosecute oil and gas protestors
  • Lawmakers will take up repealing the death penalty again this session
  • Travelling memorial about women's suffrage will be at Montrose Ute Museum
  • Agritourism booming throughout the state
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a fishing tournament at Blue Mesa Resevoir

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KVNF News spoke with Kaitlyn Jones, executive director of Delta County Memorial Hospital Foundation to get the details about a new campus extension planned for Technical College of the Rockies.

  • Cedaredge man killed while trying to help at accident scene
  • Census looks to count children below the age of 5 in Colorado
  • Second sighting of wolf pack causes Governor Polis to comment
  • Rep. Soper to introduce bill that would make corpse abuse a felony

  • Proposed bill by Democrats seeks to lower cost of prescription drugs
  • Western Slope lawmaker named to powerful budget committee
  • Murder trial for so-called cult leader starts in Gunnison County
  • First player from Colorado Rockies named to baseball HOF

  • Three sexual health and education workshops to be held in Delta
  • Date for DMEA's exit from Tri State set, buyout fee not announced
  • Montrose County to discontinue family planning and immunization services

  • Faithless Electors case from Colorado will be ruled on by SCOTUS
  • H2O Radio reports on a California dam that is symbolic of many in the West

  • Fast moving storm expected to disrupt holiday travel this weekend
  • San Miguel Power Association issues statement about Tri State moves
  • Mesa County Sheriff considers policy changes at jail after two deaths
  • Legalized sports betting in Colorado casinos set to begin on May 1st

  • Montrose establishes Quick Response Team after Russell Stover closure announced
  • Feature story about an animal in the Southwest that is facing climate change
  • 2019 second warmest year on record, past decade hottest in Earth history

  • Lawmakers believe effort to repeal death penalty will be successful this year
  • Montrose area will lose 400 jobs after Russell Stover Chocolates announces closure
  • Trapper Mine in NW Colorado announces it will close sometime this decade
  • Tri State's decision to shutter plants costs NW Colorado approximately 700 jobs

  • Capitol Coverage feature interview with Governor Jared Polis
  • Public health option no. 1 priority for Polis, allies in legislative session
  • Polis favors giving state employees more bargaining rights
  • State, federal agencies stymied by drones in Eastern Colorado

  • Capitol Coverage of Governor Polis, Republican agendas at state house
  • Progress of healthy Wyoming wolf pack may affect Colorado ballot initiative
  • Crawford State Park to offer free services on January 25th
  • Cedaredge Police Chief moves to Delta County Sheriffs office

  • Tri State will shutter all of its coal fired electric plants in Colorado, New Mexico by 2030
  • Governor Jared Polis addresses lawmakers on second day of session
  • Polis agenda at State Capitol  includes health care public option
  • Delta City Council puts Town Manager on paid leave due to personnel matter

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