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Students from Delta High School came to Paonia Town Hall on Thursday night to talk about civility in public discourse. The teenagers are part of a club called the League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC. The students came to Thursday's Community Forum and shared their experiences about conducting positive dialogue among groups with diverse viewpoints. KVNF News spoke with three of the students to get their perspectives.

  • Senate Bill 181, local oil and gas regulations, passes on party line vote
  • New bill would allow local governments to determine oil and gas regulations
  • City of Montrose has new mayor, mayor pro tem
  • San Juan County sheriff officer shot in face, expected to recover
  • March snowfall on ski resorts sets new record

  • Democrats fail in their effort to repeal state death penalty
  • Western lawmakers pitch Drought Contigency Plan to Federal government
  • Pilot program in West End helps unemployed miners get back to work

  • Red Flag Bill passes through legislature, going to governor for signature
  • Citizens at Hotchkiss Town Hall seek answers to questions about bills
  • Meeting in Greeley to address ways people can agree to disagree
  • Proposed bill would cut greenhouse gas emissions in state

  • Hotchkiss Town Hall features angry citizens confronting lawmakers
  • Advocates of paid leave for 12 weeks have their say at State Capitol
  • Bill that addresses climate change in state going through legislature

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At a Town Hall meeting in Hotchkiss, angry citizens from around Delta County peppered questions at State Senator Kerry Donovan and Representative Julie McCluskie. The lawmakers were there to talk about the National Popular Vote, but citizens wanted to talk about more controversial news like the Red Flag Bill. KVNF News spoke with one of the visiting officials.

  • Senate approves 30 billion dollar budget, full day kindergarten funded
  • Red Flag Bill passes senate, 18-17, goes back to House and then to the Governor
  • Arch Coal gets long awaited approval to expand West Elk into roadless area
  • Expansion of West Elk Mine provides two more years of coal supplies
  • Grand Junction detective works on own time to solve Cold Case

  • Federal Judge rules BLM, USFS illegally approved Bull Mountain fracking proposal
  • Advocates of Community Care Centers go to Washington, seek funding
  • Colorado River drought mitigation plan goes to Feds for approval
  • DEA agents soon to have a fulltime office in Montrose

  • Governor Jared Polis unveils new logo, state branding strategy
  • Lawmakers leaving money on the table by not giving food stamps to Coloradans
  • Governor says Sheriffs can use their own discretion in law enforcement
  • Top Democrat in Senate will not support controversial gun control measure
  • Bill banning gender identity therapies headed to Governor for signature

  • Governor Polis makes full day kindergarten his main priority
  • State lawmakers begin budget process this week
  • H2O Radio reports about rivalry between Edison, Tesla
  • Small Colorado town plays pivotal role in electric grid history

  • Feature about new oil and gas bill going through state legislature
  • New regulations would allow towns to determine setbacks
  • Oil and gas fight at state capitol getting louder, passionate on both sides
  • KVNF News interview with Bureau of Land Management spokesman
  • Proposed fracking in North Fork would require water to be trucked in

  • Hinsdale County experiencing historic avalanche season, 17 reported incidents
  • Avalanche buries and destroys home of Hinsdale County Sheriff
  • Local emergency declared, then lifted in Hinsdale County amid avalanches
  • Capitol Coverage of bill that will ask voters to go against TABOR

  • Delta County Commissioners approve resolution, 2nd Amendment Preservation status
  • Colorado River Compact states reach agreement on drought mitigation plans
  • Moms in Colorado are protesting possible EPA rollbacks on mercury regulations

  • Senate Bill 181 would redefine oil and gas regulations
  • House Bill 1177, the Red Flag Bill, causing counties to endorse sanctuaries
  • Record snowpack might be enough to fill Lake Mead, Colorado Rivershed
  • CDOT continues avalanche mitigation work on Red Mountain Pass

  • Colorado joins group of states lobbying for popular vote elections
  • Over 200 bills debated at State Capitol so far; not one of them about transportation
  • Delta County Commissioners to consider resolution declaring 2nd Amendment Sanctuary
  • First edition of state budget can't pay for Gov. Polis' fulltime kindergarten plan

  • KBUT report on avalanches in Hinsdale County
  • State Senate approves bill allowing more local control of oil and gas
  • KBUT feature story about snowpack: will it be enough to fill Blue Mesa?
  • Paonia water system back to almost full capacity

  • Historic avalanches in Hinsdale County force mandatory evacuations
  • Delta County Commissioners hold 2nd Amendment Sanctuary work session
  • House  Majority might force a change in public lands management

  • H2O Radio investigates link between historic avalanches, climate change
  • KVNF News interviews local playwright, debut musical in Paonia Saturday night
  • Attorney General, Governor Polis suing Trump administration for police funds
  • Both parties at State Capitol want to ban cellphone use while driving

  • Partisan games at State House: Republicans have 2,000 page bill read aloud
  • Montrose County Commissioners step closer to declaring a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary
  • Delta County Commissioners hold work session about 2nd Amendment Sanctuary
  • Lawmakers pass bill to help young entrepreneurs
  • High schoolers around state set to walk out Friday in statement against climate change

  • Delta, Montrose Counties hold work sessions, discuss 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries
  • Series of 'roof avalanches' in Gunnison County kill one man, injure several others
  • Capitol Coverage of former Governor John Hickenlooper's 2020 Presidential bid

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper kicks off his 2020 campaign for President
  • Record avalanche season has officials worried about future
  • Series of avalanches force closures along I 70, danger still extreme
  • Counties choose to become 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

  • New oil and gas regulations causing strong debate on both sides
  • Feature story on Arizona and California failure to meet drought deadline
  • Controversial bill that would end death penalty in state taken up again
  • EPA officials working to clean up drinking water in El Paso County

  • Second community meeting held to discuss Paonia water emergency
  • Most if not all customers have water restored, boil notice still applies
  • Capitol Coverage of gun bill that passed in House
  • Proposed oil and gas regulations not satisfactory to many groups

  • Slow work of recharging main water line in Paonia begins
  • Community meeting tonight to talk about water emergency in Paonia
  • Former Governor Hickenlooper officially announces run for Presidency
  • Capitol Coverage of proposed changes to oil and gas regulations

  • Paonia water emergency moves into its third week
  • Paonia water system expected to slowly start recharging today
  • Two Colorado River Compact states fail to meet key deadline
  • Controversial sex bill making its way through state house
  • Patients charged with huge medical bills look for help

  • Town of Paonia water emergency nearing two weeks old
  • One third to one half of Paonia customers have water shut off
  • Paonia holds community meeting, discusses water emergency
  • Officials are hopeful water service will be restored Monday

  • Community meeting at Paonia town hall tonight to discuss water emergency
  • Four areas inside the town limits of Paonia have water shut off
  • Paonia resident will stand trial for shooting death of local man last year
  • Space to Create releases results of art survey
  • Capitol Coverage of bill to prohibit public smoking of e cigarettes

  • Town of Paonia shuts off water to out of town customers
  • Springs providing water to Paonia at 25 percent of normal flow
  • Water companies outside of Paonia face indefinite shut off

  • Local citizen starts fundraiser for Paonia area businesses
  • H2O Radio reports on a common weed killer found in beer & wine
  • Capitol Coverage of bill that would allow counties, towns to set own minimum wages
  • Flu season on the rise, number of cases increasing in Montrose area

  • Boil water notice lifted in Paonia; water break found
  • Capitol Coverage of Mesa County Commissioner's petition
  • Plan in place to help Colorado's aging population
  • Department of Transportation redoing chain, traction laws
  • Summary of local results from state wrestling championship

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