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

KVNF 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)

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  • Folks from around the region gathered for the Second Annual Delta Pride event to support the LGBTQ+ community, allies and families. No citations will be issued in the accident that left a Montrose High School student severely injured on Sept. 18. If you love skiing or snowboarding in our region, you might be looking to see what areas get snow first.
  • Our region’s water supplier is currently working on a backup drinking water treatment plant in Colona, just on the outskirts of Montrose. The Colorado River District’s Board of Directors unanimously opposed Proposition HH, a ballot measure considering property tax and revenue changes in this year’s statewide election.
  • Garey Martinez, founder of Shepherd’s Hand, has been awarded the 2023 International Peace and Humanitarian Award. Hotchkiss Public Works Director Michael Owens, having served the town for over 37 years, is requesting part-time employment as he approaches retirement. Soil health has become a significant focus for our region’s conservation districts.
  • 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, reminded 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.