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KVNF Regional Newscast: December 17, 2021

Montrose School District
Yurts and tipis at the Outer Range campus were illuminated on December 9, 2021
  • Dennis Anderson, publisher of Montrose Press & Delta County Independent, followed up on his column criticizing Lauren Boebert with confirmation that Montrose Republican State Senator Don Coram does plan to run for Congress in 2022
  • U.S. Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet call for a change to the filibuster to protect voting rights
  • Colorado's transitional housing for Afghan refugees is now open, with resettlement agencies providing case management
  • The state's COVID-19 vaccine bus will be in Delta on Sunday, Dec. 19 and Monday, Dec. 20 from 9am-4pm providing 1st or 2nd shots, boosters, pediatric doses, and flu shots
  • The south rim road at Black Canyon National Park is now closed to vehicles past the visitor center in favor of snowshoeing
  • Kate Redmond reports on Paonia trustees debating a housing assessment grant, which they declined to pursue
  • Jeff Thompson and Paige Smith were seated as new Paonia trustees at this week's meeting
  • Montrose School District's Outer Range program manager Keely Vaughan recaps their ribbon cutting event last week
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Gavin Dahl is a writer and producer with a passion for community media. He worked for KVNF from July 2020 to July 2022. He won awards and recognition for his KVNF reporting from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and Society of Professional Journalists. His writing has been published by The Montrose Press, The Sopris Sun, Boulder Weekly, Raw Story, Radio Survivor, Boise Weekly, and The Austin American-Statesman. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in media production and community organizing.
Kate Redmond was reared on a ranch in Routt County, Colorado in a large and boisterous family. Kate has enjoyed a career in audio and lighting, with previous stints at The Vilar Performing Arts Center, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, and Strings Pavilion. Her interests include alpine skiing, yoga, poetry, mosaics, and she's currently writing a memoir about her time in Uruguay. After several years as a KVNF volunteer, she joined the staff in December 2020. She left the KVNF staff at the end of June, 2022, to take a position at KSUT in Ignacio, CO.
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