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KVNF Regional Newscast: January 20, 2022

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Will Walkey
Natural gas activity in Sublette County led to a local revenue boom in the 1990s. Now, some prospectors are interested in upping drilling in the area again.
  • New mobile home park dispute resolution flooded with complaints about water leaks, mold, sewage & landscaping
  • The North Fork Valley Skate Park is one step closer to reality thanks to a $25K grant from Tony Hawk Foundation
  • Kate Redmond reports Board of Trustees elections are coming up April 5th in Paonia, Hotchkiss, Crawford, Cedaredge, and Norwood and now is the time to check in with your town clerk if you want to run
  • Hotchkiss officer Julia Thompson is resigning and running for town trustee
  • KHOL's Will Walkey reports on public lands battles between conservationists and business interests in Wyoming
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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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