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KVNF Regional Newscast: March 15, 2022

Alex Walker speaks to KVNF via Zoom on March 14, 2022.
Kate Redmond
Alex Walker speaks to KVNF via Zoom on March 14, 2022.
  • Federal judge upholds Colorado's campaign contribution limits, despite effort by Republicans to suspend them
  • License plate renewals will include annual state parks pass starting in 2023, with opt out option for drivers
  • Nearly 6000 residents of Mesa County woke up without power this morning, according to Xcel Energy
  • Mesa County Commissioners Janet Rowland and Cody Davis are leading creation of navigation hubs for mental health support
  • A sewer pipe collapsed behind Paonia Town Hall last week
  • Ouray City Council halted installation of water meters, focusing instead on new sewer and water treatment plants
  • CJ Brafford, director of Ute Indian Museum in Montrose, recognized with Women's Day Spirit Award in Denver for her work preserving Native American culture and traditions
  • Kate Redmond interviews Democratic Alex Walker, as we wrap up our series with candidates competing for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado's Third Congressional District
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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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  • Next in our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat in Congress, Gavin Dahl speaks to Republican Marina Zimmerman. She has denounced threats of violence toward Democrats by right wing extremists and called out her fellow Republicans for downplaying the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump. Plus, Americans looking to support Ukrainians since the Russian invasion there have found a novel way to do that. Kate Redmond learns more from a Paonia woman.