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KVNF Regional Newscast: September 20, 2022

Credit: Alex Hager // KUNC
Treated wastewater, like this sample in Carson, California, could soon become a bigger part of the West's water portfolio. Cities in the drought-stricken Colorado River basin are putting big money behind projects that turn sewage into drinkable water in hopes of adding to a dwindling supply.

Multiple law enforcement agencies seized hundreds of illegal marijuana plants at two properties near Crawford in Delta County. Thanks to a matching grant from the city of Montrose, the Museum of the Mountain West has a new look, reports the Montrose Daily Press. The Colorado Sun reports that the state has fallen behind statutory goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions for 2025 and 2030.

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Lisa was born in Texas,, but grew up on a small farm in Olathe, Colorado and considers herself a “Colorado native after six years of age.” Lisa has seven years experience in media, beginning as a News Director for a small radio station on the Eastern Plains. Following her initial radio career, Lisa worked as a staff reporter for The Journal Advocate in Sterling, Colorado and most recently as a staff reporter for the Delta County Independent. Lisa is thrilled to join the award-winning News and Public Affairs team at KVNF.