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KVNF Regional Newscast: December 30, 2022

Lisa Young
As parts of our region face lingering drought, some states are looking for new ways to create fresh water. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Will Walkey reports on one idea that’s gaining traction.

As parts of our region face the worst drought in 1,200 years, some states are looking for new ways to create fresh water. In today’s KVNF Farm Friday USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, looks at increasing precipitation in much of the West for the final week of this year. In our second KVNF Farm Friday report. Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer look at how many acres of soybeans U.S. farmers plan to plant this spring.

Today we wrap up our series, Saving Amache. We explain more about the National Park Service’s plan to preserve Amache. It’s one of the Japanese American internment camps built in our region during World War Two. Emma VandenEinde of the Mountain West News Bureau reports.

It’s not too late to make a donation to your Mountain Grown Community radio station. A Year-end gift of $60 or more will get you a cool 2023 Calendar featuring the pets of KVNF. Sustaining members can request a complimentary calendar by going to kvnf.org

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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.