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KVNF Regional Newscast: May 14, 2024

Lisa Young
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KVNF

FEATURE: Delta County Commissioners are backing a proposed plan that includes limited mineral withdrawal in the North Fork Valley.

During a special meeting in April Commissioners sent a letter of support to Senators Mike Bennet, John Hickenlooper and Congresswoman Lauren Boebert for the updated proposed Gunnison Outdoor Resources Protection Act, initiated by the Gunnison Public Lands Initiative.

The act primarily seeks to protect and enhance key portions of Gunnison county and adjacent lands using “ a variety of public land management tools, including special designations focused on recreation, wildlife, scientific research, and conservation.

TOP STORY: Colorado’s legislative session wrapped up last week . KUNC’s Lucas Brady Woods reports lawmakers painted a rosy picture of their accomplishments.

For KVNF, Brody Wilson follows up on the ongoing sexual assault case involving a 17 year old allegedly assaulted at the Ouray Police Chief’s home last year.

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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.