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Abortion Rights

  • As part of an ongoing criminal investigation, the Delta Police Department seized a multitude of drugs and firearms from 37 year old Michael Lee Blair earlier this week.
  • Part two of Gavin Dahl's interview with U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) focuses on the controversial Supreme Court decisions overturning Roe v. Wade and undermining the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to limit pollution and protect public health. Bennet also comments on threats to democracy and building an economy that works for everyone.
  • Third congressional district primary candidates are meeting tonight at 6 at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Colorado. Lucas Brady Woods sits down with the League’s president, Karen Sheek. Plus, Scott Franz reports some Colorado lawmakers say they want to pass new laws promoting abortion access if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal protections.
  • Ballots for Colorado’s upcoming primary election are being mailed out starting today. As Scott Franz reports, voters also face a deadline today to switch their party affiliation. Plus, some states will quickly restrict abortion if Roe versus Wade is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Robyn Vincent reports the fight to preserve abortion access in our region reflects a divided nation.
  • Access to abortion in the U.S. could soon be left up to states if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, which has made abortion a right in the U.S for five decades. Over the weekend, thousands marched across the country to demonstrate support for reproductive reports and protest the expected decision. KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports from the march in Telluride.
  • Over 100 people rallied in Montrose on Saturday, demonstrating support for women's autonomy in response to a controversial draft Supreme Court decision leaked to the news outlet Politico signaling the high court is poised to overturn Roe Versus Wade. Kate Redmond attended the rally in Montrose and brings us this story.
  • Over 100 people rallied in Montrose on Saturday, demonstrating support for women's autonomy in response to a controversial draft Supreme Court decision leaked to the news outlet Politico signaling the high court is poised to overturn Roe V. Wade. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, PFAS chemicals are in some ski waxes, which then get into the environment, groundwater and even our bodies, causing health issues. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Madelyn Beck reports on one local source to get rid of that wax.
  • Tonight at 6:30 at Horsefly Brewing in Montrose, Dave Bowman hosts a Montrose Summer Music Series Lineup release party. Meanwhile, Kate Redmond reports Paonia Town Trustees heard from the North Fork Valley's most prolific concert promoter Rob Miller at their meeting last Thursday. Plus, Ben Katz is public lands program director for the Western Slope Conservation Center, based in the North Fork Valley. He’s headed to the state capitol tomorrow and I asked him to tell us more about two bills he’s fired up about, related to oil and gas accountability.
  • Kate Redmond speaks with Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet about priorities he was able to include in the 1.5 trillion dollar omnibus bill passed by Congress, despite opposition by Colorado's Republican Congress members. Plus, Colorado Democrats are sending Governor Jared Polis a bill that aims to protect unrestricted access to abortions after dozens of hours of debate at the State Capitol.
  • Kate Redmond speaks with Democratic U.S. Senator Michael Bennet about priorities he was able to include in the 1.5 trillion dollar omnibus bill passed by Congress, despite opposition by Colorado's Republican Congress members. Plus, Colorado Democrats are sending Governor Jared Polis a bill that aims to protect unrestricted access to abortions after dozens of hours of debate at the State Capitol.