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  • Pro-abortion group Coloradoans Protecting Reproductive Freedom is collecting signatures across the state hoping to protect abortion access through a constitutional amendment. Ballot Initiative 89, slated for the November 2024 general election, seeks to protect abortion from governmental interference and require insurance companies to pay for abortion care.
  • As the lone Democrat in Colorado's Third Congressional District race, Adam Frisch is currently traveling hundreds of miles campaigning in 27 Western and Southern Colorado counties.
  • As the lone Democrat in Colorado's Third Congressional District race, Adam Frisch is currently traveling hundreds of miles campaigning in 27 Western and Southern Colorado counties. KVNF's Lisa Young sat down with Frisch last week at Doghouse Espresso in Delta for a candid conversation on a bright pink couch.
  • A delay in completion of its 2022 audit is costing the town of Paoina financially, including the loss of a $956,000 grant to be used toward water projects. The late audit is also holding up other state public funds to which the town is entitled, reports the Delta County Independent.
  • Democratic primary candidates for Colorado Congressional District 3 - Adam Frisch and Anna Stout were in attendance Sunday in Cedaredge. Also attending the Delta County Democrats Fall Fundraiser were Cole Buerger and Barabra Bynum, both vying for Colorado State Senate District 5 Democratic primary next summer.
  • In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we continue with our last installment in our interview series with Western Slope Latinés. Today, we hear from Marisela Ballesteros Celestino. She is a first generation Latiné and Cora Indian. She's also the assistant director for Project Hope, Gunnison's resource center for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human traffiking.Ballesteros Celestino speaks to KVNF's Laura Palmisano about growing up in the Gunnison Valley, staying connected to her indigenous heritage, and her work as an advocate.
  • On today’s Farm Friday we take a look back at how the early wet spring season brought some interesting challenges to valley food growers with Emily Hartnett, program manager for Valley Organic Growers Association (VOGA). Grand Junction Mayor Anna Stout became the latest Democrat to launch a bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.
  • The race between Lauren Boebert and Adam Frisch was the most expensive 2022 Colorado congressional contest per vote cast, reports the Colorado Sun. Boebert spent nearly $43 per vote, while Frisch spent $32. State Rep. Marc Catlin, Republican from Montrose, has been appointed to the Capital Development Committee, reports the Montrose Daily Press. Sentencing for a former Montrose mortician and her mother will take place on January 3rd, despite two attempts to delay the procedure, reports the Montrose Daily Press. Megan Hess and Shirley Koch were convicted of mail fraud in a scheme involving human remains. Protesters across the country demanding that US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack revoke permits for the Uinta Basin Railway—an 88-mile railroad that would connect oil fields in Utah to existing rail lines. New forecasts for the Colorado River paint a grim picture. Climate change and steady demand are shrinking the water supply for 40 million people.
  • As of Friday, incumbent Lauren Boebert pulled ahead of Democratic challenger Adam Frisch of Aspen. The tally on the Secretary of State’s website showed Boebert leading Frisch by 1,122 votes. While a mandatory recount would be triggered if the vote is .5% or less, Secretary of State Jena Griswold told a major news outlet that official results could take up to “a couple of weeks.” Safety net clinics in Colorado are working to stem the tide of opiate overdoses. City water providers from all over the mountain west put their drinking water to the test at a recent event in Colorado. Spoiler alert: the winner for best tasting water is located in the northwest edge of our listening area.
  • Delta County Democrats hosted a number of candidates in Hotchkiss on Tuesday afternoon. Among those “stumping” in the North Fork was Aspen Businessman Adam Frisch who is looking to unseat incumbent Republican Lauren Boebert for the third Congressional District (CD-3) in Colorado. President Joe Biden designated the Camp Hale — Continental Divide National Monument on Wednesday. The Colorado Sun reports that the Biden administration simultaneously moved to block mining and oil and gas drilling on over 200 thousand acres of Colorado’s Thompson Divide.