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  • Adam Frisch is one of three Democrats on the June primary ballot for the Third Congressional District hoping to challenge Republican Lauren Boebert in the November election. Over the weekend he kicked off his Beat Boebert BBQ Tour with stops at nearly a dozen restaurants from Pueblo to Grand Junction. Unfortunately, campaign manager Sarah Shook tells KVNF tensions arose at a variety of stops with a law enforcement response necessary in Trinidad and visits to multiple locations moved after restaurants allegedly received violent threats from Boebert supporters. Plus, Colorado lawmakers have passed a bill they say includes the most money they have ever spent on affordable housing projects. As Scott Franz reports, it creates a first of its kind loan program to help jumpstart new developments.
  • This week author Paul Andersen talks about his new book “The Town That Said Hell, No!” Crested Butte Fights a Mine to Save its Soul. Plus, a commentary on affordable housing from Writers on the Range and a spring poem from Kate Redmond to mark the end of National Poetry Month.
  • Hotchkiss artist Ira Houseweart talks about his recent appearance on national TV. Plus, Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz heads to Steamboat Springs, a town on the frontlines of the housing crisis, and reports how state lawmakers plan to help.
  • Hotchkiss artist Ira Houseweart talks about his recent appearance on national TV. Plus, Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz heads to Steamboat Springs, a town on the frontlines of the housing crisis, and reports how state lawmakers plan to help.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.
  • We continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. This time, Gavin Dahl speaks to San Luis Valley rancher and state representative Donald Valdez. Plus, roadwork on U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison is now delayed until next week.
  • We continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. This time, Gavin Dahl speaks to San Luis Valley rancher and state representative Donald Valdez. Plus, roadwork on U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison is now delayed until next week.
  • Delta County might be adding to its fleet of vehicles by buying a semi-truck to haul dumpsters. Kate Redmond reports from the County Commissioner meeting. Plus, most Crested Butte residents want to fight climate change. But some people weren’t happy with the purchase of a new electric vehicle by local law enforcement. For our Rocky Mountain Community Radio collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, KBUT’s Christopher Biddle reports on what might have caused the backlash.
  • Delta County might be adding to its fleet of vehicles by buying a semi-truck to haul dumpsters. Kate Redmond reports from the County Commissioner meeting. Plus, most Crested Butte residents want to fight climate change. But some people weren’t happy with the purchase of a new electric vehicle by local law enforcement. For our Rocky Mountain Community Radio collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, KBUT’s Christopher Biddle reports on what might have caused the backlash.