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  • On this week's show, Gavin Dahl interview James Pagliasotti, a longtime music critic at the Denver Post now writing and living in Oregon, about his book What it Was: Growing Up When the Music Mattered. Plus, Colorado Sun editor and co-founder Larry Ryckman shares his latest column, I’m a journalist and still an optimist, from Writers on the Range.
  • This week's show features two commentaries from Writers on the Range, Gavin Dahl's conversation with reporter Stephanie Malatrich on what 3 million fish fry tell us about Colorado’s drought, and Lisa Young's interview with Colorado author Jeff Rice on his novel The Snake Patch.
  • This week Gavin Dahl speaks with Colorado Sun reporter Margaret Fleming about the impacts of high prices on Colorado wheat farmers and Montrose Press reporter Anna Lynn Winfrey on how inflation is impacting the Sharing Ministries Food Bank. Plus, Dave Marston from Writers on the Range shares the commentary “Want to Farm? Get a Cash Register.”
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • John Hickenlooper reflected on his first year as the oldest Junior Senator in Washington at a virtual event on Monday. The former geologist, Mayor of Denver, and Governor of Colorado spoke to The Colorado Sun and Kate Redmond has a recap. Plus, credible threats of violence from a man who allegedly sent out a manifesto full of violent fantasies involving schools and universities prompted an hours-long standoff on Boulder's University Hill yesterday and led to the evacuation of an elementary school. KGNU's Shannon Young reports.
  • John Hickenlooper reflected on his first year as the oldest Junior Senator in Washington at a virtual event on Monday. The former geologist, Mayor of Denver, and Governor of Colorado spoke to The Colorado Sun and Kate Redmond has a recap. Plus, credible threats of violence from a man who allegedly sent out a manifesto full of violent fantasies involving schools and universities prompted an hours-long standoff on Boulder's University Hill yesterday and led to the evacuation of an elementary school. KGNU's Shannon Young reports.
  • This week on Local Motion, KGNU news director Shannon Young looks into the growing problem of drug overdoses. More than a dozen overdose deaths this year in Boulder County were caused by fentanyl. She speaks to Colorado Sun journalists Jennifer Brown and Olivia Prentzel who published an investigative series about the drug in November. Plus CU-Denver professor Marty Otanez is project coordinator of Naloxone Champions.
  • Colorado COVID hospitalizations at highest point of 2021Outbreaks in Colorado schools have risen for 8 weeks in a row with 3000 children testing positive…
  • Number of Coloradans hospitalized with COVID, 705, at highest level since JanuaryMarine Rylee McCollum, whose mother lives in Montrose, among 13 service…