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  • Farming is challenging. A forum in Montrose this past weekend brought practical information for participants to weather the changing industry. Kate Redmond has more. Plus, families are struggling with the loss of financial aid, after a temporary expansion of the Child Tax Credit expired. But some lawmakers in our region want to make that policy permanent. Bert Johnson with the Mountain West News Bureau reports.
  • Farming is challenging. A forum in Montrose this past weekend brought practical information for participants to weather the changing industry. Kate Redmond has more. Plus, families are struggling with the loss of financial aid, after a temporary expansion of the Child Tax Credit expired. But some lawmakers in our region want to make that policy permanent. Bert Johnson with the Mountain West News Bureau reports.
  • Days after Public Works Director Travis Loberg quit his job, the town of Paonia experienced yet another water main break, cutting off residential water for hours to many town residents. KVNF’s Kate Redmond speaks with Paonia Town Administrator Corinne Ferguson about Loberg's resignation and the town’s fragile water delivery system. Plus, Eric Galatas from Colorado News Connection reports it's getting harder to get emergency financial assistance in Colorado.
  • Days after Public Works Director Travis Loberg quit his job, the town of Paonia experienced yet another water main break, cutting off residential water for hours to many town residents. KVNF’s Kate Redmond speaks with Paonia Town Administrator Corinne Ferguson about Loberg's resignation and the town’s fragile water delivery system. Plus, Eric Galatas from Colorado News Connection reports it's getting harder to get emergency financial assistance in Colorado.
  • Extractive industries often leave behind environmental degradation that area residents and taxpayers have to take care of. Colorado’s Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is working on a new draft of their Financial Assurance rules this week shaped in part by public comment. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, state lawmakers have introduced more than 160 bills already this session. Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz outlines the measures that will likely spark debate.
  • Extractive industries often leave behind environmental degradation that area residents and taxpayers have to take care of. Colorado’s Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is working on a new draft of their Financial Assurance rules this week shaped in part by public comment. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, state lawmakers have introduced more than 160 bills already this session. Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz outlines the measures that will likely spark debate.
  • KVNF's Kate Redmond has an in-depth interview with pulmonologist Anuj Mehta, critical care physician at Denver Health, about the vaccines: what they are, how they work, and how the science has developed over the past year.
  • Tracy Ihnot is communications coordinator for Delta County Libraries. KVNF’s Gavin Dahl caught up with her to get a sense of some numbers that reflect how much the libraries were used last year.
  • Tracy Ihnot is communications coordinator for Delta County Libraries. KVNF’s Gavin Dahl caught up with her to get a sense of some numbers that reflect how much the libraries were used last year.
  • Colorado cannabis consumers may soon have a public place where they can safely and legally imbibe. Kate Redmond speaks to Denver hotelier Chris Chiari to learn more. Plus, Governor Jared Polis is asking lawmakers to boost the state budget by an extra five hundred million dollars to address some urgent issues, including raising the state’s firefighting budget.