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  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission Chair Carrie Hauser wrote a recent opinion piece about the agency's opportunity to be more culturally inclusive in naming, signage, and history programming. In March, the commission updated its naming policy. For KVNF News, Laura Palmisano speaks to Hauser, who's also the president of Colorado Mountain College.
  • During the pandemic, small business loans saved some businesses in Colorado with money for capital and operating costs to keep people on the payroll. Kate Redmond reports now those loans will be deferred once again. Plus, cities in the fast-growing West are spreading out, especially along Colorado’s front range. Today we continue our series from the Mountain West News Bureau on women ranchers with a look at efforts to save some space for agriculture.
  • During the pandemic, small business loans saved some businesses in Colorado with money for capital and operating costs to keep people on the payroll. Kate Redmond reports now those loans will be deferred once again. Plus, cities in the fast-growing West are spreading out, especially along Colorado’s front range. Today we continue our series from the Mountain West News Bureau on women ranchers with a look at efforts to save some space for agriculture.
  • Kate Redmond reports a Colorado project helping meet basic needs of people living in the Navajo Nation is coming to the North Fork Valley for a visit with supporters at Big B's Delicious Orchards on Saturday. Plus Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership’s sustainable recreation coordinator Dan Chehayl talks with Gavin Dahl about the 16th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour this Saturday at the 4-H Center in Ridgway as well as their river restoration and mine reclamation projects.
  • Kate Redmond reports a Colorado project helping meet basic needs of people living in the Navajo Nation is coming to the North Fork Valley for a visit with supporters at Big B's Delicious Orchards on Saturday. Plus Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership’s sustainable recreation coordinator Dan Chehayl talks with Gavin Dahl about the 16th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour this Saturday at the 4-H Center in Ridgway as well as their river restoration and mine reclamation projects.
  • Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Alex Walker as KVNF concludes our series of interviews with candidates competing for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Congress, representing Colorado’s Third District. We’ve also requested an interview with Congressmember Boebert herself.
  • Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Alex Walker as KVNF concludes our series of interviews with candidates competing for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Congress, representing Colorado’s Third District. We’ve also requested an interview with Congressmember Boebert herself.
  • Nearly two dozen bighorn sheep got helicopter rides last week, part of an ongoing effort to re-establish native species in their historic habitat. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, the utility cooperative Holy Cross Energy provides electricity to over 40,000 people from Aspen to Vail to Parachute. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, Aspen Public Radio’s Halle Zander reports on their progress on a plan to provide 100 percent renewable energy to members by 2030.
  • Nearly two dozen bighorn sheep got helicopter rides last week, part of an ongoing effort to re-establish native species in their historic habitat. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, the utility cooperative Holy Cross Energy provides electricity to over 40,000 people from Aspen to Vail to Parachute. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, Aspen Public Radio’s Halle Zander reports on their progress on a plan to provide 100 percent renewable energy to members by 2030.
  • 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.