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  • Last year, the town of Lake City canceled its annual Ice Climbing Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the event returned earlier this month. Plus, Delta High School students Kaya Wright and Alicea Manzanares share their podcast about a visit from Colorado Mesa University’s Rowdy Brass Band.
  • Last year, the town of Lake City canceled its annual Ice Climbing Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the event returned earlier this month. Plus, Delta High School students Kaya Wright and Alicea Manzanares share their podcast about a visit from Colorado Mesa University’s Rowdy Brass Band.
  • 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.
  • Plans are kicking into high gear to move the Delta Library branch out of the historic Carnegie building, and into a much larger facility, the soon-to-be-renovated former City Market building. But predictably, costs to keep going up. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, mining has been an economic driver in Southwest Colorado since the late 1800s. But when a local mine and power plant closed in 2017, a number of communities were forced to reimagine. KOTO’s Julia Caulfield has more on the region’s effort to create a new economic future, as part of the Rocky Mountain Community Radio collaboration on fossil fuel transitions.
  • Plans are kicking into high gear to move the Delta Library branch out of the historic Carnegie building, and into a much larger facility, the soon-to-be-renovated former City Market building. But predictably, costs to keep going up. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, mining has been an economic driver in Southwest Colorado since the late 1800s. But when a local mine and power plant closed in 2017, a number of communities were forced to reimagine. KOTO’s Julia Caulfield has more on the region’s effort to create a new economic future, as part of the Rocky Mountain Community Radio collaboration on fossil fuel transitions.
  • This week on Local Motion, I speak with Travis Cantonwine, editor in chief of the Delta High School newspaper, The Paw Print. He chats with KVNF news director Gavin Dahl about recent articles, and they discuss two podcasts he produced, including a second place winner from the Colorado Student Media Association.
  • This week on Local Motion, I speak with Travis Cantonwine, editor in chief of the Delta High School newspaper, The Paw Print. He chats with KVNF news director Gavin Dahl about recent articles, and they discuss two podcasts he produced, including a second place winner from the Colorado Student Media Association.
  • 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.
  • 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.