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Delta County Commissioners

  • Delta County Commissioners could entertain a second opportunity to approve a nearly 400-acre solar project east of Delta. The original application, twice approved by the county’s planning commission, was denied by the board of county commissioners on a 2 to 1 vote in March, however a new application has been submitted by DMEA. KVNF freelance reporter Lisa Young has the details ahead of tomorrow’s planning commission meeting.
  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • The Delta County Board of Commissioners denied an agro-voltaic project on Garnet Mesa, despite a Delta County Independent poll showing 84 percent of Delta County residents in favor of it. Then, they approved a concrete plant in the same area. Kate Redmond speaks to Natasha Leger from Citizens for a Healthy Community about ongoing debates on land use. Plus, Colorado Democrats are advancing a bill to create a new statewide recycling program, paid for by businesses making or selling recyclable products. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage.
  • The Delta County Board of Commissioners denied an agro-voltaic project on Garnet Mesa, despite a Delta County Independent poll showing 84 percent of Delta County residents in favor of it. Then, they approved a concrete plant in the same area. Kate Redmond speaks to Natasha Leger from Citizens for a Healthy Community about ongoing debates on land use. Plus, Colorado Democrats are advancing a bill to create a new statewide recycling program, paid for by businesses making or selling recyclable products. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage.
  • As the snow melts, big game comes near roadways for food. Kate Redmond reports Colorado Parks and Wildlife has tips on avoiding deer and elk collisions. Plus, reporter Justin Higginbottom from KZMU speaks with the founder of Four Corners K-9 Search and Rescue about what she and her two dogs find in the desert, while helping Native families locate missing loved ones.
  • As the snow melts, big game comes near roadways for food. Kate Redmond reports Colorado Parks and Wildlife has tips on avoiding deer and elk collisions. Plus, reporter Justin Higginbottom from KZMU speaks with the founder of Four Corners K-9 Search and Rescue about what she and her two dogs find in the desert, while helping Native families locate missing loved ones.
  • A sizable Delta Montrose Electric Association solar project was denied by Delta County Commissioners this week in a 2 to 1 vote despite a strong recommendation from the county’s planning commission. KVNF’s Lisa Young has the details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Sol Sandoval.
  • A sizable Delta Montrose Electric Association solar project was denied by Delta County Commissioners this week in a 2 to 1 vote despite a strong recommendation from the county’s planning commission. KVNF’s Lisa Young has the details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Sol Sandoval.
  • 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.