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Delta Health

  • Kate Redmond speaks with Arjun Bacigalupi, a salutatorian who gave a rousing speech at the North Fork High School graduation. Plus, Laura Palmisano reports a film festival highlighting perspectives on disability is coming to Lake City this Sunday.
  • Kate Redmond interviews Cherokee artist SD Youngwolf. He is traveling from Taos, New Mexico next week to begin an artist residency in Hotchkiss. Plus, we hear clips from last night’s Local Motion, on ballot measure 6A to create a sales tax increase of less than one cent per dollar for the next 8 years to help fund Delta Health. Business owner Jere Lowe recommends voting no. Philanthropist Sarah Bishop recommends voting yes.
  • Kate Redmond interviews Cherokee artist SD Youngwolf. He is traveling from Taos, New Mexico next week to begin an artist residency in Hotchkiss. Plus, we hear clips from last night’s Local Motion, on ballot measure 6A to create a sales tax increase of less than one cent per dollar for the next 8 years to help fund Delta Health. Business owner Jere Lowe recommends voting no. Philanthropist Sarah Bishop recommends voting yes.
  • Delta County voters have important decisions to make between now and May 3, including on ballot measure 6A. It would create a sales tax increase of less than one cent per dollar for the next 8 years to help fund Delta Health. Sarah Bishop speaks in favor. Jere Lowe speaks in opposition.
  • Hotchkiss artist Ira Houseweart talks about his recent appearance on national TV. Plus, Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz heads to Steamboat Springs, a town on the frontlines of the housing crisis, and reports how state lawmakers plan to help.
  • Hotchkiss artist Ira Houseweart talks about his recent appearance on national TV. Plus, Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz heads to Steamboat Springs, a town on the frontlines of the housing crisis, and reports how state lawmakers plan to help.
  • Delta County voters have important decisions to make between now and May 3, including on ballot measure 6A. It would create a sales tax increase of less than one cent per dollar for the next 8 years to help fund Delta Health. Sarah Bishop speaks in favor. Jere Lowe speaks in opposition.
  • 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.
  • KVNF freelance reporter Lisa Young speaks with Delta Health CEO Matt Heyn. Delta Health recently received Sole Community Hospital Provider status from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, the hospital will ask Delta County voters to approve a countywide sales tax initiative during a Special District Election coming up on May 3. Plus, Governor Jared Polis says a package of bills advancing at the Capitol will generate hundreds of thousands of new affordable housing units. Scott Franz reports.