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  • There is a new program launching across the state, including here on the Western Slope, called the Colorado Healthcare Corps placing 100 Americorps service members at nonprofit health providers. Gavin Dahl speaks with Maria Fabula from the Community Resource Center, based in Denver. Plus, Kate Redmond has a short piece about the multi-generational Paonia Players who will be part of Cherry Days this summer.
  • The annual tradition known as Record Store Day is this Saturday. Matthew Cesario, aka DJ Squatch, and his dad, Rock, own and operate Triple Play Records in Grand Junction. Squatch and Gavin chat about some of the exclusive records available at the West Slope’s finest record shop. Learn more about Record Store Day here.
  • The annual tradition known as Record Store Day is this Saturday. Matthew Cesario, aka DJ Squatch, and his dad, Rock, own and operate Triple Play Records in Grand Junction. Squatch and Gavin chat about some of the exclusive records available at the West Slope’s finest record shop. Plus, explosions and a major fire in downtown Montrose yesterday afternoon at Hartmann Brothers medical supply reportedly injured multiple people.
  • The annual tradition known as Record Store Day is this Saturday. Matthew Cesario, aka DJ Squatch, and his dad, Rock, own and operate Triple Play Records in Grand Junction. Squatch and Gavin chat about some of the exclusive records available at the West Slope’s finest record shop. Plus, explosions and a major fire in downtown Montrose yesterday afternoon at Hartmann Brothers medical supply reportedly injured multiple people.
  • Colorado lawmakers, health professionals, and grassroots advocates held a virtual press conference on Monday to discuss the Get the Lead Our of School Drinking Water Act.
  • Hinsdale County purchased a peninsula and island on Lake San Cristobal just over a year ago. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the county now plans to move ahead with renovations at the property. Coal Basin, near Redstone, was the site of mining disasters last century. Now, a privately-owned parcel surrounded by National Forest land provides public access to custom mountain bike trails. As KDNK’s Morgan Neely reports, the trails offer recreation, while mitigating the environmental destruction left behind by the mine's operators.
  • Hinsdale County purchased a peninsula and island on Lake San Cristobal just over a year ago. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, the county now plans to move ahead with renovations at the property. Coal Basin, near Redstone, was the site of mining disasters last century. Now, a privately-owned parcel surrounded by National Forest land provides public access to custom mountain bike trails. As KDNK’s Morgan Neely reports, the trails offer recreation, while mitigating the environmental destruction left behind by the mine's operators.
  • The 10th annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum takes place at the Montrose Pavilion this coming Friday and Saturday. As the microbiome health of soil is becoming better understood, Kate Redmond speaks leading soil scientist Kris Nichols, one of the presenters this weekend.
  • The 10th annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum takes place at the Montrose Pavilion this coming Friday and Saturday. As the microbiome health of soil is becoming better understood, Kate Redmond speaks leading soil scientist Kris Nichols, one of the presenters this weekend.