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January 6th Insurrection

  • Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters and deputy Belinda Knisley will not be allowed to oversee elections for a second year in a row, a district court judge ruled yesterday. Plus, Colorado is poised to take an unusual step in granting state lawmakers paid parental leave. Robyn Vincent reports the move highlights a legacy of female political representation. Also, Kate Redmond speaks with one of the Paonia Town Trustees, seated since the recent election.
  • At different points throughout the year, it may feel like your whole state or all of the Mountain West is on fire. But officials say that during times of increased fire danger, they have a plan. Emma Gibson of the Mountain West News Bureau reports. Plus, Cassie Knust, reporter for the Delta County Independent and the Montrose Press, summarizes what she learned about the four candidates running for three seats on the North Fork Recreation District board.
  • At different points throughout the year, it may feel like your whole state or all of the Mountain West is on fire. But officials say that during times of increased fire danger, they have a plan. Emma Gibson of the Mountain West News Bureau reports. Plus, Cassie Knust, reporter for the Delta County Independent and the Montrose Press, summarizes what she learned about the four candidates running for three seats on the North Fork Recreation District board.
  • Next in our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat in Congress, Kate Redmond speaks to Montrose Republican state senator Don Coram about why he entered the primary. Plus, Republican Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters is now back out of jail.
  • Next in our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat in Congress, Kate Redmond speaks to Montrose Republican state senator Don Coram about why he entered the primary. Plus, Republican Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters is now back out of jail.
  • KVNF's Kate Redmond shares highlights from the floor speech U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Denver) delivered on Thursday, marking one year since supporters of former President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempted insurrection. You can watch his entire speech here.
  • The western slope has been working to fulfill obligations to the Colorado River Compact, including reducing salinity in the irrigation water that we percolate back down to the river, for populations downstream. A recent conference in Las Vegas was a reckoning for many water users signing on to participate in preserving this precious resource. Kate Redmond reports. Thursday's commemorations of the January 6th riot included a rousing floor speech by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
  • The western slope has been working to fulfill obligations to the Colorado River Compact, including reducing salinity in the irrigation water that we percolate back down to the river, for populations downstream. A recent conference in Las Vegas was a reckoning for many water users signing on to participate in preserving this precious resource. Kate Redmond reports. Thursday's commemorations of the January 6th riot included a rousing floor speech by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet.
  • Last year's shooting of an Austin woman by Delta County Sheriff's Deputy Nolan Davis left lingering questions, like why the Deputy's mother was in the car on that fateful day. The family of Paige Pierce is now bringing a civil suit in State Court against the deputy and his supervisor. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, on the anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, how is national polarization playing out in local classrooms? Matt Hoisch with KOTO in Telluride checked in with government teachers in San Miguel County to see what it’s like teaching about our country in divided times.
  • Last year's shooting of an Austin woman by Delta County Sheriff's Deputy Nolan Davis left lingering questions, like why the Deputy's mother was in the car on that fateful day. The family of Paige Pierce is now bringing a civil suit in State Court against the deputy and his supervisor. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, on the anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, how is national polarization playing out in local classrooms? Matt Hoisch with KOTO in Telluride checked in with government teachers in San Miguel County to see what it’s like teaching about our country in divided times.