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  • Work on the US 50 Middle Bridge over Blue Mesa Reservoir continue with plans to open the bridge “in some capacity” by the Fourth Of July, reports the Montrose Daily Press. The bridge has been closed for seven weeks. County Road 26, the Lake City Cut Off, continues to be the main detour route. Kebler Pass, connecting Crested Butte with Paonia, is also open for travel.
  • Some of those herds are here in Colorado, where the first infection was detected in the northeastern part of the state in April. Dr. Jason Lombard, a veterinary epidemiologist at Colorado State University, says that number has now grown.
  • The USDA says nine states have cow herds that are infected with bird flu. Some of those herds are here in Colorado, where the first infection was detected in the northeastern part of the state in April. Dr. Jason Lombard, a veterinary epidemiologist at Colorado State University, says that number has now grown.
  • The town of Paonia approved the formation of a personnel committee for employees can voice concerns and grievances, reports the Delta County Independent. The new committee consists of the town mayor, one trustee and one town employee recommended by staff.
  • On today’s Farm Friday we take a look at how the US 50 middle bridge closure is impacting our local ag producers. More recently CDOT has opened County Road 26 for larger commercial vehicles easing some of the pain, however, ag producers are still experiencing financial impacts from the closure. Joining me today is Katie Alexander, Tri River Area Agriculture Marketing and Small Acreage for CSU Extension.
  • On today’s Farm Friday we take a look at how the US 50 middle bridge closure is impacting our local ag producers. More recently CDOT has opened County Road 26 for larger commercial vehicles easing some of the pain, however, ag producers are still experiencing financial impacts from the closure. Joining me today is Katie Alexander, Tri River Area Agriculture Marketing and Small Acreage for CSU Extension.
  • On KVNF’s Farm Friday, Lisa Young talks with Sammie Alteri, Valley Food Partnership and the Manager of the Montrose Farmers Market, about the upcoming summer season and a new 'Passport Program' from the Colorado Farmers Market Association.
  • On today's Farm Friday, Lisa Young speaks with Sammie Alteri of Valley Food Partnership and the Manager of the Montrose Farmers Market.
  • The Delta High School renovation project is in full swing, reports the Delta County Independent. Work to create security entrances and update wrestling and locker rooms is being funded by a $27.7 million bond passed in November 2022.
  • The Colorado Department of Transportation has closed a bridge on US Highway 50 west of Gunnison. The Federal Highway Administration requested the bridge closure after an inspection on Thursday identified defects in the structure.The closure is in place between US Hwy 50 Mile Point 131 which is the intersection with Colorado Highway 92 and MP 138. Local traffic will be allowed through the closure point to reach residences.