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Laura Palmisano

  • In his new book titled "Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau" local author Craig Childs takes readers on a journey that deeply examines certain rock art panels in the region. For KVNF, Laura Palmisano interviews Childs from his home, based in Norwood.
  • In his new book, "Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau" local author Craig Childs takes readers on a journey deeply examining certain rock art panels in the region. Reporter Laura Palmisano interviews Childs, whose home is in Norwood. Plus, federal agencies and five tribes signed a historic co-management agreement for Bears Ears National Monument last month. KZMU’s Justin Higginbottom reports.
  • History Colorado has awarded the Hinsdale County Historical Society a $50,000 grant. The money will help in the restoration of a rail car that once transported people and goods to and from Lake City. The grant requires matching funds and as Laura Palmisano reports, the organization is making steady progress on the effort. Plus, a new bill signed into law this year supports small nonprofits who work with LGBTQ folks, immigrants, and people of color, by tapping into American Rescue Plan funding in new ways. Kate Redmond learns more by speaking with Ricardo Perez of the Hispanic Affairs Project.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison known as the Little Blue Creek Canyon Project resumes this week, weather permitting. As KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, commuters should expect delays and closures as work ramps up for the season starting March 14th.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • Roadwork on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 50 between Montrose and Gunnison resumes this week, weather permitting. KVNF’s Laura Palmisano has details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Gavin Dahl speaks with moderate Democrat Adam Frisch, from Aspen.
  • Last year, the town of Lake City canceled its annual Ice Climbing Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, as KVNF’s Laura Palmisano reports, earlier this month the event returned in all it's glory.
  • You are vaccinated against COVID, but what if you lose your vaccine card? Laura Palmisano reports on what Colorado residents can do in this situation and also some options for proving vaccination status. Also, as the US transitions away from coal, many communities are looking to tourism to fill the economic gap left behind by a shuttered industry. Many other communities began that transition decades ago, and now are facing new challenges. KBUT’s Christopher Biddle reports there’s a new initiative in the Colorado Legislature to rewrite some of the rules of the post-coal economy.
  • You are vaccinated against COVID, but what if you lose your vaccine card? Laura Palmisano reports on what Colorado residents can do in this situation and also some options for proving vaccination status. Also, as the US transitions away from coal, many communities are looking to tourism to fill the economic gap left behind by a shuttered industry. Many other communities began that transition decades ago, and now are facing new challenges. KBUT’s Christopher Biddle reports there’s a new initiative in the Colorado Legislature to rewrite some of the rules of the post-coal economy.
  • The Shepherd's Center is a community center in downtown Montrose that serves the homeless and other community members. The center officially opened in June of last year. It provides free breakfast and lunch on weekdays, a food pantry, a senior meal delivery program, and other services. Last week, Shepherd's Hand, the faith-based nonprofit behind the center, purchased the building housing it in downtown Montrose. For more on this milestone, KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to Garey Martinez, the co-founder of Shepherd's Hand.