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  • Sunny War joins Taya Jae from her home in Chattanooga to talk about her new album, Anarchist Gospel, the fleeting nature of happiness and her new ambition to become a birder.
  • Erin Easton and John Wagner join Taya Jae to discuss the 2nd annual Whole Being Health and Wellness Expo happening Saturday September 17th from 9am to 5pm at the Montrose Community Rec Center. We also hear one of Erin's Mindful Moments on stress. Mindful Moments air at 11am on Sundays.
  • Mathew Horn joins Taya Jae on The Pen and The Sword to talk about his Podcast Pog's Pogcast, the importance of discussing mental health and the advice he'd give his younger self.
  • Access to labor and employment standards can be inconsistent for guest workers coming to the U.S. to do farm and ranch work. A local advocacy organization is making great strides to remedy that. Kate Redmond has more. Then the pandemic wreaked havoc in many nursing homes and prisons. State psychiatric hospitals say they controlled COVID-19 a lot better, though there are some notable exceptions. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Madelyn Beck reports.
  • We close our three-part series about women changing the face of ranching in the West with a visit to Montana, where reporter Ashley Ahearn meets a teenage sheep rancher who’s just starting out. Plus, cyclists in Colorado could soon be spending less time waiting at stop lights. Lawmakers are advancing a bill to allow cyclists to treat red lights like stop signs if no other traffic is present and roll through stop signs when it is safe to do so.
  • We close our three-part series about women changing the face of ranching in the West with a visit to Montana, where reporter Ashley Ahearn meets a teenage sheep rancher who’s just starting out. Plus, cyclists in Colorado could soon be spending less time waiting at stop lights. Lawmakers are advancing a bill to allow cyclists to treat red lights like stop signs if no other traffic is present and roll through stop signs when it is safe to do so.
  • Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Alex Walker as KVNF concludes our series of interviews with candidates competing for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Congress, representing Colorado’s Third District. We’ve also requested an interview with Congressmember Boebert herself.
  • Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Alex Walker as KVNF concludes our series of interviews with candidates competing for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Congress, representing Colorado’s Third District. We’ve also requested an interview with Congressmember Boebert herself.
  • A sizable Delta Montrose Electric Association solar project was denied by Delta County Commissioners this week in a 2 to 1 vote despite a strong recommendation from the county’s planning commission. KVNF’s Lisa Young has the details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Sol Sandoval.
  • A sizable Delta Montrose Electric Association solar project was denied by Delta County Commissioners this week in a 2 to 1 vote despite a strong recommendation from the county’s planning commission. KVNF’s Lisa Young has the details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Sol Sandoval.