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  • Affordable housing in Paonia is an urgent need. But the Board of Trustees put off a preliminary grant application to address it because of even more urgent issues. Kate Redmond speaks with Mayor Mary Bachran to learn more. Plus, the next story in our Rocky Mountain Community Radio reporting collaborative on the transition away from fossil fuels comes from Kyle Mackie at KHOL. Construction is underway in Wyoming on what will be the country’s largest wind farm, but a federal agency is stalling a key aspect of the development.
  • Affordable housing in Paonia is an urgent need. But the Board of Trustees put off a preliminary grant application to address it because of even more urgent issues. Kate Redmond speaks with Mayor Mary Bachran to learn more. Plus, the next story in our Rocky Mountain Community Radio reporting collaborative on the transition away from fossil fuels comes from Kyle Mackie at KHOL. Construction is underway in Wyoming on what will be the country’s largest wind farm, but a federal agency is stalling a key aspect of the development.
  • Montrose School District now screening for COVID symptoms upon arrival at all schoolsOnly 22% of schools are enrolled in state's weekly COVID testing…
  • Recreational marijuana may be on Hotchkiss ballotState minimum wage goes up 8 cents an hourState wildlife officials are asking people not to feed big game…
  • NewscastPalisade police chief removed from postTwo bills in capital targeted minimum wage, one advances to SenateMillions of dollars awarded for local…
  • Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota overwhelmingly approved minimum-wage hikes. Illinois voters approved a nonbinding wage-hike referendum. Recreational pot was approved in Oregon.
  • The 13 states that lifted their minimum wage levels on Jan. 1 experienced added jobs at a faster pace than the 37 states that kept wage levels steady.