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Montrose County School District

  • Montrose County Schools to Host Inaugural Ag Day – A Celebration of Agriculture and Education
  • the Delta County Sheriff's Office is advising the community about a phone scam in the area. They say citizens are receiving calls from someone pretending to be a Deputy or Sergeant stating they missed a jury summons and have a warrant for their arrest. Citizens are then told to come to the Sheriff's Office with a card to pay to squash the warrant.
  • Election Day is fast approaching, and many Coloradans are still wondering about Proposition HH, a complex ballot measure with implications for TABOR refunds and property tax bills. The ballot measure has been the subject of much discussion — and some confusion.For Rocky Mountain Community Radio, K-O-T-O’s Gavin McGough (Mc-GOFF) spoke with state Senate President Steve Fenberg to parse the details.
  • Colorado state Rep. Tracey Bernett resigned from her lawmaking position on the eve of the 2023 legislative session. Bernett, a Democrat, is facing criminal charges that she lied about her residence to run for reelection, reports the Colorado Newsline. Colorado and many school districts in the state saw higher graduation rates for the class of 2022 than before the pandemic, reports Chalkbeat. Governor Jared Polis was sworn in yesterday. Capitol reporter Lucas Brady Woods was at the ceremony.
  • San Juan Cinema in Montrose reopens tonight after three years and we hear from head honcho Misty Hunter, whose family also owns and operates the Fox Theater in Montrose. Plus, Colorado faces another uptick in coronavirus cases. As Scott Franz reports, COVID hospitalizations could reach as many as eight hundred again by mid June.
  • COVID cases are increasing in most of the country, but it’s hard to say how much. Madelyn Beck reports. Plus, much-needed new housing projects in Paonia may require a Special Review by the Board Of Trustees due to zoning. Kate Redmond speaks to Mayor Pro Tem Dave Knutson and Trustee Paige Smith.
  • May is known as Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and it is also Older Americans Month. This year the theme is Age My Way. Gavin Dahl asked Eva Veitch, director of community living services at the council of governments known as Region 10, to tell us more.
  • DART, the City of Montrose Development and Revitalization Team, earned the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence for what the city calls Block 64, anchored by Chow Down Pet Supplies and San Juan Brews. KVNF attended a celebration Thursday. Plus, the federal government’s pandemic response program to fund free school meals for all students is set to expire at the end of June. KGNU's Shannon Young reports.
  • When’s the last time you sent a fax? Medical facilities routinely use antiquated technology to send medical records. Kate Redmond speaks with a CEO who seeks to change that. Plus, Colorado social services are desperately seeking foster parents. Ariel Clinical Services is one of the groups working to solve the problem with offices in Delta and Grand Junction. Gavin Dahl learns more from foster family recruiter Kathy McCoy.
  • At last week’s Paonia Board of Trustees meeting, while the town’s attorney was parsing definitions of the water moratorium that remains in place, some trustees and members of the public sought more data on the town's water supply, hoping to find a way to move past the restrictions. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, Colorado lawmakers have taken steps to help more people with disabilities attend college.