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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • Kate Redmond takes a look at the documentary film The Spirit Who Walks Among His People, on Crow painter Earl Biss, screening at the Paradise Theater in Paonia tomorrow. She speaks to director Lisa Gerstner and musician Cary Morin.
  • In the March issue of Delta High School student newspaper The Paw Print, freshman Juliana Stagner wrote about gender-based discrepancies she noticed while tuned to the Winter Olympics. We talk about her reporting on the different conditions for male and female athletes at her school. Plus, Kate Redmond reports 1 in 7 Colorado children live with food insecurity. Members of the beef industry have set out to change that. And Colorado lawmakers are unveiling a bipartisan bill they say will help prevent deaths from fentanyl by increasing criminal penalties for distribution of the drug.