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  • 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.
  • Next in our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat in Congress, Kate Redmond speaks to Montrose Republican state senator Don Coram about why he entered the primary. Plus, Republican Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters is now back out of jail.
  • Next in our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat in Congress, Kate Redmond speaks to Montrose Republican state senator Don Coram about why he entered the primary. Plus, Republican Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters is now back out of jail.
  • Colorado lawmakers, health professionals, and grassroots advocates held a virtual press conference on Monday to discuss the Get the Lead Our of School Drinking Water Act.
  • Montrose County School District officially selected new mascots for Montrose High and Centennial Middle School at a special session of the school board Tuesday night. The district estimates nearly a million dollars in costs to complete the process, driven by a new state law outlawing derogatory mascots.
  • Montrose County School District voted last night to change the Montrose High School mascot from the Indians to the Red Hawks and Centennial Middle School’s mascot from the Braves to the Bears. The process was driven by a new state law outlawing derogatory mascots. Plus, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe is turning to solar generation to provide cheap electricity for its members and infrastructure. As KSJD’s Lucas Brady Woods reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, the tribe also plans to generate solar power that can be sold for a profit.
  • Montrose County School District voted last night to change the Montrose High School mascot from the Indians to the Red Hawks and Centennial Middle School’s mascot from the Braves to the Bears. The process was driven by a new state law outlawing derogatory mascots. Plus, the Ute Mountain Ute tribe is turning to solar generation to provide cheap electricity for its members and infrastructure. As KSJD’s Lucas Brady Woods reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio’s collaboration on fossil fuel transitions, the tribe also plans to generate solar power that can be sold for a profit.
  • Paonia held a public hearing on the 2022 draft budget and is now moving closer to completion. Plus, Durango is hoping to ease its housing crunch by purchasing a hotel and converting it into apartment units. If successful, it would be the city's largest affordable housing project ever.
  • Federal law enforcement arrested a Telluride man over the weekend for his alleged involvement in the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol. Plus, bridge work on highway 92 over the Gunnison River near Delta is underway. CDOT’s senior historian tells KVNF the bridge adoption we reported on back in May is happening after all, with the City of Delta and Montrose County taking the historic trusses from the old bridge.