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  • The Town of Paonia will bring on a new company to draw up plans for an overhaul of the town’s water system. Kate Redmond reports. Plus, with Colorado candidates making unfounded voter fraud allegations the central theme of campaigns, election workers are worried. As Scott Franz reports, county clerks are embracing new tools to assure residents about the integrity of the vote.
  • Kate Redmond took a tour last week of the one million gallon tank for the domestic water supply in Paonia. The tank has been offline for years, but now the Public Works Department is preparing it to run again. Plus, a controversial proposal to bring water from the San Luis Valley to Douglas County is now unlikely to become a reality. As KUNC’s Alex Hager reports, county commissioners voted against using American Rescue Plan funds to build the pipeline.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.
  • Soaring prices and a limited housing stock can make finding a place to call home difficult in Colorado’s mountain towns. But as KOTO’s Julia Caulfield reports, during this winter’s housing crisis, Telluride is trying something new to find homes for locals. Plus, Paonia Town Trustees heard from their engineer on construction priorities for work to improve water systems last week. Kate Redmond has details.
  • 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.
  • We begin a series of interviews with candidates for Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Up first, Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Colin Wilhelm of Glenwood Springs. Meanwhile, Republicans filed a new federal lawsuit last week seeking to prevent unaffiliated voters from voting in the Republican primary this June.
  • We begin a series of interviews with candidates for Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Up first, Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Colin Wilhelm of Glenwood Springs. Meanwhile, Republicans filed a new federal lawsuit last week seeking to prevent unaffiliated voters from voting in the Republican primary this June.
  • Delta Health approved a sales tax increase ballot item at their meeting last night. Lisa Young reports. Plus, the water system for the town of Paonia continues to pose a contentious set of challenges. Solid Solutions Geosciences, the company under contract with the town, took issue with Town Trustees and members of the Water Advisory Committee touring the facility. Kate Redmond reports from last week’s Paonia Trustee meeting. *CORRECTION*: A speaker identified in this story as Christina Patterson was in fact her sister Sherin Patterson.
  • Kate Redmond reports a Town of Paonia contractor has laid out recommendations for a way forward on addressing the troubled water system. Plus, Eleanor Bennett reports for Rocky Mountain Community Radio on a group of stakeholders working with Pitkin County to capture methane leaking out of abandoned coal mines above the town of Redstone.