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Pride Month

  • A trio of bills aimed to reform Colorado’s funeral industry were signed by Governor Jared Polis on May 24th. The bill signing took place at the Governor's Residence at Boettcher Mansion in Denver. Colorado State Representative Matt Soper, who worked on several pieces of legislation to reform the mortuary industry following the FBI raid of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors and Donor’s Service in 2018, attended the historic bill signing.
  • On this edition of Local Motion host Lisa Young interviews special guests are Paul Kimpling and Kristen O'Brien, volunteers with The Learning Council in Paonia, on the building of a 40 foot long rainbow trout puppet named "Bubbles."
  • Following a decision last November by the town of Paonia to not allow Pride Flags to be displayed on its light poles along Grand Avenue, numerous volunteers from The Learning Council stepped up with the Color the Town With Us Campaign.
  • Pride was in the air on Saturday during Ouray County’s third annual Pride celebration. Sunny skies, bright colors, costumes, pride flags and upbeat music filled Hartwell Park as friends and families relaxed on the grass...or meandered the booths scattered around the park. The Ouray County Pride event was designed for family fun, but for many in attendance, the celebration marked a milestone. It created a place where people can express who they are without shame. KVNF's Cassie Knust attended the event and brings this report.
  • June is Pride month. Kate Redmond speaks with Dr. Lynda Spann about emotional and mental health in the LGBTQ community. Plus, planning to visit Lake San Cristobal in Hinsdale County this summer? There are new rules for the lake and other area recreation sites. Laura Palmisano reports. Learn more here.
  • Reservoirs along Colorado River to remain less than half full all yearCost of sexual harassment scandal at state capitol measured in more than…