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  • Potter Bill Wilson joins Gavin Dahl at Studio M to reflect on decades making art in Montrose and talk about his next chapter, moving to Manitou Springs to spend more time with his grandkids. Plus, 11 percent of Colorado kids live in poverty. Kaleb Roedel reports for the Mountain West News Bureau.
  • Congressmember Lauren Boebert and State Senator Don Coram clashed in a Republican primary debate in Ignacio on Thursday. The wide-ranging forum included personal attacks and calls to arm school teachers. KSUT's Mark Duggan reports. Plus, Grand Junction Sentinel reporter Charles Ashby attended a CD3 candidate forum on Wednesday hosted by the Mesa County Democratic Party. He writes the candidates, Sol Sandoval, Alex Walker, and Adam Frisch spent more time attacking Boebert than each other.
  • 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.
  • Two Republican attorneys filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court last week challenging petition signatures Don Coram used to get his name onto the Republican Party ballot in the June primary race for the Third Congressional District. Plus, since 2021, Republicans have created a wave of new laws targeting the LGBTQ community. But as Bert Johnson reports, some nonbinary, trans, gay and bisexual candidates are pushing back in this year’s elections.
  • We have election results for Paonia, Hotchkiss, Cedaredge, Montrose, Palisade, and Ridgway. Plus, Kate Redmond reports access to labor and employment standards can be inconsistent for guest workers coming to the U.S. to do farm and ranch work. A local advocacy organization, Hispanic Affairs Project, is making great strides to remedy that.
  • We have election results for Paonia, Hotchkiss, Cedaredge, Montrose, Palisade, and Ridgway. Plus, Kate Redmond reports access to labor and employment standards can be inconsistent for guest workers coming to the U.S. to do farm and ranch work. A local advocacy organization, Hispanic Affairs Project, is making great strides to remedy that.
  • Ten candidates for Congress in Colorado's Third District shared their views about Rep. Lauren Boebert's first term with Kate Redmond and Gavin Dahl. Here he parses their comments, as heard on the KVNF Regional Newscast during March 2022. State assemblies take place April 9. Each party primary takes place June 28. Election day is November 8. Boebert's re-election campaign has not responded to KVNF's interview requests.
  • Ten candidates hoping to unseat Lauren Boebert and represent Colorado’s Third Congressional District describe how they think she’s doing. Plus commissioners in Clear Creek County southwest of Denver voted to recommend changing the name of popular 14er Mount Evans to Mount Blue Sky, at the request of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.
  • Ten candidates hoping to unseat Lauren Boebert and represent Colorado’s Third Congressional District describe how they think she’s doing. Plus commissioners in Clear Creek County southwest of Denver voted to recommend changing the name of popular 14er Mount Evans to Mount Blue Sky, at the request of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.
  • A sizable Delta Montrose Electric Association solar project was denied by Delta County Commissioners this week in a 2 to 1 vote despite a strong recommendation from the county’s planning commission. KVNF’s Lisa Young has the details. Plus, we continue our series of interviews with candidates vying for Lauren Boebert's seat representing Colorado’s Third Congressional District. Kate Redmond speaks to Democrat Sol Sandoval.