2020 Census

  • North Fork Valley Skatepark gets new funding from Delta County
  • EPA settles first Gold King lawsuit
  • Census now visiting households that still haven't responded 
  • Tracking data shows Texans most active in San Juan Basin
  • A renewed effort is underway to rename some geographic features in Colorado

  • 4 Delta County Sheriff's office staff tested positive for COVID-19, recovered, and are back to work
  • Colorado Division of Insurance anticipates 2021 individual health plans will cost less thanks to the reinsurance program
  • New report: coal mine reclamation could create thousands of jobs
  • 2 Colorado ballot initiatives on oil and gas have been pulled
  • Communities of color are vulnerable

  • Governor Jared Polis says state will begin more widespread testing for coronavirus
  • Study shows rural counties in West don't have testing resources of cities
  • Update on spread of COVID-19 in three Western Slope counties
  • Some hospitals slowly starting to do more elective surgeries
  • Foundations in the state are working to ensure everyone gets counted in 2020 Census

  NEWS UPDATES

  • COVID-19 updates from Montrose, Mesa and Delta Counties
  • EPA will not enforce many regulations of oil and gas industry during pandemic
  • On Census Day, a look at how the pandemic is going to impact critical census taking

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Montrose aids small businesses
  • Delta County donations still needed
  • State officials urge President Trump to increase supplies of medical equipment

US Census Bureau

It’s Census time again – that nationwide government survey that aims to count the members of every household in the country every ten years. This edition of Local Motion delves into the U.S. Census to explain how this nationwide headcount is at the core of power and money distribution in our country, and why it matters if you fill it out. KVNF's Jodi Peterson interviews officials with the federal  Census Bureau and the Census Project, a coalition of national, state, and local organizations supporting an inclusive and accurate 2020 Census.

  • Death penalty repeal passes in House, Governor's signature expected
  • Montrose County issues press release about coronavirus
  • Immigrant groups working hard to get accurate count in Census
  • Narrow gauge railroad switches to oil burning locomotive

  • Vaccination debate takes center stage at state capitol once again
  • Many Colorado residents do not speak English, challenge Census takers
  • Efforts to trim population of non-native animal paying off
  • Utah bill would raise money for new dinsoaur themed state park near Moab

  • Several presidential candidates will be visiting Colorado soon
  • Lake City ice climbing festival organizers hope for year round tourism boost
  • 2020 census needs volunteers, paid census takers to complete accurate count

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper leads all senate candidates in fundraising
  • Proposed bill looks to lower health care costs by reimbursing clinics
  • Two land conservation easements look to permanently protect private lands
  • Census takers in state being trained to count disabled citizens

  • Oil and Gas, mining companies get out of paying severance taxes to state
  • Feature story about Doomsday Clock looks at history, future of mankind
  • Census takers trained to accurately count people of color when tally starts in April

  • Cedaredge man killed while trying to help at accident scene
  • Census looks to count children below the age of 5 in Colorado
  • Second sighting of wolf pack causes Governor Polis to comment
  • Rep. Soper to introduce bill that would make corpse abuse a felony

  • Capitol Coverage of school safety meeting among lawmakers
  • Colorado census officials ready to proceed regardless of Trump's plans
  • Denver one of 10 cities scheduled for roundups, deportations on Sunday
  • Western Conservative Summit starts today, will have special guest speaker
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife schedules public meeting
  • Petition to repeal Popular Vote law gets enough signatures

  • 5 deaths on Colorado rivers so far this year; danger remains high
  • 2020 Census outreach begins
  • Rural residents of Western Slope at high risk of not being counted in census
  • New trend of forest bathing gaining steam in Colorado communities

  • Colorado will pay additional 6 million dollars for accurate 2020 census
  • Candidate Hickenlooper will introduce his ideas for gun control today
  • Rundown of Memorial Day weekend closures of popular destinations
  • Lake City, Hinsdale County looking for help from volunteers
  • Colorado becomes first state to cap cost of insulin by law

  • Waterways in Colorado among many threatened by pollution rollbacks
  • Census in Colorado might not count the state's accurate population
  • Municipalities adjust schedules caused by President's Day closures

  • Drought impacting Front Range as well as Mountains
  • KDNK interview with census official
  • Time for public comment about controversial census questions running out

  • Shortage of foster homes creates backlog of needy children in Colorado
  • 2020 Census could leave out many Colorado children and cut funding
  • Montrose election results should be finalized this morning