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Colorado Avalanche Information Center

  • Many Colorado ski resorts expect 20+ inches of new snow over the holiday weekend
  • 109 Winter Park ski area employees have tested positive for COVID
  • Proposed Jordan Cove export terminal & Pacific Connector pipeline faced another blow this week
  • Ethan Greene, director of Colorado Avalanche Information Center, speaks with KOTO's Julia Caulfield about avalanche conditions, staying safe in the backcountry, and how to process avalanche deaths

Amy Hadden Marsh / KDNK

  • Fentanyl overdose deaths more than doubled last year in Colorado
  • Skiers who died in avalanche Monday were Seth Bossung, Andy Jessen, Adam Palmer
  • State Senator Kerry Donovan will challenge Lauren Boebert in 2022 Congressional race
  • Governor, Ag Commissioner send letter of support for National Western Stock Show
  • Weld County residents once again attempting to secede, join Wyoming
  • KOTO's Julia Caulfield reports the CORE Act is back

  

  • Cedaredge Trustees refine application process for marijuana shops
  • CDOT unveils new Bustang route from Telluride to Grand Junction
  • Avalanche claims 3 lives of backcountry skiers near Ophir Pass
  • Center for Western Priorities policy director Jesse Prentice-Dunn says the sky is not falling for the oil & gas industry
  • KVNF's Kate Redmond hears from Hotchkiss Trustee Mary Hockenberry about revitalization plans including a vision for the Public Works building

Laura Palmisano

  • Backcountry skier Jeff Schneider died in an avalanche Friday, 2 others died Saturday near Silverton
  • 2 earthquakes near Nucla
  • Delta County Hospital workers getting first local doses of COVID-19 vaccine
  • Congressman Ken Buck will not seek second term as Colorado GOP chair
  • Air Quality Control Commission reverses decision on coal-fired power plants
  • Economists say state budget outlook is improving
  • Laura Palmisano talks to Hinsdale County Commissioner Kristine Borchers about acquisition of island, peninsula on Lake San Cristobal

Kirk Siegler

  • Public land fire restrictions lifted after rain, snow
  • Arguments for and against Colorado's Proposition 116 to reduce income tax
  • Denver ballot measure addresses homelessness crisis
  • Interview with Bureau of Land Management de-facto director William Perry Pendley
  • Snowboarders who reported themselves after triggering an avalanche face criminal charges

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Jan 25, 2016

  • Colorado sees first avalanche death of the season
  • Former DeBeque town marshal under arrest again
  • San Miguel County Commissioner Art Goodtimes will not be running for re­election
  • A look at the quagmire of coal mine cleanup  

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Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Colorado has seen its first avalanche fatality of the season.

Officials say on Thursday afternoon, snowmobilers riding in the Ruby Range west of Crested Butte triggered the avalanche.  

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says one of the riders was 'caught and buried' on a day ranked considerable for danger. 

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Feb 25, 2015

  Newscast

  • Oil and gas task force held last meeting
  • Two skiers died on Monday
  • Public health district merger for Hinsdale, Mineral Counties on hold
  • Cane program has veterans thanking other vets

Two Dead In Recent Avalanches

Jan 9, 2015
NOAA

Within the past week, two people in Colorado have died in an avalanche, the most recent one just above Silverton.  Ethan Greene is the Director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.  They track avalanche dangers and investigate fatalities.  Listen below for an account of the accidents, and what to look out for.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, December 26, 2013

Dec 26, 2013

Headlines:

  • BLM to Review White River Forest Oil and Gas Leases
  • Legislative Preview on Next Year's Likely Policy Debates
  • Avalanche Danger for Mountains Moderate to Considerable
  • Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas Agree on New Water Pipeline Deal

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, April 29, 2013

Apr 29, 2013

Headlines:

  • Parachute Creek hydrocarbon leak containment efforts continue
  • Avalanche Center report on Loveland slide suggests human error
  • iSeeChange: What IS a normal spring?

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Apr 23, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gas and oil bills pending, but will the governor sign them?
  • Bill would make it illegal to have marijuana if children live in your home
  • Two more gun bills pass State House
  • Avalanche danger remains high following last weekend’s tragedy near Loveland Pass
  • Recycled latex paint is cheaper, eco-friendly

Avalanche Takes Second Life This Season

Jan 15, 2013

An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It's the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter. From Aspen Public Radio, Luke Runyon reports:

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Mar 15, 2012

  • State Lawmakers Working Through Personnel Procedures
  • Boulder DA Pushes Back on Fed Medical Pot Crackdown
  • Bear Ranch Exchange Goes To Congress Soon
  • Montrose Riverway Park Gets Land and Support
  • Early Spring Weather Creates Different Avalanche Danger
  • Montrose School Board President Running For County Commissioner
  • North Fork Sports Report