avalanche danger

  • Oncoming allergy season makes coronavirus especially tricky to diagnose
  • After avalanches, officials ask residents to stay out of high country due to coronavirus
  • Rare species of frog surviving against all odds in Utah


  • Mesa County making plans to help homeless
  • Montrose foundation gives grants to nonprofits
  • Delta drive-in opens tonight

  • Capitol Coverage of proposed school safety bills at state house
  • Colorado Dept of Transportation issues warnings about mountain travel
  • Gunnison jury in trial of accused child murderer issues verdict
  • Local documentary movie premiers tonight at Intrinzik in Montrose

  • Secretary of Interior says oil and gas production on public lands will continue
  • 2020 ballot measure in Colorado would limit local voting rights for immigrants
  • Colorado snowpack, vital to economy and to life for millions, on track for normal year
  • Steamboat Springs Search and Rescue perform heroic save of buried skier

  • Recent storms bring increased avalanche probability around state
  • Small family farms the source of most Christmas trees in the country
  • Agriculture officials hope to avoid farm sector crash similar to one in 1980s

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper kicks off his 2020 campaign for President
  • Record avalanche season has officials worried about future
  • Series of avalanches force closures along I 70, danger still extreme
  • Counties choose to become 2nd Amendment Sanctuaries

  • Death penalty repeal in committee for third year in a row
  • 273 drunken driving arrests made over Super Bowl weekend
  • Lawmakers consider eliminating state's electoral college
  • State house considers funding rail line from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins
  • Forest Service issues annual report on tree health in Colorado
  • First avalanche fatality of the winter season

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Jan. 05, 2016

Jan 5, 2016

  • Recreational marijuana may be on Hotchkiss ballot
  • State minimum wage goes up 8 cents an hour
  • State wildlife officials are asking people not to feed big game animals
  • Presidential race may push state issues to back burner
  • Avalanche danger remains after snowfall stops


KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Dec 17, 2015

  • Lake City voters approve OHVs on town roads
  • Winter storm increases avalanche conditions
  • Public safety officials brief lawmakers on state trooper numbers
  • New map shows natural resource data for North Fork
  • Researchers develop new carbon capture technology

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tues, March 3, 2015

Mar 3, 2015


  • Missing woman's remains were found in Mesa County
  • Winter weather brings highly dangerous avalanche conditions
  • Land around thousands of shuttered oil and gas wells still unrestored
  • Capitol reporters discuss the oil and gas task force and its political impact

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014


  • Public hearings begin today on new air quality rules for oil and gas drilling

  • A bill to let bars stay open later failed in the statehouse

  • An avalanche forecaster explains why the backcountry is so dangerous right now


  • Avalanche Near Vail Kills One, Injures Three
  • Snowpack Levels Off to Better Start than Last Year
  • New Medical Marijuana Licenses on hold in Pitkin County
  • Oil & Gas Groups Say New Rules will be costly
  • Telluride Foundation Awards Millions in Grants

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:


  • Work halted at Oxbow's Elk Creek Mine due to high levels of Carbon Monoxide
  • No ruling yet on Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County
  • Avalanche Fatality in high country near Marble
  • Commissioners set hunting regulations for 2013 season
  • Arvada Pastor court ordered to change name of program


  • Report on backcountry snow conditions from CAIC
  • Hotchkiss businessman creates handy app for Androids


  • Avalanche danger increases after recent snows
  • North Fork Airport receives awards
  • Relatives of Aurora shooting victims urge gun control