Ballot Initiatives

Scott Franz

  • Russell Stover intends to buy its property from City of Montrose for $1, resell land & factory
  • Fire at Olathe storage unit destroys resources of 3 charitable ministries: Angels for the Needy, Haven House, & Open Hands, Open Hearts
  • New report finds most western states not doing enough to protect residents from COVID-19
  • Capitol Coverage: Scott Franz examines Proposition 118, which would create a new state program in Colorado to provide paid family & medical leave to workers

  

Wyoming Fish & Game

  • State names Delta Walmart pharmacy, Delta Building Center as COVID outbreak sites
  • Affordable housing project in Ridgway to break ground next spring
  • Luke Runyon: Colorado River's largest reservoirs expected to keep struggling due to climate change
  • Scott Franz: Gray wolf reintroduction proposition will be on the statewide ballot 

  

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  • State Supreme Court declines mask mandate lawsuit
  • Senator Cory Gardner touts Grand Junction Airport grant
  • 1800 pounds of marijuana seized in local raids
  • Back the Badge allegedly used taxpayer money in violation of state law
  • Utility shut off moratoriums end
  • 11 statewide initiatives qualified for Nov ballot
  • KOTO's Matt Hoisch on Telluride resort's plans

Laura Palmisano

  • Ballot measure would limit state government enterprises
  • Montrose Police Department welcomes three new officers
  • Grand Junction defense contractor Capco Inc. awarded major contract
  • Gov. Polis reviews school safety measures
  • Self-sufficient Westerners still support government relief spending
  • Movie theatres are starting to reopen on the Western Slope

      

  • Gov. Polis bans open burning amidst 4 major Colorado wildfires
  • CDPHE releases COVID-19 guidance to help parents make school decisions
  • Eligible unemployed Coloradans can get additional money
  • New survey: Reopening schools not safe
  • Cowboy up, mask up
  • Initiative to lower state income tax qualifies for Nov. ballot
  • Air quality expert Andrea Holland shares advice. See smoke forecast outlooks here.

  • Science teacher from Delta High School wins fellowship, goes to Greenland
  • Initiative 97, defining strict oil and gas setbacks, needs signatures to get on ballot
  • Two suspected of starting Lake Christine wildfire turn themselves in
  • Largest child care facility in Mesa County closes

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015

  Newscast

  • Delta County signs on for Thompson Divide Lease Swap
  • Western Slope receives grant for healthy workplaces
  • CDOT closes US 550 to retrieve crashed vehicle
  • Evaporation pit in Mesa County gets another treatment to stop smells
  • Paonia Eagles take state Track and Field championship for third time
  • Ballot initiatives bill becomes law

Colorado 2014 Election Results

Nov 5, 2014
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Laura Palmisano / KVNF

Congressman Cory Gardner was elected to the U.S. Senate defeating Democratic incumbent Mark Udall. The GOP now controls the Senate

Governor John Hickenlooper has been reelected defeating Republican challenger Bob Beauprez. 

Ballot Initiatives 

Amendment 67, the personhood measure, failed.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, August 4, 2014

Aug 4, 2014

  Newscast

  • Federal authorities and states contribute to fund to find ways to conserve water
  • Driver Licenses available to illegal immigrants
  • Charges brought against Steve King
  • Today is deadline for ballot initiatives
  • Two men charged with gun crimes and poaching