Colorado Legislative Session

  • State lawmakers talk about when they will return to legislature
  • Delta County Memorial Hospital declares emergency
  • Colorado extends period to apply for health insurance on state exchange
  • Annual migration of sandhill cranes through Eckert goes on

  NEWS UPDATES

  • April 7 municipal elections -- vote by mail, drop boxes
  • San Miguel County extends "stay at home" order
  • State extends deadline to sign up for health insurance
  • Mountain lion management plan open for public comment

  • Governor Jared Polis defends his stay at home order
  • Lawmakers will return to Capitol today, briefly, and will extend session
  • CDOT suspends service to Bustang and Outrider inter-city bus routes
  • Grocery store workers risking interaction with coronavirus every day

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Coverage of coronavirus impact on local communities
  • Schools closed in Montrose, Delta counties
  • Aspen has to stop testing for COVID-19 due to lack of resources
  • Delta County Memorial Hospital issues protocol for treatment
  • State legislative session suspended until end of month

  • Tri State will shutter all of its coal fired electric plants in Colorado, New Mexico by 2030
  • Governor Jared Polis addresses lawmakers on second day of session
  • Polis agenda at State Capitol  includes health care public option
  • Delta City Council puts Town Manager on paid leave due to personnel matter

  • Capitol Coverage of first day of Legislative Session in Denver
  • Early forecast suggests Colorado River Basin will be drier than usual this year
  • While ballot initiative tension rises, pack of grey wolves sighted in NW Colorado
  • After Delta Mayor Ron Austin apology, city council chooses not to censure

  • Capitol Coverage of first day of Legislative Session
  • In depth update of BLM's move of HQ to Grand Junction

  • Capitol Coverage: two Democratic state lawmakers will not run for re-election
  • State legislative session opens Wednesday, Western Slope lawmakers prepare
  • Ballot initiative to reintroduce gray wolves to state has enough signatures
  • More than half country and state residents are unable to save for retirement
  • Mysterious drones continue to fly grid patterns over Eastern Plains

  • As the legislative session approaches, Governor Jared Polis talks priorities
  • Governor Polis has yet to endorse any of the Democratic candidates for President
  • Water managers annual meeting in Las Vegas discusses future of Colorado River
  • Blasting, mitigation work to close I 70 today outside of Idaho Springs for 3 hours

  • Dust layers in snowpack causing faster melt, run off
  • Effort to decriminalize magic mushrooms in Denver so far failing
  • Lawmakers spin on effectiveness of recent legislative session
  • Federal judge lifts ban on uranium mining near Paradox Valley
  • CDOT continues rockfall mitigation on I 70 in De Beque Canyon

  • Delta County Sheriff's office plagued by scam phone calls
  • Summary of health care bills passed in Legislative session
  • KDNK interview with local beekeeper
  • Awakening bees in Spring need protections

  • Sports gambling will be on the ballot in next state election
  • Unique water conservation technique used in Southern Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage of final day of legislative session
  • Democrats get many bills passed right at the deadline of session

  • Delta County Independent sold to Wick Communications
  • Today is the last day of Colorado Legislative session
  • Lawmakers going down to the wire trying to pass numerous bills
  • So-called Green New Deal being considered, discussed in state

  • Capitol Coverage recap of legislative session
  • Democrat-controlled legislature passes many new laws
  • Presentation about fighting identity theft held in Delta
  • Hub in Delta helps local businesses, entrepreneurs

  • State lawmakers proposing effort to mitigate climate change
  • Over 200 bills left for discussion in legislative session that ends Friday
  • Health care, insurance costs still up for debate at state house
  • Voters will decide if exceptions to TABOR get made regarding refunds

  • Legislative session ends Friday, many bills still remain
  • Voters will decide on massive cigarette, nicotine tax increase
  • Paid family leave bill fails, will be studied for next year
  • Gray wolf to be taken off ESA protections without public comment
  • Most state voters approve wildlife migration route protections

  • Lawmakers open legislative session at the State Capitol
  • Over 100 demonstrators rally for stricter oil and gas regulations
  • Outgoing Governor John Hickenlooper considers run at Presidency
  • Food stamps being held up as government shutdown continues

  • Legislative session opens at state capitol underneath a cloud
  • Gunnison Sage Grouse gets help, large sanctuary designated near Norwood
  • 200 thousand Salvadorans among 13 other nations losing protected status
  • Study of South Platte River shows Colorado needlessly losing water

  • Senate President Kevin Grantham talks about upcoming session
  • Special interest groups writing policy regarding endangered species
  • Colorado River flow near record low during very dry winter

  • Capitol Conversation discusses end of legislative session
  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to leave young wildlife alone
  • Pay equity for women in Colorado would add $9 billion annually

  • Capitol Coverage of end of legislative session
  • Paonia environmentalist shares perspective on climate, science marches

  • US Senate defeats effort to roll back Obama-era methane regulations
  • Colorado Senators split in vote to keep oil and gas regulations on public land
  • State House passes omnibus budget bill on last day of session
  • Rural hospitals should see benefit of new funding bill

  • Lack of oil and gas well inspectors hurts safety check effort
  • Lawmakers hope they can get oil and gas mapping bill done
  • Capitol Conversation discusses final days of legislative session
  • Paonia Town Council meets tonight, will get new attorney

  • Lawmakers scramble to save hospital funding before end of session
  • Paonia Town Council struggles to enforce new code of conduct
  • Longmont set to become next sanctuary city

  • Tempers flare at state house, bills dying in final days of session
  • Colorado cities take part in science marches for Earth Day
  • Paonia Senior Center hosts 90's Celebration, Bake Sale

  • Sen. Bennet's Thompson Divide bill would redefine boundaries
  • Capitol Coverage of state house at the midway point of session

  • Capitol Coverage interviews new speaker of the house
  • Poll of Latino voters reveals concern for environment
  • Parks and Wildlife requiring proof of ownership to register vehicles
  • Broncos coach steps down

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Jan 9, 2015

  Newscast

  • Housing project for seniors approved
  • Montrose moves ahead with internet plans
  • Colorado legislature kicks off new session
  • Avalanches kill two in Colorado