Colorado Parks and Wildlife

  • Delta, Cedaredge, Paonia all set with new Mayors after elections
  • Lawmakers will meet today to try to take some actions at the state capitol
  • Hinsdale County school students adjust to life, classes online
  • Parks and Wildlife reminds citizens they'll see more wildlife during stay at home

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Forest Service closes campgrounds, picnic areas across Rocky Mountain region
  • Corpse abuse now a felony crime
  • Municipal election results

  • Lawmakers voting to reschedule local, county elections due to coronavirus
  • Large private company to close doors in Grand Junction, hundreds of jobs impacted
  • Arch Coal reaches agreement with company for methane flaring in North Fork Valley
  • NW Colorado wolfpack spotted again, wildlife managers wonder where it came from
  • CHSAA suspends all state Spring sports until at least April
  • Parks and Wildlife to offer free help for big game hunters in Montrose

  • Colorado one of four states won by Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday
  • Federal judge rules against coal company seeking exemption to NF roadless rule
  • Feds and states are losing out on potential oil and gas royalties, says new report

  • Bill would require more counties to print multi-lingual ballots
  • High Country News names new publisher
  • CRAFT program helps local agritourism businesses with grants
  • Parks and Wildlife opens application period for big game licenses

  • Senator Michael Bennet withdraws from Democratic presidential race
  • Protestors gathered in Denver on Tuesday to speak against NEPA rewrite
  • Parks and Wildlife warns residents not to feed big game animals
  • Candidates for local offices in Delta County

  • Denver District Attorney will not prosecute oil and gas protestors
  • Lawmakers will take up repealing the death penalty again this session
  • Travelling memorial about women's suffrage will be at Montrose Ute Museum
  • Agritourism booming throughout the state
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a fishing tournament at Blue Mesa Resevoir

  • Mesa County Libraries end fines for overdue books
  • Missing 10-month old girl found safe in Durango
  • Parks and Wildlife asking for information in Naturita elk killing
  • Delta City Council will discuss censuring Mayor Ron Austin

  • Capitol Coverage of new laws that took effect Jan. 1st
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife effort to reinstate rainbow trout
  • All state parks will have a new registration system starting Jan. 1st
  • 2 wildlife areas near Montrose closed for the season to protect game animals
  • Flu season off to slow start in Mesa County, sees spike over Holidays

  • Former Governor Hickenlooper still under investigation for illegal travel
  • New rulemaking, regulations in store for oil and gas developers in state
  • Parks and Wildlife warns citizens to be on lookout for mule deer in rut
  • Hotchkiss football team makes playoffs for first time since 2012

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife advises hunters to be safe with campfires
  • Recall effort of Senate President Leroy Garcia fails to get enough signatures
  • Colorado conservation groups oppose appointment of acting BLM director
  • A record 33 human cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Delta County

  • Coloradans on individual marketplace set for lower premiums next year
  • Black bears in hyper feeding frenzy as they prepare for winter hibernation
  • Montrose golf team wins third consecutive 4A state championship at home

  • Delta County Commissioners will vote to repeal oil and gas regulations
  • Parks and Wildlife official talks awareness as hungry bears on the prowl
  • KVNF Raffle Winner has ties to Ridgway, Montrose; bought ticket online

  • Petition to put Presidential electoral issue to voters submitted, has enough signatures
  • Business owner in DeBeque Canyon fined for actions that led to July rockfall on I 70
  • Two mountain lions killed by Parks and Wildlife officials; one of the lions bit a boy
  • Three small wildfires burning across the state; two are being allowed to burn out
  • Free dental services will be offered to any and all in Glenwood Springs in October

  • Parks and Wildlife identify, euthanize bear that attacked a man in Aspen
  • Petition for moratorium on water tap sales submitted to Paonia Town Council
  • Colorado workers hope to get further protections
  • Delta Police identify victim in police fight; meth use detailed

  • Poll says most Coloradans oppose recall effort against Governor Jared Polis
  • Hickenlooper, Bennet need big debate performances to stay relevant in race
  • Ground wells dug in Western United States threaten to tap water supplies
  • Three Air Force bases in Colorado in the running for HQ of new Space Command
  • Representative Matt Soper wants to move Parks and Wildlife to Grand Junction
  • BLM announces parcels available in oil and gas sale this September

  • Western Conservative Summit held in Lakewood; Polis, Trump jr. both speak
  • Veteran calls for increased awareness of issues for citizens, military
  • On Hayden Fire 3 year anniversary, Parks and Wildlife seeks return of cutthroats

  • 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

  • Parks and Wildlife dealing with active mountain lion, deer seasons
  • Berthoud becomes only city in state to ban sale of dogs from puppy mills
  • Montrose hunter fined, penalized for illegally killing a bear in 2017
  • 16-year old young man from Naturita dies in car accident
  • Paonia activist testifies before committee in House of Representatives

  • State lawmakers will have more money than they thought next year
  • Back the Badge initiative holds public meetings, two more remain
  • Governor Jared Polis is denied some funding for education program
  • Parks and Wildlife warns paddle boarders: Be Safe, wear PFD's

  • After six years, Colorado River drought plan finally signed at Hoover Dam
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife inspectors already finding invasive mussels
  • Interview with expert about Red Flag laws

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife fighting invasive species in lakes
  • Trio of laws signed by Governor Polis will help Coloradans afford health care
  • Governor Polis signs new laws improving access to health care for women
  • Anti-suicide efforts signed into law, lowers consent age for psychiatric treatment

  • Governor Jared Polis has 13-step plan to lower health care costs in state
  • First budget draft gives hundreds of millions to transportation
  • Colorado making progress placing foster children in homes
  • Lawmakers spearheading effort to rewrite winter driving regulations on I 70
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife begin enacting new laws, fees for boaters

  • New bill would eliminate restrictions and fees for child-run businesses
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces new fees for big game licenses
  • Bill to create more safe use drug centers in Denver fails at state house
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund to be reauthorized by Congress

  • Legislators want to stop attack ads in the mail during election season
  • Arizona faces midnight deadline to agree about Colorado River drought mitigation
  • Western Slope Resource Reporting
  • Farmers in the Four Corners looking for ways to distribute their products
  • New study suggests healthy diet cuts down on global warming
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife enforcing new laws against antler shed collecting

  • New state agency to work on lowering health care costs
  • Two oil and gas leaks reported in surface waters of Garfield County
  • Arctic cold blast making life tough on seniors
  • Western Slope groups attend Rural Voices conference in Denver
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold public meetings about big game hunting seasons

  • Local bowhunter pleads to wildlife violations
  • Amendment X causes apprehension among local hemp farmers
  • Republicans statewide lead in returned ballots so far, one week to go
  • Former Paonia athlete makes history for CMU women's wrestling

  • Wildfires slowing, some closures impact start of hunting season
  • River rafting industry hanging on despite drought, low water
  • XCel Energy releases Colorado Energy Plan, cleaner air expected

  • St. George Utah has strong water conservation ethic
  • Utah second driest state in US, plans in place for a Colorado River siphon
  • Drought, wildfires raising water temps, stressing out native fish
  • Parks and Wildlife cutthroat trout restoration efforts ongoing

Quartz

KVNF News spoke with officials from the Town of Hotchkiss, the Town of Paonia and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to get first hand information on how the drought is impacting life on the Western Slope. Also included are reports about the potential of a dry Colorado River and new farming techniques that create energy rather than use it.

  • Parks and Wildlife offers free fishing weekend on Saturday and Sunday
  • Emergency life saving devices installed on Arkansas River for rafters
  • Parks and Wildlife will hold commission meeting in Cortez
  • Feature story on reestablishing beaver presence in the West

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