Colorado State Forest Service

  • TSA employees at DIA calling in sick as government shutdown continues
  • Air travel becoming longer and more stressful amid TSA struggles
  • Colorado State Forest Service issues yearly survey about forest, tree health
  • Bark beetle activity flourishing in Southwest due to drought conditions

  • Democrat leaders meet at DIA, discuss shutdown with TSA employees
  • State forest service releases annual report on forest and tree health
  • San Juans, West Elks and Sawatch Range see spruce beetle increase
  • Governor Polis releases first budget goals, full time kindergarten a priority
  • Second phase of oil and gas drilling on Battlement Mesa approved

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

  • Montrose toddler’s death ruled a homicide
  • I­-70 closure to continue through weekend
  • Hotchkiss town council member resigns
  • Grand Junction mulls building a $62 million arena
  • State Forest Service unveils report on health of Colorado forests
  • Governor Hickenlooper pushes for more reservoir storage in the state