DMEA and Tri State

  • Colorado will have a governor for a day with Leroy Garcia on the job
  • Governor Jared Polis to use his recall effort as a fundraising tool
  • DMEA will withdraw from contract with Tri State in 2020
  • State reservoirs at or exceeding capacity after heavy snow winter, runoff
  • New state law takes effect, smoking and vaping now banned in public places

  • DMEA wins lawsuit, will have Tri State exit fee decided by PUC
  • Colorado voters will get chance to legalize sports betting in November
  • EPA protections on waterways, streams in West face rollbacks
  • Governor Polis signs budget on his 100th day in office

  • Public Utilities Commission has authority to decide DMEA, Tri State buyout
  • DMEA takes next step in buying out Tri State contract, June court date
  • Colorado trail runner fends off attack by mountain lion

  • Representative-elect Matt Soper faces residency challenge
  • Colorado Seniors pushing back against plan to rollback prescription drug discounts
  • DMEA asks state commission to help decide fee for buying out of contract with Tri State
  • Seven Southwestern states meet in Las Vegas to discuss drought mitigation plan

  • DMEA members vote to change articles of incorporation
  • DMEA in talks with Tri State to exit contract, seeking financial stability
  • Proposition 112 would fix oil and gas setbacks at 2,500 feet
  • Both sides of Proposition 112 face polarized debate, strong feelings

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Jun 25, 2015

  Newscast

  • Montrose County School District faces looming budget deficit
  • State Sen. Ellen Roberts withdraws from possibly running for US Senate
  • Search for city manager for Delta begins again
  • A look into the decision about local energy production and Tri State

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mar 31, 2015

  Newscast

  • Severance tax eyed to balance state budget
  • DMEA and Tri State continue arguments over local renewable energy
  • Area art show showcases artists with disabilities
  • Capital Conversation – standardized testing

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Feb 27, 2015

  Newscast

  • Gov Hickenlooper makes plans to combat pill abuse
  • Politicians react to Oil and Gas Task Force findings
  • DMEA / Tri State negotiations break down, petition to federal agency continues
  • Therapeutic Specialist Discusses Recreation Program For Western Slope Seniors

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Feb 24, 2015

  Newscast

  • Teen pregnancy prevention bill makes it to Senate
  • DMEA finds work around in dealing with Tri State
  • Bill up for vote over water conservation education
  • Two men die in storage container fire in Grand Junction
  • Capital Conversation about oil and gas task force

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Jan 30, 2015

  Newscast

  • DMEA grapples with Tri State over local production
  • Bill requiring background checks for youth sports fails at the Capitol
  • Health authorities raise awareness of radon dangers