Brett Henderson / High Country Conservation Advocates

  • 125 new COVID cases in Delta County this week, 13 COVID patients hospitalized at Delta Health
  • CDPHE considering reinstating indoor mask mandates
  • Colorado ordering doses of Pfizer shots for kids aged 5-11 as FDA nears decision
  • Lauren Boebert identified among members of Congress allegedly conspiring to block certification of election results at January 6th insurrection
  • State auditors find flaws in pandemic relief program that paid landlords
  • Kate Redmond reports on GMUG forest plan, Western Slope Conservation Center's public comment help

Ben Katz / Western Slope Conservation Center

  • Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters in more hot water
  • CDOT falsely reported Independence Pass was closed on August 4th to reduce use
  • Biologists study impact of Glenwood Canyon mudslides on the Colorado River
  • Anti-speculation water task force fails to agree on recommendations
  • Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation funds habitat & research
  • Mountain towns pursuing limits on short term rentals
  • Western Slope Conservation Center's Ben Katz explains issues with GMUG forest management plan

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Chad Reich

  • Paonia's working group is closing in on a draft ordinance to regulate marijuana shops. KVNF's Kate Redmond speaks with Paonia Town Trustee Michelle Pattison to get an update.
  • A Bureau of Land Management field office on the Western Slope decided to open 95% of lands under its watch to oil and gas leasing. But the State of Colorado and Western Slope conservation groups are suing to try to stop the lease sales. For the Rocky Mountain Community Radio fossil fuel reporting collaboration, Chad Reich reports.