gun control

Five Gun Measures Pass State Senate

Mar 12, 2013

Universal background checks for all gun purchases, and a ban on high capacity magazines are among the five Democratic backed gun bills clearing the state senate after a vigorous debate on Monday. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Mar 12, 2013

Headlines:

  • BLM Must Tell Who Nominated NF Valley For Leasing By April 15th
  • ATV Activists Protest To Maintain Access To Public Lands
  • Legal Pot Sales Bummed Out By Fed Banking Regs
  • State Senate Clears Five Gun Bills
  • Sanhill Cranes In Delta County Find New Staging Area

Ammo Buyers Talk About Stockpiling

Mar 11, 2013
Marty Durlin

KVNF’s Brian Cambria talks with gun owners and second amendment supporters waiting to buy ammunition, about why they’re stockpiling.


KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, March 11, 2013

Mar 11, 2013

Headlines:

  • Most Colorado Gun Deaths Are Suicides
  • Ammo Buyers Talk About Stockpiling
  • Capitol Conversation: Education Funding Lawsuit Goes To State Supreme Court
  • Cherry Creek Mortgage Challenges Fed Health Insurance Mandate Over Religious Beliefs
  • iSeeChange on the Pollen Season: Longer and More Intense

As Colorado’s Senate Judiciary Committee debated gun bills at the capitol, Delta County Commissioners heard con and pro on the enforcement of the pending legislation at their regular meeting this week.

State Senate Committee Passes Gun Measures

Mar 5, 2013

The gun debate was front and center at the state capitol yesterday as proposals already approved in the house made their way to senate committees. It was a marathon day of testimony that also included debate on three new Democratic-backed bills. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Mar 5, 2013

Headlines:

  • Federal Sequestration Will Affect County Health Services
  • State Senate Committee Passes Several Gun Measures
  • Delta Commissioners Hear Both Sides On Gun Debate
  • High School Basketball Update
  • Sage-Grouse Comment Period Extended

Headlines:

  • Civil Unions bill expected to easily pass in Legislature
  • District 51 sets up advisory board regarding school safety
  • San Miguel Commissioners approve controversial gun control letter
  • Flu season starts early, strong in Delta County

Colorado Dems React to Obama’s Gun Violence Plan

Jan 18, 2013

Colorado’s Speaker of the House says he expects lawmakers to act on several of President Barack Obama’s recommendations to curb gun violence. Bente Birkeland reports that Governor John Hickenlooper has also called for a broad discussion on guns during the legislative session.


Headlines:

  • Colorado Democrats hope to act on gun control
  • CHC sends delegation to DC to lobby against BLM oil and gas leasing
  • Legislature hopes to be paper-free in future sessions
  • San Miguel commissioners pass moratorium on cell towers
  • State offices closed on Monday for MLK jr. Day
  • Weekly Western Slope Skies report

Governor John Hickenlooper called for universal background checks for all gun sales in his annual state of the state address on Thursday. Hickenlooper outlined several proposals he plans to back on issues such as marijuana, hydraulic fracturing, and mental health. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

KVNF Newscast: Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jan 3, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gun Purchase Background Check Delay Over Nine Days
  • Regs Protect Wildlife During Antler Collection
  • Boulder County Cannabis Co-op Is "BYOC"

Relatives of Aurora shooting victims urge gun control

Dec 24, 2012

A handful of victims from this summer’s Aurora theater shooting were at the state capitol on Friday urging lawmakers to curb gun violence. Victims say the country needs to take action now. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol. 

Headlines:

  • Avalanche danger increases after recent snows
  • North Fork Airport receives awards
  • Relatives of Aurora shooting victims urge gun control

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