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  • Town of Paonia sends letter detailing water regulation violations
  • Water in Paonia clean and safe, violations occurred in reporting test results
  • CU scientists looking at possible severe flooding due to climate change

  • Petition group gets enough signatures for oil and gas setback ballot initiative
  • SNAP benefits might require getting a job in most recent version of Farm Bill
  • H2O Radio report on drones and how they monitor rivers and streams in state

  • Bull Draw Fire, Buttermilk Fire make air quality poor in Western counties
  • Trump's rollback of air quality standards causes protests in Colorado
  • H2O Radio reports on technology used to monitor state stream, river flows

  • Democratic nominee for Governor Polis talks health care, education
  • H2O Radio reports on wildfires, climate change and water supply
  • Red Mountain Pass open after rockslides forced closures yesterday


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.

  • Local farmers get boost in spending from legislature
  • H2O Radio reports on trees and how they live
  • Colorado juvenile justice system undergoes outside review

  • State Assemblies nominate candidates for November election
  • November ballot picture still unclear after state assemblies
  • History of 100th Meridian in Colorado impacted by climate change

  • Capitol Conversation discusses transportation bill
  • Transportation bill to be voted on in Senate, gets mixed reviews in House
  • Agreement between Denver and sister city in Mexico about water plan

  • DCED hires new executive director, first day is November 15th
  • H2O Radio reports on conservation efforts, cover cropping in state
  • 75,000 children in state might lose health coverage if CHIP not funded