H2O Radio

  • Capitol Coverage of new Colorado Poet Laureate
  • H2O Radio feature on water conservation techniques
  • Mesa County continues to see suicide rate go up

  • Governor Polis signs Red Flag Bill into law
  • Bill requiring law enforcement to release more records to media is signed
  • Proposed Senate Bill would help Coloradans pay for prescription meds
  • State lawmakers approve first draft of 30.5 billion dollar budget
  • H2O Radio looks at Colorado River Basin drought mitigation plan
  • Montrose Mayor goes to Washington D.C.

  • Governor Polis makes full day kindergarten his main priority
  • State lawmakers begin budget process this week
  • H2O Radio reports about rivalry between Edison, Tesla
  • Small Colorado town plays pivotal role in electric grid history

  • H2O Radio investigates link between historic avalanches, climate change
  • KVNF News interviews local playwright, debut musical in Paonia Saturday night
  • Attorney General, Governor Polis suing Trump administration for police funds
  • Both parties at State Capitol want to ban cellphone use while driving

  • Local citizen starts fundraiser for Paonia area businesses
  • H2O Radio reports on a common weed killer found in beer & wine
  • Capitol Coverage of bill that would allow counties, towns to set own minimum wages
  • Flu season on the rise, number of cases increasing in Montrose area

  • Governor John Hickenlooper faces ethics investigation in January
  • 2018 Farm Bill will redefine hemp, will remove it from Category I drug list
  • H2O Radio examines what the new 2018 Farm Bill contains

  • Red Mountain Pass closed today for road, electrical work
  • Hydro turbine technology being tested to take the burden off coal fired electricity
  • Geminids Meteor Shower reaches star gazing peak tonight, this weekend

  • Delta County wins gold designation for solar energy development
  • Democrats in state house moving quickly to fill leadership positions
  • State lawmakers enact new workplace harassment policy
  • H2O Radio talks about water and environmental issues in midterms

  • 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

Quartz

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