Mountain West News Bureau

Lauren Boebert

  • Montrose High student tests positive for COVID-19 
  • Laurel House for homeless aged 18-24 opens in Grand Junction
  • Colorado Chief Medical Officer Eric France recommends flu shots 
  • New study shows cities with more undocumented immigrants do not have higher crime
  • Part one of KVNF's interview with Republican congressional candidate Lauren Boebert 

  

Courtesy of Pumpkin Hollow DGC

  • Delta County Sheriff's Office has taken Henry Russell into custody after he allegedly shot Matthew Burge of Paonia on Monday
  • Cloud seeding effort on Grand Mesa seeks permit renewal
  • Appeals court considers allowing larger religious gatherings in Colorado
  • Microbreweries preparing for colder business climate
  • Kori Stanton reports on Pumpkin Hollow disc golf tournament

  

KVNF Regional Newscast: August 14, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

  • Montrose County Schools release site-specific Return to Learn plans for each school
  • New report projects over 128,500 jobs lost in Colorado this year
  • Ska Brewing in Durango among craft brewers getting creative in the face of aluminum shortage
  • Congressional candidates who embrace debunked QAnon conspiracy are winning primaries
  • Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold speaks to KVNF's Gavin Dahl about 'voter suppression'

  • Western Colorado makes national news as a climate change hotspot
  • Powderhorn Mountain Resort launches energy-efficient snowmaking 
  • Delta County investigating COVID-19 outbreak at El Tapatio in Delta
  • Gov. Polis extends his executive order delaying some Colorado evictions
  • Part Three: Eviction crisis could be softened by these local and state solutions 

  • Mesa County reported 12 new COVID cases on Sunday
  • Public Utilities Commission consumer affairs unit offering help for customers
  • Colorado's independent redistricting commission is now accepting applicants
  • Arts orgs are adapting to new reality with virtual events
  • Gov. Polis is skeptical Trump's unemployment order will work in Colorado
  • Part Two: Noah Glick reports on the eviction crisis

  • The Pine Gulch Fire is expected to continued growing
  • Montrose County School District releases in-person learning details
  • A hiker named Larry Vangelder died on the Box Canyon Trail in Ouray
  • New law means Cedaredge residents must control mosquitoes, rodents on their property
  • Big Sky Conference postpones college football until Spring 2021
  • Part One: Noah Glick reports on the eviction crisis

  • The Pine Gulch Fire was at 9,200 acres as of Wednesday afternoon and only 5% contained
  • A new report finds the worst of the COVID-19 recession may be over for Colorado
  • COGCC voted Tuesday to raise mill levy for oil & gas companies
  • Colorado voters may see as many as 11 statewide ballot questions in November
  • Public health officers across the country keep quitting

Luke Runyon

  • Delta County has seen 101 positive COVID-19 cases and one death
  • State's top epidemiologist says the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado appears to be stablizing
  • A Denver judge rejected a lawsuit by restaurant owners filed against Colorado's health department
  • Fake news runs rampant and one culprit, Sinclair Broadcast Group, owns TV stations in our region
  • Western states are diving into sewers looking for evidence of coronavirus 

  • Montrose Memorial Hospital receives two new grants to help offset revenue drop
  • 12 Mesa County residents became U.S. citizens on Monday
  • Body of missing man, Conrad Earnest, found deceased by search and rescue crew on Miracle Rock Trail
  • June was a record month for housing sales, reports Mountain West News Bureau
  • U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet introduced new rural infrastructure legislation called the RESILIENT Act today

On today's regional newscast we air another double feature from the new collaboration between Mountain West News Bureau and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation looking at how the border closing between the U.S. and Canada impacts local communities. MWNB's Nate Hegyi reports from Eureka, Montana. Then CBC's Bob Keating files from Nelson, British Columbia. 

On today's regional newscast we air a double feature from the new collaboration between Mountain West News Bureau and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation looking at how the border closing between the U.S. and Canada impacts local communities. MWNB's Nate Hegyi brings us to a struggling community in Montana. Then CBC's Bob Keating heads to Fernie, British Columbia. 

  • School district guidelines released by Colorado education officials
  • Mask mandate may not be enforced in some Western Slope counties
  • Governor Polis announces rental assistance fund to help lower eviction rates
  • Wait times for COVID-19 test results are getting longer as rates increase
  • Republican governors are losing support over their handling of the pandemic
  • Domestic abuse hotlines are seeing an uptick in calls
  • Crews are removing weeks' worth of vandalism at the State Capitol
  • In July, 3 oil and gas pipelines have shut down