Rural broadband

Virgil Turner

KVNF's Gavin Dahl explores broadband developments in rural Colorado with Virgil Turner, regional broadband project director for the nonprofit Region 10, and Colorado Sun reporter Tamara Chuang.

KVNF Regional Newscast: November 16, 2020

Nov 16, 2020
KBUT News

  • Latest effort to recall Governor Polis failsĀ 
  • Tri-State plans to cut 80% of emissions in Colorado by 2030
  • Biden transition team encouraging BLM return to DC
  • Interior Secretary guts Gardner's conservation bill
  • Polis orders hospitals to plan for handling COVID surge
  • USGS releases wildlife migration tool
  • State seeks stories from producers impacted by drought
  • 2000 people in Gunnison, Hinsdale Counties lost communications for 10 hours Thursday

  • Governor Jared Polis to lift some restrictions of stay at home order on April 27th
  • Gig and self-employed employees can now apply for unemployment benefits
  • Progress of broadband expansion on Western Slope hindered by pandemic

NEWS UPDATES

  • COVID-19 outbreak at West Elk mine
  • New mayors for Delta, Montrose
  • Saltwater injection resumes in Paradox Valley
  • All-Points Transit offers rides

  • Tri State officially closes Nucla power plant ahead of schedule
  • Rural broadband changing how small businesses work in Paonia
  • Colorado joins 22 other states suing Trump over emissions standards

  • State agencies responsible for discrimination complaints too slow, not transparent
  • Ponderosa Pines throughout the state are producing many cones in unusual year
  • Rural town of Norwood one of many adjusting to the arrival of high speed internet

  • Ban on so-called 'conversion therapy' being considered at state house
  • Delta High School freshman makes wrestling history
  • Wrestlers from around area make impression at state girls tournament
  • Electoral votes would go to popular vote winner under new bill
  • Funding for high speed broadband in Delta, Montrose hits snag

  • Teachers rally at state capitol for more education funding
  • Local broadband protections may be the answer for Facebook data thefts
  • Capitol Conversation discusses bills left to work on in remaining session
  • Highway 133 resurfacing project starts April 23rd, lasts to October

  • Mount Crested Butte added to Vail Resorts Epic Pass
  • Report from Denver on Wednesday during high school walkouts
  • Denver Post to cut 30 jobs from editorial, a third of its workforce
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold contest for young turkey hunters in North Fork
  • Rural broadband bill passes committee in House, to the floor next