Secretary of State

Kori Stanton

  • Now 10 cases of West Nile in Delta County
  • North Fork Emergency Medical sets up permanent base in Crawford
  • State allows West Elk Coal Mine to use new road and drill pads
  • CU-Boulder study confirms aerosols spread COVID-19
  • Poll: Many Coloradans don't want COVID vaccine
  • Postal service settles suit by Secretary of State over confusing USPS mailers
  • Kori Stanton speaks with Colorado Farm & Food Alliance at gleaning party in Paonia

  

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  • Congressional candidate Lauren Boebert deletes several social media accounts 
  • Paonia will use new CDOT grant for Grand Ave projects
  • Yellow-billed cuckoo not losing Endangered Species Act protection
  • Mask mandate extended another 30 days
  • Judge rejects lawsuit delaying blue book voting guide distribution 
  • KSUT: New projects hope to close 'water gap' for Navajo Nation

  

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'

Jena Griswold

Colorado is widely recognized as the gold standard for accessible and secure elections. With President Donald Trump openly stating his support for voter suppression tactics, and politicizing the U.S. Postal Service, KVNF's Gavin Dahl asked Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold what that means for her work as the top election official in the state. You can register to vote or update your registration at GoVoteColorado.gov.

  • Report from Secretary of State suggests economy will remain strong
  • Colorado Springs sees protest, press conference in response to shooting
  • Hotchkiss public invited to meeting about economic development survey
  • Paonia Town Council to address a couple of controversial issues tonight

  • Nominee to lead EPA leaves Colorado voters wishing for more
  • Colorado Secretary of State releases goals, wants voting to be easier
  • Capitol Conversation: Polis transition, impacts of shutdown on DIA
  • Anniversary of Citizens United ruling

  • Delta resident petitioning to put recreational marijuana on April ballot
  • Cedaredge fugitive still on the loose
  • Denver City Council fights Trump's anti immigration orders
  • Secretary of State Williams warns of scams against Texas relief charities
  • House leader Nancy Pelosi visits Denver
  • Carbondale experiencing worst bear season in years

  • Trump creates election commission, states sue
  • Over 3,000 Colorado voters ask to be removed from registered rolls
  • Most voter information confidential, can't be released
  • Western states seek qualified drivers for oil and gas jobs

CO Secretary of State Faces Another Inquiry

Dec 14, 2012

The state audit committee is the latest group to look into whether Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler misused public funds. The bi-partisan committee voted unanimously on Thursday to move forward with an initial investigation. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


A group tasked with tackling the state’s largest challenges says Colorado needs to reform the constitution and discuss putting more money into schools and roads. The report from Governor John Hickenlooper’s TBD initiative concludes that Colorado is on an unsustainable financial path. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, October 25, 2012

Oct 25, 2012

Headlines:

  • Fast-moving Wildfire Strikes Between Cortez and Dolores
  • More Wildfire Updates
  • Winter Weather Makes Roads Hazardous State-wide
  • Energy Fuels Affected By Dropping Uranium Prices
  • Presidential Candidates Visit Colorado
  • Secretary of State Identifies More Non-citizen Voters
  • KVNF Sports Report
  • West End Campground Improvements and Road Closures
  • Emergency Room Visits For Routine Health Care Costly
  • Winter Weather Awareness Week Offers Safety Tips

Mail ballots went out a week ago, and the Delta County Courthouse is a-bustle with early voters, heading into election day on November 6th. KVNF’s Marty Durlin has more.

Gessler Faces Ethics Complaints

Oct 23, 2012

Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler is defending himself against charges that he misused public money and gave himself an end of year bonus. An independent ethics commission and the Denver District Attorney’s office are both deciding whether or not to investigate the claims. Bente (BEN tuh) Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Oct 23, 2012

Headlines:

  • Delta County Commissioners Uphold Approval Of Chicken Operations
  • Colorado Secretary of State Facing Two Ethics Investigations
  • Republican VP Candidate Paul Ryan Visits Western Slope
  • Parks and Wildlife To Kill Fish, Restock Paonia Reservoir
  • State Recommends Whooping Cough Vaccinations

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, October 12, 2012

Oct 12, 2012

Headlines:

  • Gessler Continues To Generate Controversy
  • Goblin Fire Continues To Grow
  • DMEA and SMPA Facing Wholesale Power Increase
  • Rifle Hunt Preview With Wildlife Manager Kirk Madriaga
  • Walk/Run/Bike To Support Breast Cancer Program
  • Western Slope Skies

Dems Fed Up With GOP Secretary of State

Oct 11, 2012

Democrats at the statehouse say they’re fed up with Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s partisan games. Two lawmakers plan to introduce legislation next session to try and rein him in. As Bente Birkeland reports, this is just one of several controversies surrounding the high profile official.

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Oct 9, 2012

Headlines:

  • Declining Revenue Stresses San Miguel County Budget
  • Vandals Attach Aspen GOP HQ For Third Time
  • Curbside Recycling Returning To Montrose
  • State County Clerks Criticize Colorado Secretary of State
  • Voter Registration Deadline TODAY
  • Tipton Introduces Legislation To Eliminate Cash For Surveys
  • Giant Tortoise Arrested In Northern Utah Town

The Colorado Secretary of State's office expects more people to register to vote this election cycle because of the closely watched Presidential race. As Bente Birkeland reports, voters have until midnight on Tuesday to register to vote online.