smoke KVNF Regional Newscast: August 19, 2020 By Gavin Dahl • Aug 19, 2020 Gov. Polis bans open burning amidst 4 major Colorado wildfires CDPHE releases COVID-19 guidance to help parents make school decisions Eligible unemployed Coloradans can get additional money New survey: Reopening schools not safe Cowboy up, mask up Initiative to lower state income tax qualifies for Nov. ballot Air quality expert Andrea Holland shares advice. See smoke forecast outlooks here. iSeeChange: Hazy Days By Jake Ryan • Aug 27, 2015 The U.S. Army via Flickr Something’s in the air. Ridgway resident Sue Husch noticed last week the same thing a lot of people on the Western Slope noticed: smoke.