Water Issues

  • Luke Runyon from KUNC reports on Yampa River near Steamboat Springs
  • Yampa River one of the last nearly free-flowing rivers in Colorado

  • Town of Paonia issues back flow warning to water users
  • Capitol Coverage of efforts against opioid addiction in state
  • BLM seeking comment on RMP for much of Eastern Colorado
  • Advocates seek reintroduction of gray wolf into the state

  • District 5 Senator Kerry Donovan talks with KVNF News
  • Health care reinsurace bill, water bills priority for Senator
  • Property valuations on Western Slope released
  • Most property values going up

On September 15th, KVNF presented a statewide call-in show on the Colorado River, looking at water issues and the future of the Colorado River. 

The program is a part of the year-long collaborative reporting series Connecting the Drops, and is hosted by KDNK in Carbondale, KRCC in Colorado Springs and KGNU in Boulder. 

Guests on the program include Taylor Hawes, a Nature Conservancy program director (who testified before a Senate committee on the Colorado River), Jim Pokrandt with the Colorado River District, and a representative from Colorado Springs Utility.