Merchant Herald

Host Felix Belmont bids farewell to district 2 commissioner, Bruce Hovde.   They talk about Hovde's accomplishments during the past 8 years and his hopes for the future of Delta County.

  • Governor Hickenlooper gives state of the state
  • Delta Dept of Health conducting free well water, radon tests
  • Nurses on front line of climate change fight

  • President Obama calls for BLM agencies to be more inclusive
  • Capitol Coverage of Colorado State Legislature opening session
  • Demand for coal falls, renewables gain popularity


What’s that brilliant “evening star,” lingering in the southwest after sunset? It’s often confused with airplane landing lights and has even been reported as a UFO! It’s Venus, Earth’s closest planetary neighbor!

  • Colorado report card on food stamps
  • Crested Butte digs out from huge snow storm
  • Economists discuss consequences of repealing ACA

Guest host Peggy Soup & her studio guest Tim "The Pie Guy" Owens discuss cooking-related subjects, including alternative oils, cooking at altitude, and foil vs ceramic/stoneware for pie dishes. Sue from Ridgway & Ellen from Paonia call in with comments.

  • Governor sets priorities as legislature opens session
  • Connecting the Drops report on Big Thompson recovery
  • Clean air advocates voice concerns to congress

  • Colorado residents fear the end of Obama care
  • Controversy surrounds designation of Bears Ears National Monument
  • Rare lynx filmed at Purgatory found dead

  • Whistleblower goes to court over air quality report
  • Wyoming coal future mirrors Colorado
  • Tips for keeping New Year's Resolutions

  • Capitol Coverage profiles Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • New data on number of civilians killed by police
  • Inside Energy sets history of coal industry to music


Upcoming Open Meetings

The Next Meeting of the KVNF Board of Directors

Takes Place Monday January 16th, 6:30 pm at the KVNF Community Room

Sugar's Pick January 16, 2017

Sugar's Pick January 16, 2017

Elvin Bishop / Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio / Alligator: A much needed, refreshing approach to the world around us via Elvin Bishop's unique take on the Blues with his sense of humor, his" muscular guitar & soulful slide," accompanied by Bob Welsh on Piano & Guitar and the irrepressible Willy Jordan on Vocals. Charlie Musselwhite & Kim Wilson drop by too - Take a leap and jump into the Fun Pool with Elvin & friends!

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