The nineteenth-century English poet John Keats famously described autumn as the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness / close bosom-friend of the maturing sun”-- a welcomed time of harvest beneath golden afternoon light. Autumn customarily heralds the appearance of falling leaves, ripe pumpkins, and wool sweaters. But also, it occasions an elusive apparition in the nighttime sky, a celestial ghost showing up for Halloween— the Gegenschein.
The "Adorable Deplorables" were out in full force when Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally at Grand Junction Regional Airport. Supporters lined up around the West Star Aviation hangar several hours before Trump arrived. An estimated 3,000 very vocal supporters welcomed the candidate to Grand Junction. KVNF's Eric Goold and Ali Lightfoot attended and spoke with Trump supporters and protestors.
Rock musician Israel Nash speaks with KVNF's Ali Lightfoot backstage at the 2016 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival. They discuss the importance of radio, touring and making music that requires introspection.
KVNF's Cynthia Hines speaks with the American humanities scholar, author and host of the Thomas Jefferson Hour, Clay Jenkinson. Jenkinson will be portraying Theodore Roosevelt at the Montrose Pavilion on Saturday October 15th. The event and fundraiser celebrates 100 years of the National Park Service.
The League of Women Voters hosted the Delta County Candidate Forum on Tuesday October 11th at Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss. The forum was conducted in a Town Hall format taking questions from the audience. Delta County Commissioner candidates, and District 61 candidates participated. District 61 candidates are Bob Schutt, Republican; and Millie Hamner, Democrat. County commissioner candidates are Don Suppes (R), Travis Mills (D) and Mark Eckhart (Independent) in District 2, and Jere Lowe (D) and Mark Roeber (R) in District 3.
First frost in the North Fork! Harvest is in full swing & garden cleanup is next. Anthony calls with a suggestion to "recycle" your grass, rather than raking/burning/etc. David calls with an offer of free wood chips, and Bud calls from Rogers Mesa, wondering when he should harvest his butternut squash crop.