KVNF's Felix Belmont speaks with Jeffrey Wright, who serves as Delta County's Emergency Manager. Emergency Management works with County departments, local governments, volunteer organizations and the private sector across Delta County to develop disaster preparedness plans and provide training and exercise activities.

  • Republicans defeat own bill to eliminate state health exchange
  • Republicans defeat bill that would require oil and gas well map
  • Parks and Wildlife seeks help compiling data in Gunnison Basin
  • Last ditch effort to fund hospitals, transportation goes to Governor
  • Final day of legislative session is today; bills not expected to pass

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Host Jill Spears and gardeners Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen chat about spring gardening. Skip calls with a question about old tree roots. David calls with great info about bumblebees.

  • Lack of oil and gas well inspectors hurts safety check effort
  • Lawmakers hope they can get oil and gas mapping bill done
  • Capitol Conversation discusses final days of legislative session
  • Paonia Town Council meets tonight, will get new attorney

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Aiya, Ellie, Julian and Jackson share the stories and interviews they produced during the 2017 Youth Radio Camp.

  • Bill to increase Parks and Wildlife fees defeated
  • Month-long I-70 construction begins today
  • 600,000 Coloradans will lose Medicaid coverage under AHCA
  • Delta County to take public input on updated Master Plan

  • Governor orders safety check of oil and gas wells
  • Climate change in the West impacts upon wine growers

Many people are familiar with finding Polaris, the North Star, by using the two end stars in the Big Dipper Bowl as ‘pointer stars.’ However, you may not know that if you follow these same two stars in the OPPOSITE direction during spring and summer, you will find the constellation Leo, the Lion. Early in May, Leo is directly south and high in the sky at about 9 pm.

HopeWest is a non-profit hospice, palliative care and grief support organization serving western Colorado.   Here, Deb Horowitz and Nancy Hovde of HopeWest discuss the work of the organization with Ali Lightfoot. 

  • Cause of Firestone house fire determined, oil and gas well safety reviewed
  • US Forest Service continues battle against bark beetles in Western Colorado
  • Hospitals urge lawmakers not to cut over 500 million from budget
  • Health centers across state scramble to fight opioid epedemic
  • CDOT begins work on US 50 around Blue Mesa Reservoir

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Sugar's Pick May 22, 2017

Sugar's Pick May 22, 2017

Joe Goddard / Electric Lines / Domino : Founding member of England's "Hot Chip" has a gem with his 1st official solo release and a serious homage to the history of Dance Music - The Indietronica blends well with an R&B beat, and British vocalist Slo & others add vocals for an irresistible AltDance/SynthPop sound...

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