West Obsessed: Ocean Acidification

The administration of President Donald Trump has done little to acknowledge the risks of climate change. Trump himself has called climate change a hoax. In this episode of West Obsessed, the writers and editors of High Country News discuss one place in the West where human-caused emissions of greenhouse gases are a real problem: ocean acidification and its impact on fisheries in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • Suspects in Norwood deaths make court appearances
  • Capitol conversation talks about recent special session
  • Lawmakers face gridlock, contention as special session ends
  • Parks and Wildlife, Montrose swap land parcels, create new parks

  • Governor John Hickenlooper reaches out to Nevada governor
  • Special session fails to take any action, closes after second day
  • Marijuana tax loophole will be addressed in regular session
  • Montrose High School boys golf team wins 4A state championship

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Suze Smith

Host Jill Spears and gardening gurus Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen talk about fall gardening chores, post-frost cleanup and other topics.

  • Special session convenes, little agreement among lawmakers
  • Former head of EPA laments Trump rollbacks
  • Two big meth busts in Delta County
  • Colorado leads way converting to renewable energy sources

TODAY IS THE DAY! Tune in for the Subaru raffle drawing live on the air at 9:30am. We'll also be doing a facebook live video in the studio!

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  • Governor Hickenlooper calls for special session, opens today
  • Lawmakers divided over purpose, funding of special session
  • Affordable housing plans across Colorado
  • Portion of KDNK interview with official calling for firing of FCC Director

  • Governor Hickenlooper moves forward with bipartisan health care plan
  • Solar tariffs threaten energy infrastructure, jobs in Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage of the possible repeal of DACA
  • Children of immigrants in Colorado face uncertainty as they plan for college

  • Monks visit Hotchkiss as part of Sacred Arts of Tibet tour
  • Delta High School graduate files suit against Delta County School District
  • Citizens Health Insurance Program set to expire Oct. 1st unless Congress acts
  • More oil and gas development on Battlement Mesa initially approved

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KVNF News interviews Paonia mayor Charles Stewart, North Fork Valley Creative Coalition Director Susie Kaldis and Elaine Brett about Space to Create. Also interviewed are Margaret Hunt, Director of Colorado Space to Create and Paonia Mayor Pro Tem David Bradford.

  • Diane Mitsch Bush, candidate for District 3, visits North Fork Valley
  • Governor John Hickenlooper statement on Graham Cassidy bill
  • Marijuana taxes go to funding homeless shelters in Denver
  • Taylor Park Reservoir closed to boating on Oct. 2nd

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