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Local Motion: North Fork Ambulance

KVNF News interviews Kathy Steckel, executive director of the North Fork Ambulance Association, about the organization's history and the services the all-volunteer organization provides. Also interviewed is Katie Hedley, events and media coordinator for the NFAA and an EMT in-training, who talked about the Powerful Stories program.

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Host Jill Spears is in the studio with gardening experts Lulu Volckhausen and Lance Swigart, chatting about garden chores & taking calls from listeners. Also, "Lance's Pet Peeve," (possible new feature?) This week - Put drains on your sprinkler systems so they don't need to be "blown out" every year. 

  • Paonia, Crawford writing new marijuana ordinances
  • Mountain Rescue Aspen having a busy season
  • Anatomy of a mountain rescue highlights all the people involved
  • Cut to SNAP program would impact Colorado children

  • Lawmakers wrap up work examining state water issues
  • Delta Police Department deals with wandering bear in town
  • Both Colorado Senators support funding for CHIP program
  • State capitol looks for ways to help young farmers
  • Bull Mountain oil and gas development approved by BLM
  • Area high school football teams compete in league play

  • GOP tax plan will benefit Colorado millionaires
  • President Trump's proposed tax plan will cost state's middle class
  • Montrose High School boys golf team wins 4A state championship
  • Freshman, three sophomores lead Montrose golfers to state title

In the summer of 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 1 and 2 space probes.  Their original 5-year mission was to study Jupiter and Saturn.  Voyager 2 was actually launched 2 weeks before Voyager 1, but arrived at Jupiter after Voyager 1. Both probes are still functioning today after more than 40 years.

  • 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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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!



Sugar's Pick November 20, 2017

The best music released this week...

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