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Local Motion: The Cost of Healthcare

Health Policy Analyst Bob Semro speaks with Ali Lightfoot about the spending, cost and waste in the American healthcare system.

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  • Capitol Conversation discusses end of legislative session
  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to leave young wildlife alone
  • Pay equity for women in Colorado would add $9 billion annually

  • Gov. Hickenlooper contemplates calling a special session
  • Hepatitis A cases spike in Colorado
  • Colorado schools doing their own testing for lead in water
  • Parks and Wildlife complete elk management plan for Gunnison area

  • Capitol Coverage of end of legislative session
  • Paonia environmentalist shares perspective on climate, science marches

The Wyoming-based band sits down with Ali Lightfoot to talk about their new album "Postcard Town," and how small towns and wide open spaces inspire their sound.

  • US Senate defeats effort to roll back Obama-era methane regulations
  • Colorado Senators split in vote to keep oil and gas regulations on public land
  • State House passes omnibus budget bill on last day of session
  • Rural hospitals should see benefit of new funding bill

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

Michelle Amiott

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

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