High Country News

West Obsessed: Borderlands

The borderlands are a long-misunderstood region of the country, wrapped up in rhetoric and myth. In this episode of West Obsessed, Tucson-based Associate Editor Maya Kapoor joins Editor-in-Chief Brian Calvert and Deputy Editor-Digital Kate Schimel to discuss the realities of the border, the communities along it and their intertwined ecologies and economies.

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  • Lebsock may be 1st lawmaker expelled in over a century
  • 'Use it or lose it' water law examined in Connect the Drops

Host Jill Spears and local gardener Amber Kleinman discuss  late winter-early spring chores, and take calls from listeners.

  • Capitol Conversation talks guns at the state house
  • Lawmakers skeptical of what security measures to take at state capitol
  • Collection of antler sheds prohibited through end of April
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold two local hunting workshops

  • Capitol Conversation covers pending GOP transportation bill
  • Supreme Court to hear case involving union fees
  • Roundup of regional high school basketball games in listening area

Lisa Jae

Listen to the P-Town Players take on "Come to the Bank", an episode of the classic radio theater series "Lights Out". "Come to the Bank" is both a story about the lengths one woman will go to for what she believes in    and an examination of infatuation and female hysteria in the 1950's. 

Singer songwriter Jordyn Pepper visits the KVNF studios to play some tunes and talk about her journey from being a Colorado farm girl to a Nashville musician.  

Courtney Ryan

Feb 23, 2018

The KVNF Family would like to send our heart felt condolences to our former news producer Jake Ryan,  who lost his wife Courtney in a car accident on Monday.  Courtney was a beloved member of the Paonia community. She and Jake were an important part of KVNF and contributed their time and energy to many other great area non profits and causes while they lived here.  We send all our love to Jake and Courtney's family as they cope with this tremendous loss.  

  • A third harassment claim is filed against Rep. Senator Baumgardner
  • Report card on reproductive rights passes Colorado, fails the nation
  • El Paso County lawsuit against 3M for water contamination
  • Harassment claim against Rep. Senator Tate deemed credible
  • Ordinance regulating OHV use in Montrose takes effect today
  • Condolences to Jake Ryan, former KVNF News producer

  • More fall out from Florida school shooting, local students arrested
  • Permit and fee system to be implemented at Hanging Lake
  • District playoffs start in high school basketball, Hotchkiss wins

North Fork Historic Society

Host Jill Spears welcomes special guests Claudia King and Judy Livingston from the North Fork Historic Society for a conversation about North Fork Valley history, especially as it relates to fruit growing.


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