Marty Durlin http://kvnf.org en Delta Hospital To Take Over North Fork Clinics http://kvnf.org/post/delta-hospital-take-over-north-fork-clinics <div>North Fork Valley residents know how hard it can be to get an appointment to see a local doctor. Many medical practitioners have left the Valley in recent years, leaving the The North Fork Medical Clinics understaffed. Three week waits are not uncommon.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>But there's hope that things could get better. Thu, 08 May 2014 17:46:41 +0000 Marty Durlin 25713 at http://kvnf.org Delta County animal rescue org. hopes to help more animals http://kvnf.org/post/delta-county-animal-rescue-org-hopes-help-more-animals-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About 1500 unwanted dogs and cats are rescued every year in Delta County. But many more are turned away. One local rescue organization wants to change that by building a bigger shelter.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But to do that, they need more money. So the group&nbsp;Citizens Animal Welfare and Shelter, or CAWS, is launching a capital campaign.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:33:42 +0000 Marty Durlin 22616 at http://kvnf.org Delta County animal rescue org. hopes to help more animals North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds http://kvnf.org/post/north-fork-valley-receives-about-half-county-lottery-funds <p>Last year the North Fork Valley received about half of Delta County’s lottery-funded Conservation Trust Fund monies.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:56:05 +0000 Marty Durlin 21857 at http://kvnf.org North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds Majority Of Delta Hospital Patients Covered By Medicare, Medicaid http://kvnf.org/post/majority-delta-hospital-patients-covered-medicare-medicaid <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: 1.5;">As the Affordable Care Act takes effect this year, </span><st1:place style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: 1.5;" w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Delta</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">County</st1:placetype> <st1:placename w:st="on">Memorial</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">Hospital</st1:placetype></st1:place><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Administrator Jason Cleckler is navigating uncertain terrain.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:33:08 +0000 Marty Durlin 21768 at http://kvnf.org Majority Of Delta Hospital Patients Covered By Medicare, Medicaid Spruce Beetles a Growing Threat in GMUG National Forests http://kvnf.org/post/spruce-beetles-growing-threat-gmug-national-forests <p>This week Delta County commissioners heard a wide ranging assessment of the past year’s activities and a glimpse of the future from Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison (GMUG) Forest Supervisor Scott Armentrout.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:25:53 +0000 Marty Durlin 19794 at http://kvnf.org Spruce Beetles a Growing Threat in GMUG National Forests Bross Was First Luxury Hotel In Delta County http://kvnf.org/post/bross-was-first-luxury-hotel-delta-county <p>Delta County Commissioners recently named two historical landmarks, one being the Rogers Mesa Community House, the other the historic Bross Hotel.&nbsp;</p><p>The Bross was built in 1906 and according to early newspapers, was Delta County's first luxury hotel (and early on, its&nbsp;<em>only&nbsp;</em>one.)</p><p>Now, after over 100 years and eight different owners, the Bross&nbsp;is a bed &amp; breakfast.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:35:50 +0000 Marty Durlin 19741 at http://kvnf.org Bross Was First Luxury Hotel In Delta County Historic Schoolhouse Spurred Modern Women's Club http://kvnf.org/post/historic-schoolhouse-spurred-modern-womens-club <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(35, 35, 35);"><span style="letter-spacing: 0px;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_328462529" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">On Monday,</span></span>&nbsp;Delta County Commissioners named two historical landmarks. One of them is&nbsp;Paonia’s Bross Hotel, built in 1906 and now a bed and breakfast. The other - the Rogers Mesa Community House, built in the mid-1890s as the Hurst School.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:50:00 +0000 Marty Durlin 19613 at http://kvnf.org Historic Schoolhouse Spurred Modern Women's Club Paonia Town Council Looks at 2014 Budget http://kvnf.org/post/paonia-town-council-looks-2014-budget <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Paonia Town Council held a contentious study session on next year’s approximately $2 million dollar budget last week, with declining revenues pushing a host of competitive agendas.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: 1.5;">Tax revenues have fallen all over the western slope, said Elyse Ackerman, regional manager of the Department of Local Affairs, or DOLA, who attended the session.</span></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:09:23 +0000 Marty Durlin 18440 at http://kvnf.org Paonia Town Council Looks at 2014 Budget KVNF Regional Newscast, Friday, November 8, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-8-2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Colorado’s failed secessionists look to the Legislature</li><li>Pitkin County Commissioners ponder medical marijuana greenhouses</li><li>Paonia Council struggles with declining revenues</li><li>Area Sports Report by KVNF’s Eric Gould Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:43:34 +0000 Marty Durlin 18334 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast, Thursday November 7, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-november-7-2013 <ul><li>Political reporters analyze impacts of the election</li><li>Sidewalk measure passes in Paonia</li><li>Chickens have to move</li><li>250,000 state residents may lose insurance</li><li>Grand Junction airport raided by federal agents</li><li>New Hemp Regulations Unveiled</li></ul> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:22:54 +0000 Marty Durlin 18283 at http://kvnf.org