Water Rights http://kvnf.org en Connecting the Drops: Statewide Call-In Show on the Colorado River http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-statewide-call-show-colorado-river <p></p><p>On September 15th, KVNF&nbsp;presented a statewide call-in show on the Colorado River, looking at water issues and the future of the Colorado River.&nbsp;</p><p>The program is a part of the year-long collaborative reporting series Connecting the Drops, and is<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;hosted by </span>KDNK<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Carbondale, </span>KRCC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Colorado Springs and </span>KGNU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Boulder.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:10:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19494 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Statewide Call-In Show on the Colorado River Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-hydropower-colorado-river <p></p><p>A complex series of agreements govern the distribution of water throughout the state.&nbsp; Along the Colorado River, farms, cities &amp; towns, and the recreation industry are all big players.&nbsp; But everyone takes a backseat to a tiny hydroelectric plant that’s over one hundred years old. &nbsp;It’s the <a href="http://www.xcelenergy.com/About_Us/Our_Company/Power_Generation/Shoshone_Generating_Station">Shoshone Generating Station,</a> and it plays a critical role on the Upper Colorado.</p><p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:18:05 +0000 Maeve Conran 19493 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Hydropower on the Colorado River KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, December 6, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-december-6-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>US Forest Service Unveils Plan for Forest Recovery</li><li>More Snow Possible for Western Colorado</li><li>Connecting the Drops - Hydropower on the Colorado River</li><li>Coloradans Enrolling in New Health Exchange in Higher Numbers Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:03:01 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19482 at http://kvnf.org Drought Prompts Study of Gold Medal Fishery near Basalt http://kvnf.org/post/drought-prompts-study-gold-medal-fishery-near-basalt <p></p><p>This Fall, a local river conservation group is keeping a close eye on the Fryingpan River. This follows last year's drought that brought the levels on the river down.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 17935 at http://kvnf.org Drought Prompts Study of Gold Medal Fishery near Basalt KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, October 18, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-october-18-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Heather Jensen Will Stand Trial in Grand Junction</li><li>Water Conflicts Escalating between Agriculture and Growing Colorado Cities</li><li>Aspen Medical Marijuana Dispensary Gears Up for Retail Sales</li><li>Colorado Oil and Gas Association Donates Over $604,000 to Pro-Fracking Campaigns</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:58:43 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17410 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: "Buy and Dry" http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-buy-and-dry <p>Water has always been a source of conflict in the arid West, but in recent years the conflict between agriculture and growing cities has escalated as both entities compete for this limited resource.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Connecting the Drops & Maeve Conran 17365 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: "Buy and Dry" The Mighty Colorado Statewide Call-In Show This Sunday http://kvnf.org/post/mighty-colorado-statewide-call-show-sunday <p></p><p></p><p>On <strong>Sunday, September 15,</strong> KVNF will broadcast a <strong>live statewide call-in show</strong> focusing on the Colorado River.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 18:09:01 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15910 at http://kvnf.org The Mighty Colorado Statewide Call-In Show This Sunday Gunnison Basin Roundtable Tasked with Debating State Water Plan http://kvnf.org/post/gunnison-basin-roundtable-tasked-debating-state-water-plan <p></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:31:06 +0000 Marty Durlin 15583 at http://kvnf.org Gunnison Basin Roundtable Tasked with Debating State Water Plan KVNF Local Newscast Tuesday, August 13, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-august-13-2013 <div>&nbsp;</div><ul><li>Six Garfield County Fisheries May See Instream Flow Protections</li><li>Study Finds Colorado Solar Installations are Cheapest in Nation</li><li>Colorado's First Biomass Power Palnt Nearly Complete</li><li>Committee Debates Feasibility of New Renewables Standard for Rural Providers</li><li>More Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Delta County</li><li><em>iSeeChange -&nbsp;</em>Apple Economics of Western Colorado</li></ul><p></p><p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:34:09 +0000 Travis Bubenik 14468 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Water Shortages in the San Luis Valley http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-water-shortages-san-luis-valley <p>In early July, Colorado designated 14 counties "primary natural disaster areas" due to agricultural losses caused by the recent and ongoing drought. &nbsp;Several of those counties are in the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado. &nbsp;Farmers there are now eligible for low interest emergency loans, but as KGNU’s Maeve Conran reports, that may not be enough for this agricultural hub, which is facing a long term water crisis that could permanently affect the entire valley. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:40:36 +0000 Connecting the Drops 13661 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Water Shortages in the San Luis Valley