Wildfires http://kvnf.org en Aggressive Proposals Aside, Colorado Legislature Still Looks To Address Wildfires http://kvnf.org/post/aggressive-proposals-aside-colorado-legislature-still-looks-address-wildfires Helping prevent and fight wildfires is one of the top priorities for Colorado lawmakers in both parties this session, but so far they’re only proposing minor policy changes.<p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:53:17 +0000 Bente Birkeland 21457 at http://kvnf.org Aggressive Proposals Aside, Colorado Legislature Still Looks To Address Wildfires Committee Wraps Work On Colorado Wildfire Recommendations http://kvnf.org/post/committee-wraps-work-colorado-wildfire-recommendations A state committee tasked with studying wildfire issues recently finished its work with several recommendations. Among them, a tax credit to encourage people to mitigate fire risks and a proposal to give individual counties more authority to cut down hazardous trees.<p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:01:08 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18042 at http://kvnf.org Committee Wraps Work On Colorado Wildfire Recommendations KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 1, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-1-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>State Wildfire Committee Wraps Up</li><li>Tipton, Udall Come Together on Wildfire Prevention Measure</li><li>First Phase of State Tree Inventory Project Finished</li><li>Telluride Soda Tax Debate Continues as Election Day Draws Near</li><li>State Flags at Half Staff Today to Honor Astronaut Scott Carpentar</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:41:09 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18034 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast Monday, August 19, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-august-19-2013 <ul><li>Former Ouray Mayor Pam Larson to Run Again</li><li>Montrose County Commissioners Consider Adding a Fixed-Base Operator to Montrose Regional Airport</li><li>Former State Patrol Captain Awarded Back and Lost Future Pay After Discrimination Case</li><li>Area Environmentalists/Conservationists Host Canoe Trip to Discuss Dominguez-Escalante Issues</li><li>Small Fire Burning on Uncompaghre&nbsp;National Forest Lands</li><li>USA Pro Challenge Kicks Off in Snowmass Village</li></ul><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:44:23 +0000 Travis Bubenik 14715 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: The Rising Threat of Wildfires http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-rising-threat-wildfires <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, May 2013 was the <a href="http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/news/ncdc-releases-may-2013-global-climate-report">third-warmest May on record</a> for the planet, and the earth's temperature has been above its </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century average for 339 straight months - more than 28 years.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Marty Durlin 12130 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: The Rising Threat of Wildfires KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-tuesday-december-4-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>GBLT Lawmakers elected to power positions</li><li>Proposed gravel pit near Crawford discussed</li><li>Fern Lake fire only 20 percent contained</li><li>NextGen technology debuts at Montrose Airport</li><li>Old, abandoned coal mines pose threat to safety Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:33:53 +0000 Eric Goold 3637 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, November 2, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-november-2-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>State Budget Looking Up</li><li>Two Locals Appointed To Coal Mine Board of Examiners</li><li>Legislator Aims To Remove Guns From College Campuses</li><li>Juvenile Charged With Arson In Weber Fire</li><li>Watch Report On Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties</li><li>KVNF Sports Report</li><li>Colorado Spruce Heads to US Capitol For Christmas</li><li>Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend</li></ul><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 14:57:34 +0000 Brian Cambria 2359 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, October 29, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-october-29-2012 <p> <strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Roatcap Fire Starter Arrested, Identified</li><li>Governor Signs Disaster Declaration For Roatcap Fire</li><li>Capitol Coverage: State House District 3 Race Profile</li><li>House District 61 Race Profile</li><li>Insurance Exec Indicted Over Delta Petroleum Insider Trading</li><li>Hurricane Sandy Affecting DIA Flights</li></ul><p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:59:02 +0000 Brian Cambria 2137 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, October 26, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-october-26-2012 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Wildfire Update</li><li>Paonia Town Fraud Much Larger Than First Reported</li><li>First Formal Application Filed For Thompson Divide Drilling</li><li>Ouray County Commission Race Finance</li><li>Delta Cannery Razed After 92 Years</li><li>Western Slope Skies</li></ul><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:50:36 +0000 Brian Cambria 2060 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, October 25, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-october-25-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Fast-moving Wildfire Strikes Between Cortez and Dolores</li><li>More Wildfire Updates</li><li>Winter Weather Makes Roads Hazardous State-wide</li><li>Energy Fuels Affected By Dropping Uranium Prices</li><li>Presidential Candidates Visit Colorado</li><li>Secretary of State Identifies More Non-citizen Voters</li><li>KVNF Sports Report</li><li>West End Campground Improvements and Road Closures</li><li>Emergency Room Visits For Routine Health Care Costly</li><li>Winter Weather Awareness Week Offers Safety Tips</li></ul><p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:22:35 +0000 Brian Cambria & 2056 at http://kvnf.org