Land Use http://kvnf.org en KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, December 5, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-december-5-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Citizen Scientists Studying Air Pollution in the Valley</li><li>Finalized <i>North Fork Alternative Plan&nbsp;</i>Submitted to BLM</li><li>Colder-than-Usual Temps Could Last into Next Week</li><li>Extreme Dust, Global Warming could lead to Earlier Spring Thaw</li><li><em>Sounds of the High Country -&nbsp;</em>Allen Best on Industrial Hemp in CO Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:47:19 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19440 at http://kvnf.org North Fork Coalition Presents Limited Drilling Plan to County Commissioners http://kvnf.org/post/north-fork-coalition-presents-limited-drilling-plan-county-commissioners <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just weeks after the Bureau of Land Management </span><a href="http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/BLM_Information/newsroom/2013/blm_incorporating.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">announced</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> it would consider some community-developed ideas for managing public lands in the agency's </span>Uncompaghre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> region, concerned citizens and stakeholders from the North Fork Valley met with Delta County Commissioners in Delta.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18555 at http://kvnf.org North Fork Coalition Presents Limited Drilling Plan to County Commissioners Delta County Hires Denver-Based Attorneys for Ongoing Hen House Case http://kvnf.org/post/delta-county-hires-denver-based-attorneys-ongoing-hen-house-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday the Delta County Commissioners went into executive session to discuss ongoing litigation over the </span>Hostetler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> hen-laying operation on Powell Mesa. The closed door sessions with county attorney Christine Knight have become a hallmark of the commissioners’ regular meetings as the case has dragged on for two years.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:09:59 +0000 Marty Durlin 17573 at http://kvnf.org Delta County Hires Denver-Based Attorneys for Ongoing Hen House Case Farm Bureau Fundraiser for Hen House Owners Renews Claims of Bias http://kvnf.org/post/farm-bureau-fundraiser-hen-house-owners-renews-claims-bias <p>The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel on Saturday <a href="http://www.gjsentinel.com/news/articles/delta-county-chicken-farm-opponents-fuming-over-ap">reported</a> that the Delta County Farm Bureau will host a fundraiser for the Hostetler family, owners of a Hotchkiss hen house at the center of a years-long legal dispute over whether the facility is compatible with the surrounding Powell Mesa neighborhood.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:05:48 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16962 at http://kvnf.org Farm Bureau Fundraiser for Hen House Owners Renews Claims of Bias iSeeChange: The West is Getting Dustier http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-west-getting-dustier <p></p><p>In late July, a massive dust storm in the Saharan Desert of Africa <a href="http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/massive-african-dust-storm-cooling-atlantic-hurricane-odds-for-early-a">moved across the Atlantic,</a> making for an interesting start to the hurricane season, or you could say a boring one.</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:28:22 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15531 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: The West is Getting Dustier