Front Range Floods http://kvnf.org en KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, October 31, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-october-31-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Head of Oil and Gas Commission Praises Industry's Response to Flooding</li><li>State Department of Agriculture Still Investigating Case of Stolen Monkey</li><li>Drought Prompts Study of Gold-Medal Fishery Near Basalt</li><li>Delta County Residents to Vote on Ending More Term Limits</li><li>US Rep. Cory Gardner Criticizes "Brobamacare" Ads Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:54:05 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17973 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newcast: Friday, October 25, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newcast-friday-october-25-2013 <div><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Winner of the Trip to Fiji Contest Drawn at KVNF Annual Meeting</li><li>Paonia Voters to see Ballot Question on Sidewalks</li><li>Colorado US Senators ask to Delay Health Insurance Deadline</li><li>More Help Coming for Farmers and Ranchers on the Front Range after Flooding</li><li>KDNK's Ed Williams Speaks to Legislative Reporter Bente Birkeland about Amendment 66</li><li>Layoffs at Elk Creek Mine Could Challenge Local Economy, Delta County Schools</li></ul> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:26:58 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17712 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Hugh Carson on Emergency Ops during the Front Range Floods http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-hugh-carson-emergency-ops-during-front-range-floods <p></p><p>For this episode of Local Motion, we spoke to retired firefighter Hugh Carson about his experience helping to coordinate emergency response in the wake of the historic flooding that hit the Front Range in September.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carson has a long history with disaster management, and has spoken to </span>KVNF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> before about his experiences with wildfire. He joins us this time for an insider's look at how emergency personnel deal with a much different element: water, and lots of it.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:01:26 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17667 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Hugh Carson on Emergency Ops during the Front Range Floods KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-october-23-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Committee Will Look at State's Flood Response</li><li>Logging Production Hurt by Government Shutdown</li><li>After Shutdown, Maroon Bells May See Cutbacks</li><li>US Representative Cory Gardner Questions Health Exchange Problems</li><li>Delta County to hold Tax Lien Sale in Early November&nbsp; Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:51:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17610 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, October 14, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-october-14-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Pilot Unharmed after Crash Landing at Telluride Airport</li><li>Contaminated Gasoline Sold at Two Colorado Stores</li><li>State Panel to look at Disaster Relief, Emergency Management</li><li>Water to play a Big Role in State Legislature Next Year</li><li>Budget Cuts Could Mean the end of Work Release in Mesa County Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:15:48 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17205 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, October 3, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-october-3-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines&nbsp;</strong></p><ul><li>State Lawmakers Won&#39;t Hold Special Session on Flood Recovery</li><li>Montrose and Hotchkiss Healthcare Exchange Offices Busy for Opening Days</li><li>Over 600 BLM Employees Furloughed after Government Shutdown</li><li>Lawsuit Filed Against Petition Signatures for School Funding Tax Proposal</li><li>&quot;Neighbors, Strangers and Friends&quot; Exhibit &nbsp;on Display at Creamary Arts Center through 10/4/13</li></ul> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:10:48 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16758 at http://kvnf.org Industry, Critics Gear Up for Post-Flood Fracking Fight http://kvnf.org/post/industry-critics-gear-post-flood-fracking-fight <p>In November, voters in several Front Range communities will consider whether to ban or delay fracking. Many of these same areas are also recovering from September&#39;s devastating flooding.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There&#39;s renewed attention on the fight over </span>fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> thanks to Colorado&#39;s flooding. Recent figures show that 12 spills have polluted the South Platte with 37,000 gallons of oil.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:38:21 +0000 Bente Birkeland 16516 at http://kvnf.org Industry, Critics Gear Up for Post-Flood Fracking Fight KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, September 27, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-september-27-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Oil and Gas Contamination Emerging on the Front Range</li><li>Front Range Communities to Vote on Fracking Bans</li><li>Charges Brought Against Farmers Linked to Deadly Cantaloupe&nbsp;Outbreak</li><li>Paonia Will Bring Civil Lawsuit Against Convicted Embezzler</li><li>Ridgway Begins Project to Rehabilitate Lake O</li><li>Investors Pour Over $1 Million Into Marijuana Industry</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Stars of Early Fall</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:40:45 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16505 at http://kvnf.org Oil and Gas Contamination Emerging on the Front Range http://kvnf.org/post/oil-and-gas-contamination-emerging-front-range <p></p><p>Authorities are just beginning to get a feel for just how badly flooding has damaged the vast network of oil natural gas operations on the Front Range.</p><p>Last week <strong>KDNK&rsquo;s Ed Williams</strong> flew with EcoFlight over the damaged areas in Weld County, where thousands of oil and gas sites were swamped by the flood water.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:15:00 +0000 Ed Williams 16462 at http://kvnf.org Oil and Gas Contamination Emerging on the Front Range KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, September 26, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-thursday-september-26-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Shell Oil Announces Plans to Close R&amp;D Project in Rio Blanco County</li><li>Aspen Collects Nearly $45,000 in Fees from Plastic Bag Ban</li><li>Report - Glenwood Springs Brought in over $95 Million from Tourism Last Year</li><li>Unemployment Rate in Mesa County Drops to 7.9%</li><li>Hickenlooper&nbsp;Says Many Roads Reopened after Floods</li><li>Senior Meals Program in Delta County Drops to a 3-Day-Per-Week Schedule</li><li>Carbondale Approves All Forms of Retail Marijuana Businesses Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:37:15 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16451 at http://kvnf.org