Montrose County http://kvnf.org en Colorado To Get $34.5M Under Public Land Payment Program http://kvnf.org/post/colorado-get-345m-under-public-land-payment-program <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Under the Department of Interior’s <a href="http://www.doi.gov/pilt/county-payments.cfm?term=county&amp;state_code=CO&amp;fiscal_yr=2014&amp;as_sfid=AAAAAAUn0TWy%252F14us0MfQLvikmtFM0WYLntO%252BzvB2hHkfuV6qXTci257ECt7ZfOVBbyGlTTOtFD22URiikSRHwfo5o7OrcY1vaXb9%252F%252FTKHZE7qZqEA%253D%253D&amp;as_fid=Cgq05eAwkJRDZXhgbNl6">Payment In Lieu of Taxes</a> program&nbsp;Colorado communities will receive $34.5 million this year.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:30:32 +0000 Laura Palmisano 27719 at http://kvnf.org Colorado To Get $34.5M Under Public Land Payment Program Colorado Unemployment Falls To 6%, Lowest Since Nov. 2008 http://kvnf.org/post/colorado-unemployment-falls-6-lowest-nov-2008 <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Unemployment continues to drop in Colorado.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in about five in a half years, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The unemployment rate for April was 6 percent. The last time is was 6 percent or lower was November 2008 when the rate was 5.7 percent.&nbsp;</div><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 21:00:36 +0000 Laura Palmisano 26115 at http://kvnf.org Colorado Unemployment Falls To 6%, Lowest Since Nov. 2008 "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End http://kvnf.org/post/uranium-drive-tells-story-struggling-hopeful-west-end <p></p><p>Residents from Montrose County’s West End recently gathered for a screening of <a href="http://vimeo.com/39856450">“Uranium Drive-In,”</a> a documentary that tells the story of the ill-fated <a href="http://www.energyfuels.com/development_projects/pinon_ridge/">Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill,</a> and a tight-knit community desperate for jobs and some hint of a brighter economy.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 19:52:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21249 at http://kvnf.org "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, December 27, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-december-27-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Montrose County welcomes new county attorney</li><li>Home grown’s alright with me</li><li>Bald Eagles keep dying in Utah</li><li>Eco-Flight Gives Navajo youth another way of looking at things Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:38:54 +0000 Brian Cambria 20327 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newcast: Friday, December 20, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newcast-friday-december-20-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Montrose County Sheriff's Sergeant on Leave after Child Abuse Allegations</li><li>Ouray County Mine Cited for Nearly 100 Safety Violations</li><li>Hickenlooper Calls for Bipartisanship Next Year</li><li>San Miguel County Commissioners Approve Funding for EcoAction Partners</li><li>Tree Hunting in one of Colorado's National Forests</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies -&nbsp;</em>The Star Cluster Pleides Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:26:21 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20102 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, November 05, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-november-05-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Republicans Still Outpacing Democrats in Voter Turnout</li><li>Delta County Clerk on Changes in Voting after New Election Rules</li><li>Montrose County Schools Embarking on Ambitious IT Upgrades</li><li>Colorado Farmers Say Proposed Air-Quality Regulations are Too Weak</li><li>CPW Accepting Public Comments on Management Plans for Mule Deer</li><li>Independence Pass Closed for Season</li><li>Free Entrance to National Parks This Weekend Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:42:41 +0000 Brian Cambria 18187 at http://kvnf.org Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days http://kvnf.org/post/montrose-hotchkiss-connect-health-offices-see-busy-first-days <p>Officials with Connect for Health Colorado<em>, </em>the state&rsquo;s new online health exchange, said the website saw 79,000 unique visitors for its first day on Monday.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alicia </span>Plantz<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with the Montrose Connect for Health Office says she&rsquo;s received plenty of calls and some walk-ins over the past few days. She says most of the people she&rsquo;s talked to so far want to know whether they&rsquo;re eligible for financial assistance.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:14:53 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16761 at http://kvnf.org Montrose, Hotchkiss Connect for Health Offices See Busy First Days KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-november-28-2012 <p><strong>News Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Child Fatality At Powderhorn Resort</li><li>Search Continues For Missing Child At Vallecito</li><li>Armed Robbery In Delta</li><li>New State Lawmakers Learning The Layout</li><li>Ignacio Guide Takes Plea Deal In Major Poaching Case</li><li>Montrose Sheriff Gets Hummer</li><li>Powderhorn Road To Be Improved</li><li>Seasonal Road Closures</li></ul><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:27:18 +0000 Brian Cambria & 3419 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-november-14-2012 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Capitol Conversation, a Look Ahead to the Coming Legislative Session</li><li>Oil and Gas Supporters Rally At State Capitol</li><li>Outdoor Rec Industry Seeks Expansion of Canyonlands</li><li>Naturita Library Garners Another Award For Excellence</li><li>Great American Smokeout Tomorrow</li><li>Fly Flags At Half-Mast For Fallen Lawman</li><li>Winter Road Closures Announced</li><li>Colorado Springs TV Station Stinks</li></ul><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:45:19 +0000 Brian Cambria 2898 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Election Results http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-election-results <p><strong>On the Western Slope</strong>, Republican incumbent Scott Tipton kept his seat with 54 percent of the vote, with Democrat Sal Pace coming up close with 41% of the vote.<br><br>Here are the results for the Colorado state house races in our area:</p><p>In <strong>District 61</strong>, Democratic incumbent Millie Hamner kept her seat in a very tight race, getting just 50% of the vote over Republican Debra Irvine, Independent Kathleen Curry, and Libertarian Ellen Temby and American Constitutionalist Robert Petrowsky.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:59:21 +0000 2599 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Election Results