Delta County Commissioners http://kvnf.org en North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds http://kvnf.org/post/north-fork-valley-receives-about-half-county-lottery-funds <p>Last year the North Fork Valley received about half of Delta County’s lottery-funded Conservation Trust Fund monies.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:56:05 +0000 Marty Durlin 21857 at http://kvnf.org North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-january-7-2014 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Amid Dispute, El Paso Country Sheriff Releases Timeline of Black Forest Fire</li><li>Aspen Airport Reopens as Wreckage From Crash is Removed</li><li>Delta County Commissioners asked to support a Grant for Improved Healthcare Services</li><li>Avalanche Forecaster says Conditions Improving, but Still Dangerous Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:07:32 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20699 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-december-17-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headline</strong></p><ul><li>Delta County Commissioners adopt 2014 Budget</li><li>Local Grower wants to use Hostetler Hen House</li><li><em>Sounds of the High Country</em> - Tree Health in the West</li><li>State Loses Personal Information for 18,800 Employees</li><li>Ouray&nbsp;Student Selected as Alternative Delegate to Senate Youth Program</li><li>Over 137,000 Coloradans Signed Up for New Health Exchange So Far Tue, 17 Dec 2013 16:57:56 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19945 at http://kvnf.org Spruce Beetles a Growing Threat in GMUG National Forests http://kvnf.org/post/spruce-beetles-growing-threat-gmug-national-forests <p>This week Delta County commissioners heard a wide ranging assessment of the past year’s activities and a glimpse of the future from Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison (GMUG) Forest Supervisor Scott Armentrout.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:25:53 +0000 Marty Durlin 19794 at http://kvnf.org Spruce Beetles a Growing Threat in GMUG National Forests Bross Was First Luxury Hotel In Delta County http://kvnf.org/post/bross-was-first-luxury-hotel-delta-county <p>Delta County Commissioners recently named two historical landmarks, one being the Rogers Mesa Community House, the other the historic Bross Hotel.&nbsp;</p><p>The Bross was built in 1906 and according to early newspapers, was Delta County's first luxury hotel (and early on, its&nbsp;<em>only&nbsp;</em>one.)</p><p>Now, after over 100 years and eight different owners, the Bross&nbsp;is a bed &amp; breakfast.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:35:50 +0000 Marty Durlin 19741 at http://kvnf.org Bross Was First Luxury Hotel In Delta County Local Motion: Delta County Clerk http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-delta-county-clerk <p>For this episode of Local Motion, Felix Belmont brings us another edition of his Delta County Commissioners' report.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today Felix speaks with Delta County Clerk Ann B. </span>Edins<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the responsibilities of the clerk's office, changes in the election process over the years and more.</span></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19653 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Delta County Clerk KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-october-22-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Colorado’s Health Exchange is generating complaints, too.</li><li>Front Range Floods Lead to Water and Irrigation Systems Damage</li><li>Amendment 66 Opponents Say Funds Would be used for Pensions</li><li>Delta County Hires Denver-Based Attorney for Ongoing Hen House Case</li><li>Ridgway Could Soon See Improved High-Speed Internet Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:37:37 +0000 Brian Cambria 17562 at http://kvnf.org Right-to-Farm Policy dates to a More Rural Delta County http://kvnf.org/post/right-farm-policy-dates-more-rural-delta-county <p>The Powell Mesa Hen House dispute has renewed questions about zoning and the &quot;right to farm&quot; in Delta County. Adopted in 1996 by the state of Colorado and the county, the &quot;Right to Farm and Ranch&quot;&nbsp;policy lays out some parts of rural life that residents are expected to accept, including noise from tractors, manure, odor from animal confinement and the use of pesticides.</p><p>For some historical context on the policy,&nbsp;KVNF&rsquo;s Marty Durlin spoke with former Delta County Commissioner Jim Ventrillo about the early days of the right-to-farm policy. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:10:31 +0000 Marty Durlin 16969 at http://kvnf.org Right-to-Farm Policy dates to a More Rural Delta County 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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-october-8-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Fundraiser for Chicken Farmers&rsquo; Legal Defense Renews Questions of Bias</li><li>Right-to-Farm Policy dates to a More Rural Delta County</li><li>State Audit Criticizes Lottery</li><li>Front Range Flooding Leads to Thousands of Students Classified as Homeless</li><li>US Forest Service Entomologist Says Ouray Beetle Infestation is Impossible to Stop Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:36:17 +0000 Brian Cambria 16950 at http://kvnf.org