COMMUNITY http://kvnf.org en Mutton Busting A Rodeo Tradition For Rough And Tumble Kids http://kvnf.org/post/mutton-busting-rodeo-tradition-rough-and-tumble-kids <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Two cowboys lift a mutton busting participant onto a wooly sheep at the Greeley Stampede." data-attribution="Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kunc/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201407/photo_4.JPG" alt="" /><p>A furry beast, a brave rider and a roaring crowd make up the list of ingredients for the Western rodeo tradition known as “mutton busting.” Think of it as bull-riding, but for 6-year-olds, and the furry beast is actually a wooly sheep.<p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:22:16 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 28982 at http://kvnf.org Mutton Busting A Rodeo Tradition For Rough And Tumble Kids Hundreds of Bikers Flock To Paonia For BMW Motorcycle Rally http://kvnf.org/post/hundreds-bikers-flock-paonia-bmw-motorcycle-rally <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Don’t be surprised if you see a lot of BMW motorcycle riders in the North Fork Valley over the next four days </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many of them are here for the </span>43rd annual&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://bmwmcc.org/tor_rally.php">Top O’ The Rockies Rally</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mark Lee is one of hundreds of BMW rider that have descended on </span>Paonia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for the event. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:53:17 +0000 Laura Palmisano 28979 at http://kvnf.org Hundreds of Bikers Flock To Paonia For BMW Motorcycle Rally Cherry Days Brings Crowds To Paonia http://kvnf.org/post/cherry-days-brings-crowds-paonia <p></p><p></p><p>Last weekend was the 68th&nbsp;Annual Cherry Days Festival in Paonia.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:27:26 +0000 Jake Ryan & Laura Palmisano 28465 at http://kvnf.org Cherry Days Brings Crowds To Paonia Remembering The Wake Fire http://kvnf.org/post/remembering-wake-fire <p>Several wildfires are remembered around this time of the year.&nbsp; On July 4<sup>th</sup>, 1994, the Wake Fire ripped through an area outside Paonia, destroying KVNF’s antenna and three homes.&nbsp; KVNF’s own Felix Belmont was one of those homeowners.</p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:07:07 +0000 Jake Ryan 28441 at http://kvnf.org Remembering The Wake Fire Local Motion: The Car Show http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-car-show <p>Montrose producers,&nbsp; Phil Ward and Dianna Beshoar talk to locals with a passion for cars. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:09:48 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 28215 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: The Car Show Pioneer Days Comes To Crawford http://kvnf.org/post/pioneer-days-comes-crawford <p></p><p>Summer festivals are in full swing across the Western Slope.&nbsp; KVNF’s Jake Ryan brings us this report from Crawford.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 23:30:45 +0000 Jake Ryan 27614 at http://kvnf.org Pioneer Days Comes To Crawford Talkin Music: Paonia Cherry Days Festival http://kvnf.org/post/talkin-music-paonia-cherry-days-festival <p>Paonia Cherry Days Festival organizers, Tina Walker and Skip Naft, talk about all the music and entertainment planned for this year's festival.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:46:32 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 27491 at http://kvnf.org Talkin Music: Paonia Cherry Days Festival Local Motion: World War II Veteran, Robert Bryson http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-world-war-ii-veteran-robert-bryson <p>93 year old retired Colonel Robert Bryson recounts his experience as a fighter pilot in The Battle of Guadalcanal,&nbsp; a military campaign that took place between august 1942 and February 1943&nbsp; in the Pacific Theater of World War II.&nbsp;&nbsp; It was the first major offensive by Allied&nbsp; forces against the Japan.&nbsp; KVNF's Ali Lightfoot spoke with Bryson at his home in Paonia.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 19:52:56 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 27018 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: World War II Veteran, Robert Bryson Local Motion: County Commissioner Report with Mark Roeber http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-county-commissioner-report-mark-roeber <p>KVNF's Felix Belmont speaks with Delta County Commissioner, Mark Roeber.&nbsp; May 2014</p><p></p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:00:27 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 26718 at http://kvnf.org Memorial Day Rendezvous Near Montrose http://kvnf.org/post/memorial-day-rendezvous-near-montrose-0 <p></p><p>Memorial Day weekend, 50 people gathered out in the wilderness, about 15 miles south of Montrose.&nbsp; It was the site of the Uncompahgre Freetrappers Happy Canyon Rendezvous.&nbsp; KVNF’s Jake Ryan went to go find out what a rendezvous is, and why they show up.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 01:45:21 +0000 Jake Ryan 26554 at http://kvnf.org Memorial Day Rendezvous Near Montrose