News http://kvnf.org en Win a Vacation for 2 to Fiji! http://kvnf.org/post/win-vacation-2-fiji <p></p><p>Your dream of a tropical vacation to banish the winter blues is about to come true!&nbsp;KVNF&nbsp;is holding a raffle for a 7 day/6 night trip to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.korosunresort.com">Koro&nbsp;Sun Resort</a>, Fiji's premier adventure resort on the island of&nbsp;Vanua&nbsp;Levu. Enjoy an authentic Fiji experience with what&nbsp;Conde&nbsp;Nast calls "the friendliest people on earth."</p><p>The trip includes:</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:22:46 +0000 Christy Eller 29459 at http://kvnf.org Win a Vacation for 2 to Fiji! Leftover Colorado Big-Game Hunting Licenses Go On Sale Aug. 5 http://kvnf.org/post/leftover-colorado-big-game-hunting-licenses-go-sale-aug-5 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado Parks and Wildlife said it has plenty of leftover big-game licenses for the 2014 season.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The agency said it has about 6,000 deer, 30,000 elk, 5,000 pronghorn, and 1,800 bear licenses for the fall hunting season.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:52:58 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29441 at http://kvnf.org Leftover Colorado Big-Game Hunting Licenses Go On Sale Aug. 5 Russell Stover Candies Bought By Swiss Chocolate Company Lindt http://kvnf.org/post/russell-stover-candies-bought-swiss-chocolate-company-lindt <p></p><p>Russell Stover Candies has been bought by Swiss chocolate company Lindt &amp; Sprüngli. The purchase was announced earlier this month.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Russell Stover has two factories in Kansas, one in Texas, and one in Montrose, Colorado.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The purchase makes Lindt the number three chocolate manufacturer in North American, according to the announcement.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:54:23 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29439 at http://kvnf.org Russell Stover Candies Bought By Swiss Chocolate Company Lindt KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, July 28, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-monday-july-28-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Newscast</strong></p><ul><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Elks Springs Fire</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Update on Alkali Fire burning northwest of Craig</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Lindt &amp; Sprüngli Buys Russell Stover Candies</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Personhood proposal impacts Colorado U.S. Senate race</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Christie, governors on immigrant kids, Republican image</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Colorado Parks &amp; Wildlife Has Plenty Of Leftover Fall Hunting Licenses&nbsp; Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:20:04 +0000 Patricia Naft 29432 at http://kvnf.org 20,000-acre Alkali Fire contained http://kvnf.org/post/20000-acre-alkali-fire-contained <p>The Alkali Fire northwest of Craig has burned more than 20,000 acres.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials said the fire is now fully contained.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The wildfire started Wednesday and the cause of it is still under investigation.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lynn Barclay with Bureau of Land Management said the fire is burning sagebrush and grass.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:03:55 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29359 at http://kvnf.org Mtn. Lion Struck Near Hotchkiss, Colorado State Patrol Fails To Report It To Parks & Wildlife http://kvnf.org/post/mtn-lion-struck-near-hotchkiss-colorado-state-patrol-fails-report-it-parks-wildlife <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado State Patrol has a failed to report a vehicle hitting a mountain lion near </span>Hotchkiss<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Sunday to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A mountain lion was reportedly hit by an SUV outside of </span>Hotchkiss<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Sunday.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kathy </span>Linnell<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Paonia resident, said she struck the cat on Highway 92.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:47:56 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29339 at http://kvnf.org Mtn. Lion Struck Near Hotchkiss, Colorado State Patrol Fails To Report It To Parks & Wildlife Mesa County Confirms Case Of Hantavirus http://kvnf.org/post/mesa-county-confirms-case-hantavirus <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Mesa County Health Department said a child who lives in the county is being treated for hantavirus.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The boy was transported to Denver over the weekend for treatment, according to a release from the county.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hantavirus is a rodent-borne illness mainly carried by deer mice in Colorado and other Four-Corner states. It can be deadly</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:06:31 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29336 at http://kvnf.org Mesa County Confirms Case Of Hantavirus Food Products Recalled From Whole Foods Over Listeria Concern http://kvnf.org/post/food-products-recalled-whole-foods-over-listeria-concern <p>The Colorado Department of Public Health said products made in-store at Whole Foods in Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico, and Utah are being recalled over concern the food could be contaminated with Listeria.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Whole Foods Market Peach Salsa and Peach Goat Medallion products sold between June </span>1<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and July </span>21<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;have been recalled.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:21:04 +0000 Laura Palmisano 29334 at http://kvnf.org Talkin Music: Kid Kotowich http://kvnf.org/post/talkin-music-kid-kotowich <p>Canadian musician Kid Kotowich stopped by the KVNF studios to play some music and talk about her&nbsp; stint as a jazz trombonist and vocalist for The Happy Pals – a well known jazz band in Toronto.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:57:37 +0000 Ali Lightfoot 29333 at http://kvnf.org Talkin Music: Kid Kotowich KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 25, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-july-25-2014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Newscast</strong></p><ul><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Boulder District Court Rules Longmont Can’t Ban Fracking,</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Wildfire Burns Northwest Of Craig Grows</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Food Recalled At Whole Foods Over Listeria Concern</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Mesa County Confirms Case of Hantavirus</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Colorado Highway Patrol Fails to Notify Parks &amp; Wildlife Of Potentially Injured Mountain Lion</li><li style="margin-left: 0.25in;">Advocacy Group Looks To Forest Service Solution Thompson Divide&nbsp; Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:19:46 +0000 Patricia Naft 29331 at http://kvnf.org