Colorado has its first human case of West Nile virus this year.
Health officials say a Mesa County man hospitalized after contracting the virus is now recovering at home. He’s the first person to be diagnosed with it in Colorado so far this year, according to the state.
Thomas Orr is a regional epidemiologist at the Mesa County Health Department.
About 3 years ago, KVNF became the incubator station for iSeeChange, a new type of environmental reporting. Instead of finding reports and studies about frogs, or insects, or climate change, and bringing that report to our listeners, we went backwards. Take a listen to hear what we've reported on so far this year.
Representative Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, was the vice chair of the Joint Budget Committee this past session and will chair the committee in 2016. KVNF's Laura Palmisano recently interviewed Hamner about the past session, the state budget, educating funding, severance taxes and the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, known as TABOR.
On February 18th, 1930, a 24-year-old Kansas farmhand-turned-astronomer made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the Solar System. On that evening, Clyde Tombaugh, who had grown up on family farms in Illinois and Kansas, discovered Pluto. Tombaugh’s discovery nearly doubled the size of the known solar system overnight.
A faulty antenna preamplifier was replaced Monday, July 6th, restoring a clean KVNF signal to the Lake City translator. Tune in to 88.7 FM & let us know how it sounds! You can send reception reports or report problems by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
KVNF is also available as a live internet stream here at kvnf.org.
Thank you for your patience! Thanks also to Lake City resident (& former KVNF Board member) Ed Nettleton for the use of his jeep!
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Editor's Note: A story in this broadcast reported at least 18 states have laws that permit needle exchanges. That is incorrect. At least 17 states and the District of Colombia have laws that permit needle exchanges.