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COMMUNITY
1:46 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Talkin Music: Paonia Cherry Days Festival

Paonia Cherry Days Festival organizers, Tina Walker and Skip Naft, talk about all the music and entertainment planned for this year's festival.

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NEWS
8:17 am
Mon June 16, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • DMEA election results
  • New mural in Hotchkiss
  • Montrose School District overcharges tax payers, gives back
  • Hickenlooper still considering a special legislative session
NEWS
8:13 am
Fri June 13, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 13, 2014

  Newscast

  • CDC black lung screenings continue

  • Rental rates in Grand Junction continue to fall

  • Kevin Cundiff sentenced

  • All winter roads opened up

KVNF Volunteer Opportunities
5:04 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Calling All KVNF Volunteers!

KVNF has a new online method for signing up for volunteer activities, and you're going to love it.

Volunteer opportunities are organized on the "Sign Up Genius" website as 3 separate signups, that correlate with the 3 different events happening this summer; the summer concert series, Cherry Days CD/Record sale, and the BMW Rally.

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HEALTH
4:35 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

CDC's Black Lung Screening Unit Stops In Colorado

The mobile black lung screening unit stopped in Paonia, Colo. to screen miners for the disease.
Credit Laura Palmisano

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is offering black lung screenings across the West. 

The National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, a division of the CDC, has a mobile unit that travels around the United States to screen coal miners for the disease.

The unit recently stopped in Colorado. 

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NEWS
8:15 am
Thu June 12, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 12, 2014

  Newscast

  • CDC black lung screenings in Colorado
  • Search and rescue team saves climber in San Miguel Mountains
  • Mine rescue crew practices for state competition
  • High waters change things for rafting outfitters
KVNF LIVE
7:03 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

KVNF Live! SHEL, With TAARKA

Week #1 of our 2014 KVNF Live! Summer Concert Series originates from Fellin Park at the Hot Springs Pool in Ouray, and features a group of sisters from Ft. Collins, Colorado, SHEL. The opening act is another Colorado band, TAARKA, from Lyons. This show was recorded on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.

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NEWS
4:16 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Bowie Rescue Crew Prepares For Competition

The Bowie Mine rescue team trains at the Delta-Montrose Technical College in Paonia.
Credit Laura Palmisano

This week the mine rescue crew from the Bowie #2 Mine is at the Delta-Montrose Technical College in Paonia preparing for an upcoming competition. 

Tony Wachowicz, a member of the Bowie coal mine rescue team, is participating in rescue training at the college.

“Mine rescue training is where you have a group of guys who go into a simulated problem and you go into a simulated field and you vent different gases and you save different people that have gotten into a situation," Wachowicz said. 

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POLITICS
9:28 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Local Motion: Eight Candidates For DMEA Board

KVNF's Jake Ryan interviews all eight candidates for the DMEA board of directors.  They discuss who they are and why they're running.  Each person touches on the contract with Tri State, the future of high speed internet, and the current state of DMEA. 

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NEWS
8:11 am
Wed June 11, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Newcast

  • Sheep shearing fades on western slope
  • VA wait times bring second audit to Grand Junction
  • Oxbow continues process to find coal near Hotchkiss
  • RNC members arrived in Denver to consider it for next convention

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