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8:21 am
Mon May 19, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 19, 2014

  Newscast

  • Unemployment drops

  • Ouray declares economic disaster

  • Final part in series on cost of ignoring mental illness

NEWS
3:00 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Colorado Unemployment Falls To 6%, Lowest Since Nov. 2008

Colorado's unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in April, lowest since its been since Nov. 2008.
Credit Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining & Safety

Unemployment continues to drop in Colorado. 

The state’s unemployment rate is at its lowest point in about five in a half years, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The unemployment rate for April was 6 percent. The last time is was 6 percent or lower was November 2008 when the rate was 5.7 percent. 

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NEWS
8:15 am
Fri May 16, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • Outlook for Colorado Wildfires

  • Possible Interim Town Manager for Paonia

  • Part 3 on the cost of mental health in Colorado

NEWS
7:55 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Colorado's 2014 Wildfire Outlook Released

The 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire, which destroyed 346 home, was one of Colorado's most destructive wildfires.
Credit U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jeremy Lock

As crews in California battle wildfires in San Diego County, it’s a reminder that the wildfire season has already started here in the West. Colorado’s 2014 fire outlook was released earlier this week. 

The outlook, presented by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention & Control, predicts the state’s wildfire potential is normal at least for the early part of the wildfire season. 

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AS THE WORM TURNS
11:24 am
Thu May 15, 2014

As The Worm Turns - Monday, May 12th

Credit Suze Smith

KVNF host Cyn Holder chats with gardener Lance Swigart, who, like many in Western Colorado, is busy protecting his garden from the recent late spring snowfall & chilly temperatures.

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NEWS
10:21 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Africanized Bees Found In Palisade

Credit CSU Extension

    

Africanized honey bees were just found in Colorado.  KVNF's Jake Ryan talks with Tri River extension agent Bob Hammon about what he found, what makes these bees different, and what this means for Colorado.  

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NEWS
8:17 am
Thu May 15, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, May 15, 2014

  Newscast

  •  Africanized Honey Bees found in Palisade
  • Part 2 of a series on the cost of mental health in Colorado
NEWS
8:17 am
Wed May 14, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  Newscast

  • Paonia house destroyed in fire

  • Meeting in Montrose about plans to combat beetle kill

  • Ouray mine purchased by foreign investors

  • Part one of a series on the cost of mental health in Colorado

NEWS
4:48 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Forest Service Officials: Spruce Beetle Populations Exponentially Increasing

A spruce beetle is about the size of a grain of rice.
Credit U.S. Forest Service

The spruce beetle epidemic and aspen decline in the Grand Mesa, Umcompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests were discussed Tuesday at a public meeting in Montrose. 

Over 70 people attended the meeting, and learned from U.S. Forest Service officials the spruce beetle population is exponentially increasing within the three National Forests.

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NEWS
8:16 am
Tue May 13, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

  Newscast

  • Colorado broadband bill signed to law
  • US Rep. Jared Polis now using Bitcoin
  • San Miguel County awards money for going green
  • Capitol conversation about possible special legislative session about oil and gas

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