One of the pre-eminent practitioners of “live looping”, Zach Deputy’s one-man show of "Island-infused, Drum 'n' Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul" has the energy and sound of a 6-piece band. Ensconced behind an array of microphones and technology, Zach and his nylon stringed guitar weave a tapestry of instrumentation and voices in an ever-evolving, improvised arrangement that is ultimately based on a composition but allowed to breathe with the audience.
Region 10 is an organization of governments that serves six counties on the Western Slope. It funds services and resources for senior citizens. The organization recently wrapped up a community conversation series where it got feedback from seniors. KVNF's Laura Palmisano spoke to Eva Veitch the director of Region 10's Community Living Services about what was learned from the meetings.
We dug into our archives for some great interviews Joe did at KVNF through out the years. Joe's good friends and snooker club also share stories about their friendship and history with this legendary musician and beloved community member with KVNF's Laura Palmisano.
Dave Smith, with the ski resort, says Powderhorn had to delay its opening by 10 days because of above average temperatures and below average snowfall.
"Just after we delayed it we did start to see some additional snowstorms bringing in natural snowfall, but it also brought in colder temperatures so our snow making crews were able to get out there and create as much snow as possible to get a good solid base down there," Smith says. "And Mother Nature continued to bring us more snow."
The Delta County School District recently received $75,000 from the state to create a work training program.
The grant comes from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.
"Our hope is with that money we’ll [be able] to set up some tracks so that kids as they come out of high school potentially have their CNA and are able to pursue other types of health care fields," Kurt Clay, the assistant superintendent for the school district, says.
Clay says the funds will be put towards scholarships for juniors and seniors seeking careers in the medical field.
Long-time friends and associates of late rock icon Joe Cocker spent Monday hosting a tribute show to him. They broadcasted from the KVNF Cocker Studio and shared his music and their stories about him with listeners. Cocker lived in Crawford, Colo. for nearly two decades where he started the Cocker Kids' Foundation with his wife Pam. Cocker was also a major supporter of KVNF.
On behalf of the board, staff, and volunteers at KVNF we want to express our deep gratitude for all Joe Cocker brought to this world. The legacy of Joe’s music and his great contributions to KVNF and to the North Fork community will never be forgotten.
Joe Cocker, the British-born blues and rock singer, passed away Monday morning at his home in Crawford, Colo. at the age of 70. He died of lung cancer.
Cocker is known for hits such as his cover of the Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends” and “You Are So Beautiful”.
Here’s Cocker during a 2007 interview with KVNF talking about what he remembers most about Woodstock.
"I hate to say it to whoever asks, but I do get asked that a lot," Cocker says. "And it’s because I wasn't there that long. We flew in. I got straight out of the helicopter and went up on stage. It was late morning, did the show. Somebody gave me a big spliff backstage and I was back on the helicopter and out of there."
Cocker's performance at the 1969 music festival rocketed his career.