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10:43 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Ridgway RAMP Project

Last October the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced the names of 44 towns across the state awarded road improvement monies from a competitive grant program called RAMP. In Ridgway, Colorado the community will be going to the ballot box on April 1st to determine whether or not they will make use of  their $10.4 million one-time-only, use-it-or-lose-it award. 

KVNF's JT Thomas speaks with Ridgway mayor, John Clark and community members, Tammee Tuttle and Jill Markey.

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NEWS
1:58 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Electric coop could bring broadband to rural Delta and Montrose counties

A motel in Delta advertises Internet in its rooms. Cities on the Western Slope generally have much faster Internet than rural areas.
Credit Flickr user Jasperdo

Slow Internet is a fact of life for many rural Americans, and residents of Western Colorado are no exception. There have been many failed attempts to bring faster Internet to KVNF's listening area, the latest being Eagle Net.

Now, there's yet another idea on the table. The Delta Montrose Electric Association is considering expanding broadband to much of rural Delta and Montrose counties. We begin our report at a local non-profit organization whose business is seriously impacted by the slow internet speeds.

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NEWS
8:16 am
Mon March 24, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 24, 2014

Newscast

  • A plane with 5 passengers crashed into Ridgway Reservoir Saturday afternoon
  • Judge temporarily halts Grand Junctions panhandling law
  • Colorado could get a new aerial fire fighting fleet
  • A new proposal could bring faster internet to rural Delta and Montrose counties
NEWS
8:23 am
Fri March 21, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 21, 2014

Newscast

  • A bill to increase the smoking age in Colorado failed in a House committee
  • The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Grand Junction over its efforts to limit aggressive panhandling
  • Ouray gets better water rights

KVNF
10:06 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Spring Pledge Drive Update!

Thank you for all your support! 

As of Monday, 3/24, we have collected about $44,000  and are are very close to our $50,000 goal. Just a few more pledges will get us there.  

It's easy to donate here online.  Do it now!  And thank you for being a part of the KVNF Club!

DONATE NOW!!!

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NEWS
8:20 am
Thu March 20, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Newscast

  • Bill Koch says he is getting out of the coal industry
  • A major education spending bill clears a house committee
  • Ridgway voters to decide on CDOT transportation funding

NEWS
8:19 am
Wed March 19, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Newscast

  • HUD gives Colorado $200 million in federal flood aid
  • Connecting the Drops: Small scale hydro power in Colorado

KVNF
2:12 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

And the Winner is.......

Felix Belmont of Paonia

UPDATE:

Felix Belmont has officially won the first ever Mr. KVNF contest! 

Thank you for all your $5 donation votes. Your donation are helping us meet our Spring Pledge Drive goals.  What fun!

The finalists for Mr. KVNF are:

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MUSIC
11:14 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Lake Street Dive on KVNF LIVE!

KVNF is committed to bring you live music all summer long- and now as a special gift to our listeners we bring you LAKE STREET DIVE  in the spring! LIVE from the Paradise Theater on Friday March 21st. This classically trained band blends jazz, folk, and pop in dangerously charming fashion! And if you aren’t going to their sold out show, then you can tune in and hear them live.   

That’s this Friday, March 21st, with opening band "Ages and Ages" starting at 7:30.

Lake Street Dive on KVNF Live!

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