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6:05 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Collbran Landslide Far From Finished

The toe of the Collbran landslide
Credit Mesa County Sheriff's Office

The Collbran landslide is far from over. 

Last week the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission met with industry members and scientists to look at the current state of the slide. 

"When this earth flow failed, a large mound of disturbed bedrock had rotated back and created a large depression.  There's a pond in there now," said Jonathan White, a senior engineering geologist for the Colorado Geological Survey.

West Salt Creek used to flow through the valley, but now that runoff just feeds this pond, held back only by loose soil and debris.

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NEWS
8:14 am
Mon June 23, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 23, 2014

  Newscast

  • Delta man found
  • Federal program brings millions to Colorado communities
  • Political divide between rural and urban deepens
NEWS
3:30 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Colorado To Get $34.5M Under Public Land Payment Program

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is in Montrose County, which is approximately 70 percent federal lands.
Credit NPS

Listen to the report.

Under the Department of Interior’s Payment In Lieu of Taxes program Colorado communities will receive $34.5 million this year.

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WESTERN SLOPE SKIES
12:43 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Western Slope Skies - 6/20/14

June Solstice

With the arrival of warmer temperatures, perhaps you’ve been enjoying some outings to the mountains or a float trip on a river.  While there is no doubt that summer is in full swing here in western Colorado, it’s not until this coming Saturday that the Universe makes it official. 

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NEWS
8:17 am
Fri June 20, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 20, 2014

  Newscast

  • Man missing from Delta Found
  • Officer Shooting Update
  • Two candidates for Delta County Clerk and Recorder
  • Water management taught to students
NEWS
4:08 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Man Missing From Delta Found

Zacharias McEwen was last seen June 18th.

The Delta man reported missing yesterday, Zacharia McEwen has been found. 

The 68 year old has Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's, and left his residence on foot Wednesday afternoon.  About 24 hours later, McEwen was found in an irrigation ditch.  He had only walked about six blocks, but was found by chance by a ditch rider, William Groom. 

"Nobody else would have found him up there," said Jamie Head, the Public Information Officer for the Delta Police Department.

Head says the area he was found in was dense with vegetation.

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ENTERTAINMENT
1:50 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

North Fork Storytellers: Obsession

The second North Fork Storytelling Series brought together talented people from around the Valley to tell tales about Obsession. This is a re-broadcast of the live event, which was held at The Blue Sage in Paonia.  Here,  Liz Evans,  Emily Guerin, and Krista Langlois share their stories.

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NEWS
8:14 am
Thu June 19, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 19, 2014

  Newscast

  • Pioneer Days in Crawford
  • West Nile found in Colorado
  • Ballot supporters begin to seek signatures
  • Senator Udall sends letter reporting problems with the Grand Junction VA Medical Center
NEWS
6:02 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Senator Udall Alerts Inspector General To VA Mismanagment

Credit US Army

The Grand Junction VA medical center has come under fire from Senator Mark Udall. 

In a letter to the inspector general, Udall highlights the complaints about mismanagement and patient care at the center. 

"Senator Mark Udall sent a letter to the US Department of Veteran's Affairs Inspector General yesterday," said Mike Saccone, the communications director for Senator Udall, "asking it to investigate numerous allegations of mismanagement, whistleblower reprisals, and hostile work conditions"

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COMMUNITY
5:30 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Pioneer Days Comes To Crawford

Pioneer Days outhouse races

Summer festivals are in full swing across the Western Slope.  KVNF’s Jake Ryan brings us this report from Crawford.

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