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MYSTIC'S ALMANAC
10:34 am
Sun July 28, 2013

The Mystic's Almanac - Corn God

Missy Rogers

Aired Sunday, July 28th, 2013

In the Celtic calendar, Lughnasadh (August 1st) marks the sacrifice of the Corn God and the beginning of the harvest.

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NEWS
11:40 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Connecting the Drops: Water Shortages in the San Luis Valley

Karla Shriver standing by one of the many pivot sprinkler systems that she uses to irrigate her approximately 1,000 acres of potatoes, small grains, and hay on her farm, just north of Alamosa, Colorado
Maeve Conran

In early July, Colorado designated 14 counties "primary natural disaster areas" due to agricultural losses caused by the recent and ongoing drought.  Several of those counties are in the San Luis Valley in south central Colorado.  Farmers there are now eligible for low interest emergency loans, but as KGNU’s Maeve Conran reports, that may not be enough for this agricultural hub, which is facing a long term water crisis that could permanently affect the entire valley.  

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MUSIC
11:18 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Talkin Music: JP Whipple

J.P.Whipple ("Barefoot John") is a musician, songwriter, writer, artist and eccentric. 

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NEWS
8:32 am
Fri July 26, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Friday, July 26, 2013

  • Pueblo-Area Democrat Petitions to Join Giron Recall Election
  • Connecting the Drops: San Luis Valley Water Shortages
  • Grand Junction Company to Participate in US-China Eco-Partnership
  • Open-Source EID Software for Sheep Tracking
  • Illegal Insecticide Spraying Reported by North Fork Mosquito Abatement District
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NEWS
8:15 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Local Sheep Ranchers Unveil Open-Source, DIY Tracking System

Oogie and Ken McGuire talk sheep tagging with John Bartmann. Ken's hommeade EID reader, built with PVC pipe and LED lights, sits at the bottom right
Travis Bubenik, KVNF

With severe drought continuing to affect agriculture on the Western Slope, KVNF’s Travis Bubenik explores how two tech-savy local sheep farmers found a way to cut costs and manage their animals more efficiently. 

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MUSIC
2:56 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Talkin Music: Amy Helm

KVNF DJ Cynthia Hines speaks with American singer and songwriter Amy Helm.

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NEWS
8:27 am
Thu July 25, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Thursday, July 25, 2013

  • State Capitol First of Its Kind to Use Geothermal Cooling System
  • Senate President John Morse Prepared for Recall Election
  • US Senators Bennet and Udall Propose Measures to Help Cities Create Railroad Quiet Zones
  • Body of 17-year-old Montrose Boy Found in Montrose Pond
  • Tri-County Health Network Receives Grant to Educate Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Residents on Healthcare Options
  • Mayor Pro-Team Corinne Ferguson Resigns from Paonia Town Council – Councilmembers Discuss Civil Lawsuit Against Convicted Embezzler Kristen Chesnik
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KVNF LIVE
7:53 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

KVNF Live! - Pato Banton & the Now Generation, plus Lipbone Redding

Rob Miller

KVNF Live! Week 3 from the Ridgway Concert Series, featuring Pato Banton & the Now Generation, with opener Lipbone Redding. 

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COMMUNITY
3:30 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Local Motion: Dr. Clifford Saron

Dr. Clifford Saron, UC Davis

For the past three years, Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) and the Telluride Institute have joined forces to present Telluride's Compassion Festival. 

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NEWS
9:18 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Paonia Junior/Senior High Unveils Plan for New Sports Facilities

Attendees at Friday's open house take a tour of the proposed "Flight of the Eagle Walkway"
Tamie Meck, KVNF

KVNF Sports Reporter Tamie Meck has been following the proposed educational and sports facility at Paonia Junior/Senior High School, and attended an open house last Friday for a tour of the site.  

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