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10:21 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Colorado Primary Election Results

More than 544,000 Coloradans voted, nearly a 16 percent turnout, in the state's primary election, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

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NEWS
8:20 am
Wed June 25, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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  • Primary results
  • Investigation concluded on Claudia Ruiz
  • Fruit season starts on Western Slope
FOOD
5:29 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Cherries Are Ripe For The Pickin' In The North Fork

Bing cherries on a branch at Delicious Orchards in Hotchkiss.
Credit Laura Palmisano

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The summer fruit harvest season has started in western Colorado. Cherries are usually the first fruit ready for picking in the North Fork Valley.

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POLITICS
5:01 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

More Than Half-A-Million Coloradans Voted In Primary

Colorado voters have until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24 to vote or drop off their mail ballots at a polling center.
Credit Laura Palmisano

Tuesday was the final day to cast your ballot for Colorado’s 2014 primary election. 

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NEWS
8:15 am
Tue June 24, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  Newscast

  • Water continues to build at Collbran landslide
  • Colorado’s primary election today
  • BLM agrees to land deal for recreation areas
NEWS
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

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  • 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

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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

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  • Man missing from Delta Found
  • Officer Shooting Update
  • Two candidates for Delta County Clerk and Recorder
  • Water management taught to students

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