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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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HEALTH
2:59 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Mosquitoes In Five Colorado Counties Test Positive For West Nile

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Colorado Department of Public Health said mosquitoes testing positive for the West Nile virus have been found in Delta, Mesa, Adams, Boulder and Weld counties.

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ENVIRONMENT
9:38 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Local Motion: Geologist Explains Why Grand Mesa Is Prone To Slide

Skyway Point on the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway is a good place to view the geography of Grand Mesa.

On this week's Local Motion, KVNF's Laura Palmisano takes us on a drive around Grand Mesa with geologist Andres Aslan. On the drive, Aslan talks about the geological history of the mesa and why it's landslide prone. He also discusses May's massive landslide on the edge of the Grand Mesa near Collbran that claimed the lives of three men.

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NEWS
8:13 am
Wed June 18, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Hotchkiss art gallery receives new mural
  • State Supreme Court ok’s language for ballots to restrict oil and gas development
ARTS
6:24 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Artist Chip Thomas Installs Photo Mural In Hotchkiss

Artist Chip Thomas installed a photo mural of a young Hopi girl on the back of the Church of Art in Hotchkiss.
Credit Mary Hockenbery

Listen to the story.

A small group of people recently gathered outside on a sunny afternoon to look at a new mural on the west side of the Church of Art in Hotchkiss. 

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AS THE WORM TURNS
5:32 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, June 2nd

Credit Suze Smith

This is the final "short" version of 'As the Worm Turns,' as aired Monday, June 2nd, during Free Range Radio. Beginning Tuesday, June 10th, the feature expands to a full half-hour, live call-in format, airing every Tuesday at 6:30 pm. Be sure to tune in, and call 527-4866 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW with your gardening questions!

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NEWS
8:16 am
Tue June 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Gov. Hickenlooper visits Mexico to promote trade
  • SMPA gives back almost a million dollars
  • Sheriffs grill Hickenlooper over gun laws
  • Red Mountain Pass completely opens
COMMUNITY
1:46 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Talkin Music: Paonia Cherry Days Festival

Paonia Cherry Days Festival organizers, Tina Walker and Skip Naft, talk about all the music and entertainment planned for this year's festival.

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NEWS
8:17 am
Mon June 16, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • DMEA election results
  • New mural in Hotchkiss
  • Montrose School District overcharges tax payers, gives back
  • Hickenlooper still considering a special legislative session

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