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Capitol Coverage
9:41 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Immigration not key issue for Latino voters

A new survey shows that politicians in both parties may be missing the mark when it comes to courting the state’s crucial Hispanic voting bloc – which grew by 41 percent over the last decade. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

Local Newscast
9:31 am
Wed October 3, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Headlines:

  • Suspicious Death in Delta
  • Hispanic Voting Bloc Courted by Both Sides
  • Delta County Gets Hazmat Improvements
  • 4H Club Visits Delta Commissioners
  • West Elk Mountain Rescue Saves Climber
  • New Bike Tour at Colorado National Monument
Education
11:22 am
Tue October 2, 2012

West End School District Wins BEST Grant

The West End School District has seen its enrollment continue to drop over the last couple decades, and has had trouble keeping school facilities up to code. This year, the district was awarded a nearly 13 million dollar BEST grant from the State of Colorado. BEST grants — which stands for Building Excellent Schools Today— provide matching money for school districts that can’t afford building repairs on their own.

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Capitol Coverage
9:32 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Presidential Debate Preview

On Wednesday, the University of Denver will make history by becoming the first Colorado school to host a presidential debate.

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Local Newscast
9:24 am
Tue October 2, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

  • Supreme Court Upholds 2001 Roadless Rule
  • Bus Service Between Durango and GJ May Resume
  • West End School District Wins BEST Grant
  • Two Small Fires Near Durango
  • Delta County Candidate Forum Tonight
Local Newscast
3:28 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Monday, October 1

  • University of Denver to host first presidential debate
  • Norwood clinic receives grant to improve health for women
  • Coloradans pay way too much for prescription drugs
  • Unit of White River National Forest closed
THE MYSTIC'S ALMANAC
10:00 am
Sun September 30, 2012

The Mystic's Almanac - Holocaust

Missy Rogers

When my son asked, "Mom, what's the Holocaust?" I hoped to find a way for him to answer his own question.

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Sugar's Picks
4:11 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Sugar's Picks Oct. 1, 2012

Van Morrison/Born To Sing: No Plan B/ Exile
He's back as singer, performer, writer, & producer on twelve outstanding tracks!

Look through this week's Picks by Sugar, and click below to see a list of the new music released this week.

NEW RELEASES, October 1, 2012

Election 2012
2:52 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

House District 55 DEBATE

  Here’s the debate between Republican Incumbent Ray Scott and Democratic challenger Dan Robinson, candidates for State House District 55, in Mesa County. Club 20 Business Affairs Committee Chair Phil Vaughan moderated the debate. Each candidate was given three minutes for opening remarks, and Democrat Dan Robinson was first.

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ELECTION 2012
2:52 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

House District 55 DEBATE

Here’s the debate between Republican Incumbent Ray Scott and Democratic challenger Dan Robinson, candidates for State House District 55, in Mesa County. Club 20 Business Affairs Committee Chair Phil Vaughan moderated the debate. Each candidate was given three minutes for opening remarks, and Democrat Dan Robinson was first.

Wildflowers
12:33 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

iSeeChange: Wildflowers

Credit Julia Drapkin

It’s Labor Day. As people celebrate the last weekend of summer, KVNF’s Julia Kumari Drapkin and the iSeeChange project takes a look back at how the timing of flowers this season has affected backyard gardens, backcountry ecology, and even people’s back pockets.

iSeeChange is produced by Julia Kumari Drapkin and brought to you by KVNF and Localore, a national public media initiative. If you like what you hear, you can like the iSeeChange facebook page and participate in the conversation.

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Local Sports
12:11 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

KVNF Sports Report: 9/27/12

Hotchkiss senior Cody Bartlett is far ahead of the pack as he nears the finish line at the 12th annual Hotchkiss Invitational cross country meet. Bartlett won the race in 18 minutes, 38 seconds. Credit: Tamie Meck.

More than 140 runners competed at the 12th annual Hotchkiss Cross Country meet last Saturday. KVNF’s Tamie Meck has this report.

The Hotchkiss girls team had 16 points for the win—securing the two best times of the day and placing four runners in the top 10. Montrose, led by Dana Shellhorn, placed second with 41 points. Paonia was third with 49 points.

The boys team also claimed the top two times to win the team title with 22 points. Second-place Palisade had 33 points, and Montrose was third with 42 points.

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Amy Goodman in Paonia
2:15 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Amy Goodman coming to Paonia!

Amy Goodman will be speaking at the Paradise Theater in Paonia on Saturday, October 6 at 4:30pm. Amy Goodman is an award winning, internationally recognized journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. She is the host of the popular global news program "Democracy Now!" broadcasted daily on radio, TV and Internet.  Proceeds benefit KVNF Radio and High Country News Magazine.

Election 2012 Silenced Majority Tour

Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 4:30pm

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Environmental Change
4:42 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

iSeeChange: Oldtimers Special

iSeeChange producer, Julia Kumari Drapkin, speaks with with local old timers Dallas and June Harding and others. Having lived and worked the land in the area for decades, they give us their observations on change in the area over time.

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West Nile Virus
11:14 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Local News: West Nile Still Present on Western Slope

CBS Denver

Summer is waning, and the Western Slope is already starting to feel some fall weather. But Delta County is still a breeding spot for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. KVNF’s Marty Durlin reports.

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Local Sports
10:44 am
Wed September 26, 2012

KVNF Sports Report: 9/20/12

Hotchkiss senior running back Jacobe Galley carries for a first down on Sept. 7, against No. 1-ranked Buena Vista. Galley scored 26 points, including a 99-yard touchdown run on the opening kickoff of the second half.

As the weather cools, high school action is starting to heat up. KVNF’s Tamie Meck has this week's highlights.

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New Releases
3:03 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

New Releases: September 24, 2012

Check out the new music released this week!

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Sugar's Picks
2:44 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Sugar's Picks Sept 24, 2012

Elle King / The Elle King EP / Fat Possum

Only 3 tracks for airplay, but 3 very hot tracks.

Diana Krall / Glad Rag Doll / Verve

She's got the voice, she can play the piano, Marc Ribot, Jay Bellerose,  Colin Linden & T Bone Burnett (he produced the CD) are on board for a nice twist, and you fellas might enjoy the liner photos.

Lee Ritenour / Rhythm Sessions / Concord

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Local Newscast
11:19 am
Mon September 24, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, September 24, 2012

  • Fire NW of Glenwood Springs Doubles Size
  • Chimney Rock Now A National Monument
  • Colorado Counties Challenged On Voter Roles
  • Colorado Towns Seek "Coolest Small Town" Title
MYSTIC'S ALMANAC
12:11 pm
Sun September 23, 2012

The Mystic's Almanac - Light On the Land

Missy Rogers

Aired Sunday, Sept. 23rd, 2012

Autumn is light, illuminated amber, reflected in an angle of prayer.

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