POLITICS
6:00 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Colorado Bill Would Continue Birth Control Program

The state credits the Colorado Family Planning Initiative with helping to reduce teen pregnancy and abortion rates.
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A bill to fund a state program that's been credited with reducing teen pregnancies and abortions in Colorado was introduced to the House Friday.  

The measure would allocate $5 million from this year’s state budget to pay for the Colorado Family Planning Initiative. It’s a program that helps low-income women access birth control at certain health clinics. 

The initiative launched in 2009 with a $23 million donation, but those funds are drying up.

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COMMUNITY
8:47 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Delta County Commissioner's Report: Doug Atchely

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Ali Lightfoot speaks with District 1 Commissioner Doug Atchley. 

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MUSIC
8:36 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Talkin Music: Triptihkal

The Montrose band Triptihkal plays some music at the KVNF studios before their show at Louie's in Paonia.

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NEWS
8:05 am
Fri January 30, 2015

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

  Newscast

  • DMEA grapples with Tri State over local production
  • Bill requiring background checks for youth sports fails at the Capitol
  • Health authorities raise awareness of radon dangers
WESTERN SLOPE SKIES
7:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Western Slope Skies - The Dance of the Galilean Moons

As twilight ends this winter, look to the east. You may see a very bright “star” that does not twinkle. This is Jupiter, the largest planet of the Solar System, eleven times the diameter of the Earth.

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HEALTH
5:50 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Colorado Officials Try To Raise Radon Risk Awareness

Health officials say the best way to protect yourself from radon is by testing your home. And, winter is the perfect time to do it because when you test you need to keep all of your doors and windows closed.
Credit Laura Palmisano / KVNF

Radon is an odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that occurs naturally in our environment. Long-term exposure to radon can cause lung cancer. That's why Colorado and the Environmental Protection Agency have declared January a call to action month for radon testing. 


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Sugar's Picks Feb 2, 2015
3:52 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Sugar's Picks Feb 2, 2015

Kristin Diable / Create Your Own Mythology / Thirty Tigers

Take A look at Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out The New Music For The Week of Feb 2, 2015.

1. Kristin Diable / Create Your Own Mythology / Thirty Tigers: The New Orleans native has "that" sound that will remind you of other memorable voices but she makes every tune her very own.

2. Gov't Mule / ScoMule & Dub Side Of The Mule  & Stoned Side Of Mule / Evil Teen: An incredible sampler encompassing 3 releases featuring Warren Haynes & pals with  Jon Scofield, Toots Hibbert, &  a Stones' cover. Wow!

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NEWS
3:35 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

DMEA Explores Plans For Providing Internet

Credit Laura Palmisano / KVNF

High speed internet is a priority for many businesses and individuals on the Western Slope.

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Artist Title Genre
Kristin Diable Create Your Own Mythology Rock
Gov't Mule Dub Side Of The Mule Rock Reggae Sampler
Steve Earle & The Dukes TerraPlane Rock Country
Guster Evermotion Rock
Blackberry Smoke Holding All The Roses Rock Country
Six String Drag Roots Rock N Roll Rock
Two Gallants We Are Undone Rock
Tomas Pagan Motta Tomas Pagan Motta Rock Folk
JD McPherson Let The Good Times Roll Soul Rock

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