Local Newscast
8:57 am
Tue April 9, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Headlines:

  • State's Oil and Gas Commission Issues Many Violations, Few Fines
  • Parachute Creek Spill: Is the Fox in Charge?
  • Joint Committee Splits On Spleaf
  • Mt Snowpack Better Than Last Year, But Well Below Average
  • Measure Passes To Compensate Those Wrongly Imprisoned
  • Road Conditions
AGRICULTURE
5:15 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

iSeeChange: Rodman's Bales of Cornstalks

Judd Rodman stands by his cornstalk bales
Don Foster

About a month ago on thealmanac.org, Don posted a photo of a fellow with a big semi-load of bales – but they weren’t hay, they were cornstalks. The use of forage other than the traditional alfalfa and other grasses is becoming a necessity for some ranchers. 

Drought has made it more common now, but Judd Rodman has been harvesting cornstalks for cattle feed as far back as 1990. Based south of Paonia, he employs five people who help him harvest, bale and deliver cornstalk all over the Western Slope.

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Local Newscast
8:36 am
Mon April 8, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, April 08, 2013

Headlines:

  • State Budget Clears House With 9 Republican Votes
  • Governor At Center Of Oil And Gas Battles (click on Read more for a list of pending legislation)
  • Reporters Discuss the Aftermath of Gun Legislation
  • iSeeChange: Cornstalk Bales Off an Alternative for Ranchers
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Melody wakes up very early in the morning to produce regional content for Morning Edition. She began at VPR as a part-time production assistant and was promoted to full-time in 2007. She has also served as a news and editorial assistant for The Burlington Free Press. After graduating from Skidmore College, she spent a year in France working as a high school teaching assistant. Melody grew up on a dairy farm in Addison County. She spends her free time gardening, cooking, and being outside as much as possible.

SUGAR'S PICKS APRIL 8, 2013
12:06 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Sugar's Picks April 8, 2013

Chico Mann/Magical Thinking/Soundway
Marcos Garcia of Antibalas mixes it up with a beautiful blur of Electronica, Funk, Rock & World (Kendra Morris is featured on track 3!)

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of April 8, 2013

New Releases For The Week Of April 8, 2013

Artist Title Genre
Shannon McNally Small Town Talk-Songs of Bobby Charles Rock Country Blues
Joshua Radin Wax Wings Rock Pop
Dawes Stories Don't End Rock
DropKick Murphys Signed & Sealed In Blood Rock
JJ Grey & Mofro This River Blues Rock
James Cotton Cotton Mouth Man Blues Rock
John Primer & Bob Corritore Knockin' Around These Blues Blues Rock
Mighty MoJo Prophets Flyin' Home From Memphis Blues Rock
Bonobo The North B
Western Slope Skies
1:31 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Western Slope Skies 4/3/2013

Listen to Western Slope Skies, a report on the heavens from the Black Canyon Astronomical Society.  

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As music director Steve Brown curates and selects the classics you hear during our daytime music programing. 

As a musician, Steve serves as a conductor of the Blacksburg Community Band and is Choir Director for his church. He has also written the book, music, lyrics and orchestrations for musicals ("The Prisoner Of Zenda" and "Road To Paradise"). The Roanoke Symphony will premiere his âââââââ

Local Newscast
8:58 am
Fri April 5, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, April 05, 2013

Headlines:

  • DOT agency considers widening regulation of pipelines
  • Williams subsidiary was fined in November, before Parachute leak
  • Big issues loom on state’s marijuana regulation
MUSIC
12:53 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Talkin Music: Lisa Hilton

KVNF DJ,  The Hurricane,  speaks with jazz pianist, Lisa Hilton.

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