NEWS
8:28 am
Fri February 7, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, February 7, 2014

Newcast

  • Lawmakers Want to Study How to Improve Colorado's Emergency Communication System
  • School Drop Out Rates are Down Across Much of KVNF's Listening Area
  • State Legislators to Hold Meeting for Workers Laid Off from Elk Creek Mine
  • Helicopter Crash Outside of Silt was Cause by a Collision with Power Lines
  • Laser Mapping Gives Scientists a More Accurate Picture of the Snowpack

Emily Guerin is KVNF's Interim News Director.  She moved to Western Colorado in 2012 to work for High Country News, where she's currently a correspondent. Previously, she was a newspaper reporter in Maine. She's also interned at Living on Earth, the weekly public radio show about science and the environment, and freelanced for Maine Public Radio.

 

Mitch joined WUWM in February 2006 as the Executive Producer of the locally produced weekday magazine program Lake Effect.

He brings over 20 years of broadcasting experience from radio stations across the country - in Iowa, Minnesota, New York, and Arizona. Prior to joining WUWM, Mitch served as News Director of KNAU - Arizona Public Radio, Executive Producer of the station's monthly news magazine program, and anchored and produced news programming.

He has won many awards including several regional awards from the Radio Television News Directors Association and national awards from PRNDI - Public Radio News Directors Inc.

AS THE WORM TURNS
12:29 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

As the Worm Turns - Monday, Feb. 3rd

Credit Suze Smith

Biodynamic Composting

Free Range Radio host Patrick Webb chats with gardeners Lance Swigert & Pat Frazier.

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NEWS
8:21 am
Thu February 6, 2014

KVNF Regional News: February 6, 2014

Newscast

  •  Governor John Hickenlooper's Approval Ratings Are Up
  • The BLM is Finishing its Study of a Coal Lease Expansion Outside of Paonia
  • Heather Jensen will appeal her conviction of Child Abuse Leading to Death
  • Montrose County Commissioners Removed 3 Trustees from the Board of the Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • The Wright Opera House in Ouray is closed for Renovations
  • Fish Otoliths help Teach Scientists about Fish

NEWS
2:56 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds

Heritage Hall at the Delta County Fairgrounds. Delta County spent $10,000 of its lottery funds on maintenance of the building, as well as fertilizing the fairgrounds.
Credit Marty Durlin/KVNF

Last year the North Fork Valley received about half of Delta County’s lottery-funded Conservation Trust Fund monies. 

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ENVIRONMENT
12:55 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Local Motion: John Buerger on Using Mushrooms to Fight Weeds

Oyster mushrooms, John's culture of choice for fighting weeds.
Credit Stu's Images via Flickr (CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)

Today we're joined by John Buerger, owner and operator of Alpha Natural Holistic Land Management based in Cedaredge. 

He recently gave a talk at the Blue Sage Center in Paonia about how we can use native mushroom cultures to fight noxious weeds. 

John joined us to talk about his history practicing and educating the public about using natural methods to work with the land and control weeds.

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Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is a critic-in-residence and lecturer at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America.

Corrigan served as a juror for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. So We Read On, her forthcoming book on the extraordinary "second act" of The Great Gatsby, will be published by Little, Brown in September 2014.

NEWS
11:00 am
Wed February 5, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Headlines

  • Colorado Snowpack Report with Jim Pokrandt of Colorado River District
  • Gun Bill Takes Center Stage at State Capitol on Monday
  • North Fork Valley receives Delta County Conservation Trust  Money

NEWS
8:18 am
Tue February 4, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Newcast

  •   Income Inequality Growing Faster in Colorado than Other States
  • Patagonia CEO Steps Down, Will Dedicate More Time to Fighting Drilling
  • Zoning Changes could bring More Day Care Centers in Montrose
  • Paonia Mayor says Drinking Water is Safe

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