Sandy Hausman joined our news team in 2008 after honing her radio skills in Chicago.  Since then, she's won several national awards for her reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Radio, Television and Digital News Association and the Public Radio News Directors' Association. 

Sandy has reported extensively on issues of concern to Virginians, traveling as far afield as Panama, Ecuador, Indonesia and Hong Kong for stories on how expansion of  the Panama Canal will effect the Port of Virginia, what Virginians are doing to protect the Galapagos Islands, why a Virginia-based company is destroying the rainforest and how Virginia wines are selling in Asia.

Sugar's Picks Mar 11, 2013
2:08 pm
Sat March 9, 2013

Sugar's Picks March 11, 2013

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The ensemble of South African players blend AfroPop, Blues, Jazz, Soul & Indie Rock with their AfroFusion spice.

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week Of March 11, 2013

New Releases For The Week Of March 11, 2013

Artist Title Genre
Steve Earle The Low Highway Rock Country
Fabulous Thunderbirds On The Verge Rock Blues
Billy Bragg Tooth And Nail Rock
Ron Sexsmith Forever Endeavor Rock
Great Divide Great Divide Rock
They Might Be Giants Nanobots Rock
Shout Out Louds Optica Rock Pop
Hey Marseilles Lines We Trace Rock Folk
Charles Bradley Victim Of Love Soul Blues
Delfonics Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonic
Local Newscast
8:32 am
Fri March 8, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Friday, March 8, 2013

Listen to the Newscast.

Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper supports opposition to drilling on Thompson Divide
  • Rep. Millie Hamner will visit Paonia Town Hall on Saturday
  • Delta County Commissioners welcome public to Tuesday's meeting
  • Highway 50 closed Thursday night to investigate suspicious roadside object
  • Board member Ed Marston discusses current state of DMEA

MUSIC
5:37 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Talkin Music: Tim O'Brien

KVNF's Bill Powers visits with musician, Tim O'Brien. 

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Local Newscast
9:05 am
Thu March 7, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Headlines:

  • Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance Meets in Grand Junction
  • Ft Collins Bans Fracking, Awaits Lawsuits
  • State Supreme Court Hears School Funding Arguments Today
  • Pass The Mic Featured This Weekend In Paonia
Local Motion
11:44 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Local Motion: Kitty Burns, A Coal Miner's Wife

Credit KVNF File Photo

For every miner, there’s a family – and in the best cases, the family offers a support system that allows the miner to go into the dark to work various shifts under sometimes dangerous conditions, sleep during the day, adapt to various clocks and take it in stride when there’s a disruption of work or routine.

KVNF’s Marty Durlin spoke to someone who’s managed it for decades.

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NEWS
11:23 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Delta County Health Department's Koehler Talks About Sequestration Cuts

Delta County Health Officer Bonnie Koehler’s office window is decorated with wands – she needs “magic” to do her job.

Municipalities, agencies and organizations are beginning to glimpse what the Sequestration – a round of budget cuts imposed by Congress – means to the rest of the country. 

Delta County Health Officer Bonnie Koehler told commissioners yesterday that the sequestration has taken a whack out of a crucial fund, the Community Services Block Grant that pays for some family planning services (excluding abortions), along with emergency medications for those who can’t afford them.

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Local Newscast
8:50 am
Wed March 6, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

Headlines:

  • Snowpack and Reservoirs Lower Than Last Year
  • Forest Service Seeks Comments On Ski Area Water Policy
  • KVNF's Comment Line Debuts On-air
  • Commentary: "Attack On Rights Report" From Matthew Caine

Carrie started at KUNM as a volunteer in the front office, and soon after her arrival she became a regular substitute in the news department. Carrie is a graduate of Clemson University and a South Carolina native; however, she has fallen in love with the natural beauty and hospitality of the Southwest. In addition to her duties in the newsroom, she spends her free time hiking and skiing with her husband. Carrie's career in broadcasting is just beginning, and she hopes to pursue her passion for this field by continuing to host and report for New Mexico's Community Powered Public Radio.

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