ARTS
2:34 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

V-Day Poetry

Amber McDaniel

Amber McDaniel reads the poem "Over It"  by Vagina Monologues creator, Eve Ensler, in honor of V-Day.

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Local Motion
2:23 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Resource Connection-Domestic Abuse

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Chip Meneley of Hilltop Tri County Resources, which provides confidential intervention, shelter and counseling services for women and children in domestic abuse situations.

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COMMUNITY
11:30 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Local Motion: V-Day

Eve Ensler

V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women. It promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.  Listen below, as Marty Durlin speaks with Amber McDaniel and Rand Kokernot, organizers of a local V-day event.

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Local Newscast
8:31 am
Wed February 13, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper says fracking is safe, testifies before Senate
  • NY town bans any discussion of fracking in public meetings
  • Two gun control bills pass in Judiciary Committee
  • Marijuana regulators in Colorado grapple with safety issues
  • State Republicans starting to favor instate tuition for illegals

Capitol Coverage
7:24 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Gun Bills Pass in Judiciary Committee

A huge crowd turned out at the state capitol on Tuesday for a hearing on two key Democratic gun proposals. One measure would require universal background checks for gun purchases; the other would ban high capacity magazines. Both bills passed their first test, the house judiciary committee. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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SHORT FEATURES
5:11 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: Random Acts of Randomness

The sentences of this essay were assembled randomly.

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Capitol Coverage
8:30 am
Tue February 12, 2013

State Adopts New Drilling Setback Distance

Colorado’s oil and gas conservation commission has voted in favor of increasing the drilling setback distance between oil and gas wells and homes statewide. But the move doesn’t go far enough for the environmental community and goes too far for industry. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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Local Newscast
8:27 am
Tue February 12, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper to testify before Senate Natural Resources Committee
  • Pitkin County DA needs help in case defending Thompson Divide
  • Community group urges park status for Colorado National  Monument
  • COGCC approves new controversial setback limits between gas wells and homes
  • iSeeChange Almanac records signs of whacky early Spring

ENVIRONMENT
2:59 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Interview with Sarah Sauter of Western Slope Conservation Center

Sarah Sauter in her Paonia Office

The Conservation Center held an annual meeting yesterday, and chose a new name: Western Slope Conservation Center. The nonprofit was created by the marriage of two deep-rooted local organizations, the North Fork River Improvement Association, known as NFRIA, and the Western Slope Environmental Resource Council, known as WSERC.

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