8:11 am
Wed June 11, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 11, 2014


  • Sheep shearing fades on western slope
  • VA wait times bring second audit to Grand Junction
  • Oxbow continues process to find coal near Hotchkiss
  • RNC members arrived in Denver to consider it for next convention
5:24 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

The Sheep Shearer From Cedaredge

Doug Hamilton has been shearing sheep for 50 years.
Laura Palmisano

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For nearly a decade, Doug Hamilton has put on sheep shearing demonstrations at the Sheep Dog Trials in Hotchkiss. 

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10:31 am
Tue June 10, 2014

BLM Ends Input Over Controversial Leases

The White River National Forest

The Bureau of Land Management has wrapped up its comment period about the leases under question in the White River National Forest.

The BLM is currently running an Environmental Impact Study on some existing oil and gas leases, leases they’ve already given out.

"The BLM is looking at 65 existing leases on the White River National Forest," said David Boyd, a BLM spokesman.  "BLM either needs to adopt the Forest Service analysis, or do our own.  Back in '93, we did not do either of those, so we're we're doing this Environmental Impact Study now to address that." 

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10:08 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Western Slope Skies - 6/6/14

Light Pollution

Those of us that live on the Western Slope are no stranger to spectacular scenery. The jagged peaks, chiseled canyons, and expansive plateaus of western Colorado are treasures that we all cherish. But one of our most spectacular natural wonders may also be one of our least appreciated: our incredibly dark and pristine night skies.

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8:15 am
Tue June 10, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 10, 2014


  • Morrow Point Dam opens all gates
  • Wind storm causes outages in Grand Junction
  • State lawmakers try to bring high speed internet to rural areas
  • BLM finishes comment period over controversial leases
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What Works with Ann Izard

Crawford resident, Ann Izard, believes love and gratitude are the keys to a good life.  She reaches out to KVNF listeners to share her wisdom on good living in her weekly commentary, “What Works with Ann Izard.”

Crawford resident, Ann Izard believes love and gratitude are the keys to a good life.  She reaches out to KVNF listeners to share her wisdom on good living in her weekly commentary, “What Works with Ann Izard.”

Ann previously hosted a radio show for 7 years called “An Hour of What Works,” on another Colorado radio station.

Now in her 80s,  Ann loves spending time with her 5 children and 8 grandchildren and appreciates the beautiful skies and landscape of the western slope.

Tune in every Tuesday at 8pm for Ann’s commentary…

1:23 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Largest Morrow Point Dam Spilling In Decades

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison receives water from the Morrow Point Dam.
Credit J. Schwartz

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For the first time in thirty years all four gates at the Morrow Point Dam are open. 

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8:16 am
Mon June 9, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 9, 2014


  •  Republican Primary approaching

  • NORML celebrates legalization at Hunter S. Thompson’s homestead

Sugar's Picks June 9, 2014
12:30 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

Sugar's Picks June 9, 2014

Keb Mo / BluesAmericana / Kind of Blue

Take A look At Our Current Favorites At KVNF & Click Below To Check Out All The New Music For The Week of June 9, 2014

1. Keb Mo / Blues Americana / Kind Of Blue: He writes, he produces, he sings & plays and he stretches the Blues with a sweet sound and powerful lyrics.

2. Quantic / Magnetica / TruThoughts: An amazing label with artists like Will "Quantic" Holland doing it all; A very cool sound blend of  Soul, World, Reggae, Electronica...

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