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Local Newscast
8:26 am
Mon February 11, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Monday, February 11, 2013

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  • BLM defers leases from Mesa Verde, Dinosaur National Monument
  • Poll shows residents of Rocky Mountain states strongly favor conservation
  • Dems at State House face conflict from friends and foes over gun control
  • Western Slope Conservation Center moves forward after merger of non-profits

Capitol Coverage
7:29 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Dems discuss strict gun control measures

State Democrats recently unveiled their much-anticipated package of bills aimed at curbing gun violence. As part of our capitol conversation series, Bente Birkeland takes a look at the chances of the bills passing, and the internal debate among state Democrats.

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Sugar's Picks Feb 11, 2013
9:18 pm
Sat February 9, 2013

Sugar's Picks Feb 11, 2013

Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers/Concord
These guys do it all: Blues, Rock, Gospel! Wow!

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites & Check Out The New Releases For The Week of Feb 11, 2013

New Releases Feb 11, 2013

Artist Title Genre
The Heavy Curse Me Good Rock Soul Single
Jon Regen Revolution Rock Jazz Single
Joan Armatrading Starlight Rock Jazz
Sons Of Fathers Burning Days Rock Country
Lisa Loeb No Fairy Tale Rock Pop
Local Natives Hummingbird Rock
Tim Easton Before The Revolution Rock
Clarensau This One's For You Rock
Robert Randolph/Slide Brothers Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers Blues Rock Gospel

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Local Newscast
8:50 am
Fri February 8, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, February 8, 2013


  • Shots Fired At West End Traffic Stop
  • McClure Pass Wreck Sends Three To Hospital
  • State Senate Takes Up Civil Unions Bill
  • State Rep Wants To Promote Hemp Over Pot
  • Fire and Drought Depress Rafting Visits in 2012
  • NRA Meets With Governor Over Gun Control

Vox Pop
3:34 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Vox Pop: Citizens Comment on BLM Lease Deferral

Local real estate agent, Bob Lario

In the North Fork Valley, Wednesday morning began with the surprising news that the BLM removed all of the North Fork land parcels from the February 14 oil and gas lease sale. KVNF's Marty Durlin hit the streets of Paonia to record public reaction to this decision.

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Capitol Coverage
9:10 am
Thu February 7, 2013

State Announces Child Welfare Reform

The Governor and Democratic lawmakers announced plans to try and improve the state’s child welfare system Wednesday. The move comes after the deaths of dozens of children linked to human service departments over the last several years. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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Local Newscast
9:03 am
Thu February 7, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, February 7, 2013


  • State Announces Child Welfare Reforms
  • Another Skier Death At Aspen
  • State Snowpack Less Than Last Year
  • People Respond To BLM Deferral of NF Gas Leases
  • Oxbow's Elk Creek Mine To Re-open
  • Grant Will Improve Paonia River Park