Local Newscast
8:50 am
Mon February 4, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, February 4, 2013


  • North Fork Valley Oil and Gas Leasing Makes It To NY Times
  • Study Finds Colorado Well Inspections Can't Keep UP
  • Capitol Conversation: Gun Debate at the Statehouse
  • More Than Half of Denied Gun Sales are Overturned on Appeal
  • Bi-partisan Bill in US House Would Favor Small Hydroelectric Projects
  • iSeeChange Changecast: Winter Bird Feeding Habits

Ben Bradford is a city kid, who came to Charlotte from San Francisco by way of New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Prior to his career in journalism, Ben spent time as an actor, stuntman, viral marketer, and press secretary for a Member of Congress. He graduated from UCLA in 2005 with a degree in theater and from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2012. As a reporter, his work has been featured on NPR, WNYC, the BBC, and Public Radio International.

Robin Sussingham is a reporter/producer and host at WUSF Public Broadcasting.  A native of Lakeland, she frequently reports on events and issues in Polk County.

She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and has an extensive background in newspapers, magazines and online reporting. 

Sugar's Picks Feb 2, 2013
11:51 am
Sun February 3, 2013

Sugar's Picks Feb 4, 2013

Boz Scaggs/Mixed Up Shook Up Girl/429
Another teaser with 4 tracks from his upcoming 3/15/13 release featuring the title track plus a sweet cover of "Corinna Corinna."

Take A Look At Our Current Favorites & Click Below To Check Out All the New Music For The Week of Feb 4, 2013

New Releases Feb 4, 2013

Artist Title Genre
Jessie Ware Jessie Ware Soul Rock 4 Trax
They Might Be Giants Lost My Mind Rock Single
Cayukas High School Lover Rock Single
Boz Scaggs Mixed Up Shook Up Girl Rock Blues 4 Trax
Boy Mutual Friends Rock
Tegan And Sara Heartthrob Rock
Matt Costa Matt Costa Rock
Josh Ritter The Beast In It's Tracks Rock Folk
Oli Rockberger Old Habits Rock
Growlers Hung At Heart Rock
Amendment 64
11:30 am
Fri February 1, 2013

The NORML View of Amendment 64

Lenny Frieling is the current board chair of Colorado NORML – the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. The organization recently worked to pass Amendment 64, and now has a seat on the governor’s 24-member task force to advise the legislature on regulating marijuana and hemp. A criminal defense attorney for the past 37 years, Frieling is also a one of the 350-plus lawyers who make up the NORML legal committee. Marty Durlin spoke with Frieling from his office in Boulder about the future of regulating legal marijuana in Colorado.

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10:47 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: Labyrinths

The logic of this essay resembles its nominal subject. 

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Local Newscast
8:21 am
Fri February 1, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Friday, February 1, 2013

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  • Washington state puts pot jobs up for bid
  • Colorado NORML officials work to enact Amendment 64 regulations
  • ATV users challenge BLM's new RMP draft for Mesa County  public lands
  • Fatality at Winter X Games for first time in 18 years

Western Slope Skies
2:00 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Planets of February

In our Western skies, three planets are visible with the naked eye or binoculars during February evenings. They are Jupiter, Mars, and Mercury.

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Local Newscast
8:27 am
Thu January 31, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Thursday, January 31, 2013

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  • Elk Creek Mine working on cleanup, still weeks away from opening
  • Environmental groups challenge roadless rule in appeals court
  • Governor Hickenlooper issues new wildfire prevention orders
  • Paonia grapplers No.1, girls basketball undefeated as regionals approach