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

Listen to the report.

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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Artist Title Genre
Fink Looking Too Closely Rock Single
LP Forever For Now Rock
Kan Wakan Moving On Rock Electronica Jazz
Rich Robinson The Ceaseless Light Rock
Gooding We Are The Dark Stars Rock
War Poets American Police State Rock
Verbs Cover Story Rock
Fresh & Onlys The Fresh & Onlys Rock
Lilla The Awakening Soul Jazz
Avery Sunshine The Sun Room Soul
8:17 am
Fri June 6, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 6, 2014


  • A look at the Grand Mesa geology
  • Montrose PD receives armored vehicle
4:34 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Montrose PD Receives Armored Rescue Vehicle

Credit Montrose Police Department

The Montrose City Police Department just got a new vehicle, and it’s something they hope they’ll never need.  KVNF’s Jake Ryan has more.

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4:08 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

On A Drive Around Grand Mesa A Geologist Explains Why It's Prone To Slide

The perimeter of the Grand Mesa is rimmed by landslides.
Laura Palmisano

May’s massive landslide on the edge of the Grand Mesa near Collbran claimed the lives of three men. 

Geologists I spoke to said landslides in western Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region are a normal occurrence because the earth is dynamic and erosion is happening all around us. 

To get a better understanding of why experts told me the nature of the flat-topped mountain is to slide, I took a drive on Grand Mesa with a geologist. 

I met Andres Aslan, a Colorado Mesa University professor and geologist, at the visitor center on the mesa. 

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3:05 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

KVNF LIVE Summer Concert Series starts now!


On Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. throughout the summer, KVNF LIVE! broadcasts a summer concert series from the towns of Ouray, Ridgway and Paonia. This summer's schedule includes performances by these fine musicians. Scroll down to enjoy live recordings of the concerts...


OURAY, COOuray Fellin Park, Opener at 6

June 5


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1:52 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Local Motion: World War II Veteran, Robert Bryson

The USS Frankin, World War II

93 year old retired Colonel Robert Bryson recounts his experience as a fighter pilot in The Battle of Guadalcanal,  a military campaign that took place between august 1942 and February 1943  in the Pacific Theater of World War II.   It was the first major offensive by Allied  forces against the Japan.  KVNF's Ali Lightfoot spoke with Bryson at his home in Paonia.

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