Christy Eller

IT, Web Development

Christy developed the current KVNF website. She maintains the digital presence of  KVNF on the website and social media, and serves as IT director. She has lived in and loved the North Fork Valley for 17 years, and was co-owner of the Internet service Paonia.com for many years. You can see more of Christy's design work at IamChristyEller.com.

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KVNF
2:07 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Attention Lake City Listeners

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KVNF is aware of issues with our Lake City 88.7 translator. Operations Manager Jeff Reynolds will be visiting the site for assessment & possible repairs Monday July 6th. 

In the meantime, please stream us at KVNF.org.

Thank you for your patience!

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KVNF Pledge Drive
3:18 pm
Sun March 22, 2015

Spring Pledge Drive 2015: Donate Now!

Michelle and Merrily want you to call in and support community radio!

It's our favorite time of year... spring..... Pledge Drive! 

Now's your chance. Show us you love KVNF.

Give us a call at 970-527-4868 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW

Or DONATE ONLINE NOW

KVNF Field Sessions
6:28 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

KVNF Field Sessions: The Mighty Diamonds

Formed in 1969 in the Trenchtown area of Kingston, The Mighty Diamonds are a significant part of Reggae history.  

Here they create a Roots Reggae experience for the KVNF Field Sessions in a greenhouse at The Living Farm in Paonia.

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KVNF MUSIC
9:58 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Melodians at the Paradise Theater, March 14th

KVNF Community Radio presents a Roots Reggae and Rocksteady Revival featuring the incredible Melodians at the Paradise Theater in Paonia on Saturday, March 14th, at 8 PM.  The Melodians are one of Jamaica's greatest Rocksteady groups, cutting a series of classic singles during the late '60s and early '70s that included the internationally famed "Rivers of Babylon" and "Sweet Sensation."

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KVNF Concert
4:26 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

The Mighty Diamonds: Live at The Paradise Theatre

KVNF Presents:
 

The Mighty Diamonds:

KVNF Presents the original classic Reggae Harmony Trio from Kingston, Jamaica, The Mighty Diamonds with the Yellow Wall Dub Squad. This amazing Roots Reggae band is doing a "Tribute to Bob Marley 70th Birthday Celebration Tour."

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KVNF Concert
4:43 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Zach Deputy Live at The Paradise Theatre

One of the pre-eminent practitioners of “live looping”, Zach Deputy’s one-man show of "Island-infused, Drum 'n' Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul" has the energy and sound of a 6-piece band. Ensconced behind an array of microphones and technology, Zach and his nylon stringed guitar weave a tapestry of instrumentation and voices in an ever-evolving, improvised arrangement that is ultimately based on a composition but allowed to breathe with the audience.

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KVNF Pledge Drive
10:30 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Vote for Ms. KVNF

Go Betty

Now it’s your turn!

This year, instead of Mr. KVNF, we're taking your vote for Ms. KVNF. The nominees are... April Flowers, Ashley Krest, Go Betty, Joanna Calabrese, Karen Ortiz and Donna Littlefield.

 See the nominees in the slideshow above, and then give us a call at 970-527-4868. For a small pledge, you can cast a vote for your favorite little missy at KVNF. It’s still silly, it’s still fun—it’s the MS. KVNF CONTEST!

KVNF Annual Meeting
2:31 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

2014 KVNF Annual Meeting: Board elections & Bylaws change

The KVNF Annual Meeting is coming up soon, on Thursday, October 9th at 6:30 pm at Paonia Town Hall, 214 Grand Avenue, Paonia, Colorado.

This year there are 4 open seats on the Board and one Bylaw proposal. If you are a KVNF member, we hope that you will cast your vote. Your membership and participation is vital, enabling KVNF to remain at the forefront of community radio stations nationwide.

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KVNF Events
11:38 am
Fri August 22, 2014

KVNF Event: San Juan Stringfest

Announcing a unique KVNF Fundraising Event:
The San Juan String Fest on September 5 - 7, 2014 in Ridgway

 

Have you ever wanted to go on a music cruise, such as a Blues Cruise, or a Folk Music Cruise, but didn’t want to travel that far to get on board? Book your passage now for an exclusive “Americana Experience” at the Chipeta Solar Springs Lodge in beautiful Ridgway Colorado.

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KVNF
9:04 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Call for Board Nominations and By-Law Changes

KVNF's annual meeting on October 9th will mark the station's 35th anniversary!

The Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for Board positions and for potential changes to the By-Laws of North Fork Valley Public Radio, Inc.  All current members of KVNF are eligible for board positions, so if you would like to join this long tradition by running for one of at least three board seats up for election, you must submit a letter of intent and a brief bio to the station before the end of business on Monday, August 25, 2014.  

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KVNF Volunteer Opportunities
5:04 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Calling All KVNF Volunteers!

KVNF has a new online method for signing up for volunteer activities, and you're going to love it.

Volunteer opportunities are organized on the "Sign Up Genius" website as 3 separate signups, that correlate with the 3 different events happening this summer; the summer concert series, Cherry Days CD/Record sale, and the BMW Rally.

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KVNF LIVE MUSIC
3:05 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

KVNF LIVE Summer Concert Series starts now!

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2014

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

SHEL

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KVNF
2:21 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Thank You for Your Support during Pledge Drive!

THANK YOU to all our listener/members, DJs, volunteers, Kids Club members, and food donors for making our Spring Pledge Drive a success! 

Community radio can't operate without your support and we want you to know we appreciate it!  If you missed pledge drive and you'd like to make a pledge or renew your membership, it's not too late! 

DONATE NOW!

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KVNF
10:06 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Spring Pledge Drive Update!

Thank you for all your support! 

As of Monday, 3/24, we have collected about $44,000  and are are very close to our $50,000 goal. Just a few more pledges will get us there.  

It's easy to donate here online.  Do it now!  And thank you for being a part of the KVNF Club!

DONATE NOW!!!

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KVNF
2:12 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

And the Winner is.......

Felix Belmont of Paonia

UPDATE:

Felix Belmont has officially won the first ever Mr. KVNF contest! 

Thank you for all your $5 donation votes. Your donation are helping us meet our Spring Pledge Drive goals.  What fun!

The finalists for Mr. KVNF are:

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KVNF
1:10 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

DONATE NOW!!!

  It’s the Spring Pledge Drive—time for YOU to “join the club!”  

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KVNF
12:28 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

ANNOUNCING the first ever MR. KVNF PAGEANT!

 Taking nominations now for that special guy you'd like to see crowned as Mr. KVNF.

KVNF members will vote for their favorites during our Spring Pledge Drive, coming up in March. We'd love to see all kinds of guys--all shapes, sizes, ages, personalities, etc.-- vying for the title. So... start sending us names by commenting below.

JOIN THE CLUB!

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COMMUNITY
11:12 am
Thu December 12, 2013

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KVNF Holiday Auction
2:37 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Check Out the Holiday Auction leftovers- Great deals to be had!

Items like 2 nights at this Paonia guest house are still available!
ENTERTAINMENT
4:40 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Actors Erica Ochs and Logan Woods-Darby performing.

The Paonia Players present, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play at 7pm on Thursday, December 19th and Friday, December 20th at the Montrose Pavilion in Montrose, Colorado.

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, and areavailable at:

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KVNF
5:04 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

2013 KVNF Holiday Auction Online this Year!

The auction is happening a bit differently this year. We're excited to offer online and mobile bidding this year. Please read the instructions below for complete information. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the office at 970-527-4866 or 1-866-KVNF-NOW and we'll be happy to help you. 

The online auction is available HERE.

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KVNF
9:00 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

2013 Fall Drive: Blues Air Force Premiums not to be Missed!

Back of Women's Fleece Quarter Zip shirt and Men's Fleece Vest

Todd & Cynthia Hines will once again offer their exceptional "Blues Air Force" pledge drive premiums during their show "Blues and Other Colors" on Tuesday afternoon, 10/8/13 during fall pledge drive. Listen up!

COMMUNITY
2:17 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

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KVNF
4:03 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

KVNF LIVE

On Thursday evenings at 7pm 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:

July 11 - Ridgway, CO

Mountain Heart

Opening: The Matt Flinner Trio

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July 18 - Ridgway, CO

Pato Banton & the Now Generation

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KVNF
12:17 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

KVNF Summer Mini Drive Pledge Premiums Rock

Limited Edition fatigue style hat with fanciful KVNF hummingbird logo and custom Elisabethan flower. (Modeled by KVNF Underwriting Director Amber McDaniels and Interim General Manager, Christy Eller)ty Eller

The 2013 summer new member pledge drive is in full swing this week from 7/15- 7/19. We wanted to give you a good look at the gifts available for a pledge of $50 or more to KVNF. Modeled by our friendly staff and volunteers, here they are!

BECOME A MEMBER OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP NOW!

KVNF
9:46 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

KVNF Summer Membership Drive

Jeff Reynolds modeling one of our new pledge gifts, a baseball style cap with the KVNF Mic logo.

Are you a KVNF member? Is your membership up to date? Join us now!

The first $25 of your donation goes toward your KVNF membership. When you become a member, you not only help to keep KVNF on the air, you also get:

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iSeeChange
10:11 am
Sun May 19, 2013

iSeeChange Featured on This American Life

Julia Kumari Drapkin

KVNF's beloved Julia Kumari Drapkin has produced a feature for the popular radio program, This American Life, which can be downloaded and podcasted started Sunday, 5/19/2013 at 6pm. 

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NEWS
2:24 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Hen Houses in Delta County: Take 3

Commissioners ponder their options in the hen-laying operation case that is before them for the second time in a court-remanded hearing on May 1.
Marty Durlin

It was same song, second verse at a court-remanded hearing on Western Slope Layers, the Hostetler hen-laying operation on Powell Mesa. At issue is whether the 15,000-hen facility is compatible with the rural neighborhood or a menace to nearby residents.

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NEWS
7:01 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Breaking News: Fire Raging at Stahl Orchards in Paonia

Robert Louallen

This just in. There is a sizeable fire burning at Stahl Orchards, located at 631 Stahl Rd in Paonia. 

According to reports from neighbors, there are several fire trucks and many firefighters fighting the blaze that began sometime around 3:30pm today, Monday 5/6/2013. Robert Leuallen and Lynne Anderson report that there have been at least two large holes cut in the building to release heavy smoke.

As of 7pm, there have been no reported injuries. The community has rallied, and the Crawford Ladies Fire Auxiliary is said to be taking meals to the firefighters.

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ARTS
5:04 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Lisa Jones Featured on "First Voices Indigenous Radio"

Writer Lisa Jones

Former local resident Lisa Jones is featured on the current episode of the radio program  "First Voices Indigenous Radio" this week. Listen to the interview HERE.

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