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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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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iSeeChange
3:04 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

iSeeChange Project Featured by AIR and at Tribeca

The iSeeChange project and its website, thealmanac.org, are now featured in a beautiful new metasite produced by AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio. Our very own Julia Kumari Drapkin (we'll always call her "ours") will be presenting the iSeeChange project she developed in the North Fork Valley to various media interest groups across the country in the weeks to come.

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KVNF
10:32 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

MEET THE KVNF NEWS TEAM

Marty Durlin KVNF Interim News Director She is a writer, reporter and playwright currently living in Paonia, CO. She served as the station manager for KGNU in Boulder, CO for 21 years, and has written several successful musicals. Email Marty@kvnf.org

We are very proud of the growth of our local news reporting here at KVNF in the last few years. Besides a daily local newscast, KVNF also offers sports reporting, environmental stories and in-depth coverage of issues affecting our listening community. Meet the KVNF News Team!

2013 Spring Pledge Drive
3:04 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Pledge Drive Premiums Excel this Year

Get the newest KVNF t-shirt for a $75 pledge (Awesome design by Patty Naft)

Take a look at the premiums KVNF is offering for your donations to the Spring Pledge Drive this year. We think you'll want to give us all your change when you see them!

KVNF
10:51 am
Thu March 14, 2013

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KVNF
9:46 am
Thu March 14, 2013

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KVNF
2:37 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

KVNF News Reporters Win CBA Awards

Ali Lightfoot


On Saturday March 9th, KVNF's Morning news Host Brian Cambria drove through a storm over to Denver to attend the Colorado Broadcaster's Association (CBA)  Awards of Excellence Banquet. KVNF had submitted 4 reporting pieces from 2012 for consideration and three of them were chosen.

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KVNF Hiring
3:27 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

KVNF Hiring a News Director

North Fork Valley Public Radio, Inc

KVNF

Job Description

Position: News Director

Reports to: Program Director

Terms: Full time, salary, pay DOE

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Youth Radio
3:55 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Local Teen Learns a Life Lesson

Azure Eller is a student in KVNF's youth internship program. He produced the following short feature as part of an innovative collaboration in journalism between KVNF and Paonia High School.

I'm 15 years old, and school takes up a huge part of my life. In fact, during the school year, I spend almost half of my time IN school. Unfortunately, right now school's not my favorite thing. I wondered what some of my friends thought, so I decided to ask them.

Here's the way most of them answered, "Ummm... not really. It's not my favorite thing. It's hard. It gets old. I'm lazy."

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ENTERTAINMENT
5:10 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

KVNF Soul Train Dance Party

It was a Thursday night in January. Bitter cold. Dark and dreary.

But the KVNF Community Room was rockin!  DJs and friends gathered to shake their booties together. The Talmage Lounge, another fine example of KVNF hospitality, not to mention a premium benefit of KVNF membership.

If you missed it- don't worry, it will happen again soon.... and ... we have a video.

iSeeChange
11:45 am
Mon January 14, 2013

TheAlmanac.org Launch Party!

Andrea Lecos

Come find out what the iSeeChange online Almanac is all about!

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iSeeChange
11:06 am
Mon January 14, 2013

The Almanac: Check it out!

iSeeChange Logo

The Almanac is ready!! Produced by Julia Kumari Drapkin, the online almanac is the culmination of the iSeeChange project at KVNF, part of Localore, a nationwide production of AIR designed to accelerate transformation and extend public service media to all Americans. 

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MUSIC EVENT
2:20 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Curtis Stigers Benefit Concert in Montrose

Curtis Stigers

Curtis Stigers returns to the Montrose Pavilion on Saturday, January 26, to celebrate KVNF and Hospice. The audience has been asking for his return since his performance nine years ago. Curtis, a modern Sinatra, takes a mix of standards and modern pop tunes and transforms them into swinging jazz tunes. 

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ENTERTAINMENT
8:12 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Listen: "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

On Christmas Day, KVNF broadcasted a live recording of  It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, a recent production by Paonia Players. The play was performed at the Paradise Theater with rave reviews from December 7-9. Listen to it now at your leisure!

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iSeeChange
2:28 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

iSeeChange: Almanac Website Coming Soon

Credit Andrea Lecos

iSeeChange is a participatory environmental reporting project led by Julia Kumari Drapkin at KVNF. It generates story topics from users' weather observations, and then taps scientists to explain the whys and hows. This bottom-up crowd-sourcing has foreshadowed some of the nation's biggest recent weather stories—weeks and sometimes even months in advance. Stories sourced from the KVNF community have been reported throughout 2012.

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KVNF Holiday Auction
3:55 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Additional Images for 2012 Holiday Auction

Painting by Parma Tyson

Scroll through this slideshow of larger images of some of the auction items!

DONATE
10:50 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

NYC Stations Suffer Severe Hurricane Damage

Can you help?

Two NFCB (National Federation of Community Broadcasters) member radio stations suffered extreme damage during hurricane Sandy. Visit the websites of WFMU and WBAI to find out more, and see how you can help.

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