Eric Goold

Eric Goold moved to Paonia in 2008. His career as a journalist spans more than 15 years, mostly as a sports writer for both daily and weekly newspapers in four different states. His background in radio began at KVNF in 2012 when he became a volunteer DJ hosting the Emotional Rescue show. He did a stint as KVNF's morning news host in 2014 and came back in 2016 to host Morning Edition as well as produce and host KVNF's Regional Newscast.

Goold is proud to carry on a strong tradition of community journalism at KVNF and works hard to maintain the standard established by the volunteers and professionals who created the KVNF News department. When he has free time he likes to walk his 12 year old pitbull Isabel around town.

  • A third harassment claim is filed against Rep. Senator Baumgardner
  • Report card on reproductive rights passes Colorado, fails the nation
  • El Paso County lawsuit against 3M for water contamination
  • Harassment claim against Rep. Senator Tate deemed credible
  • Ordinance regulating OHV use in Montrose takes effect today
  • Condolences to Jake Ryan, former KVNF News producer

  • More fall out from Florida school shooting, local students arrested
  • Permit and fee system to be implemented at Hanging Lake
  • District playoffs start in high school basketball, Hotchkiss wins

  • 15-year old did not bring a gun to Delta Vo Tech campus
  • Conservationists in Colorado prepare to battle Trump Administration over budget
  • School District 51 to contract security officers in five Grand Valley schools
  • Grassroots effort in state to curb authority of ICE agents

  • Montrose Regional Airport fastest growing in state
  • Capitol Coverage talks issues at statehouse

  • Partisan battle brewing at statehouse over Civil Rights Division
  • Feature story about the first dam on the Colorado River
  • Recap of results from high school wrestling state tournament

  • Republicans name challenger for State Senate Dist. 5
  • Senator Donovan says culture needs to change at statehouse
  • Bill to allow guns without a carry permit passes first committee
  • 15-year old boy brings gun to Delta Vo. Tech campus, no one hurt
  • CHC revises report on gas proposal, sends it to Delta County Commissioners

  • State Senator Donovan co-sponsors bill in support of rural communities
  • Senate Bill 5 passes Senate, moves on to House
  • Hate groups on the rise in the West and throughout the country
  • Montrose funeral home shut down, allegedly harvesting body parts for profit

  • CPACE program helps businesses fund energy efficient programs
  • Ela Family Farms in Hotchkiss gets solar array for warehouse
  • Solar energy jobs increase in Colorado, other good markets
  • Overall, solar energy jobs drop last year nationwide

  • A second accuser comes forward in Senator Baumgardner's case at state capitol
  • Plans in motion to build second largest solar farm in the state
  • US Forest Service wants to raise cost of Christmas tree cutting permits
  • Statewide marijuana revenue, sales largest ever in 2017
  • Politicians in West still hope to move BLM headquarters to Grand Junction

  • Funeral for slain officer in Colorado Springs
  • Update on sexual harassment scandal at statehouse
  • Capitol Conversation discusses agencies that might be defunded
  • Prep wrestling holds regionals, state tournament this weekend

  • Another Republican lawmaker accused of harassment at statehouse
  • Bill would give tax benefits to families paying for health care out of pocket
  • Feature on the future of agreements about the Colorado River

  • Statehouse Democrats want punishment for Republican lawmaker
  • Montrose funeral home investigated by the FBI
  • Colorado Springs deputy, shooter identified
  • Multiple groups urge bill for paid medical leave for workers
  • Delta County Commissioners enact new state marijuana regulations

  • Columbine Middle School in Montrose to represent at technology summit
  • Rebuilding program at CMS in Montrose on schedule, will open in August
  • Republicans might not announce punishment for sexual harassment claims
  • US Forest Service establishes camping permit system at Conundrum Hot Springs

KVNF News spoke with Delta School District Assistant Superintendent Kurt Clay about a Delta High School student who committed suicide last weekend.

  • Delta High School, community saddened by suicide of student
  • Under Zinke's reorganization, BLM, other agencies might move to Grand Junction
  • Statehouse Republican leader may not release punishment in sexual harassment claim
  • Water managers fear several rivers will run dry this year after winter drought
  • Colorado Springs police officer shot, third policeman in state killed this year

  • Colorado Ethics Commission faces backlash over regulations, CORA
  • Capitol Conversation discusses consumer data protections, opioid epidemic
  • Renewable energy industry in Colorado takes hits from new GOP tax plan

  • Complaint against Sen. Baumgardner found to be credible
  • Utilities in Colorado want to join Arkansas on power grid
  • Rare plant in Gunnison County to be studied by scientists

  • Spate of harassment claims in November cloud state house
  • Lawmakers look for ways to move forward with business
  • GOP tax bill will both help, hurt renewable energy production

FDA

The opioid epidemic impacts every level of life in America, from local to state to national. KVNF News spoke with three health care officials about possible solutions for the KVNF listening area.

  • Lawmakers hope to create 100 fellowships for rural teachers
  • Snowpack melting faster this year due to dust, dirt from Southwest
  • Marijuana tax loopholes fixed in proposed measure at state house

  • Capitol Conversation discusses broad band initiatives at state house
  • Colorado home to eight of the richest people on the planet
  • President Trump to give his first State of the Union speech tonight

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park set to expand
  • Gold medal fishing waters in Gunnison River will be protected
  • Senator Bennett, Representative Polis introduce public land bills in Congress
  • Over 98,000 acres of Summit, Eagle County forest designated for public lands protection

  • GOP transportation bill passes first committee despite opposition
  • Outdoor retail show opens in Denver after many years in Utah
  • Lawmakers get help from outside statehouse to help redefine culture
  • Governor Hickenlooper doesn't expect new governor to uphold water plan

  • Election on April 3, local towns have full ballots
  • Measuring snowpack an ongoing project
  • Dust from Southwest is melting snowpack faster than normal

  • Capitol Conversation discusses first week, bills to come at state house
  • Traffic deaths increase around state, lawmakers take up seat belt issues
  • GOP transportation bill passes first committee despite some doubts

  • Ongoing investigation of Paonia shooting
  • 4,000 participants show up for Western Colorado Women's March
  • Government officials warned by scientists, drought conditions around state

  • High Country News shifts some staff to Gunnison
  • Groups around the state create map to end hunger
  • Snowpack near 60 percent of median, lowest in 37 years

  • Colorado lawmaker brings loaded gun to DIA, no charges filed
  • Resignation of committee in Dept. of Interior displays conflict with Zinke
  • Snowmobile Awareness week kicks off, report from Crested Butte
  • Hotchkiss visits Paonia in basketball, boys pull off a shocking upset

  • New allegations against Representative Lebsock at state house
  • Tipton wants to move BLM headquarters to Grand Junction
  • Bill introduced that would fund Colorado energy office

  • Representative Lebsock defends records, makes accusations in letter
  • Harassment claims cloud state legislature
  • Tipton talks jobs, opioid epidemic, and moving the BLM West

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