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.

  • Large number of phone scams prompts meeting today in Denver
  • Civil Rights Commission future still up in air, needs funding, appointments
  • Version of Farm Bill would require SNAP recipients to get a job
  • Survey of three bills working their way through legislature

  • Pending water war over Colorado River could erupt in 7 Western states
  • Denver Post seeks local ownership, hopes to start trend
  • Parks and Wildlife offers plenty of early season fishing options

  • Teachers rally at state capitol for more education funding
  • Local broadband protections may be the answer for Facebook data thefts
  • Capitol Conversation discusses bills left to work on in remaining session
  • Highway 133 resurfacing project starts April 23rd, lasts to October

  • State Assemblies nominate candidates for November election
  • November ballot picture still unclear after state assemblies
  • History of 100th Meridian in Colorado impacted by climate change

  • Snowpack levels picking up in North, staying dry in the South
  • Colorado River Basin might have already peaked, runoff very low
  • Bill under debate would allow voting by region, not county, for Commissioners

  • State patrol recording casts doubt on lawmaker's story
  • Bill at statehouse would help Coloradans pay surprise medical fees
  • Science symposium at Paonia High School examines air quality
  • CU professors and mentors team with local students

  • Lawmakers debate bill that prohibits salary discussion in job interviews
  • Western Slope Resource Reporting about Russian Olive Trees
  • Plan in place to remove invasive Russian Olive Trees outside Durango
  • Colorado Springs ranked second best city to live in across the country

  • Master Plan process continues, three open houses slated this week
  • Lawmakers debate bill that would give emergency aid to Colorado job seekers
  • Two science fairs at local high schools work with University of Colorado
  • Group collects unused food at baseball stadiums, gives it to homeless

  • Capitol Coverage discusses recent report on sexual harassment
  • Report estimates over 30 percent of workers at capitol witnessed harassment
  • KDNK interview with Congressman Scott Tipton
  • Tipton discusses omnibus budget, opioid crisis in Colorado

  • Naturita voters approve recreational marijuana
  • Mayor of Naturita talks about legal, illegal weed on the West End
  • Outside firm studies state capitol, suggests that sexual harassment is rampant
  • Delta County Administrator discusses new resolution, open meetings

  • Lawsuit against Delta Commissioners dropped, transparency improved
  • Congressman Tipton talks about Trump administration with KDNK
  • Colorado River Basin to be dry very early this year

  • Election results from around area
  • Hotchkiss has new mayor; Hotchkiss, Paonia elect women to majority on councils
  • Baumgardner survives vote to remove him, will stay in state Senate
  • Governor Hickenlooper signs broadband bill into law
  • State lawmakers consider removing labor protections from so-called gig employees

  • State senators likely to trim 'Christmas tree' budget in debate
  • CU scientists say one third of animal species in country face possible extinction
  • Feature on farmers facing 18 year drought in Southwest

  • First draft of Delta County Master Plan completed
  • Three community meetings planned to discuss Master Plan draft
  • Capitol Conversation discusses budget, debate in Senate begins tomorrow
  • CU scientists complete study about Twitter use in Colorado

  • Budget passes House, debate begins in Senate on Tuesday
  • Money spread around in budget due to Colorado's booming economy
  • Snowpack at 60 percent of normal
  • Measuring snowpack at top of McClure Pass a scientific process

  • GOP transportation bill passes Senate, moves on to the House
  • Former Paonia resident convicted for second time in murder of his wife
  • Capitol Conversation discusses backlash against Senate President Kevin Grantham
  • Construction projects along I70 will cause travel delays all summer

  • Humpback Chub makes comeback in Colorado River, no longer facing extinction
  • Western Slope Resource Reporting highlights natural resource issues
  • Ute farm teaches traditional uses of plants, plant products
  • Bill to make gender identification match birth certificate faces uncertain future

  • Bill to fund PERA making its way through state house
  • Delta, Crawford voters asked to set marijuana tax rates on April 3rd ballot
  • Priority bill that would fund big transportation projects  hits snag in Senate
  • Medicaid recipients might have to face job requirements
  • Parks and Wildlife stocks local water holes with cutthroat trout

  • Capitol Conversation discusses transportation bill
  • Transportation bill to be voted on in Senate, gets mixed reviews in House
  • Agreement between Denver and sister city in Mexico about water plan

Town of Paonia

KVNF News interviewed the 10 candidates vying for four open seats on the Paonia Town Council in the upcoming election on April 3rd. All four incumbents and the other six challengers are interviewed, using the same questions for each. Issues discussed are Space to Create, marijuana shops and gaining the public trust.

  • School in Paradox closed, threat deemed not credible
  • Hundreds of students walk out in Grand Valley show of solidarity
  • Leader of Senate Democrats steps down, cites Republicans lackluster enforcement
  • Headlines from Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • CDOT to conduct repairs in Glenwood Canyon for most of summer, expect delays

  • Station manager at KSJD shares retirement thoughts
  • History, purpose of Rocky Mountain Community Radio exchange
  • New study indicates health risks develop after living close to fracking rigs

  • State senator accused of workplace harassment after using the wrong bathroom
  • Candidates for Crawford Town Council address public questions
  • Six candidates running for four open seats on Crawford board, ballots due April 3rd
  • Budget forecast for state makes things easier for lawmakers

  • Cuts at Denver Post weaken already minimal local news coverage
  • Colorado researcher looks at link between domestic violence and mass shootings
  • Olathe, Parks and Wildlife to host off highway vehicle registration, workshop

  • Capitol Conversation discuss public pension plan going through Senate
  • Lack of snow in San Juan Mountains indicates dry year for Colorado River
  • Vaping causes special challenges for teens

  • Mount Crested Butte added to Vail Resorts Epic Pass
  • Report from Denver on Wednesday during high school walkouts
  • Denver Post to cut 30 jobs from editorial, a third of its workforce
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold contest for young turkey hunters in North Fork
  • Rural broadband bill passes committee in House, to the floor next

  • Telluride students walk out in protest of gun violence
  • Thousands of students nationwide walkout in support of Parkland victims
  • Lake in Southern California filled by Colorado River is an 'ecological crisis'

  • Staff aides, workers at state capitol told not to talk with media
  • Lawmakers asked to pass aid for homeless bill for fourth time
  • Governor John Hickenlooper responds to rumors he'll run for President

  • Capitol Conversation discusses next step in gun issues
  • Fees at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park set to increase
  • 16-year old Montrose student arrested for making threats on Facebook
  • Bill improving broadband infrastructure goes to full House floor

  • Hundreds expected at state capitol for 12th Annual Latino Advocacy Day
  • H2O Radio reports on need for new terms, dialogue about ongoing drought
  • San Miguel County jail faces overcrowding, stressed budget with impending trials

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