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.

  • Navy junior ROTC at Montrose High wins state championship
  • Montrose junior marksmen balance school, work, shooting
  • Lawmakers to reconsider rules for reporting sexual harassment
  • Patagonia sues to prevent Bears Ears cutback

  • Senator Cory Gardner, Republicans want Doug Jones to vote GOP
  • White tailed prairie dog will not be listed as endangered
  • Constituents react to accused lawmakers at state house
  • Most voters want lawmakers accused of harassment to resign

  • Congressman Tipton interview with KDNK, supports SECURE Energy Act
  • US Forest Service grants approval for Bowie Mine lease expansion
  • Mesa County Commissioners contract to rebuild road near Collbran
  • Growing list of lawmakers support moving BLM headquarters to Grand Junction
  • GOP tax overhaul will leave over 235 thousand Coloradans without insurance

  • Update from KSJD about school shooting in Aztec, NM
  • KDNK interview with Congressman Scott Tipton
  • Phone scams on seniors more prominent during Holidays

  • Hinsdale County Courthouse gets facelift
  • Lawmaker charged after bringing a gun to Denver International Airport
  • KSJD report on school shooting in Aztec, New Mexico
  • BLM suspends rules on methane gas collection

  • State lawmaker brings gun to airport, under investigation
  • Dreamers from Colorado go to DC to seek action on DACA
  • Water chemistry: why can't we just make water? KUNC reports

  • Crested Butte will initiate tax on short term rentals starting Jan. 1st
  • Colorado businesses react to Trump's decision to shrink size of monuments
  • Final report of failed lawsuit to name Colorado River a person
  • Supreme Court hears Colorado case about free speech, gay rights

  • Delta Commissioners deny land use request
  • Old Bowie load out off of Hwy 133 will not change use
  • Surge of electric car sales in Colorado, West require infrastructure change
  • Lawsuit about Colorado River individual rights thrown out

  • Lawmakers call for ouster of Representative Steve Lebsock
  • Dead body discovered in ditch outside of Olathe
  • President Trump goes to Utah to cut back size of monuments
  • November one of the warmest months on record in Grand Junction

  • Four lawmakers at state house face formal harassment complaints
  • Zinke's plans, actions opposite of conservationist mentor Theodore Roosevelt

  • Representative Steve Lebsock will not resign amid allegations
  • Paonia Town Council terminates park contract, works on budget
  • Lawyer suing to name Colorado River a person facing sanctions
  • One student sent threats of shooting, bombs at Telluride High School
  • Sentaor Baumgardner latest accused of harassment at state capitol
  • Towns of Hotchkiss, Paonia both seeking to hire a police officer

  • Governor Hickenlooper's Chief of Staff resigns, exodus of aides continues
  • Connecting the Drops looks at invasive species
  • Colorado lakes and reservoirs under threat by invasive species
  • Comment period for sage grouse management plan extended to Friday

  • BLM starts yearly road closures in Montrose and Mesa Counties on Dec. 1
  • Population of state expected to nearly double to 10 million by 2050
  • Growing population puts strain on already depleted water supplies
  • Telluride High School closed after shooting, bombing threats

  • Four Colorado cities among first to switch to renewable power for utilities
  • KBUT report on new group at WSU studying paranormal activity
  • Gunnison's western past manifesting in more ghost sightings
  • GOP tax overhaul would raise national deficit by 1.5 trillion dollars

  • Water supply to Denver goes through Grizzly Reservoir outside Aspen
  • Caretakers of water tunnel cut off from world months at a time
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife doing game management plan
  • Input sought for survey of desert bighorn sheep population in West End

  • 1,602 American soldiers remain unaccounted for from Vietnam War
  • Small Defense Dept. agency seeks information on Vietnam POW's
  • Widow in Colorado Springs seeks to fulfill promise to POW husband

  • Crested Butte plans to tax short term and vacation rentals
  • Preliminary hearing in case of dead girls found in Norwood
  • Cause of death may never be known in Norwood case
  • Colorado River users debate collaboration, conflict with water managers

  • Delta County Commissioners hold public meeting over Bowie load-out
  • Decision regarding land use at Bowie load-out delayed
  • New land trust is a consolidation of two Western Slope land trusts
  • Race for District 58 seat in the state house heating up
  • New director named for Colorado Department of Transportation

  • Capitol Coverage of ongoing sexual harassment at state house
  • More accusers stepping forward at state capitol, feature story
  • Court case in DC will have impact on state, national journalists

  • Two Republicans accused of harassment at State Capitol
  • Total of 4 lawmakers in Denver accused of harassment this week
  • Special program allows big discounts on prescription medicines
  • All Colorado residents eligible for Colorado Drug Card
  • Congress urged to step in before public lands are sold

  • Another harassment claim filed against Lebsock
  • A second lawmaker at state capitol accused of harassment
  • House, Senate leaders propose harassment training initiatives
  • Lawsuit to name Colorado River a person postponed
  • New magnetic levitation transit system to be tested on Front Range
  • Homegrown Montrose soldier to receive Silver Star

Photo by Eric Goold

KVNF News interviews Kathy Steckel, executive director of the North Fork Ambulance Association, about the organization's history and the services the all-volunteer organization provides. Also interviewed is Katie Hedley, events and media coordinator for the NFAA and an EMT in-training, who talked about the Powerful Stories program.

  • Delta County holding public meetings about master plan
  • Update on the sexual harassment scandal at the state house
  • Children 5 to 16 years old have tripled time using mobile devices
  • Parks and Wildlife advises caution during deer rutting season

  • Representative and Treasurer candidate Steve Lebsock accused of harassment
  • Governor John Hickenlooper calls for Lebsock's resignation
  • Ongoing reaction at State Capitol to sexual harassment scandal
  • 17,000 Colorado residents await DACA decision by Congress

  • Allegations of sexual harassment at State Capitol
  • Colorado coal companies seek Federal money to stockpile emergency coal
  • Montrose Republican will run for state house in 2018
  • Coloradans still eligible to receive tax break when buying electric cars
  • Glance at area high school football scoreboard, playoffs underway

  • Mill levy increases pass in Montrose, Delta Counties
  • Crawford voters deny mill levy increase for second year in a row
  • Governor Hickenlooper hopes to build economy through trade mission to India
  • Future ballot measure pitched to limit contributions in municipal elections
  • Regional Newscast on hiatus for rest of week; returns November 13th

  • DCED hires new executive director, first day is November 15th
  • H2O Radio reports on conservation efforts, cover cropping in state
  • 75,000 children in state might lose health coverage if CHIP not funded

  • Passenger rail system on Front Range under consideration
  • H2O Radio reports on end of harvest season, conservation efforts
  • Glance at area high school football scoreboard, playoffs underway
  • 6075 Road in Montrose closed today for culvert replacement

  • Governor Hickenlooper proposes 30.5 billion dollar state budget
  • GOP's proposed budget would give two thirds of its tax breaks to one percenters
  • KDNK interview with Representative Scott Tipton about GOP's proposed budget

  • Republican anti-immigration activist Tom Tancredo to run for governor
  • Conundrum Hot Springs will have permit reservation system next year
  • Over 50 thousand women in Colorado could lose birth control coverage
  • Lawmakers poised to introduce a variety of measures against opioids
  • Towns around the state becoming compliant with state marijuana regs

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