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.

  • Ballots mailed to voters this week, no statewide issue to decide
  • BLM official talks about Bull Mountain approval
  • Large number of comments against Bull Mountain not considered as votes
  • Trump's tax proposal would cause huge increase for Colorado families

  • Colorado Springs program disposes of firearms in unique way
  • Denver submits bid to Amazon to be home of next hub
  • New study, interactive map indicates proximity of oil and gas sites

  • Congress looks to curtail power of President to use 1906 Antiquities Act
  • Formal murder charges filed in deaths of two Norwood girls
  • Premiums in Western Colorado to skyrocket after Trump's executive order
  • Governor Hickenlooper's response to Trump's moves to kill ACA

  • Senator Kerry Donovan visits Paonia on re-election campaign
  • Rural patients in Colorado lag behind in health coverage
  • Colorado senators weigh in on withdrawal from Iran agreement
  • College educated Latinos in state will be sought for job market

  • Citizens for a Healthy Community reaction to Bull Mountain approval
  • Clean Air Act repeal will hurt environment, health in Colorado
  • Suggestions for hiking safety
  • Aspen Mountain Rescue completing busy climbing season

KVNF News spoke with Natasha Leger, interim executive director of the Citizens for a Healthy Community, about the recent approval of the oil and gas development project at Bull Mountain. The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to SG Interests to proceed with the project, which could encompass some 20,000 acres about 30 miles north east of Paonia. Here is that interview.

KVNF News spoke with David Ludlam, executive director of the West Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association, about the recent approval of the oil and gas development project at Bull Mountain. The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to SG Interests to proceed with the project, which could encompass some 20,000 acres about 30 miles north east of Paonia. Here is that interview.

  • West Slope COGA executive director talks about Bull Mountain approval
  • Trump rolls back coal regulations, impacts to Colorado economy, environment
  • High mountain rescue volunteers face adversity, difficult climbing season

  • Paonia, Crawford writing new marijuana ordinances
  • Mountain Rescue Aspen having a busy season
  • Anatomy of a mountain rescue highlights all the people involved
  • Cut to SNAP program would impact Colorado children

  • Lawmakers wrap up work examining state water issues
  • Delta Police Department deals with wandering bear in town
  • Both Colorado Senators support funding for CHIP program
  • State capitol looks for ways to help young farmers
  • Bull Mountain oil and gas development approved by BLM
  • Area high school football teams compete in league play

  • GOP tax plan will benefit Colorado millionaires
  • President Trump's proposed tax plan will cost state's middle class
  • Montrose High School boys golf team wins 4A state championship
  • Freshman, three sophomores lead Montrose golfers to state title

  • Suspects in Norwood deaths make court appearances
  • Capitol conversation talks about recent special session
  • Lawmakers face gridlock, contention as special session ends
  • Parks and Wildlife, Montrose swap land parcels, create new parks

  • Governor John Hickenlooper reaches out to Nevada governor
  • Special session fails to take any action, closes after second day
  • Marijuana tax loophole will be addressed in regular session
  • Montrose High School boys golf team wins 4A state championship

  • Special session convenes, little agreement among lawmakers
  • Former head of EPA laments Trump rollbacks
  • Two big meth busts in Delta County
  • Colorado leads way converting to renewable energy sources

  • Governor Hickenlooper calls for special session, opens today
  • Lawmakers divided over purpose, funding of special session
  • Affordable housing plans across Colorado
  • Portion of KDNK interview with official calling for firing of FCC Director

  • Governor Hickenlooper moves forward with bipartisan health care plan
  • Solar tariffs threaten energy infrastructure, jobs in Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage of the possible repeal of DACA
  • Children of immigrants in Colorado face uncertainty as they plan for college

  • Monks visit Hotchkiss as part of Sacred Arts of Tibet tour
  • Delta High School graduate files suit against Delta County School District
  • Citizens Health Insurance Program set to expire Oct. 1st unless Congress acts
  • More oil and gas development on Battlement Mesa initially approved

Heidi Hudek, Harvest Fest director

KVNF News interviews Paonia mayor Charles Stewart, North Fork Valley Creative Coalition Director Susie Kaldis and Elaine Brett about Space to Create. Also interviewed are Margaret Hunt, Director of Colorado Space to Create and Paonia Mayor Pro Tem David Bradford.

  • Diane Mitsch Bush, candidate for District 3, visits North Fork Valley
  • Governor John Hickenlooper statement on Graham Cassidy bill
  • Marijuana taxes go to funding homeless shelters in Denver
  • Taylor Park Reservoir closed to boating on Oct. 2nd

  • Paonia named third Space to Create community in Colorado
  • Officials hope Space to Create will spur economy
  • Paonia Trustees meet tonight, will use new agenda format
  • Denver startups create jobs with anchor institutions

  • West Elk Clinic-Hotchkiss opens, dedicates cornerstone
  • 4 practitioners on duty at new Hotchkiss clinic, expanded services
  • Graham-Cassidy bill would leave over 450,000 without coverage in state
  • Walker Stapleton becomes 6th Republican to enter governor's race

  • Lawmakers hear report on growing economy in Colorado
  • Western Slope, Eastern Plains lag behind Front Range in economy, jobs
  • Effects of Hurricane Harvey impact gas prices, oil exports in Western states
  • Health care community centers in Colorado threatened by funding cuts

  • Governor Hickenlooper calls special session for 2nd time in his tenure
  • Lawmakers predict special session will reopen complicated budget debate
  • Delta County Economic Development executive director steps down

  • Governors Association meets in Denver, discusses workforce development
  • Number of uninsured in Colorado at an all time low
  • State to see at least 30 days of 100-plus degrees in temperature per yer
  • Speed limits in Glenwood Canyon set to vary according to conditions
  • Goal of 100 percent health care coverage in Colorado not realistic

  • Amazon giant seeking new headquarters site, Denver in the running
  • New Amazon site could bring 5 billion in infrastructure, 50,000 jobs
  • Delta and Montrose County Sheriffs announce they will not seek re-election
  • Colorado leads the country in recovery from recession

  • High speed transportation on Front Range closer to reality
  • Governor Hickenlooper calls special session, first time in five years
  • Veterans with PTSD struggle on homefront, resort to crime
  • El Paso County veterans treatment effort earns national recognition

  • Mill levy increases, school board seats up for election
  • US Forest Service approves West Elk expansion, awaits BLM decision
  • Update on homicide investigation in Norwood
  • Montrose Hospital names interim CEO

  • Committee says Colorado failing to reach higher education goals
  • 5 town employees threaten to sue Paonia Board of Trustees
  • Alleged misconduct by a Paonia Trustee prompts angry letter
  • Agencies ramp up effort to bring broadband to rural areas
  • Colorado joins 15 states in lawsuit against President Trump over DACA

  • State house committee examines prison overcrowding, funding
  • Denver non profit offers free coverage of rural municipal meetings
  • Inside Energy features a former uranium mining town
  • Update of Norwood homicides- suspects in court

  • Two girls found dead in Norwood, 5 suspects arrested
  • Details emerging from Norwood deaths, suspects headed to court
  • Denver Mayor wants city residents to comply with Paris Climate Accord
  • Semi truck full of pigs flips over on I-70, closes Glenwood Canyon
  • Paonia Town Council faces daunting agenda in regular meeting

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