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.

  • Protestors demand regulation of new fracking project in Broomfield
  • Educators, lawmakers in Gunnison hope for DREAM act rewrite
  • CDOT crews reopen Independence Pass, day to day travel continues

  • Broadband access on many ballots throughout the state
  • Colorado gardeners asked to help plummeting population of Monarch butterflies
  • Independence Pass closes, earliest closure date in the last six years
  • Colorado ranked as the fifth worst state for trick or treating

  • Planning Commission recommends denial of land use change outside Paonia
  • Colorado breweries teaming together to preserve forests, water
  • Update on Norwood homicide case
  • Glance at high school football scoreboard, playoffs starting for some classes

  • Bureau of Reclamation continues work on Paonia Dam
  • Dams throughout the west aging, burdened under silt buildup
  • Affidavit from Norwood case opened for public
  • Five individuals face various charges in Norwood deaths

  • Ballots mailed, no statewide issue to decide in November election
  • Majority of voters in Colorado prefer more strict pollution standards
  • Silt resident seeks sanctuary in Carbondale church to avoid deportation
  • Coalition of environmental groups challenge BLM Bull Mountain decision
  • Parks and Wildlife completes draft elk management plan for Gunnison Basin

  • Federal lawsuit seeks to define Colorado River as a person
  • Colorado River imperiled by overuse, outdated water agreements
  • Colorado children of immigrants, children of color face unequal challenges

  • BLM to auction oil and gas leases at Dinosaur National Park
  • Health care premiums set to rise on average 34 percent; 40 percent on Western Slope
  • Lawmakers, executives meet at state capitol to discuss health care affordability
  • Two girls killed outside of Norwood identified through DNA testing

  • Governor Hickenlooper returns from trade visit to India
  • Inside Energy profile of North Fork Valley coal mining scene
  • Both Colorado Senators vote the party line on Trump budget
  • Glance at area high school football scoreboard

  • Health insurance rates in Colorado set to rise by over 30 percent
  • Paonia, Meeker matchup highlights big weekend in prep football
  • Town of Paonia to hold special meeting; seeks RFP for sewer line
  • Mesa County Coroner releases data about drug overdose deaths

  • Democrats outpace Republican candidates in fundraising for Governor's chair
  • BLM official talks about Bull Mountain approval
  • Revised resource management plan still under review by BLM
  • Montrose outfitter, Indiana man charged with hunting violations

  • 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

Pages