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.

  • 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

  • Lt. Governor Donna Lynne will run for governor's chair
  • Reclamation crews assembling at Paonia Dam and Reservoir
  • Governor Hickenlooper presents health care plan to Congress
  • State Capitol hosts committee on wildfire prevention
  • Two girls, aged 5 to 10, found dead in Norwood

  • Trump cuts EPA budget by 40 percent, Colorado air and water quality will suffer
  • Bureau of Reclamation plans work project at Paonia Dam and Reservoir
  • Maintenance at Paonia Dam to last into November
  • Colorado officials react to Trump sending DACA to Congress
  • Montrose arterial project about halfway done

  • Western Slope coal country looks to replace lost jobs
  • Towns around Western Colorado seek economic drivers to replace coal
  • Governor Hickenlooper goes to Congress to pitch health care fix
  • Parks and Wildlife recommends hunters prepare for big game seasons

  • Western Slope fires add to haze, poor air quality in state
  • Over 70 wildfires burning in the West threaten iconic tourist sites
  • Western Slope coal country still struggling to adapt to new economy
  • Communities look to agri tourism, sustainable energy after coal's collapse

  • Communities in West End dealing with loss of coal jobs
  • First report of three about changing economies on Western Slope
  • Hunting access to Cottonwood Pass limited by road closure
  • Colorado rated as one of the thinnest states in the country

  • Conundrum Hot Springs overuse causes conundrum for land managers
  • Xcel Energy's proposed Colorado Energy Plan receiving tentative support
  • Capitol Coverage of President Trump's plan to get rid of DACA
  • Local prep football teams kickoff the new season

  • Governors Hickenlooper and Kasich spearhead bipartisan health care plan
  • 8 Governors support health plan to be introduced before Congress next week
  • West Elk Walk In Clinic now open in Paonia
  • Delta County Memorial Hospital opens clinics in Paonia, Hotchkiss
  • Montrose changes garbage collection schedule for Labor Day

Eric Goold

KVNF News and summer intern Josh Parsons interview coaches at Delta soccer, Montrose, Paonia and Hotchkiss football, and Paonia volleyball to get the inside scoop on the upcoming prep sports season around the listening area.

  • Delta resident petitioning to put recreational marijuana on April ballot
  • Cedaredge fugitive still on the loose
  • Denver City Council fights Trump's anti immigration orders
  • Secretary of State Williams warns of scams against Texas relief charities
  • House leader Nancy Pelosi visits Denver
  • Carbondale experiencing worst bear season in years

  • Montrose Center for Mental Health to build new facility
  • Marijuana tax money slated to help rural mental health resources
  • Jordan Cove gas line to Western Colorado back on the table under Trump Administration
  • University of Denver creates global women's leadership network

  • Inside Energy features coal culture in North Fork Valley
  • Congressional panel on climate change increasing in membership
  • Five climbing fatalities already this year on Capitol Peak outside Aspen

  • Hickenlooper makes no promises regarding run for VP on Unity Ticket
  • Colorado River supplies drinking water to 40 million people
  • Agencies, ranchers, farmers all changing irrigation techniques to lower salt
  • Broomfield one of many communities on Front Range near new oil and gas wells

  • COGA annual energy summit draws both Colorado Senators
  • 13-year old driver pulled over outside Fruita, 25 pounds of meth in car
  • Western Slope mental health facilities to be funded by marijuana tax money
  • Inside Energy report about setbacks on Front Range; neighbors wary

  • Conservation groups fear Interior sage grouse policy written by oil and gas
  • Senator Michael Bennet talks government corruption in Aspen
  • Manhunt in Delta County leads to school lockdowns

  • Critics contend Gov. Hickenlooper's fracking regulations not strong enough
  • Senator Michael Bennet talks fracking, environment at Aspen town hall
  • Anglers, beer brewers team up to protest rollback of clean water regulations
  • Ute Council Tree to be taken down Friday morning outside of Delta

  • Eclipse parties all around listening area observe rare occurence
  • Congressman Perlmutter changes course, will run for reelection in 7th
  • Jared Polis, volunteers work on Continental Divide Trail
  • Senator Michael Bennett holds town hall in Aspen

  • Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne will run for governor's chair
  • Delta County gets new voting system, machines for next election
  • Average statewide temperature to increase by 5 degrees in next 30 years
  • Ute Council Tree in Delta will be cut down on Friday

  • Colorado volunteers work to restore wildlife corridor
  • Bikes for public use available at Sweitzer Lake outside Delta
  • Parks and Wildlife warns about protecting hay from deer, elk
  • Fishing line left at rivers and lakes a danger to wildlife
  • State Parks offer best viewing locales for eclipse

  • Senator Cory Gardner holds trio of town halls in Colorado
  • Angry citizens confront Gardner at town hall meetings
  • Bridge construction project in Glenwood Springs causing traffic headaches
  • Events in Colorado to celebrate National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

  • Congressman Scott Tipton gives interview with KDNK
  • Tipton talks repeal of ACA, immigration, Trump's Republican leadership
  • Mexican Wolves might be taken off endangered list
  • Some groups advocated reintroduction of Mexican wolves in Colorado

  • Fall Sports season begins today for high schoolers
  • New Montrose football coach teaches fundamentals, family
  • Congressman Scott Tipton gives interview with KDNK

  • Committee to help new and young farmers holds its first meeting
  • Governor candidate Jared Polis visits Roaring Fork Valley
  • Community gardens at health centers in Colorado fill vital role

  • Democratic Party leaders talk health care in Colorado bus tour
  • Senator Michael Bennet introduces bill to help coal counties recover
  • Commerce City neighborhood in Denver the most polluted in country
  • Police initiate program to identify, crack down on drugged driving
  • Dance troupe in Carbondale sends unique letter to Congress

  • Coal industry hopes to expand West Elk Mine in Somerset
  • Methane collection in the North Fork a big issue
  • EPA under President Trump seeks to rollback regulations on coal
  • First industrial hemp business in Paonia approved by town council

  • New law protects dogs and children left in hot cars
  • Residents encouraged to have a pet plan in case of wildfires
  • Parks and Wildlife urge residents to be bear aware
  • Bears looking to stock up on food as hibernation approaches

  • Mental health patients facing fewer and fewer options for treatment
  • Prison system in Colorado top provider of care for mental health patients
  • New commission tasked with establishing rail system on Front Range
  • Earthquakes in Oklahoma due to fracking wastewater storage

  • Capitol Coverage beat reporter Bente Birkeland in studio
  • Governor's race, transportation, rural/urban divide all issues facing lawmakers
  • 25th annual Olathe Sweet Corn Festival is tomorrow

  • Parks and Wildlife continues cutthroat restoration in Southwest CO
  • Annual smallmouth bass fishing contest at Ridgway a success
  • Free admission to 41 Colorado state parks on Monday
  • US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs welcomes diverse athletes

  • Delta awarded Blueprint initiative to help develop coworking space
  • Delta County Economic Development, Delta Chamber of Commerce win award
  • CSU decides to reopen Rogers Mesa research facility
  • Installation of broadband internet bringing businesses to Delta County

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