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.

  • Complaint against Sen. Baumgardner found to be credible
  • Utilities in Colorado want to join Arkansas on power grid
  • Rare plant in Gunnison County to be studied by scientists

  • Spate of harassment claims in November cloud state house
  • Lawmakers look for ways to move forward with business
  • GOP tax bill will both help, hurt renewable energy production

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The opioid epidemic impacts every level of life in America, from local to state to national. KVNF News spoke with three health care officials about possible solutions for the KVNF listening area.

  • Lawmakers hope to create 100 fellowships for rural teachers
  • Snowpack melting faster this year due to dust, dirt from Southwest
  • Marijuana tax loopholes fixed in proposed measure at state house

  • Capitol Conversation discusses broad band initiatives at state house
  • Colorado home to eight of the richest people on the planet
  • President Trump to give his first State of the Union speech tonight

  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park set to expand
  • Gold medal fishing waters in Gunnison River will be protected
  • Senator Bennett, Representative Polis introduce public land bills in Congress
  • Over 98,000 acres of Summit, Eagle County forest designated for public lands protection

  • GOP transportation bill passes first committee despite opposition
  • Outdoor retail show opens in Denver after many years in Utah
  • Lawmakers get help from outside statehouse to help redefine culture
  • Governor Hickenlooper doesn't expect new governor to uphold water plan

  • Election on April 3, local towns have full ballots
  • Measuring snowpack an ongoing project
  • Dust from Southwest is melting snowpack faster than normal

  • Capitol Conversation discusses first week, bills to come at state house
  • Traffic deaths increase around state, lawmakers take up seat belt issues
  • GOP transportation bill passes first committee despite some doubts

  • Ongoing investigation of Paonia shooting
  • 4,000 participants show up for Western Colorado Women's March
  • Government officials warned by scientists, drought conditions around state

  • High Country News shifts some staff to Gunnison
  • Groups around the state create map to end hunger
  • Snowpack near 60 percent of median, lowest in 37 years

  • Colorado lawmaker brings loaded gun to DIA, no charges filed
  • Resignation of committee in Dept. of Interior displays conflict with Zinke
  • Snowmobile Awareness week kicks off, report from Crested Butte
  • Hotchkiss visits Paonia in basketball, boys pull off a shocking upset

  • New allegations against Representative Lebsock at state house
  • Tipton wants to move BLM headquarters to Grand Junction
  • Bill introduced that would fund Colorado energy office

  • Representative Lebsock defends records, makes accusations in letter
  • Harassment claims cloud state legislature
  • Tipton talks jobs, opioid epidemic, and moving the BLM West

  • Capitol Conversation: first week of legislature, upcoming bills
  • Colorado teens finding service, volunteer options online
  • Parks and Wildlife to host trapping workshop in Montrose
  • Schoolhouse in Maher named Montrose County landmark

  • Tension at State Capitol after Trump's immigration remarks
  • School District 51 in Mesa County announces administration overhaul
  • Governor John Hickenlooper gives last state of the state address

  • Colorado legislative session opens, first day speeches
  • Cloud of sexual harassment hangs over State Capitol
  • Lawmakers face issues in transportation, health care, retirement
  • Paonia hosts Cedaredge in matchup of top two teams in 2A wrestling

  • Legislative session opens at state capitol underneath a cloud
  • Gunnison Sage Grouse gets help, large sanctuary designated near Norwood
  • 200 thousand Salvadorans among 13 other nations losing protected status
  • Study of South Platte River shows Colorado needlessly losing water

  • Flu season looks worse than expected as numbers are up all over state
  • SNAP benefits (food stamps) could get cut under the Farm Bill legislation
  • Colorado River under drought conditions in West
  • Efforts made to share and conserve the Colorado River during drought years

  • Drought conditions, no snow making life hard on ski industry
  • Snowmakers in Telluride help keep ski runs open in light snow year
  • Trump rolls back fracking regulations, Colorado groups in opposition
  • Number of flu cases in Mesa County spike during Holiday season

  • Governor Hickenlooper on eve of last legislative session
  • Capitol Coverage talks broadband, PERA, sexual harassment with Governor
  • Legislature opens Wednesday, lawmakers hope for progress
  • New minimum wage increases not likely to help struggling Colorado families

  • Senate President Kevin Grantham talks about upcoming session
  • Special interest groups writing policy regarding endangered species
  • Colorado River flow near record low during very dry winter

  • Capitol Coverage preview upcoming legislative session
  • House minority leader sets priorities for lawmakers
  • Cloud of sexual harassment culture hangs over State House
  • Statewide abortion, teen pregnancy rates on the decline

  • Immigrant in Mancos seeks sanctuary, Tipton aware of situation
  • Speaker of House prepares for upcoming legislative session
  • Colorado seniors use tax benefit to purchase groceries

  • Governor candidate Democrat Cary Kennedy interview
  • Colorado Springs organization helps families get Christmas trees
  • Town of Hotchkiss hosts its annual Christmas meal

  • Two states, conservation groups suing Trump Administration over methane rule
  • Watchdog in Crested Butte suing to stop coal mine expansion into roadless area
  • CHIP funding down to the wire, coverage ends for millions if Congress doesn't act

Eric Goold

About 40 stakeholders from the North Fork Valley and beyond were at the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management in Montrose on December 15th to protest the BLM's approval of oil and gas development at Bull Mountain. KVNF News spoke with protestors and the BLM to get the story.

  • Rural health clinics throughout the state in danger of losing funding
  • Special post created at state house to process harassment claims
  • Lawmakers still not certain how to proceed with so many harassment claims
  • Bill in congress could potentially help endangered wildlife in Colorado

  • Delta County Citizen Report seeks transparency from Commissioners
  • Delta County Commissioners sued over posting notices, lack of transparency
  • Colorado school children lack food sources during Christmas break

  • Representative Lebsock defiant, claims lie detector test exonerates him
  • Noel Ginsburg, candidate for governor, visits Paonia
  • Lawmaker who brought a gun to DIA won't be prosecuted
  • Delta County School District responds to Fisk lawsuit

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