Marty Durlin

Contributing Reporter

Marty Durlin contributes freelance news features, including coverage of Delta County Commissioner's meetings and local governmental issues.

Marty  is a writer, reporter and playwright currently living in Paonia, Colorado. She contributes to Writers on the Range, a service of High Country News, and is a Delta County native. Her prestigious works include the plays, "Babbit", "Pollyana", and the completely original musical, "Beautiful Radiant Things". Marty was General Manager of KGNU Community Radio in Boulder, Colorado for more than 20 years.

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NEWS
8:38 am
Wed August 7, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, August 7, 2013

  • KDNK’s Sounds of the High Country – Life in the Baaken Oil Fields
  • US Fish & Wildlife, BLM Dispute Desert Plant Habitat
  • Thousands of Colorado Children May Be Denied State-Funded Preschool
  • Oil and Gas Leaders Discuss Innovation and Controversy in Denver
  • BLM to Reevaluate Air Pollution Effects of Garfield County Wells
  • Garfield County Commissioners Support Sheriffs’ Lawsuit

 

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NEWS
10:00 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Delta County's Conservative Budget in Good Shape

Delta County’s conservative budget process got an A-plus this year from auditor Pete Blair.

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NEWS
8:26 am
Fri August 2, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Friday, August 2, 2013

  • Allegiant Air Again Offering Flights from Arizona and California to Montrose This Winter
  • 200 Million Gallons of Contaminated Groundwater Removed During Uranium Mill-Tailings Cleanup
  • Western Slope Skies – Meteor Showers in August
  • Billion-Dollar Tax Increase for Education Likely to Appear on Ballot
  • Controversial Grading System for Colorado Teachers Begins This Fall
  • Delta County November Ballot Likely to Include More Questions than Usual
  • Report: Illegal Exports of
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NEWS
10:12 am
Thu August 1, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, August 1, 2013

 

  • Restorative Justice considered in Crawford
  • Atchley disputes BLM draft plan in Dominguez Escalante Conservation Area
  • BLM to hold advisory council meeting in Ridgway
  • Local farmers await Congressional action on Farm Bill
  • State readies for Affordable Care Act
  • NFMAD sprays for West Nile Virus mosquitoes in North Fork
  • Grand Junction mayor comments on abuse in the work place

 

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NEWS
8:54 am
Wed July 31, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, July 31, 2013

  • FBI and Montrose Authorities Release Illustrations of Missing Woman
  • Tom Tancredo Challenges Hickenlooper to Debate on Tax Increase
  • Some Montrose Residents Angry About Airport Improvement Spending
  • Marty Durlin Speaks with Jason Beason of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
  • Harvest Public Media – Can Planned Grazing Revive Grassland Soil?
  • Upper Management of Pueblo Newspaper Sign Giron Recall Petition
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NEWS
8:27 am
Wed July 31, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Wednesday, July 31, 2013

  • FBI and Montrose Authorities Release Illustrations of Missing Woman
  • Tom Tancredo Challenges Hickenlooper to Debate on Tax Increase for Education
  • Some Montrose Residents Angry about Airport Improvement Spending
  • Marty Durlin speaks with Jason Beason of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory about Bird Monitoring
  • Harvest Public Media – Can Planned Grazing Revive Grassland Soil?
  • Upper Management of Publeo Newspaper Sign Giron Recall Petition
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ENVIRONMENT
8:15 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Bird Tracking with Jason Beason

Jason Beason of the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory
Marty Durlin/KVNF

As the special monitoring projects coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Jason Beason has surveyed yellow billed cuckoos and monitored the breeding sites of great blue herons, snowy egrets and other water birds. KVNF’s Marty Durlin spoke to Jason at the farm he owns with his wife Kerry near the North Fork of the Gunnison. 

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NEWS
8:32 am
Fri July 26, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Friday, July 26, 2013

  • Pueblo-Area Democrat Petitions to Join Giron Recall Election
  • Connecting the Drops: San Luis Valley Water Shortages
  • Grand Junction Company to Participate in US-China Eco-Partnership
  • Open-Source EID Software for Sheep Tracking
  • Illegal Insecticide Spraying Reported by North Fork Mosquito Abatement District
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NEWS
8:27 am
Thu July 25, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Thursday, July 25, 2013

  • State Capitol First of Its Kind to Use Geothermal Cooling System
  • Senate President John Morse Prepared for Recall Election
  • US Senators Bennet and Udall Propose Measures to Help Cities Create Railroad Quiet Zones
  • Body of 17-year-old Montrose Boy Found in Montrose Pond
  • Tri-County Health Network Receives Grant to Educate Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Residents on Healthcare Options
  • Mayor Pro-Team Corinne Ferguson Resigns from Paonia Town Council – Councilmembers Discuss Civil Lawsuit Against Convicted Embezzler Kristen Chesnik
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NEWS
8:29 am
Tue July 23, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Headlines:

  • iSeeChange Report – Bird Watching on the North Fork of the Gunnison
  • US Secretaries Sign Agreement to Tackle Fire Prevention and Response
  • Fire Restrictions Lifted Across Much of Southwestern Colorado
  • One Colorado School Keeps Tuition Low
  • Democrats for Education Reform Hire Former Denver Public Schools Staffer as Director
  • Colorado Attorney General Claims Mineral Royalties Sequester is Illegal
  • Paonia Junior/Senior High Unveils Master Plan for New Sports Facilities

Local and regional news for July 23, 2013

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