Patricia Naft

Morning News Host

As KVNF’s new anchor for regional news and NPR’s Morning Edition, Patricia Naft brings to the table a wealth of on-air experience and talent.

Patricia’s been a KVNF DJ for over a decade, and graced the airwaves at KDNK in Carbondale before, where she shared her love of country music with listeners on a weekly morning show.

In addition to serving as the weekday voice for KVNF News, Patricia is also currently employed as a graphic artist.

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NEWS
8:16 am
Tue April 1, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

  Newscast

  • Capitol Conversation: Should Colorado get an aerial fire fighting fleet?
  • CDOT wants more rural drivers to wear seatbelts
  • Findings from a new report on how the Front Range floods affected the oil and gas industry
NEWS
8:17 am
Mon March 31, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 31, 2014

Newscast

  • House approves state budget
  •  Heroin addiction and deaths are on the rise in Colorado
NEWS
8:19 am
Fri March 28, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 28, 2014

Newcast

  •  Wrecked plane pulled from Ridgway Reservoir
  • Budget debate begins in Denver
  • Oprah Winfrey buys property in Mountain Village
  • Ridgway school superintendent could leave the district
  • The Colorado Water Plan, explained 
  •  Western Slope Skies
NEWS
8:23 am
Thu March 27, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Newscast

  • Telecom bills that would bridge digital divide advance in state house
  • Three out of state poachers confess to their crimes
  • Capitol Conversation: debating the state budget
NEWS
8:15 am
Wed March 26, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Newscast

  • The BLM hopes to balance gas drilling with other uses in its new resource management plan for the Colorado River Valley area
  • State lawmakers hope Colorado military bases won't be shuttered
  • Legislators weigh changes to Colorado's telecommunications laws

NEWS
8:22 am
Tue March 25, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

  Newscast

  • Divers located the bodies of 5 plane crash victims in Ridgway Reservoir
  • 25 Delta County teachers laid off
  • More Colorado children live in poverty now than during the recession
  • Lawmakers consider whether to pay to save Amtrak's Southwest Chief
NEWS
8:16 am
Mon March 24, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 24, 2014

Newscast

  • A plane with 5 passengers crashed into Ridgway Reservoir Saturday afternoon
  • Judge temporarily halts Grand Junctions panhandling law
  • Colorado could get a new aerial fire fighting fleet
  • A new proposal could bring faster internet to rural Delta and Montrose counties
NEWS
8:23 am
Fri March 21, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 21, 2014

Newscast

  • A bill to increase the smoking age in Colorado failed in a House committee
  • The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Grand Junction over its efforts to limit aggressive panhandling
  • Ouray gets better water rights

NEWS
8:20 am
Thu March 20, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Newscast

  • Bill Koch says he is getting out of the coal industry
  • A major education spending bill clears a house committee
  • Ridgway voters to decide on CDOT transportation funding

NEWS
8:19 am
Wed March 19, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Newscast

  • HUD gives Colorado $200 million in federal flood aid
  • Connecting the Drops: Small scale hydro power in Colorado

NEWS
8:28 am
Mon March 17, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 17, 2014

Newscast

  • Third Arrest in the Murder of Aspenite Nancy Pfister
  • Bill to ban talking on cell phones while driving fails
  • Computer virus compromises patient information at Glenwood Springs hospital
  • Farmers worry damaged irrigation ditches can’t handle spring run off  

NEWS
8:32 am
Fri March 14, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 14, 2014

Newscast

  • New study of finds Colorado is getting hotter

  • Eastern Colorado is buried by a tumble weed invasion

  • Sounds of the High Country from KDNK: Sierra Crane Murdoch on cancer clusters

NEWS
8:15 am
Thu March 13, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Newscast

  • Highway 65 on Grand Mesa re-opens

  • A woman’s body is found on Uncompahgre Plateau

  • State lawmakers consider disaster-related bills

  • Women in Colorado still make less than men

  • Pot growers don’t have enough space to grow

  • Eckert Crane Days next Friday March 21

NEWS
8:17 am
Wed March 12, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Newscast

  •  Capitol Conversation on the 2014 legislative session
  • Western lawmakers push for natural gas exports to help Ukraine crisis
  • Colorado environmental group says oil and gas companies aren’t paying enough to drill on public lands
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park latest visitation numbers

NEWS
8:22 am
Tue March 11, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Newscast

  •  State Legislative Session Half-over
  • Senate passes ride-share bill
  • WPX Reports gas line leak near Parachute
  • Paonia town manager candidates to be vetted this week
  • Western Slope real estate assessments reflect economic downturn
  • Recreational & Medical Marijuana Tax Revenue for January $3.5 million
  • Possible Increase in Traffic Stops in Colorado's Neighboring States for Pot

NEWS
8:19 am
Mon March 10, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 10, 2014

  Newscast

  • Colorado Highway 65 Closed near DeBeque
  • Snowpack Rising
  • Gas Spills On Private Property – Are Some Landowners Left Out of the Loop?

NEWS
8:20 am
Fri March 7, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 7, 2014

Newscast

  • Search continues for snowmobiler in Montezuma County

  • Ouray Voters Will decide three marijuana questions

  • Background information surfaces on accused murders William & Nancy Styler  

  • Climate Change Could Benefit Some Invasive Plants  

NEWS
8:20 am
Thu March 6, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 6, 2014

Newscast

  • Thompson Divide Talks at an Impasse

  • WPX Energy Increasing Well Densities in Western Colorado

  • Affordable Housing Measure Passes State House

  • Ridgway Food Pantry Receives $30,000 Grant

  • Just Add Water

NEWS
8:20 am
Wed March 5, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Newscast

  • Arrests made in Aspen murder
  • Lengthy Hearing at Capitol on School Funding Measure
  • National Park Service Reports Economic Impact on Colorado
  • Low Income Colorado Children Have More Health Care Security  

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