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
8:13 am
Fri September 19, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

  Newscast

  • Beetles ravage Western Slope forests
  • Bente Birkland looks at latest polls
NEWS
8:18 am
Thu September 18, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

  Newscast

  • Letter protests oil drilling south of Grand Junction
  • Hotchkiss finalizes private marijuana growth ordinance
  • State backs off limits for medical marijuana providers
NEWS
8:12 am
Wed September 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Mountain climber rescued from Mt. Sneffels
  • Forest Service begins prescribed burns
  • A unique school serves young students and their brains
NEWS
8:12 am
Tue September 16, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • Arch Coal lease overturned
  • Scientists show wastewater injection directly linked to earthquakes in Colorado
  • Colorado man blows self up making bombs
NEWS
8:11 am
Mon September 15, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

  Newscast

  • Hints at Sage Grouse listing from Fish and Wildlife
  • State officials meet tomorrow to decide rules for medical marijuana
  • Poachers hit near Telluride
  • Winter weather outlook for Western Slope
  • Enterovirus possibly moving towards western slope
  • Denver Post might be sold off
NEWS
8:11 am
Wed September 10, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

  Newscast

  • Amtrak route gets grant to keep it alive
  • Lawmakers struggle with marijuana regulations
  • EPA starts water systems center in Colorado University Boulder
  • Denver sheriff’s department fires deputies over abuse
  • Coal fired plant gets extension on review from EPA
  • Montrose demolishes blight
  • Oil and Gas panel is appointed
NEWS
8:20 am
Tue September 9, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014

  Newscast

  • Enterovirus spreads to Colorado
  • Tourism remains strong in Telluride
  • Mesa county man dies in UTV roll-over
  • No official rules over flood prone gas wells
  • District 7 Judges appointed
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NEWS
8:15 am
Mon September 8, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, September 8, 2014

  Newscast

  • Mountain goat hunter falls and dies
  • Bud Light takes over Crested Butte
  • New water study in North Fork
NEWS
8:12 am
Fri September 5, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, September 5, 2014

  Newscast

  • Abigayle Wietharn found
  • A look at firefighters and oil wells
  • Montrose and MEDC cut cozy relationship
  • Gov. Hickenlooper raises over half a million dollars in August
NEWS
8:09 am
Wed September 3, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

  Newscast

  • Crested Butte Bud Light party only for Gunnison County
  • Highway I-70 reopened after possible bomb scare      
  • Colorado seeks to change medical marijuana rules
  • Statewide shortage of volunteer firefighters puts areas at risk
NEWS
7:39 am
Tue September 2, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Newscast

  • Hickenlooper visits Delta businesses
  • Tri-County Health Network asks people what they want in healthcare
  • Local food production struggles in parts of Colorado
NEWS
8:12 am
Mon September 1, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, September 1, 2014

  Newscast

  • Crested Butte is up for whatever
  • St. Mary’s trades up for new helicopter
  • Montrose identifies man shot by police
NEWS
8:19 am
Fri August 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, August 29, 2014

  Newscast

  • Colorado ranks one of the highest in suicide rates
  • Four companies receive grants to expand business
  • Summit aims to solve water issues
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NEWS
8:17 am
Thu August 28, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, August 28, 2014

  Newscast

  • A look at the Collbran landslide
  • State lawmakers worry over wildfires despite mild season
  • Local women celebrate anniversary of 19th amendment
NEWS
8:13 am
Wed August 27, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

  Newscast

  • Report released about fiscal health of Colorado’s schools
  • Police shootings in Grand Junction and Montrose
  • Connection The Drops looks at rafters and conservationists teaming up
NEWS
8:14 am
Tue August 26, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  Newscast

  •  Western slope development organization receives $245,000 from Feds
  • Colorado’s firefighting airplanes are now equipped with infrared cameras
NEWS
8:13 am
Mon August 25, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, August 25, 2014

  Newscast

  • Head on Collision fatality
  • 50th anniversary of The Beatles coming to Colorado
  • Oil and Gas Task Force slow to form
NEWS
8:14 am
Fri August 22, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, August 22, 2014

  Newscast

  • Immigrant women learn farming and English at Hotchkiss farm
  • Drones banned from national parks
  • Young man dies after fall in Rio Grande National Park
  • Colorado leaders meet to discuss water issues
  • Denver’s Bert the Hippo turns 58
NEWS
8:13 am
Thu August 21, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, August 21, 2014

  Newscast

  • Telluride tries to plan Lot B
  • Fish and Wildlife propose critical habitat for cuckoo
  • CAWS seeks help from Delta County
  • Carbondale will see first Western Slope testing facilities
LOCAL MOTION
10:52 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Local Motion: KVNF's Regional News Roundup August 2014

From left to right, KVNF's news producer Jake Ryan, news director Laura Palmisano, and morning host Patricia Naft in the studio.
Credit Skip Naft

On this week's Local Motion we are showcasing our news team.

Patricia Naft, the voice of KVNF's morning regional newscast, hosts the program that features six original stories by our news director Laura Palmisano and news producer Jake Ryan.

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