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.


8:21 am
Mon June 2, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 2, 2014


  • Paonia offers interim town manger position to Steven Rabe

  •  San Miguel County’s sheriff asks board to ban butane hash oil production

  • EPA's "Waters of the U.S." source of frustration for farmers, ranchers

8:24 am
Fri May 30, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 30, 2014


  • El Paso County Commissioners ask Sheriff Maketa to resign
  • Armed suspect causes Montrose clinic lockdown, situation ends peacefully 
  • Republican gubernatorial candidate rides bike across Colorado
  • NPS to offer boat tours at Blue Mesa Reservoir for first time
  • Now appearing : hemp, for the first time in decades
8:19 am
Thu May 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, May 29, 2014

image from before landslide


  • Released statements about Landslide

  • Mesa County Emergency Declaration

  • San Miguel County seeks to ban residential Hemp Oil Operations

  • North Fork Teacher Appreciation Awards Announced

8:14 am
Wed May 28, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 28, 2014


  • Update on Collbran Landslide

  • Memorial Day Weekend services

  • Colorado’s branding effort builds steam

8:23 am
Tue May 27, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

massive landslide near Collbran


  •   Massive landslide near Collbran
  • The body of Claudia Ruiz found

  • 5 day Rendezvous near Montrose

8:20 am
Mon May 26, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 26, 2014


  • Massive Landslide near Collbran
  • Missing woman found dead
  • CDOT final open house about transit issues
  • Colorado one step closer to hosting Republic National Convention
  • Trout Lake near Telluride to be closed for second summer in a row
  • Driver of deadly crash arrested on human trafficking charges
  • List of nearby Memorial Day ceremonies
  • Cottonwood and Guanella Passes open
8:15 am
Fri May 23, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 23, 2014


  • Ouray deals with road closure

  • Education bills become law

  • Delta County school board member proposes teaching bible

  • Seasonal roads open

8:20 am
Thu May 22, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, May 22, 2014

Missing woman, Claudia Ruiz, 44


  •  a boy dies after a fall at Colorado National Monument
  • Woman from Silt still missing
  • Marijuana edibles laws
  •  Vaccine law
  • Colorado Capitol Conference
  • Colorado river reaches ocean
8:18 am
Wed May 21, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 21, 2014



  • Woman missing from Silt

  • Insurance regions being redrawn in Colorado

  • State Trooper released from hospital

  • Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack visits Colorado

  • Five men indicted for scamming elderly

8:14 am
Tue May 20, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, May 19, 2014


  • Number of craft breweries in Colorado doubles since 2009
  • Montrose receives grant to start planning Food Hub
  • Colorado becomes first “Right to Try” state