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
8:20 am
Tue November 18, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

  Newscast

  • Football state finals starting soon
  • San Miguel greenhouse emissions increasing despite efforts
  • Open enrollment for marketplace begins
  • Protesters rally against Keystone Pipeline in Denver
NEWS
8:11 am
Mon November 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Delta County opens health clinic for kids
  • Palisade’s close pot vote fails
  • Capital Conversation about divided control of statehouse
  • Fracking Death
NEWS
8:18 am
Fri November 14, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

  Newscast

  • Palisade pot vote gets final decision
  • Aquifer supplying Colorado farms starts to shrink
NEWS
8:18 am
Thu November 13, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2014

  Newscast

  • Sage Grouse listed as threatened species
  • Republicans elect new leadership in State Senate
  • Arch Coal and Forest Service decline to appeal ruling
  • Watch Newspaper sold off
NEWS
8:13 am
Wed November 12, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

  Newscast

  • Veterans talk about service
  • Maroon Bells struggles with crowd problems
  • Colorado launches program to make hospital food healthy
NEWS
8:10 am
Tue November 11, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

  Newscast

  • Veterans find support in Montrose
  • Chicken farm battle far from over
  • Weather turns south in Colorado
NEWS
8:11 am
Mon November 10, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Newscast

  • Palisade Pot vote still in the air
  • Conversation about future of Colorado government
  • Montrose settles issue over dispatch fees
  • Telluride Hospital District chooses location
NEWS
8:10 am
Fri November 7, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

  Newscast

  • Telluride sees changing schools
  • Grow facilities become hot commodities
  • Colorado legislature in uncertain balance
NEWS
8:10 am
Thu November 6, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2014

  Newscast

  • Election Results
  • Proposition 105 funding
  • Gov. Hickenlooper Reelected
NEWS
8:17 am
Wed November 5, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

  Newscast

  • Election Results
  • Republican Gains
  • Mail-In Ballot Reaction
  • USGS Study Looks At Sinking Colorado
NEWS
8:13 am
Tue November 4, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

  Newcast

  • Fracking and agriculture clash in North Fork Valley
  • Storm brings warning of winter
  • Colorado state budget released
NEWS
8:11 am
Mon November 3, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

  Newscast

  • Republicans turn in more ballots
  • The future of energy in America
  • Conversation about how the Senate might swap control
NEWS
8:10 am
Fri October 31, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

  Newcast

  • Layoffs at Bowie #2
  • Region 10 looks to diversify Western Slope economy
  • Capitol Conversation about last minute politics
NEWS
8:11 am
Thu October 30, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

  Newscast

  • Bowie lays off 150 workers
  • Montrose School District asks to get out of state testing
  • Ridgway State Park closes boat ramp
  • Voting issues draw state attention
NEWS
8:11 am
Wed October 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

  Newscast

  • Scores are released for Western Slope schools
  • Mesa County set to OK ATV’s on county roads
  • Carbondale sees new marijuana testing lab
NEWS
8:14 am
Tue October 28, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

  Newscast

  • Sounds from Punkin’ Chunkin’ Festival
  • Public transit being cut in San Miguel County
  • Hickenlooper and Beaprez have one last face off
NEWS
8:12 am
Mon October 27, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

  Newscast

  • A look at domestic violence
  • Oil and gas contractor dies on job
  • Police standoff in Montrose
  • Republicans show strong force in early ballots
NEWS
8:14 am
Fri October 24, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Oct. 24 2014

  Newscast

  • Sleeping aids handed out to children in Montrose daycare
  • Politicians push together for compromise on Roan Plateau
  • A look at how both parties are tying to win over Latinos
NEWS
8:21 am
Thu October 23, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Correction: The two miners from the Ouray County silver mine died from carbon monoxide, not carbon dioxide. 

Newscast

  • City of Montrose meets with city leaders to navigate fiber optic internet
  • MSHA releases report on deaths and gives fine
  • Senator Mark Udall talks about energy and the Western Slope
  • Controlled burn begins today
NEWS
8:16 am
Wed October 22, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

  Newscast

  • Interview with Congressman Cory Gardner
  • A look at Amendment 67
  • More jobs for Colorado
NEWS
8:13 am
Tue October 21, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

  Newcast

  • Representative Gardner visits Montrose
  • Denver DA won’t prosecute Sen. King
  • Paonia hires permanent Town Manager
  • State water plan continues to be a problem
NEWS
8:19 am
Mon October 20, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

  Newscast

  • Chicken farm ruling overturned
  • Reward posted for information about poaching
  • Palisade ballots have wrong information
  • A look at the gambling initiative
  • “Hateful Eight” gets the official approval from San Miguel County
LOCAL MOTION
12:40 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Local Motion: Regional News Roundup Oct. 2014

On this week's Local Motion, we've decided to highlight political stories aired on our regional newscast. 

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NEWS
8:16 am
Mon October 6, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Newscast

  • Enterovirus hits adult Coloradans
  • Grand Junction police officer arrested
  • Revenue Silver Mine give Patter of Violation label
  • Candidates desperately court young voters
     
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NEWS
8:19 am
Fri October 3, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

  Newscast

  • Cuckoo listed as threatened species
  • Lightning strikes natural gas well
  • Three candidates race for open seat in 5th district
NEWS
9:51 am
Thu October 2, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Newscast

  • Colorado looks out for Ebola
  • GMO ballots raise national debate
  • Debates over governor’s seat
  • Rain may start to let up
NEWS
8:13 am
Wed October 1, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

  Newscast

  • Region 10 uses grant funds to explore how to bring faster internet to Western Slope
  • City of Montrose hit hard by skyrocketing dispatch fees
NEWS
8:11 am
Tue September 30, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

  Newscast

  • FDA changes rule about brewer’s grain
  • A look at the Mountain Harvest Festival
  • Enterovirus possibly connected to paralysis
  • Jefferson County schools close as teachers walk out
  • Snow arrives on Western Slope
NEWS
8:12 am
Mon September 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

  Newscast

  • Forest Service adjusts photography and filming policy
  • Quinten Tarentino film to be shot outside Telluride
  • David Justice, who broke down barriers outside BLM trail, found guilty
  • A look at rural firefighters coping with big fires
NEWS
8:16 am
Fri September 26, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

  Newscast

  • Tweet throws stumbling block for senate hopeful
  • Diabetes hits hard in Delta County
  • A look at ghost towns and those that keep them alive
  • Photos of Great Depression organized by county

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