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.


8:14 am
Wed April 2, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, April 2, 2014


  • Municipal elections held around KVNF's listening area yesterday
  • A bill to give terminally ill patients more drug options cleared a house committee
  • The BLM extends gas leases on Thompson Divide
  • Marty Durlin's new musical Dreamtime
  •  Palisade peach could become state fruit
8:16 am
Tue April 1, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, April 1, 2014


  • 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
8:17 am
Mon March 31, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 31, 2014


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

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 28, 2014


  •  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
8:23 am
Thu March 27, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 27, 2014


  • 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
8:15 am
Wed March 26, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 26, 2014


  • 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

8:22 am
Tue March 25, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, March 25, 2014


  • 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
8:16 am
Mon March 24, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 24, 2014


  • 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
8:23 am
Fri March 21, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 21, 2014


  • 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

8:20 am
Thu March 20, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 20, 2014


  • 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