KVNF Regional Newscast

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Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and during All Things Considered for regional news from KVNF.

KVNF's Eric Goold brings you regional news weekdays at 8 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. (You can also subscribe to the newscasts using the Podcast or RSS links)

KVNF news is always looking for leads. Let us know what's happening in your area, what issues you care about and what you'd like to hear us cover - email us at news@kvnf.org

    

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  • Sen. Kerry Donovan, Rep. Millie Hamner discuss last days of session
  • Capitol Coverage reporter Bente Birkeland from statehouse
  • Mother of All Anti Regulation Bills causes concern in Colorado

  • County hospitals working together
  • Deportation fear drives Colorado families to food pantries, churches
  • CDOT restarts work on Highway 50 project
  • Colorado celebrates Public Lands Day

  • CU Boulder dance troupe in Paonia for workshops, performance
  • Governor Hickenlooper to visit Western Slope this weekend
  • Boulder conference says Rocky Mountain Region perfect for new economy
  • Storms cause rescheduling for high school track, baseball state tournaments

  • 1.9 billion for transportation not nearly enough for CDOT
  • Colorado schools funded to test water for lead content in new law
  • DMEA will not hold an election, three new board members to be named
  • Capitol Coverage talks to Dem. Speaker Crisanta Duran
  • Saturday is Spring Clean Up Day in Delta County

  • Gov. Hickenlooper contemplates calling a special session
  • Local lawmakers urge Governor not to appeal oil and gas ruling
  • Paonia Town Council bogged down by infighting, personality conflicts
  • Out of state conservative group targets swing state Colorado

  • Capitol Conversation discusses end of legislative session
  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to leave young wildlife alone
  • Pay equity for women in Colorado would add $9 billion annually

  • Gov. Hickenlooper contemplates calling a special session
  • Hepatitis A cases spike in Colorado
  • Colorado schools doing their own testing for lead in water
  • Parks and Wildlife complete elk management plan for Gunnison area

  • Capitol Coverage of end of legislative session
  • Paonia environmentalist shares perspective on climate, science marches

  • US Senate defeats effort to roll back Obama-era methane regulations
  • Colorado Senators split in vote to keep oil and gas regulations on public land
  • State House passes omnibus budget bill on last day of session
  • Rural hospitals should see benefit of new funding bill

  • Republicans defeat own bill to eliminate state health exchange
  • Republicans defeat bill that would require oil and gas well map
  • Parks and Wildlife seeks help compiling data in Gunnison Basin
  • Last ditch effort to fund hospitals, transportation goes to Governor
  • Final day of legislative session is today; bills not expected to pass

  • Lack of oil and gas well inspectors hurts safety check effort
  • Lawmakers hope they can get oil and gas mapping bill done
  • Capitol Conversation discusses final days of legislative session
  • Paonia Town Council meets tonight, will get new attorney

  • Bill to increase Parks and Wildlife fees defeated
  • Month-long I-70 construction begins today
  • 600,000 Coloradans will lose Medicaid coverage under AHCA
  • Delta County to take public input on updated Master Plan

  • Governor orders safety check of oil and gas wells
  • Climate change in the West impacts upon wine growers

  • Cause of Firestone house fire determined, oil and gas well safety reviewed
  • US Forest Service continues battle against bark beetles in Western Colorado
  • Hospitals urge lawmakers not to cut over 500 million from budget
  • Health centers across state scramble to fight opioid epedemic
  • CDOT begins work on US 50 around Blue Mesa Reservoir

  • CO 145 to be closed briefly May 9th for project in West End
  • State motorcycle fatalities hit all time high last year
  • Capitol Conversation discusses Firestone fire, possible legislation

  • Lawmakers scramble to save hospital funding before end of session
  • Paonia Town Council struggles to enforce new code of conduct
  • Longmont set to become next sanctuary city

  • No cause yet determined in Firestone house fire
  • Two oil and gas companies shut down wells, investigate
  • Senator Ray Scott proposes bill, wants to revamp energy committee
  • Delta Hospital administrator talks new North Fork clinics
  • State, national demonstrations planned for May Day

  • Colorado residents support BLM measures to cut oil and gas waste
  • Capitol Coverage feature on tax hike to pay for transportation
  • Parks and Wildlife urges residents to take steps to be Bear Aware

  • Divisions in GOP apparent in failure to pass transportation bill
  • Dept of Transportation warns of wildlife on state roads
  • Executive Order calls for review of national monuments
  • Parks and Wildlife opens two reservoirs to public on May 1st
  • Bill to help rural counties pay for health care fails at state house
  • City of Montrose announces two work programs

  • Lawmakers face deadline today to pass budget
  • Parks and Wildlife produces beehive enclosure how-to video
  • Capitol Coverage interviews reporter about open access to records

  • Capitol Conversation discusses end of session, unraveling priorities
  • Statewide support for creation of Colorado retirement program
  • 3.5 magnitude earthquakes trembles near Rangely over weekend

  • Tempers flare at state house, bills dying in final days of session
  • Colorado cities take part in science marches for Earth Day
  • Paonia Senior Center hosts 90's Celebration, Bake Sale

pinstopin.com

A Cowboy Church opened up in Montrose last Sunday with a unique Easter service. Four days later in Denver, a second new church celebrated a holiday of its own on April 20th.

  • Colorado air quality improves under new restrictions
  • Much debated transportation bill all but dead at statehouse
  • Montrose home to new Cowboy Church
  • Denver home to new International Church of Cannabis

  • Fees to enter state parks, hunt and fish likely to increase
  • Lawmakers hope to fill teaching vacancies in rural areas, provide college aid
  • Legal age to be a Colorado legislator to be lowered to 21
  • Amtrack's Southwest Chief route set to expand
  • Delta Police Department to conduct prescription drug take back day
  • Uptick in car thefts in Montrose

  • Fire conditions in Western states expected to grow with climate change
  • Daily Sentinel publisher will not sue lawmaker over fake news allegations
  • Lambing season begins in Gunnison

  • Paonia Town Council holds special meeting
  • CU research indicates climate change shortens ski season
  • Capitol Conversation discusses teen sexting, oil and gas issues

  • Fire outside of Paonia quickly contained
  • Colorado first state to offer in-state tuition to Olympic athletes
  • Paonia Town Council report

Paige Blakenbuehler, High Country News

Responders from the Paonia volunteer fire department acted quickly to contain a wildfire north of Price Road Friday afternoon. Dry, warm and windy conditions were ripe for a blaze.

  • Both parties kill oil and gas bills at statehouse
  • DCMH CEO holds health care town hall in Hotchkiss
  • Religious freedom bill again taken up by lawmakers
  • Rail line considered in Front Range to ease statewide traffic

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