KVNF Regional Newscast

Weekdays at 8:00 a.m. & 5:50 p.m.
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Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and during All Things Considered for regional news from KVNF.

KVNF's Patricia Naft, Jake Ryan and Laura Palmisano bring 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)

The KVNF news team 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

From left to right, KVNF's news producer Jake Ryan, senior reporter Laura Palmisano, and morning host Patricia Naft in the studio.
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KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jul 12, 2016

  • Suspect arrested after string of burglaries, auto thefts
  • Coloradoans to vote on cigarette tax
  • Water ‘supply’ might not be as important to future of agriculture as water ‘timing’  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, July 11, 2016

Jul 11, 2016

  • Birds behind DMEA power outage in north Montrose
  • Lake City announces finalists for town manager search
  • EPA resumes long­term work on Gold King Mine
  • To truly bring bison back to the plains, ranchers say we must eat them  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 8, 2016

Jul 8, 2016

  • Swim beach at Crawford State Park closed for E. coli
  • Heroin, opioid abuse climbs nationally, locally
  • Arch Coal won’t give executives bonuses this year
  • Overview of state highway projects happening this summer  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7, 2016

  • Area county commissioner to testify before congress on oil and gas development
  • Region 10 launches senior companion program
  • A look at coal mine employment decline  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wed., July 6, 2016

Jul 6, 2016

  • Colorado Care approaching vote in November
  • Resolution often takes years for water issues with oil and gas drilling  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jul 5, 2016

  • Delta Republican Leader steps down
  • Search Rescue busy during spring, possibly summer
  • Millions awarded in civil case over hunting death of high schooler
  • A look at dealing with toxic natural gas waste  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, July 4, 2016

Jul 4, 2016

  • Monsoon season begins
  • Changes for parents wanting exemptions from vaccinations
  • A look at rate changes for electricity across the country  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 11, 2014

Jul 1, 2016

  • Credit card scam ring busted up in Delta County
  • New federal rules change how the US charges for public resource extraction
  • Conversation about the upcoming US Senate race in Colorado  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Jun 30, 2016

  • Darryl Glenn win’s republican primary for US Senate
  • Update on primary wins across Western Slope
  • Wildfire in Gunnison County difficult, dangerous
  • Look at the ripple effect from the crashing coal market  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wed., June 29, 2016

Jun 29, 2016

  • 911 lines across Western Slope down for brief time on Monday
  • Delta County sees federal money for federal lands
  • Health insurance prices still vary, rising in Colorado  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Jun 28, 2016

  •   Today is primary day
  • Wildfires spread in Colorado
  • Two die in car crash
  • The issue of water rights for desert farming

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 27, 2016

Jun 27, 2016

  • Demands made for Delta GOP leader’s resignation
  • High temps melt snowpack, but enough is still there to last
  • Programs helps hungry Delta County kids
  • Coal states struggle to adapt to renewable demand  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 24, 2016

Jun 24, 2016

  • Colorado releases economic forecast
  • New Mexico sues Colorado over Animas River spill
  • Update on regional efforts to improve internet
  • Grand Junction woman arrested for sexual assault on teenage boy
  • Public comment taken over coal royalties

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Jun 23, 2016

  • Update on two wildfires burning on the Uncompahgre Plateau
  • Western Slope libraries to participate in CPW backpack program
  • BLM Resource Management Plan for North Fork, surrounding areas up for review  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016

  •  Voters are slowly returning ballots for Colorado’s primary election 
  • Two wildfires continue to smolder on the Western Slope.
  • American Indian mascots 

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jun 21, 2016

  • Heat wave continues in CO
  • Conversation with new head of state DNR
  • US considering ending self bonding for mining

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 20, 2016

Jun 20, 2016

  • DMEA announces new board, unveils fiber optic internet
  • Vast oil and gas reserves raise concerns on Western Slope
  • Colorado aims for comprehensive trail guide  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 17, 2016

Jun 17, 2016

  • DMEA can purchase locally produced power without having to pay Tri-­State
  • Arch Coal’s bankruptcy plan
  • A teen accused of killing his ex­-girlfriend will be tried in Larimer County
  • Hickenlooper signs a bill into law last week, to help prevent suicide.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Jun 16, 2016

  • Man dies while rafting Roaring Fork River
  • Coroner ID’s body of backpacker found at Black Canyon of the Gunnison
  • Stump Fire outside of Montrose 100 percent contained
  • Mosquito abatement for West Nile starts
  • Air pollution shows up more during ‘flowback’ on natural gas wells
  • Hickenlooper signs full strength beer & wine in grocery stores bill
  • Supreme Court rejects latest challenge to mercury pollution rule  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Jun 15, 2016

  • Body of backpacker recovered from Black Canyon of the Gunnison
  • Montrose County experiences issues with primary ballots
  • Security to be tightened at Denver PrideFest after Orlando attack
  • Communities across Colorado face budget issues as energy sector declines
  • U.S. Energy Secretary addresses Western governors

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 13, 2016

Jun 13, 2016

  • Pilot who flew into power lines gets license revoked temporarily
  • Ski resort visitations are up
  • Ouray County Road 1 might be paved if county approves
  • Republican candidates face a crowded field to take on Senator Bennet
  • Coal production down nationally to 1981 levels  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 10, 2016

Jun 10, 2016

  • Estimate of natural gas on Western Slope balloons into one of the largest in nation
  • 90 Road on Uncompahgre Plateau blocked with barriers
  • Coal production down this year, continuing trend
  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill to investigate new reservoir  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jun 9, 2016

  • River guide saves drowning woman on San Miguel rafting trip
  • Delta County GOP to investigate chairwoman’s actions
  • Colorado Democrats denouncing Trump after racist comments aimed at US judge
  • Solarize Delta County hits halfway point
  • Feds forecast low summer gas prices  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8, 2016

  • Primary ballots mailed for GOP U.S. Senate race
  • CMU to offer winemaking degree
  • A report from the 2016 Mountain Connect Broadband Conference in Keystone, Colorado

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jun 7, 2016

  • Demands made for Delta GOP leader’s resignation
  • High temps melt snowpack, but enough is still there to last
  • Programs helps hungry Delta County kids
  • Coal states struggle to adapt to renewable demand  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 6, 2016

Jun 6, 2016

  • Arch Coal announces layoffs at West Elk Mine in western Colorado
  • Governor vetoes red light camera ban
  • Will more milkweed bolster the monarch butterfly? The jury is still out on that one  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 3, 2016

Jun 3, 2016

  • Feral cat tests positive for plague in Delta County
  • Kebler Pass opens for the season
  • Latest state campaign finance filings show groups raising substantial sums
  • Renewables reach 10% of U.S. electricity mix for first time  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Jun 2, 2016

  • Former San Miguel County Commissioner Elaine Fischer passes away
  • Montrose School District grant for school renovations depends on voters
  • Sharing Ministries Food Bank expands to meet growing demand
  • Ballot campaign making it tougher to change state constitution launches  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Jun 1, 2016

  • Montrose County to participate in state economic development program
  • Future uncertain for beer and wine liquor store bill
  • Coal leasing on federal land  

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 30, 2016

May 31, 2016

  • Body found inside burning mobile home in Olathe
  • Mudslide closes road on Uncompahgre Plateau 
  • DMEA at-large candidate interviews 
  • Governor Hickenlooper unveils new book

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