KVNF Regional Newscast

Tune in weekdays after Morning Edition and 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.

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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  • 18-year-old woman missing from Montrose
  • Coal companies struggle
  • Lt. Gov. Garcia resigns, talks higher education

  • Lt. Gov. Garcia to step down to lead education organization
  • Delta County Libraries sees changes to management
  • CMU creates endowment for energy scholarships
  • Western Slope doctor takes plea deal
  • A conversation with Connect for Health regional manager

  • Proposed bill would limit punishment for sexting teens
  • High demand causes shortage of flu vaccine
  • Healthcare initiative to be on next year’s ballot
  • Clean Power Plan divides Gov. Hickenlooper, Attorney General Coffman

  • Delta closes in on finalists for city manager, again
  • Teacher Union lawsuit advances through state courts
  • Mesa County School District fires PR chief
  • Ridgway schools put out call to fill empty board positions
  • Delta County revenues flat, bigger cuts loom for 2017
  • CDOT enforces snow tire rule, opens extra lane to ease traffic

  •  Colorado voters let state keep marijuana tax money
  • Western Slope communities say yes to broadband
  • Montrose County voters reject library mill levy
  • Regional election results
  • DOI says taxpayers shouldn't be "saddled" with coal cleanup costs

  •  Three guns stolen from Grand Junction museum
  • BLM seeks comments on proposal to upgrade transmission line between Montrose, Dove Creek
  • Panel talks climate change for Western Slope farmers
  • Opposition to moving West Slope water east reiterated ahead of Water Plan finalization

  •   School District adds arts education to focus
  • Paonia faces rate increases, staffing cuts to balance budget
  • Hickenlooper pushes for energy efficiency
  • Water laws on the docket for next legislative session
  • Winter arrives this week

  •  USDA declares Delta County a Disaster Area, along with Montrose, Gunnison, and Mesa
  • Lawmakers try to  incentivize protecting homes from wildfires
  • Amtrak line secure with more federal funding

  •   School district creates app for parents
  • Religious presenter talks abstinence with Delta County students
  • Voter reactions to GOP debate
  • CDOT plans for the technological future on I-­70
  •   Mesa County drug busts nets 40 pounds of meth, 5 pounds of weed
  • Local group works to keep Telluride Gay Ski Week going
  • Paonia embezzlement case draws to a close
  • Mesa County residents challenge school board candidate’s eligibility
  • Western states range widely in energy efficiency

  • Dead beavers in Gunnison County test positive for ‘Rabbit Fever’
  • Volunteers of America opens new health exchange assistance site in Delta
  • City of Ouray voters to decide 11 issues this November
  • Governor wants to block Clean Power Plan lawsuit
  • Southwest Chief efforts receive federal transportation grant

  • Health Center for uninsured expands
  • Health insurance rates will increase next year
  • 24 states sue EPA
  • GOP debate at CU Boulder

  •  San Miguel County mulls looser restrictions on marijuana operations
  • Teen birthrate drops by half in Colorado
  • Delta County coalition awarded grant to connect kids to outdoors
  • Space is running out for the salt pump in Paradox Valley

  •  Gas bills to drop this winter
  • Grand Junction Airport begins process of bringing down fences, gates
  • Refugee from Myanmar leads the way for others on Colorado’s Western Slope
  • Bus service between Denver and Glenwood Springs expanded

  •  Manhunt ends for San Miguel County resident who threatened police
  • Tiny beetles causing big problems for Ouray Ice Park
  • Grocery chains in Colorado lobby to sell full-­strength wine and beer
  • Judge rules against Arch Coal's debt swap deal
  • In Crested Butte, a ‘rental crisis’ forces workers into the woods

  •   Water main breaks plague Paonia
  • Western Slope communities consider broadband ballot measure
  • With Proposition BB, Colorado votes on marijuana tax money – again

  • Manhunt in San Miguel County for armed man who threatened police
  • Voters asked to support increase in taxes for emergency services
  • Olathe officer cleared in death
  • A look back at how the weather affected this year’s hay market

  • Colorado Health Insurance Co­op no longer able to sell insurance for next year
  • Federal grants help coal economies
  • Large grant helps private well owners get their water tested
  • More snow than average predicted for southern Colorado
  • KVNF Annual Meeting results

  • Police sting leads to arrests for child prostitution
  • Second theft causes construction delays
  • Parks and Wildlife brings information to local libraries
  • Chicken lawsuit highlights problems with lack of zoning laws
  • New rules for oil and gas considered
  • Major break cuts off water service in Paonia

  • Chicken farms in Delta County get the greenlight
  • Montrose School District approves $80K for repairs
  • HopeWest hosts open house for new Montrose facility
  • Oil and gas industry responding to threat of worker lung disease

  • Ballots to start arriving in the mail this week
  • Mesa County shares space with local clinic
  • Court puts waterways rule on hold
  • Congressman Tipton plans Western Slope visit

  • Facebook helps in Grand Junction arrest
  • Initiative nears deadline for health insurance overhaul
  • Burns planned for slash piles near Lake City
  • Ballots sent out today, voting machines tested
  • Entrepreneurs aim to make insects compete with meat

  • Mine spills near Crested Butte
  • Montrose clinic receives $150K grant
  • Water Conservancy District looks to get around TABOR
  • Republican challenger for Sen. Bennett up in the air

  • Open records request shows allegations of misconduct for former Delta police chief
  • Health insurance company in jeopardy after federal payment falls through
  • A conversation with Delta hospital’s CEO over clinic closures and openings

  • Hickenlooper appoints replacement for Mesa County DA
  • Montrose fast-­tracks new city dispatch center
  • State commission to study use of American Indian mascots in schools
  • Some Colorado towns look to rein in oil and gas ahead of state rules

  • Former Delta chief of police received $50K severance package
  • Local organizations hope to create business and resource center in Delta
  • Governor heads aboard on trade mission
  • Demonstration plot help farmers optimizes, prepare for drought
  • Nonprofit announces $20 million prize for CO2 innovation

  • Marijuana grow operation on public lands found in Montrose County
  • Schools take the fight against bullying into the 21st century
  • Gov. Hickenlooper pushes to develop state’s recreation opportunities

  • EPA releases rules for ozone levels
  • Palisade opens new bike park
  • States stuck with abandoned gas wells

  • Grand Junction loses panhandling lawsuit
  • Colorado looks at different public access rules
  • Painters brave elements for Colorado scenery

  • Colorado sees spike in rabbit fever cases, official warns Hunters of disease
  • Telluride Medical Center needs to raise funds for hospital
  • Plein air painting in Colorado

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