KVNF Regional Newscast

Weekdays at 8:00 a.m. & 5:50 p.m.

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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  • Lightner Creek Fire near Durango one of 30 blazes in the West
  • Studies detail damage caused by pollution from wildfires
  • Huge black market pot bust in Denver
  • CU resident details impact of Medicaid cuts in state
  • Delta Hospital CEO to hold Paonia town hall

  • Small business owners waiting for Supreme Court decision on LGBT rights
  • BLM accepting public comment on proposed drilling operation outside Grand Junction
  • BLM taking a look at uses of public land in Colorado region
  • Rep. Millie Hamner will sit on education committee in next session
  • DU to conduct survey about state government efficiency

  • Energy Office to lose funding on July 1st
  • Growing moose population creates problems on highways, in cities
  • Tax breaks in new health care bill to heavily favor city residents
  • Fire danger in Western Slope growing, counties implement Stage 1 precautions
  • Colorado has lowest unemployment rate in country

Eric Goold

Eric Goold of KVNF News offers a commentary about the Paonia Town Council, in the past and present. Interviews with former Trustee Bill Brunner as well as with former Trustees/Mayors Ron Rowell and Neal Schwieterman.

  • State parks system overused, underfunded
  • Montrose County, Park County wildfires caused by humans
  • Canyons of the Ancients in Cortez unlikely to be downsized

  • High Country News interview about Hotchkiss area chicken farm
  • Jury rules in favor of hen egg laying farm outside Hotchkiss
  • Veterans march to DC to protest for sage grouse protections

  • Trustee resigns from Paonia Town Council
  • New speed limits in Paonia approved
  • Ute Indian Museum in Montrose celebrates grand reopening
  • Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs breaks ground
  • Paonia prep baseball player piles up postseason awards

  • Paonia Trustee Bill Brunner resigns
  • Secretary Zinke recommends downsizing Bears Ears National Monument
  • Colorado falling behind other states in child welfare economics
  • Rivers at peak summer runoff, dangerous rafting conditions exist
  • Democrat Jared Polis throws hat into crowded 2018 Governor's race
  • Weather conditions prompt red flag fire warnings all over Western Slope

  • New laws aim to crack down on illegal pot grows
  • Marble hosts new farmer's market starting Saturday
  • Governor Hickenlooper signs controversial asset seizure bill
  • Paonia Town council meets tonight

  • Colorado's National Monuments under review by President Trump
  • Delta County Master Plan rewrite underway, should be done around New Year
  • Small towns in Colorado will be hurt by proposed Medicaid cuts
  • Local prep baseball players earn all state honors

  • Portion of Gunnison River to remain closed through weekend
  • Ute Indian Museum in Montrose prepares for grand reopening weekend
  • Area prep track stars earn all state recognition

  • Part of Gunnison River closed for safety concerns
  • Colorado's Governor, 9 mayors pledge to follow Paris Climate Accord
  • Unity Party newest political party in Colorado
  • Colorado Film Office audit reveals inappropraite spending
  • Medical marijuana can be legally prescribed for PTSD patients
  • Paonia looks to modify speed limits around town

  • New law makes rolling coal a Class A traffic violation
  • Tick population expected to surge this summer
  • New digital mapping system includes hiking trails around state
  • Piano playing bear in Vail a social media sensation

  • Spike in fraking creates shortage of work crews around state
  • Energy companies file safety reports after Governor's order
  • Colorado hopes to be next home of outdoor trade show

  • Budget cuts to SNAP benefits will impact Coloradans
  • Crested Butte to honor victims of mine disaster

  • Conservationist group established for public lands in six states
  • Study of Arkansas River Basin focuses on small farms

  • Governor signs spending bill into law
  • Hospitals, schools benefit from new law; transportation needs more
  • Arkansas River tourism industry similar to Colorado, Gunnison Rivers
  • Climate change impacts river flow in Colorado Basins

  • Montrose teen hit by gunfire on Memorial Day
  • ATV accident in Montrose claims life of teenager
  • Study of Arkansas River Basin, effect of climate change on Colorado rivers

  • Alaskans come to Colorado to support public lands
  • Paonia wins 2A state baseball championship

Eric Goold

Paonia won the 2A state championship in baseball last weekend in Pueblo. The Eagles finished the season 25-0 and captured their first state title since 1998. KVNF News spoke with head coach Nate Miller and some of the ballplayers while the Eagles celebrated.

  • Governor Hickenlooper signs budget into law
  • Innovative new farm and school set to open near Paonia
  • Colorado and Arkansas Rivers flow less because of climate change
  • Paonia wins 2A state baseball championship

  • Nucla Mustangs win first 1A state championship in baseball
  • Paonia Eagles in Pueblo seeking 2A state title in baseball
  • Local prep athletes, teams shine at state track meet
  • Colorado medicaid programs could be cut by 14 billion under GOP plan

  • Deer found in West End 1st confirmed case of chronic wasting disease
  • State Republicans ask Trump to leave Canyons National Monument status as is
  • Health centers in Colorado face defunding under Trump budget
  • Kebler Pass opens today

  • Paonia Town Council report, Trustee reads statement
  • Paonia Trustee Brunner to face possible disciplinary action
  • Colorado church goers carry concealed guns during services

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KVNF News talks with State Sentor Kerry Donovan, Representative Millie Hamner, Capitol Coverage reporter Bente Birkeland and Delta County Memorial Hospital Administrator Jason Cleckler about the Colorado Legislative session. Hospitals and transportation were the hot issues in Denver this year.

  • 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