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. 

Jake Ryan, Laura Palmisano, Patricia Naft
From left to right, KVNF's news producer Jake Ryan, news director Laura Palmisano, and morning host Patricia Naft in the studio.
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Local Newscast
9:35 am
Fri November 9, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, November 9th, 2012


  • CO Dems Select 1st Openly Gay Man as Speaker of State House
  • USFS Upholds West Elk Mine Expansion
  • Montrose City Attorney Retires
  • Cañon City Residents Concerned about Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill
  • CPW Cites Med Pilot For Harrassing Elk
  • Ouray Ice Park Adds Climbing Tower
  • Rim Rock Drive Closed Saturday for Marathon
  • State Offices Closed Monday

Local Newscast
8:57 am
Thu November 8, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Thursday, November 8, 2012


  • Western Slope voters bucked statewide trends
  • Amendment 64 advocates await Federal response
  • Local prep teams in football, volleyball playoffs
  • Bus service between GJ and Durango will resume
  • Fatality in Delta County car crash

Local Newscast
8:27 am
Wed November 7, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, November 7, 2012


  • All three ballot measures approved in Colorado
  • Democrats win majority in both chambers of State House
  • Complete election results from KVNF listening area
  • Secretary of State Scott Gessler in more legal hotwater
  • Planned power outages in Norwood area
Local Newscast
8:44 am
Tue November 6, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, November 6, 2012


  • Republicans lead early vote in Colorado
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry visits Delta
  • Colorado mortgage loans paid off at high rate
  • Naturita Library receives prestigious award
  • Antero Resources selling all leases near Rifle
  • Fee-Free weekend at Colorado National Monument

Local Newscast
1:10 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, November 5th, 2012


  • Campaigns Work Overtime in Home Stretch
  • West Nile Cases in Delta County Far Surpass Last Year
  • EagleNET Brings Broadband Access to Colorado
  • Increased Wildlife Danger with Time Change

Local Newscast
8:57 am
Fri November 2, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, November 2, 2012


  • State Budget Looking Up
  • Two Locals Appointed To Coal Mine Board of Examiners
  • Legislator Aims To Remove Guns From College Campuses
  • Juvenile Charged With Arson In Weber Fire
  • Watch Report On Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties
  • KVNF Sports Report
  • Colorado Spruce Heads to US Capitol For Christmas
  • Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend

Local Newscast
9:02 am
Thu November 1, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, November 1, 2012


  • Capitol Conversation, State Election Roundup
  • Minorities Smoke Pot Less, Get Arrested More
  • Public Lands Policies Could Decide Election
  • Ryan In Colorado, Again
  • West Slope Police Chiefs In Turmoil
  • With No El Nino, Winter Moisture Uncertain

Local Newscast
8:36 am
Wed October 31, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, October 31, 2012


  • SG Interests Has Connections With Scott Tipton
  • Former Paonia Finance Officer To Be Charged With Theft
  • Region 10 Names New Executive Director
  • iSeeChange Finds Black Widows Everywhere
  • Montrose County Road Closure

Local Newscast
9:06 am
Tue October 30, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 30, 2012


  • Early "In-person" Voting Ends Friday
  • "War On Coal" - A West Slope Perspective
  • Garfield County To Study Air Pollution Near Oil & Gas Ops
  • Wildfire Update

Local Newscast
8:59 am
Mon October 29, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, October 29, 2012


  • Roatcap Fire Starter Arrested, Identified
  • Governor Signs Disaster Declaration For Roatcap Fire
  • Capitol Coverage: State House District 3 Race Profile
  • House District 61 Race Profile
  • Insurance Exec Indicted Over Delta Petroleum Insider Trading
  • Hurricane Sandy Affecting DIA Flights

Local Newscast
8:50 am
Fri October 26, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, October 26, 2012


  • Wildfire Update
  • Paonia Town Fraud Much Larger Than First Reported
  • First Formal Application Filed For Thompson Divide Drilling
  • Ouray County Commission Race Finance
  • Delta Cannery Razed After 92 Years
  • Western Slope Skies

Local Newscast
9:22 am
Thu October 25, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, October 25, 2012


  • Fast-moving Wildfire Strikes Between Cortez and Dolores
  • More Wildfire Updates
  • Winter Weather Makes Roads Hazardous State-wide
  • Energy Fuels Affected By Dropping Uranium Prices
  • Presidential Candidates Visit Colorado
  • Secretary of State Identifies More Non-citizen Voters
  • KVNF Sports Report
  • West End Campground Improvements and Road Closures
  • Emergency Room Visits For Routine Health Care Costly
  • Winter Weather Awareness Week Offers Safety Tips

Local Newscast
8:41 am
Wed October 24, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, October 24, 2012


  • Fast-moving Wildfire Strikes Wetmore
  • Other Wildfire Updates
  • Early Voting In Full Swing In Delta County
  • Ariana Brocious Speaks With Rep. Millie Hamner
  • Waldo Canyon Fire After Action Report Released
  • Governor Waives Height Restrictions For Livestock Feed Loads
Local Newscast
8:41 am
Tue October 23, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 23, 2012


  • Delta County Commissioners Uphold Approval Of Chicken Operations
  • Colorado Secretary of State Facing Two Ethics Investigations
  • Republican VP Candidate Paul Ryan Visits Western Slope
  • Parks and Wildlife To Kill Fish, Restock Paonia Reservoir
  • State Recommends Whooping Cough Vaccinations
Local Newscast
9:29 am
Mon October 22, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, October 22, 2012


  • Delta Commissioners To Decide Chicken Dilemma Today
  • Presidential Candidates In Colorado This Week
  • Early Voting Underway, 70% Mail-in
  • Curry Accuses Opponents of Violating Election Law
  • State Unemployment Records Small Drop
  • Wildfire Updates: Southwest Colorado
  • Colorado Public News: Salt, the Hidden Killer
  • Fly Flags At Half-mast For Aurora Victim
Local Newscast
8:35 am
Fri October 19, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, October 19, 2012


  • Court Upholds Montrose Hospital Reorganization
  • Wildfire Updates: Southwestern Colorado
  • KVNF Sports Report From Tamie Meck
  • Watch Report From Gus Jarvis
  • More Questions About Gessler's Propriety With State Money
Local Newscast
8:40 am
Thu October 18, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, October 18, 2012


  • Wildfire Updates - Southwest Colorado Heats Up
  • Ski Season Begins, With A-Basin Opening Yesterday
  • Norwood Cell Tower Gets Planning Approval
  • San Miguel Power Will Likely Pass Wholesale Power Increase To Members
  • Abraham House Homeless Shelter To Expand
Local Newscast
8:53 am
Wed October 17, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, October 17, 2012


  • Legalize Marijuana Amendment Would Pass If Vote Were Today
  • Delta County Chicken Wars Continue
  • Wildfire Update - Red Flag Warnings!
  • Conservation Easement Program Needs Fixing
  • State Wants Comments For Deer Management
Local Newscast
9:02 am
Tue October 16, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012


  • Koch accused of holding former employee captive
  • COGCC launches new water quality database
  • Gessler continues to draw fire for RNC trip
  • Ouray Student National Merit Finalist
  • Abraham Connection Continues to Grow
Local Newscast
8:28 am
Mon October 15, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, October 15, 2012


  • Mail Ballots Mailed Out Today
  • Tax Break For West Elk Coal Mine
  • Bi-Partisan Collaboration For Forest Health
  • Gov, US Senators Pushing For Post-Fire Recovery
  • Uranium Drive-in Sign Still Glowing