KVNF Regional Newscast

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

Host Patricia Naft brings you regional news weekdays at 8 AM and 5:50 PM.

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.

Patricia Naft


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8:17 am
Wed May 14, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 14, 2014


  • Paonia house destroyed in fire

  • Meeting in Montrose about plans to combat beetle kill

  • Ouray mine purchased by foreign investors

  • Part one of a series on the cost of mental health in Colorado

8:16 am
Tue May 13, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, May 13, 2014


  • Colorado broadband bill signed to law
  • US Rep. Jared Polis now using Bitcoin
  • San Miguel County awards money for going green
  • Capitol conversation about possible special legislative session about oil and gas
8:18 am
Mon May 12, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 12, 2014


  • Legislative session wrap-up
  •  Runoff to be higher than expected this summer
  • Police searching for missing Nucla man
  • BLM seeks public comment
8:18 am
Fri May 9, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 9, 2014


  • I-70 shooting of a police officer
  •  Colorado lawmakers pass law to create a banking system for marijuana dispensaries
  • 2014 legislative session wraps up
  •  Mesa County Sheriff joining Hickenlooper administration
  • Western Slope Skies
8:17 am
Thu May 8, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, May 8, 2014


  • Delta Memorial Hospital to take over North Fork Medical Clinics

  • USA Pro Challenge bike race route includes McClure and Kebler passes

  • Colorado has 3rd most craft breweries in the country

  • BLM holds oil and gas hearing in DeBeque to hear the pro-industry perspective

8:16 am
Wed May 7, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, May 7, 2014


  •  Marijuana edibles labeling bill passes
  •    Fish and Wildlife reconsidering Gunnison sage grouse listing
  • Lawmakers to shut down state’s tire landfills by 2018
  • Local Tea Party rally sparsely attended
  • Climate change is real – the southwest is getting warmer
8:25 am
Tue May 6, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, May 6, 2014


  • Statehouse reporters assess this year’s legislative session
  •  Police use of force in Grand Junction is up
  • Republican House leader Amy Stephens discusses her time in office
8:20 am
Mon May 5, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 5, 2014


  • BLM delays draft of Resource Management Plan for North Fork; advocates of Alternative Plan prepare for DC trip
  • Wildfire prevention bill faces opposition in state senate
  • Health Department finds no cause of fetal anomolies in Garfield County
  • Edible marijuana bill languishes in committee
8:20 am
Fri May 2, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, May 2, 2014


  • DNA testing for post conviction crime

  • Israeli water project presentation

  • Montrose County Manager Resigns

  • Wyoming Law Enforcement to Track Marijuana arrests

  • San Miguel County Commissioners offer apology to the Utes

  • Missing Person reported in Nucla

8:34 am
Thu May 1, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, May 1, 2014


  • A new campaign to fight ballot initiatives
  • Utah man indicted on federal charges of stealing a fossilized dinosaur footprint
  • Outbreak of fifth disease in Mesa County
  •  Local jails refusing Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds
  • United States Forest Service cannot charge fees to visitors for just parking
  • North Fork county commissioner Mark Roeber receives letter urging legalization of commercial marijuana growing in the North Fork