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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8:19 am
Fri March 28, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 28, 2014


  •  Wrecked plane pulled from Ridgway Reservoir
  • Budget debate begins in Denver
  • Oprah Winfrey buys property in Mountain Village
  • Ridgway school superintendent could leave the district
  • The Colorado Water Plan, explained 
  •  Western Slope Skies
8:23 am
Thu March 27, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 27, 2014


  • Telecom bills that would bridge digital divide advance in state house
  • Three out of state poachers confess to their crimes
  • Capitol Conversation: debating the state budget
8:15 am
Wed March 26, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 26, 2014


  • The BLM hopes to balance gas drilling with other uses in its new resource management plan for the Colorado River Valley area
  • State lawmakers hope Colorado military bases won't be shuttered
  • Legislators weigh changes to Colorado's telecommunications laws

8:22 am
Tue March 25, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, March 25, 2014


  • Divers located the bodies of 5 plane crash victims in Ridgway Reservoir
  • 25 Delta County teachers laid off
  • More Colorado children live in poverty now than during the recession
  • Lawmakers consider whether to pay to save Amtrak's Southwest Chief
8:16 am
Mon March 24, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 24, 2014


  • A plane with 5 passengers crashed into Ridgway Reservoir Saturday afternoon
  • Judge temporarily halts Grand Junctions panhandling law
  • Colorado could get a new aerial fire fighting fleet
  • A new proposal could bring faster internet to rural Delta and Montrose counties
8:23 am
Fri March 21, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 21, 2014


  • A bill to increase the smoking age in Colorado failed in a House committee
  • The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Grand Junction over its efforts to limit aggressive panhandling
  • Ouray gets better water rights

8:20 am
Thu March 20, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, March 20, 2014


  • Bill Koch says he is getting out of the coal industry
  • A major education spending bill clears a house committee
  • Ridgway voters to decide on CDOT transportation funding

8:19 am
Wed March 19, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, March 19, 2014


  • HUD gives Colorado $200 million in federal flood aid
  • Connecting the Drops: Small scale hydro power in Colorado

8:28 am
Mon March 17, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, March 17, 2014


  • Third Arrest in the Murder of Aspenite Nancy Pfister
  • Bill to ban talking on cell phones while driving fails
  • Computer virus compromises patient information at Glenwood Springs hospital
  • Farmers worry damaged irrigation ditches can’t handle spring run off  

8:32 am
Fri March 14, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, March 14, 2014


  • New study of finds Colorado is getting hotter

  • Eastern Colorado is buried by a tumble weed invasion

  • Sounds of the High Country from KDNK: Sierra Crane Murdoch on cancer clusters