Local Motion

Tuesdays 6-6:30 PM

In-depth local public affairs reporting and interviews from around the KVNF listening area.  Local Motion airs on Tuesdays from 6-6:30 pm, and is hosted by Ali Lightfoot, Laura Palmisano and Jake Ryan.

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COMMUNITY
8:42 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Local Motion: Dennis McKenna, Part Two

This week on Local Motion, we present part two of Marty Durlin's interview with Dennis McKenna, about his book "The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss," which tells the story of Dennis and Terence McKenna's life together, beginning in Paonia. 

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COMMUNITY
3:30 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Local Motion: Dennis McKenna, Part One

Credit Dennis McKenna

The McKenna Brothers are two of Paonia's illustrious, possibly infamous, hometown icons. Younger brother Dennis is an ethnobotanist. His older brother Terence, who died in 2000, was known for his books on psychedelics and the nature of consciousness, with such titles as "True Hallucinations and The Archaic Revival: Speculations on Psychedelic Mushrooms, the Amazon, Virtual Reality, UFOs, Evolution, Shamanism, the Rebirth of the Goddess and the End of History."

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ARTS
4:35 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Local Motion: Susie Kaldis on the North Fork Creative District

The North Fork Valley has been designated as a Certified Creative District by the state of Colorado.  Ali Lightfoot speaks with Susie Kaldis who is the executive director of the North Fork creative coalition about what this designation means for the valley.

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NEWS
9:55 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Local Motion: Doug Fritz on the Fire Season

Doug Fritz is the fire chief for the Hotchkiss Fire district speaks with Ali Lightfoot about the fire season so far and what we can do locally to prevent and prepare for a wild fire.

  CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT WILDFIRE INFORMATION

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COMMUNITY
3:43 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Local Motion: People's Emergency Action Team

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Paonia resident, Kalvin Evans, who is working with other volunteers in the area to establish the People’s Emergency Action Team ( PEAT).  The group’s mission is to be prepared in the event of a crisis situation by being proactive, working with local authorities and engaging community in wide participation.

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NEWS
10:17 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Local Motion: Paonia Cherry Days 4Ever

Paonia Cherry Days 4 Ever is a new group of community members who have come together to organize this year’s Cherry Days Festival.    Ali Lightfoot talks with members of the group about what to expect at this year's event.

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ENTERTAINMENT
4:43 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Local Motion: North Fork Valley Yacht Club

KVNF’s Annette Pretorius reports on the new yacht club started by Ty and Helen Gillespie at Azura Cellars in Paonia.

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NEWS
3:53 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Local Motion: DMEA Forum

Current DMEA Board of Directors
Credit DMEA.org

Six candidates for seats on the board of the Delta Montrose Electric Association participated in a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Wednesday, May 15th. KVNF's Marty Durlin recorded the event. Voted ballots must be returned by mail to DMEA no later than June 13, or members can vote in person at DMEA's annual meeting at the Hotchkiss Senior Center, 276 E. Main Street, Friday, June 14, from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

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COMMUNITY
4:35 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Local Motion: Sally Kane

During her last week at the station,  Sally Kane  reflects on her 10 years as KVNF's manager.

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FOOD
3:58 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Local Motion: Students Weigh in on School Lunch

Credit Christy Eller

KVNF youth reporter, Azure Eller,  talks with fellow students about the changes to their school lunch due to the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act.

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NEWS
1:06 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Local Motion: Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

Rhonda Vincent, director of the  lunch program for Delta county schools,  talks with Ali Lightfoot about the challenges of  implementing the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act at local schools.

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Local History
1:30 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Beezley Journal Offers Glimpse of the Past

Will Beezley was an orchardist and farmer who lived up Steven’s Gulch just outside of Paonia. In the 1930s, 40s and 50s, he kept a daily log of his tasks, along with the weather and conditions. The brief entries offer a glimpse of his work on the land and his chase with water. The journals are now in the hands of Paonia resident Amber Kleinman, who has been selecting and posting entries for ISeeChange at thealmanac.org. She was interviewed by KVNF’s Marty Durlin, who asked her first about the process of transcribing the journals.

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COMMUNITY
2:31 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Local Motion: Living with Autism

Pass the Mic reporter, Noah McDaniel  speaks with Paonia resident,  Sanni,  about living with autism in the North Fork Valley.    

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COMMUNITY
12:46 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Chris Yates on the "Gift Economy"

Chris Yates

Paonia resident and businessman,  Chris Yates, speaks with Ali Lightfoot about the "Gift Economy." A new movement emerging locally, that focuses on developing local currencies, resource-based economics and the restoration of the commons.

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Local Motion
11:44 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Local Motion: Kitty Burns, A Coal Miner's Wife

Credit KVNF File Photo

For every miner, there’s a family – and in the best cases, the family offers a support system that allows the miner to go into the dark to work various shifts under sometimes dangerous conditions, sleep during the day, adapt to various clocks and take it in stride when there’s a disruption of work or routine.

KVNF’s Marty Durlin spoke to someone who’s managed it for decades.

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ENTERTAINMENT
4:44 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Local Motion: Davis Coombe

Film editor, Davis Coombe, speaks with Ali Lightfoot about the documentary  "Chasing Ice."  The film is about acclaimed environmental photographer, James Balog as he participates in an Extreme Ice Survey for National Geographic.    Here, Davis talks about editing this film and his other work as an academy award winning documentary filmmaker.

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ARTS
2:34 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

V-Day Poetry

Amber McDaniel

Amber McDaniel reads the poem "Over It"  by Vagina Monologues creator, Eve Ensler, in honor of V-Day.

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COMMUNITY
3:13 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Local Motion: Resource Connection-Center for Mental Health

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Robin Berndt, Stacyee Curry and Cameron Nelson from Center for Mental Health. They discuss new initiatives to reach men in the community. Listen to their interview with Ali Lightfoot:

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COMMUNITY
4:21 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Resource Connection: Delta County Department of Health & Human Resources

Chuck Lemoine and Debbie Malgosa, of  Delta County Department of Health and Human Services,  speak with Ali Lightfoot about meeting the challenges of a high number of requests for assistance.

Public Assistance

Food/Jobs/Child and Adult Welfare

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone: (970) 874-2030 (Option #1, then Option #1 again)

Fax: (970) 874-2068

After Hours: Delta County Dispatch (970) 874-2015

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ENVIRONMENT
1:37 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Local Motion: Julia Kumari Drapkin

Ali Lightfoot speaks with iSeeChange producer, Julia Kumari Drapkin,  about the online almanac she developed for record keeping on climate change.

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