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KVNF's original reporting covers a variety of issues affecting the Western Slope - everything from environmental and energy issues to breaking news and statewide legislative debates. We also feature content from our Rocky Mountain Community Radio partner stations and Harvest Public Media. Our 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.

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Local Newscast
8:38 am
Mon March 18, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, March 18, 2013

Headlines:

  • Capitol Conversation: What's Happened; What's Ahead
  • Natural Gas Liquid Leaking North of Parachute
  • iSeeChange
  • New Kids On The Block
Capitol Coverage
7:15 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Bill to Repeal Death Penalty Set to Drop Friday

A bill to repeal the death penalty in Colorado is expected to be introduced Friday. It's one of a host of issues likely to dominate the second part of the legislative session. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

Listen to Bente's story.

Capitol Coverage
8:21 am
Thu March 14, 2013

High Capacity Magazine Ban Heads to Governor

One of the most controversial Democratic gun bills at the statehouse is now headed to the Governor for his signature. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

Listen to Bente's story.

Capitol Coverage
9:03 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Civil Unions Bill Passes, Heads To Gov

Civil unions will soon be a reality for gay and lesbian couples in Colorado. The state legislature passed a bill Tuesday allowing civil unions and it’s now off to the Governor for his signature. As Bente Birkeland reports, it marks the end of a long and often bitter legislative journey.

Hear Bente's report.

Local Newscast
8:56 am
Wed March 13, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

Headlines:

  • Civil Union Bill Passes, Awaits Gov's Signature
  • Another Lawsuit In The Delta County Chicken War
  • Joint Committee To Light Up Meetings Over Pot Rules
  • Gallup Poll Says Coloradans Are Happiest
Capitol Coverage
9:09 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Five Gun Measures Pass State Senate

Universal background checks for all gun purchases, and a ban on high capacity magazines are among the five Democratic backed gun bills clearing the state senate after a vigorous debate on Monday. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

Listen to Bente's report.

Local Newscast
9:02 am
Tue March 12, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Headlines:

  • BLM Must Tell Who Nominated NF Valley For Leasing By April 15th
  • ATV Activists Protest To Maintain Access To Public Lands
  • Legal Pot Sales Bummed Out By Fed Banking Regs
  • State Senate Clears Five Gun Bills
  • Sanhill Cranes In Delta County Find New Staging Area
Local Newscast
8:52 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Ammo Buyers Talk About Stockpiling

Bulk ammo can be packaged in 1,000 round boxes.
Credit Marty Durlin

KVNF’s Brian Cambria talks with gun owners and second amendment supporters waiting to buy ammunition, about why they’re stockpiling.

Listen to Brian's talk with ammo buyers.

Local Newscast
8:38 am
Mon March 11, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, March 11, 2013

Headlines:

  • Most Colorado Gun Deaths Are Suicides
  • Ammo Buyers Talk About Stockpiling
  • Capitol Conversation: Education Funding Lawsuit Goes To State Supreme Court
  • Cherry Creek Mortgage Challenges Fed Health Insurance Mandate Over Religious Beliefs
  • iSeeChange on the Pollen Season: Longer and More Intense
Local Newscast
9:05 am
Thu March 7, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Headlines:

  • Ditch and Reservoir Company Alliance Meets in Grand Junction
  • Ft Collins Bans Fracking, Awaits Lawsuits
  • State Supreme Court Hears School Funding Arguments Today
  • Pass The Mic Featured This Weekend In Paonia

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