Bente Birkeland

It was a dramatic and at times tearful day at Colorado’s Capitol as member after member of the House made statements for and against the removal of a fellow legislator. In the end, the chamber voted 52-9 to oust Rep. Steve Lebsock, who had been accused by five women of sexual harassment and retaliation. Those allegations were “more likely than not” to have occurred, an investigation concluded early this week.

 

  • Civil Unions Bill Still Alive In Legislature
  • BLM Releases Draft Rule For Frac’ing Fluids Disclosure
  • State Reaches Compromise To Compensate Fire Victims
  • Governor Vetoes Tourism Bill (& Other Bill Updates)
  • Tot Teeth Benefit From Early Dental Care
  • Roaring Fork Valley Hit With Three Bank Robberies In Three Months

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Apr 18, 2012

  •   Legislators Consider Gender Wage Disparity Bill
  • Civil Unions Bill Gets Moving Again
  • Delta County Commissioners Revise Their Position On NF Oil/Gas Leasing
  • Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill Project Controversy Still Very Much Alive
  • Mesa County Joins In Calling For BLM To Restore Oil-Shale Acres
  • Gunnison County and COGCC Agree On Local Inspections
  • Kebler Pass Will Remain Closed At Least Two More Weeks
  • Nation

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, April 12, 2012

Apr 12, 2012

  • Governor Discusses Water in Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage: Budget Debate
  • Public Input Sought On Colorado National Mon Park Proposal
  • San Miguel County Considering Regs For Med Marijuana
  • KVNF Sports Report
  • BLM Southwest RAC to Meet In Hotchkiss, Hear Comments
  • Southern Utah Earthquake

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mar 12, 2012

 

  • State Budget Likely Delayed
  • Colorado Not So Fit As It Once Was
  • West Slope Farmer Helps Pass Cottage Foods Bill
  • House Bill Would Hold Back Third Graders Who Can’t Read
  • First Hantavirus Infection Hits Garfield County
  • Sand Hill Crane Count Update

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mar 12, 2012

 

  • State Budget Likely Delayed
  • Colorado Not So Fit As It Once Was
  • West Slope Farmer Helps Pass Cottage Foods Bill
  • House Bill Would Hold Back Third Graders Who Can’t Read
  • First Hantavirus Infection Hits Garfield County
  • Sand Hill Crane Count Update

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, April 9, 2012

Mar 9, 2012

  •   Multiple Western Slope Fires Signal Fire Season Is Here
  • Capitol Conversation: Legislation Would Reform State Justice System
  • Counties Support Oil Shale, Condemn BLM
  • Companies Relocating To Colorado For Healthy Citizens
  • Work To Begin on Portion of Water Flume On Dolores River