KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Apr 5, 2016

Mesa County might be sued over foster child’s death Grant will help Montrose County construct arena, event center Animal abuse case discovered near Delta Capitol Conversation about the state budget’s progression


Earlier this year the Delta County Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter, better know as CAWS, asked the county for $25,000. Last week the commissioners approved the county budget for next year. JoAnn Kalenak, a CAWS board member, says the group didn’t get the money it asked for. She says the budget does allocate $10,000 that will be split between the four animal rescue groups in Delta County. The money CAWS receives is earmarked for spay and neuter programs. "CAWS is getting $2,250 and...

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Dec 24, 2014

Newscast Flu Hits Mesa County Hard, One Death Reported Gunnison County Could Sue Feds Over Sage-Grouse Listing State House Democrats Plan Bills To Boost Lagging Colorado Regions CAWS Meets With Delta County To Discuss Animal Control Funding Art Unveiling At Paonia Library

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 21, 2014

Newscast Telluride tries to plan Lot B Fish and Wildlife propose critical habitat for cuckoo CAWS seeks help from Delta County Carbondale will see first Western Slope testing facilities

Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue in Denver via Flickr Creative Commons

About 1500 unwanted dogs and cats are rescued every year in Delta County. But many more are turned away. One local rescue organization wants to change that by building a bigger shelter. But to do that, they need more money. So the group Citizens Animal Welfare and Shelter, or CAWS, is launching a capital campaign. On a recent day in February, the CAWS shelter had 11 cats and 5 dogs -- and an equal number were fostered out, says CAWS board secretary JoAnn Kalanek. Like the other shelters in...

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For this episode of Local Motion, we spoke with two members of the Delta County CAWS organization.