KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2016

Mar 30, 2016

Arrests made in Paonia antler theft Election officials: drop off municipal ballots in person instead of mailing Hickenlooper discusses state budget House committee gives OK to undocumented driver's license program expansion Raton Basin most at risk place in Colorado for 2016 Quakes

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Feb 19, 2016

Montrose toddler’s death ruled a homicide I­-70 closure to continue through weekend Hotchkiss town council member resigns Grand Junction mulls building a $62 million arena State Forest Service unveils report on health of Colorado forests Governor Hickenlooper pushes for more reservoir storage in the state

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Feb 18, 2016

Update on I­-70 closure through Glenwood Canyon Arrests made in Parachute pot shop robbery Rights transferred for Mt. Emmons Mine in Crested Butte Standoff in Carbondale ends peacefully Cigarettes sales rise in Colorado for first time in a decade Study looks costs of criminalize homelessness in Colorado municipalities

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Feb 1, 2016

DMEA plans on offering program to cut electric bills for low income households CDOT to display tally of highway deaths Three arrested over pot deliver business Man dies from heart disease on Grand Mesa Bills face uncertain future in political climate in Denver

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Dec 28, 2015

Roadwork on Highway 92 near Hotchkiss delayed until spring Police recover guns stolen from Grand Junction museum Census Bureau: North Dakota, Colorado fastest growing populations A conversation with outgoing Colorado natural resource director Mike King

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Dec 9, 2015

Feds approve natural gas development near Somerset Carbondale pot shop targeted by armed robbers Forest Service officials discuss the Colorado Roadless Rule exemption Agencies partner to give Christmas trees to those in need

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Dec 2, 2015

USA Pro Challenge draws financial support in Grand Junction Mesa County woman gets 30 years in toddler’s death State’s top health official requests funding for successful contraceptive program Colorado joins global effort to combat AIDS Region 10 expands small business consulting services

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015

Montrose mental health center awarded $600K Reward for information about area cattle killers Health insurance meeting brings some answers, more questions Water plan for state unveiled

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

Nov 4, 2015

Three guns stolen from Grand Junction museum BLM seeks comments on proposal to upgrade transmission line between Montrose, Dove Creek Panel talks climate change for Western Slope farmers Opposition to moving West Slope water east reiterated ahead of Water Plan finalization

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015

Police sting leads to arrests for child prostitution Second theft causes construction delays Parks and Wildlife brings information to local libraries Chicken lawsuit highlights problems with lack of zoning laws New rules for oil and gas considered Major break cuts off water service in Paonia

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Oct 6, 2015

Marijuana grow operation on public lands found in Montrose County Schools take the fight against bullying into the 21st century Gov. Hickenlooper pushes to develop state’s recreation opportunities

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Sep 18, 2015

Homeless man gets 6 months for trashing federal land near Telluride Montrose chiropractor seriously injured in collision Mesa County DA resigns, takes federal position CDOT says Bustang successful so far, but may expand in 2016 Oil and gas fatalities up in 2014 Colorado legislature continues to wrangle over rain barrels

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Sept. 14, 2015

Sep 14, 2015

1 in 7 Coloradoans struggle with hunger Paper calls into question sage grouse numbers Second person arrested in human trafficking case Large, illegal marijuana grow operation found A discussion about Paonia’s proposed fee increase

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015

Sep 8, 2015

Five killed in plane crash in southwestern Colorado Counterfeit money surfacing in Grand Junction Connecting The Drops: Winter water for ducks

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, July 24, 2015

Jul 24, 2015

Newscast Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Mesa County State Lawmakers Hold Water Meetings Across Colorado Gunnison Man Sentenced For Damaging Federal Lands In Montrose Event Celebrates Grand Mesa’s Moose Population

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015

Newscast Fire Officials: WCCC Blaze Suspicious, Under Investigation Two Ouray Officers Injured In Attack, Authorities Searching For Suspect Former Olathe Police Chief Appears In Court Woman Sentenced For Stealing Funds From Eagle County Earned Income Tax Credit Triggered For Colorado Residents iSeeChange: Cicadas In Of The West

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Jul 9, 2015

Newscast Colorado has its first case of West Nile virus this year Former Sen. Steve King comes clean with ethics commission Department of Interior will not appeal coal mine decision Fishing tournament looks to curb aggressive fish Arrest made in animal shooting Ophir Pass closes due to rock slide

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jun 30, 2015

Newscast State Supreme Court ruling could attract better doctors to Western Slope Colorado Needle Exchanges Grow To Meet Demand School Vouchers for religious schools ruled unconstitutional Parents arrested in Minnesota after infants death in Parachute Editor's Note: A story in this broadcast reported at least 18 states have laws that permit needle exchanges. That is incorrect. At least 17 states and the District of Colombia have laws that permit needle exchanges.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 12, 2015

Jun 12, 2015

Newscast No Charges In Fatal Fruita Shooting Attempted Robbery In Montrose Local Schools Awarded Millions For Improvement Projects Delta County Gets Its First Car Charging Station Colorado's First Outdoor Summit Ride The Rockies Celebrates 30th Anniversary Rainbow Trout Make A Comeback In Colorado

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015

Newscast Coroner IDs Woman Killed In Crash, Wanted By Western Slope Authorities Palisade Police Chief Resigns, Sgt. Takes Over Olathe Gets Grant For Walkway Expansion Project Water Well Testing In The North Fork Valley From Bills To Ballots, What's Next At The Colorado Statehouse?

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Jun 4, 2015

Newscast Plane crashes in Montrose County Pitkin County supports Thompson Divide Lease Swap CDOT bus service from Denver to Glenwood Springs launches in July Landslide near Collbran threatens more damage Grand Junction homicide

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015

Newscast April doesn’t improve snowpack outlook for state, Western Slope Doctor sentenced to probation for false Medicare claims DMEA begins election process Severance taxes help fund large shooting complex on Western Slope

Colorado will soon have a felony DUI law on the books. On the final day of the legislative session the Senate passed House Bill 1043 [.pdf] to create a felony DUI for habitual drunken driving offenders. Legislators had failed to pass it for several years, this time it passed the Senate 34-1. "There are some holes this legislation is never going to fill there are family members we're not going to get back, and tragedies we can't undo," said Senator Mike Johnston (D-Denver) the bill's sponsor. Only a handful of states don't have a felony DUI law. Some lawmakers were worried about the costs of incarceration, other legislators wanted to make sure the state provided proper treatments and interventions before giving jail time.

There's not a whole lot to do in prison, so inmates spend a fair amount of time playing cards. For several years, law enforcement officials around the country have been putting that prisoners' pastime to good use. They've been putting facts and photos from unsolved crimes in front of prisoners' eyes by printing them on decks of cards, hoping to generate leads. Colorado is the latest state to produce the cold case cards. Cold case analyst Audrey Simkins of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation...

Tens of millions of people may have had information stolen, including their names, Social Security numbers and birth dates, when health insurer Anthem's database was hacked . Having your identity stolen is a frustrating, panic-inducing prospect. Just ask Brandy Freeman, an adult care provider in Jacksonville, Fla. She found out one day when she got a phone call from her boss. "He was kind of shocked and he was like, 'Have you filed for unemployment?' and I was like, 'No, what are you talking...

Police Investigating Break In At Paonia Pharmacy

Jan 26, 2015
Hays Drug Store
Laura Palmisano

There was a break in last week at Hays Drug Store in downtown Paonia . Police are still investigating, but it appears the burglars stole prescription medication. Officials say they don't know what kinds of medications were taken yet because they're waiting for pharmacy staff to inventory. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado has one of the highest rates in the nation for prescriptive pain pill abuse.

Headlines Colorado Legislative Session Kicks Off with a New Senate President Hunting Guides Facing Federal Charges for Illegally Maiming Big Cats New Pot Shops Seeing Steady Demand, Limited Supplies First Retail Pot License Approved in Aspen Former KVNF GM is the New President of the NFCB Coloradans Could See Northern Lights Tonight

Headlines Montrose County Sheriff's Sergeant on Leave after Child Abuse Allegations Ouray County Mine Cited for Nearly 100 Safety Violations Hickenlooper Calls for Bipartisanship Next Year San Miguel County Commissioners Approve Funding for EcoAction Partners Tree Hunting in one of Colorado's National Forests Western Slope Skies - The Star Cluster Pleides

Headlines Wreck on Stewart Mesa Kills One Garfield County Asks Hickenlooper to Intervene on Healthcare Rules Man Shot on Orchard Mesa Was wanted by State Authorities State Oil and Gas Officials Looking Into Spill in Mesa County State Tightens Spill Reporting Requirements Volunteers Gather for Kids' Christmas Party in the North Fork

Headlines Judge Delays Trial of Heather Jensen Until January Group Opposed to Christo's Arkansas River Installation Continues Fight Delta County Pays $10,000 Retainer for Denver Legal Firm in Hen House Case Crawford Continues Discussion on Municipal Court Colorado Gears Up for Move to All-Mail Ballots