De Beque

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015

Aug 18, 2015

  • Wildfires in Colorado are coming under control
  • New data shows record number of suicides for Colorado
  • State regulators urged to finalizes oil and gas recommendations
  • De Beque sees tax revenues from marijuana beyond expectations
De Beque, fire truck
De Beque Fire Protection District

More than $34 million in grants from the state will go to local communities for public improvement projects.

Forty communities across the state received grants from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA). 

Hotchkiss got $1.1 million to upgrade the town’s sewer system. De Beque received $2 million to help build a new fire station. The state awarded Mesa County $1 million for road and structure improvements. 

The Montrose Recreation District got $1.9 million to expand its community recreation center. And, Cedaredge received nearly $2 million. 

De Beque Hopes To Cash In On Pot Market

Nov 21, 2014
Marijuana Plant
Laura Palmisano / KVNF

Last April, the town of De Beque approved the sale of retail marijuana. 

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, August 18, 2014

Aug 18, 2014


  • De Beque continues recreational marijuana process
  • Commission begins to meet to decide fate of Amtrak line
  • A look New Castle and Fire Mountain


  • State Lawmakers Face Tough Political Climate Next Session
  • Authorities Still Waiting on Answers from Well Leak
  • Aspen-area Eco-Flights Highlight Regional Environmental Issues