Delta County

A few years ago, an 8,000 gallon gas tanker clipped a curb and tipped over in near Delta, spilling gasoline. Now, Delta County is more able to respond to hazardous materials spills like that one. Delta County’s emergency manager Rob Fiedler reported the news to Delta County Commissioners on Monday. KVNF’s Marty Durlin has more.

Headlines:

  • Suspicious Death in Delta
  • Hispanic Voting Bloc Courted by Both Sides
  • Delta County Gets Hazmat Improvements
  • 4H Club Visits Delta Commissioners
  • West Elk Mountain Rescue Saves Climber
  • New Bike Tour at Colorado National Monument

  • Supreme Court Upholds 2001 Roadless Rule
  • Bus Service Between Durango and GJ May Resume
  • West End School District Wins BEST Grant
  • Two Small Fires Near Durango
  • Delta County Candidate Forum Tonight

CBS Denver

Summer is waning, and the Western Slope is already starting to feel some fall weather. But Delta County is still a breeding spot for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. KVNF’s Marty Durlin reports.

As the weather cools, high school action is starting to heat up. KVNF’s Tamie Meck has this week's highlights.

KVNF Local News: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

May 1, 2012

  •  State legislature session winding down
  • Western Colorado prone to increased wildfire risk this summer
  • Delta County officials consider ban on open fires
  • Bill to give military children lower college rates has widespread bi-partisan support
  • BLM schedules Oxbow Lease sale
  • BLM releases environmental review of Bowie lease modification
  • Uncompahgre River high today
  • DMEA board candidate forums

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