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NEWS
3:45 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

AmeriCorps Celebrates Twenty Years Of Service

AmeriCorps VISTA Michelle Amiott, center, works at a community garden in Montrose County, Colo.
Credit Valley Food Partnership

AmeriCorps is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.  

Since 1994 more than 900,000 people have served in AmeriCorps. The federal service program has volunteers across the nation and in U.S. territories.

Michelle Amiott was an AmeriCorps VISTA, short for Volunteers In Service To America. She volunteered for a year in Montrose County at the Valley Food Partnership, a Western Slope nonprofit.

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NEWS
7:39 am
Tue September 2, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Newscast

  • Hickenlooper visits Delta businesses
  • Tri-County Health Network asks people what they want in healthcare
  • Local food production struggles in parts of Colorado
POLITICS
12:25 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot

Jim Hill KUNC

Originally published on Thu July 17, 2014 6:42 am

Governor John Hickenlooper has formally pulled the plug on the possibility of a special legislation session to consider stricter rules for the oil and gas industry. Hickenlooper said there weren't enough stakeholders on board for a bipartisan solution.

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NEWS
8:21 am
Thu February 6, 2014

KVNF Regional News: February 6, 2014

Newscast

  •  Governor John Hickenlooper's Approval Ratings Are Up
  • The BLM is Finishing its Study of a Coal Lease Expansion Outside of Paonia
  • Heather Jensen will appeal her conviction of Child Abuse Leading to Death
  • Montrose County Commissioners Removed 3 Trustees from the Board of the Montrose Memorial Hospital
  • The Wright Opera House in Ouray is closed for Renovations
  • Fish Otoliths help Teach Scientists about Fish

NEWS
8:29 am
Fri January 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: January 17, 2014

  Headlines

  • School Safety Experts say Preventing Violence is Key
  • State Republicans Vying for 2016 National Convention in Denver
  • Hickenlooper has raised over $1M for Re-Election Campaign
  • First Recreational Pot Shop opens in Carbondale 
  • Tom Wise Running for Montrose County Commissioner
  • 2 Cars Stolen, Still Not Recovered in Delta

NEWS
8:46 am
Wed January 15, 2014

KVNF Regional News: January 15, 2014

HEADLINES  

  • US 550, Red Mountain Pass Remains Closed
  • Senator Marble Didn't Fall for Food Stamp Pot Hoax
  • Govenor Hickenlooper Pushes Obama to Allow States to Develop Energy Plan

Local Newscast
9:11 am
Tue October 1, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Headlines:

  • 5 Hikers Die, 1 Injured in Chaffee County Rockslide
  • Federal Energy Revenues in Mesa County Drop 40%
  • Colorado Job Growth Better than Last Year
  • Governor’s Tourism Conference to be held in Telluride and Mountain Village
  • San Miguel County Removed from Lawsuit Against Proposed Uranium Mill
  • Moving Millet from the Bird Feeder to the Dinner Plate
Local Newscast
8:24 am
Mon August 26, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, August 26, 2013

Headlines:

  • Thousands of Public Comments Against FRAM Whitewater Oil Project Delivered to BLM
  • State Mining Authorities Ask EPA to Handle Rogue Gold Mill Contamination
  • State Taking a Closer Look at Medical Marijuana Recommendations
  • Governor John Hickenlooper Sees Mediocre Approval Ratings
  • Organizational Assessment Completed for DMEA
  • Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College Team Up for Compost Project
  • USA Pro Challenge Race Concludes in Denver
Local Newscast
9:31 am
Mon July 15, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, July 15, 2013

Headlines:

  • West Nile Virus Found in Delta County Mosquitoes
  • Hotchkiss Moves Forward with Ban on Commercial Marijuana Sales
  • Paonia’s Historic Paradise Theater Set to Reopen
  • State Lawmakers Begin Summer Committee Meetings
  • Craft Breweries Across the State Issue Letter Opposing Fracking
  • State of Colorado Joins Lawsuit Against Fracking Ban in Longmont
Local Newscast
8:22 am
Tue May 21, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs four new bills protecting outdoors
  • Montrose City Council to consider permanent ban on marijuana sales
  • Gov. Hickenlooper set to visit Ouray School this week
  • Grand Junction resident to receive $1.2 million in state compensation
  • Cocker Kids Foundation donates to Delta County
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Local Newscast
9:12 am
Fri May 17, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, May 17, 2013

Headlines:

  • Governor activates drought task force
  • State water plan mandated by Hickenlooper
  • Grand Junction clean-up yields piece of Radium 226
  • No fine for Williams
  • WildEarth Guardians ask BLM to halt drilling because of ozone levels
  • One more thing
Local Newscast
8:32 am
Fri March 8, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Friday, March 8, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper supports opposition to drilling on Thompson Divide
  • Rep. Millie Hamner will visit Paonia Town Hall on Saturday
  • Delta County Commissioners welcome public to Tuesday's meeting
  • Highway 50 closed Thursday night to investigate suspicious roadside object
  • Board member Ed Marston discusses current state of DMEA

Capitol Coverage
7:26 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Capitol Conversation

Governor John Hickenlooper is getting push back for recently telling members of Congress that he once drank flack fluid and touting Colorado as a national model for balanced energy rules. The state's oil and gas commission has increased the statewide buffer zone between drilling sites and homes and buildings, but many Democratic state lawmakers say the rules are still too lenient. Bente Birkeland takes a look at the issue and the Governor’s comments as part of our capitol conversation series.


Capitol Coverage
8:46 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Gov. Explains Comment About Drinking Frack Fluid

Democratic leaders at the statehouse hope to introduce bills dealing with the impacts of hydraulic fracturing by the end of the month. This comes as Governor John Hickenlooper is touting Colorado’s current regulations on fracking as a national model. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


Local Newscast
8:31 am
Wed February 13, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper says fracking is safe, testifies before Senate
  • NY town bans any discussion of fracking in public meetings
  • Two gun control bills pass in Judiciary Committee
  • Marijuana regulators in Colorado grapple with safety issues
  • State Republicans starting to favor instate tuition for illegals

Local Newscast
8:27 am
Tue February 12, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Headlines:

  • Gov. Hickenlooper to testify before Senate Natural Resources Committee
  • Pitkin County DA needs help in case defending Thompson Divide
  • Community group urges park status for Colorado National  Monument
  • COGCC approves new controversial setback limits between gas wells and homes
  • iSeeChange Almanac records signs of whacky early Spring

Capitol Coverage
7:34 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Governor Signs Wildfire Executive Orders

Governor John Hickenlooper announced new initiatives on Wednesday to try and make Colorado better prepared for wildfires. State officials say they’re also planning for a drought this summer and a potentially bad fire season. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.


Local Newscast
8:21 am
Wed January 30, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Headlines:

  • CHC director Jim Ramey discusses possible legal action
  • BLM accepting nominations for advisory councils
  • Fern Lake Fire continues to smolder in Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park
  • Colorado shoppers don't face new surcharges, fees
  • Gov. Hickenlooper hopes tourism industry recovers from drought

Capitol Coverage
6:45 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Governor fears drought's impact

Governor John Hickenlooper says a lack of water in Colorado poses a series challenge for the state’s tourism industry. Hickenlooper answered questions from industry representatives as part of the annual tourism day at the state capitol. Bente Birkeland has more.


Capitol Coverage
8:28 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Statehouse Reporters Discuss Hickenlooper's State Address

Nearly a third of this year’s state lawmakers are newly elected, and they’ll be expected to debate a host of complex issues from Medicaid to marijuana, gun laws to the death penalty. As part of our capitol conversation series statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland takes a look at the first week of the session, and gets reporter’s thoughts on the Governor’s state of the state address.


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