Hunting

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Feb 10, 2016

Communities take DMEA up on LED streetlight replacement Mesa County flood prevention project moves forward Bill allowing hunters to wear pink advances at the state capitol Planned Parenthood clinic In Colorado Springs set to reopen two months after deadly shootings Obama's budget calls for spending on climate & clean energy

Colorado could be the next state to allow hunters to wear florescent pink. A Democratic proposal to give hunters the option of wearing pink – in addition to the traditional safety orange – has passed the Republican controlled Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee. "I hunt because it's a treasured time with my dad and my brothers," said Senator Kerry Donovan (D-Vail), a big game hunter and sponsor of Senate Bill 68 [.pdf] . "And the stories that happen in hunting camp are the stories that my family tell over and over again."

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Sep 15, 2015

14­-year-­old killed while hunting on Grand Mesa Syphilis cases becoming more common in Colorado Montrose County ordered to pay more than $750K in discrimination suit Conference in Grand Junction looks to diversify coal economy of Western Slope Statewide hearings look at Colorado’s new water plan Severance tax distributed to communities, cuts expected next year ACT scores dip in Colorado

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Feb 2, 2015

Newscast San Miguel Sheriff requests detox facility in new medical center Changes to big game hunting rules 13-year-old dies in Mesa County ATV accident Colorado bill would fund successful birth control program Data released over marijuana DUI arrests Oil and gas task force meets today Colorado National Monument superintendent to move to park in Utah

The fight against nuisance critters is increasingly being fought at the dinner table. We've reported on so-called invasivores eating everything from Asian carp ( battered and fried! ) to wild pigs ( Russian boar carpaccio, anyone? ) as a means of reducing pesky populations. Heck, invasivores are even getting stoked on squirrel . Bears are not an invasive species, but populations of black bear in particular are spiraling upwards in many parts of the northern half of the U.S., as roads, homes...

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Laura Palmisano

Hunting and fishing are male dominated sports, but the number of women participating in these activities is on the rise.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife said it has plenty of leftover big-game licenses for the 2014 season. The agency said it has about 6,000 deer, 30,000 elk, 5,000 pronghorn, and 1,800 bear licenses for the fall hunting season. Joe Lewandowski , a spokesman for Parks and Wildlife, said the deadline to apply for big-game licenses was in April. He said most hunters don’t get their first choice and the agency usually have leftover licenses available for purchase. “Every year at this time we publish a...

Headlines: Paonia Eagles Win State Championship, 1959 Champions There to Celebrate the Win Hunting Blinds and Decoys Stolen from Escalante State Wildlife Area Winter Forecast Calls For Continued Drought in the Southwest More Native Youth Have PTSD than Recent Combat Vets

Headlines Use of Drones for Hunting May Soon Be Illegal in Colorado North Fork Coalition Presents Limited Drilling Plan to County Commissioners FBI Fraud Investigation Could Threaten Grants for GJ Airport Delta Municipal Power Plant Set to Close Case Against Montrose City Councilor Moved to Mesa County Job Growth Likely for Colorado in the Near-Term CP&W Seeking Nominations for Landowner of the Year Award

Headlines: Update on flooded oil and gas wells. September was 3 rd wettest on record. Ouray prohibits OHVs from roadways. Sportsmans Roundtable seeks two.

Headlines: Colorado Wildfire Update Don Coram to shut down his four uranium mines Out-of-state hunter licenses increase despite new gun laws Colorado commission reports 400 gas and oil spills last year DMEA changes annual meeting location to Memorial Hall because of attendance projections

Headlines: President In Denver To Push National Gun Legislation Chicken farm case remanded back to commissioners Water: every drop counts during drought Full Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Bull Mt Wells Big Game Hunting Applications Crash Online System Boulder County Commissioner On Her Debate With Governor

Headlines: State lawmakers begin budget debate BLM grants West Elk lease modifications to expand Autopsy released following gunfight in Crawford Lund vs. Marston for District 3 DMEA board position Hunters boycotting Colorado due to new gun laws Local prep sports report

Headlines: Parachute Oil Leak Continues; Source Remains a Mystery Delta County Oil/Gas Liaison To Report on Nominations/Sales Attend a Bear Hunting Workshop State Unemployment Drops State Economy Looking Up

Headlines: Colorado's Legislature to Define Driving While High Mesa County Schools' Security Work Group Wants Guns In Schools Sandhill Cranes Begin Their Annual Migration Big Game Hunting License Seminar Coming Next Month Statewide Coalition Delivers Anti-Fracking Petition to Governor and Legislature

Hunting season is upon us, and the Western Slope is now playing host to thousands of local and out-of-state hunters intent on bagging a deer, elk or other game. The first rifle season starts Saturday. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious talked with Colorado Parks and Wildlife district wildlife manager Kirk Madriaga about what the big game season looks like on the Western Slope.

Headlines: Gessler Continues To Generate Controversy Goblin Fire Continues To Grow DMEA and SMPA Facing Wholesale Power Increase Rifle Hunt Preview With Wildlife Manager Kirk Madriaga Walk/Run/Bike To Support Breast Cancer Program Western Slope Skies