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8:14 am
Mon June 23, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 23, 2014

  Newscast

  • Delta man found
  • Federal program brings millions to Colorado communities
  • Political divide between rural and urban deepens
NEWS
3:30 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Colorado To Get $34.5M Under Public Land Payment Program

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is in Montrose County, which is approximately 70 percent federal lands.
Credit NPS

Listen to the report.

Under the Department of Interior’s Payment In Lieu of Taxes program Colorado communities will receive $34.5 million this year.

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NEWS
8:17 am
Fri June 20, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, June 20, 2014

  Newscast

  • Man missing from Delta Found
  • Officer Shooting Update
  • Two candidates for Delta County Clerk and Recorder
  • Water management taught to students
NEWS
4:08 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Man Missing From Delta Found

Zacharias McEwen was last seen June 18th.

The Delta man reported missing yesterday, Zacharia McEwen has been found. 

The 68 year old has Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's, and left his residence on foot Wednesday afternoon.  About 24 hours later, McEwen was found in an irrigation ditch.  He had only walked about six blocks, but was found by chance by a ditch rider, William Groom. 

"Nobody else would have found him up there," said Jamie Head, the Public Information Officer for the Delta Police Department.

Head says the area he was found in was dense with vegetation.

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NEWS
8:14 am
Thu June 19, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, June 19, 2014

  Newscast

  • Pioneer Days in Crawford
  • West Nile found in Colorado
  • Ballot supporters begin to seek signatures
  • Senator Udall sends letter reporting problems with the Grand Junction VA Medical Center
NEWS
6:02 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Senator Udall Alerts Inspector General To VA Mismanagment

Credit US Army

The Grand Junction VA medical center has come under fire from Senator Mark Udall. 

In a letter to the inspector general, Udall highlights the complaints about mismanagement and patient care at the center. 

"Senator Mark Udall sent a letter to the US Department of Veteran's Affairs Inspector General yesterday," said Mike Saccone, the communications director for Senator Udall, "asking it to investigate numerous allegations of mismanagement, whistleblower reprisals, and hostile work conditions"

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NEWS
8:13 am
Wed June 18, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, June 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Hotchkiss art gallery receives new mural
  • State Supreme Court ok’s language for ballots to restrict oil and gas development
NEWS
8:16 am
Tue June 17, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

  Newscast

  • Gov. Hickenlooper visits Mexico to promote trade
  • SMPA gives back almost a million dollars
  • Sheriffs grill Hickenlooper over gun laws
  • Red Mountain Pass completely opens
NEWS
8:17 am
Mon June 16, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, June 16, 2014

  Newscast

  • DMEA election results
  • New mural in Hotchkiss
  • Montrose School District overcharges tax payers, gives back
  • Hickenlooper still considering a special legislative session
NEWS
5:56 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Hickenlooper Trying To Rally Support For Oil And Gas Compromise, Special Session

Governor Hickenlooper speaking in December, 2013.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

Originally published on Fri June 13, 2014 9:11 am

Governor John Hickenlooper’s office said he’s still in discussions about whether to call lawmakers back to the state capitol for a special session on oil and gas issues. The goal would be to pass a compromise bill and avoid a fight at the ballot box.

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