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NEWS
8:22 am
Thu February 13, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, February 13, 2014

  Newscast

  • Colorado creates its first public-private partnership to repair US Highway 36 between Boulder and Denver
  • The Delta County School District will likely lay-off teachers next year
  • A controversial new University of Colorado study of natural gas wells and birth defect

NEWS
8:24 am
Wed February 12, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Newscast

  •  US 550 over Red Mountain Pass is now open
  • Snowmobiler killed by avalanche on Kebler Pass
  • Rural and mountainous counties in Colorado are struggling to attract and keep primary care physicians

  • Colorado brand and logo get a mixed reception at the state capitol

  • Power outages today for Norwood-area residents

NEWS
5:44 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Senator Gail Schwartz and other state officials offer little to reassure laid off coal miners

Credit Pam Morris via Flickr creative commons

Coal miners and their families filled the gym at the Paonia branch of the Delta Montrose Technical College on Saturday. Many of them were among the 300 people laid off by Oxbow’s Elk Creek Mine in Somerset last month. They were there to hear state Senator Gail Schwartz and others talk about how the state could help them deal with the job losses. Some ideas included rural economic development grants and financial aid for miners to go back to school. But many people left the meeting feeling just as lost as before. 

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NEWS
8:22 am
Tue February 11, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, February 11, 2014

  Newscast

  • Senator Gail Schwartz and other state officials offer little to reassure laid-off coal miners
  • Sustainable farming expert coming to speak in Hotchkiss on Thursday
  • US 550 over Red Mountain Pass could open tomorrow
  • Over half of Colorado residents say marijuana legalization is bad for the state's image

NEWS
3:13 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, February 10, 2014

Newscast

  •  Colorado’s U.S. Senate Race is in a Statistical Dead Heat
  • OSHA Investigates Revenue Virginius Mine outside of Ouray regarding Fatality last Fall
  • Blue Sage Center in Paonia holds photography show of works by  Theo Stroomer

NEWS
8:28 am
Fri February 7, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, February 7, 2014

Newcast

  • Lawmakers Want to Study How to Improve Colorado's Emergency Communication System
  • School Drop Out Rates are Down Across Much of KVNF's Listening Area
  • State Legislators to Hold Meeting for Workers Laid Off from Elk Creek Mine
  • Helicopter Crash Outside of Silt was Cause by a Collision with Power Lines
  • Laser Mapping Gives Scientists a More Accurate Picture of the Snowpack

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
2:58 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Colorado Democrats Strike Down Background Check Repeal

Jim Hill KUNC

Originally published on Tue February 4, 2014 10:56 am

The gun debate that riveted the state capitol in 2013, once again took center stage Monday. Fewer people came to the capitol to testify on a key gun bill than the last round, but emotions were still strong.

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NEWS
2:56 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

North Fork Valley Receives about Half of County Lottery Funds

Heritage Hall at the Delta County Fairgrounds. Delta County spent $10,000 of its lottery funds on maintenance of the building, as well as fertilizing the fairgrounds.
Credit Marty Durlin/KVNF

Last year the North Fork Valley received about half of Delta County’s lottery-funded Conservation Trust Fund monies. 

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NEWS
11:00 am
Wed February 5, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Headlines

  • Colorado Snowpack Report with Jim Pokrandt of Colorado River District
  • Gun Bill Takes Center Stage at State Capitol on Monday
  • North Fork Valley receives Delta County Conservation Trust  Money

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