NEWS

Local Sports
12:11 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

KVNF Sports Report: 9/27/12

Hotchkiss senior Cody Bartlett is far ahead of the pack as he nears the finish line at the 12th annual Hotchkiss Invitational cross country meet. Bartlett won the race in 18 minutes, 38 seconds. Credit: Tamie Meck.

More than 140 runners competed at the 12th annual Hotchkiss Cross Country meet last Saturday. KVNF’s Tamie Meck has this report.

The Hotchkiss girls team had 16 points for the win—securing the two best times of the day and placing four runners in the top 10. Montrose, led by Dana Shellhorn, placed second with 41 points. Paonia was third with 49 points.

The boys team also claimed the top two times to win the team title with 22 points. Second-place Palisade had 33 points, and Montrose was third with 42 points.

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West Nile Virus
11:14 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Local News: West Nile Still Present on Western Slope

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.

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Local Sports
10:44 am
Wed September 26, 2012

KVNF Sports Report: 9/20/12

Hotchkiss senior running back Jacobe Galley carries for a first down on Sept. 7, against No. 1-ranked Buena Vista. Galley scored 26 points, including a 99-yard touchdown run on the opening kickoff of the second half.

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

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Local Newscast
11:19 am
Mon September 24, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, September 24, 2012

  • Fire NW of Glenwood Springs Doubles Size
  • Chimney Rock Now A National Monument
  • Colorado Counties Challenged On Voter Roles
  • Colorado Towns Seek "Coolest Small Town" Title
Oil and Gas
11:39 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Counties Negotiate More Local Control for Oil and Gas

As new technology allows the oil and gas industry to develop areas once thought to be off-limits, across Colorado, local governments are pushing the boundaries of the state’s regulatory authority to protect land and citizens. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious reports that can land them in tricky territory.

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Breaking: Board Elections 2012
9:31 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

Board Elections

The KVNF Annual Meeting is right around the corner, on Thursday, October 4th at 6pm at Paonia Town Hall. This year there are 3 open seats on the Board. If you are a KVNF member, we hope that you will cast a vote. Your membership and participation is vital, enabling KVNF to remain at the forefront of community radio stations nationwide. There are four nominees to fill three open seats on the KVNF board of directors: Linda Bacigalupi (incumbent), Smyth Boone, Jay Canode (incumbent) and Jill Spears.

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Local Sports
3:01 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

KVNF Sports Report: 9/13/12

Hotchkiss outside hitter Brielle Palmer goes up for a kill shot against Paonia’s Carson Pipher (11) and Abby Campbell. Paonia won the match in three. The two North Fork rivals will play again on Oct. 6.

It’s been a busy week for local prep sports teams. KVNF’s sport reporter Tamie Meck has these highlights.

After a five-year hiatus, the rivalry between the Delta and Montrose football teams was resurrected last Friday, when Montrose junior Angelo Youngren scored three touchdowns and kicked five extra points in the Indians’ 35-0 routing of Delta. Montrose held Delta to just 84 yards rushing and 49 yards passing.

The Olathe Pirates will try for their first win of the season Friday night when they host Grand Valley.

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Capitol Coverage
12:07 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Capitol Coverage: Wildfire Preparedness

A new statewide coalition is trying to make Colorado homeowners and communities better prepared for wildfires. The group is hosting three trainings for people who are rebuilding and repairing damaged homes. KVNF’s Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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Hotchkiss Barn Restoration
12:38 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Local News: Hotchkiss Barn Restoration

Robert McHugh

Enos T. Hotchkiss arrived in the North Fork Valley in 1881, and started homesteading along with the town’s other founders.

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Pass the Mic
2:07 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Pass the Mic: Vox Pop

Allison Godwin

Pass the Mic reporters head to the streets of Paonia to ask some important questions on local and national issues.

Local Newscast
5:48 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Local Newscast 9/4/2012

  • Six Coloradoans To Speak At Democratic National Convention
  • Paradox Valley Solar Panels Available For Sale To San Miguel Power Consumers
  • Delta County Commission Hearing On Chicken Farms Today
  • Utah Man Falls In Tunnel, Splints Broken Leg, Crawls Out Four Days Later
Pass the Mic
6:43 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Pass the Mic: Dot Wilkinson Kauffman Clay

11 year old  Pass the Mic reporter,  Noah Silverstein speaks with long-time Delta county resident and storyteller,  Dot Wilkinson Kauffman Clay.

Local Motion
11:27 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Bringin' it Home: Tradition in the North Fork 7/31/12

Change is in the air in the North Fork. What can newcomers to the valley do to show respect to long time residents and their traditions while still being civically engaged and involved in planning local events?  Listen as long-time locals and newcomers discuss these sometimes uncomfortable issues in our community.

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NEWS
12:07 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Local News: Coal Miners Protest in Paonia

Yesterday an unusual sight greeted many on their way around town in Paonia–a small demonstration in support of the area’s coal mines. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious has more.

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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, July 2, 2012

  • Colorado Fire Updates
  • Waldo Canyon Fire Report
  • Utah Fire Updates
  • Air Tanker Crash in South Dakota
  • President Obama Approves Governor’s Request For Disaster Declaration
  • Energy Fuels Completes Purchase Of Utah Uranium Mill
  • Gov Seeks USDA Assistance For Counties Affected By Severe Weather
  • Stephanie Dunn Appointed State Court of Appeals
  • Bear Activity On The Rise
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NEWS
3:56 pm
Sun July 1, 2012

Local News: Hotchkiss Fire Protection District

The Hotchkiss Fire Protection District has been busy this year. They’ve already sent crew members out to major fires around the state: Sunrise Mine, Lower North Fork, High Park and Pine Ridge. But they’re busy close to home, too. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious spoke to Hotchkiss Fire Chief Doug Fritz about fires and fire danger, as the toll on lives and homes in Colorado continues to grow.

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NEWS
12:07 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Local News: Fire Bans Increase

Local governments and federal agencies are upping the fire restrictions across much of the Western Slope. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious reports that continued hot, dry and windy weather, low humidity and several large fires already burning within the state have caused fire managers to effectively ban anything that might cause a spark.

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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

  • Wildfire Updates, Including New Fire
  • Military Aircraft Join Wildfire Fight
  • Ouray County Cancels Flare Parade and Fireworks
  • Capitol Coverage Of Roan Plateau Ruling
  • New USS Colorado Takes To the Seas
  • Denver Police Officer Slain In Line Of Duty
  • Drought Impacts To Blue Mesa Mirror 2002
  • Region 10 Passes Out $1 Million
  • Colorado Senators Seek Drought Aid To Farmers
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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, June 19, 2012

  • High Park Fire Report From KVNF’s Hurricane, Hugh Carson
  • Springer Fire Update
  • San Miguel Power Election Results
  • Norwood Food Bank Gets New Digs
  • Imogene Pass Opens Early
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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

  •   High Park Fire Update (See Evacuation Information Below)
  • West Region Wildfire Council Receives Smokey Bear Award
  • Beetle Kill Trees, More Or Less Flammable?
  • Western Energy Alliance Condemns Proposed Fed Fracking Regs
  • Sand Hill Crane Hunt Off The Table For Now
  • Business Grants Available For Paradox Basin
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