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NEWS
8:18 am
Tue February 4, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Newcast

  •   Income Inequality Growing Faster in Colorado than Other States
  • Patagonia CEO Steps Down, Will Dedicate More Time to Fighting Drilling
  • Zoning Changes could bring More Day Care Centers in Montrose
  • Paonia Mayor says Drinking Water is Safe

NEWS
5:50 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Paonia Mayor says Drinking Water Is Safe

Water flows through an irrigation pipe at Zephyros Farm in Paonia.
Credit Jessica Reeder via Flickr (CC BY creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

Some Paonia residents recently received a letter from the town with a header that read (in all caps and red text): “Important information about your drinking water.”

The letter explains that part of the town’s water supply isn’t meeting some treatment requirements. But according to Mayor Neal Schwieterman, the water’s still safe, and residents don’t need to worry.  

We spoke with Schwieterman about what exactly this letter means, and why it was sent in the first place. 

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NEWS
3:33 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Majority of Delta hospital patients covered by Medicare, Medicaid

Jason Cleckler, Hospital Administrator for the Delta County Memorial Hospital
Credit Marty Durlin/KVNF

As the Affordable Care Act takes effect this year, Delta County Memorial Hospital Administrator Jason Cleckler is navigating uncertain terrain.

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NEWS
8:21 am
Mon February 3, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Monday, February 3, 2014

Newscast

  •  CHC Files Lawsuit against US Forest Service over Drilling Plan
  • Utah Group to File Suit over Uranium Mill
  • Heather Jensen Found Guilty of Criminally Negligent Child Abuse
  • Capital Conversation - Looking ahead at the State Legislature
  • Western Slope Skies - The Andromeda Galaxy

NEWS
9:54 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Later Bar Hours On Tap At The Colorado Capitol

Barkeep and patrons enjoy an evening at a Denver establishment. A new bill at the statehouse is proposing extending closing times past 2 a.m.
Thomas Hawk Flickr - Creative Commons

Originally published on Thu January 30, 2014 5:13 pm

Could closing time change for your local watering hole? That's a statehouse proposal under consideration, allowing Colorado communities to decide whether to extend bar hours. Some feel a change to the law could do more harm than good.

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NEWS
8:18 am
Fri January 31, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Friday, January 31, 2014

Newscast

  • Colorado Bars Could Stay Open Later Under New Bill
  • Red Mountain Pass to Re-Open Twice Daily
  • 3 Paonia Town Trustees up for April Re-Election
  • State Lawmakers Reject New GMO Labeling Initiative
  • 4 Aspen Athletes Headed to Olympics

NEWS
8:31 am
Thu January 30, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, January 30, 2014

  Newscast

  • Bill to Keep Mugshots from Websites Moves Forward
  • Mountain Village Town Councilor Richard Sherry Resigns
  • Eco-Action Partners Hires New Executive Director
  • Investigation into Deadly Helicopter Crash Gets Underway
  • Affordable Care Act Could Cover about 70% of Delta Hospital Patients
  • Burned BLM Lands in Mesa County Closed through Next Year

NEWS
11:29 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Connecting the Drops: Water and Power

The Colorado River in Marble Canyon
Credit Joshua M via Flickr (CC-BY)

It takes water to produce electricity, but how much water varies a lot depending on the fuel source and the power generating technology.

In Colorado, around half a percent of our total water usage is used to generate electricity.

It’s a small percentage, says Stacy Tellinghusen, water policy analyst for Western Resource Advocates, a non-profit conservation group, but adds that it’s not inconsequential. 

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NEWS
8:22 am
Wed January 29, 2014

KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Headlines

  •   PILT Program Will Be Included in Farm Bill
  • Progress Made on Rockslide Work, US 550 Closed Through Rest of Week
  • Avalanche Forecasting: Making Good Choices, or Getting Lucky?
  • Sounds of the High Country - The Rise of Edible Forests in the West

NEWS
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

KVNF Regional News: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Headlines:

  • 2013 Was Record-Breaking Year for Colorado Tourism
  • Udall Asks for Quick Help from Feds after mine Layoffs
  • "Connecting the Drops" Water and Power
  • 10 Western Coloradans appointed to Dominguez-Escalante Advisory Council
  • 3 Die in Helicopter Crash Near Silt

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