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Local Newscast
8:29 am
Thu January 17, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Thursday, January 17, 2013

Headlines:

  • Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to step down, return home in March
  • Democrats introduce tuition bill for resident illegal immigrants
  • Delta County Commissioners address Amendment 64 compliance issues
  • Paonia grapplers ranked No. 1, Weekly Local Sports Report
  • CDOT to close Highway 145 starting tonight
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Capitol Coverage
8:33 am
Wed January 16, 2013

First Gun Control Bills Introduced

State lawmakers have already introduced more than 100 bills on a wide variety of topics since the legislature began last Wednesday. From the state capitol, Bente  Birkeland has more on the first of many gun measures.

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Local Newscast
8:29 am
Wed January 16, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Legislature takes up issue of gun control
  • State debates accepting federal health insurance money, job creation
  • BLM Grand Junction office welcomes comment on RMP
  • 670 hospitalized cases of the flu so far in Colorado; vaccination urged
  • Rusty water in Paonia not dangerous
  • Elk Creek Mine hopes to stabilize and re-open within a week

Recreation
10:56 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Avalanche Takes Second Life This Season

An avalanche killed a Summit County man outside the town of Marble this past weekend. It's the second avalanche related death in as many weeks this winter. From Aspen Public Radio, Luke Runyon reports:

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Uranium Mill
10:46 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Pinon Ridge Mill Decision Goes Back to State

Paradox Valley
Credit Nathan Rice

A hearing officer is making no recommendation about whether to approve or deny a license for the Pinyon Ridge uranium mill in western Montrose County. Instead, he's leaving the decision to state regulators. Retired judge Richard Dana submitted his six-page ruling to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment yesterday. From KOTO in Telluride, Stephen Barrett reports.

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Local Newscast
8:26 am
Tue January 15, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Work halted at Oxbow's Elk Creek Mine due to high levels of Carbon Monoxide
  • No ruling yet on Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County
  • Avalanche Fatality in high country near Marble
  • Commissioners set hunting regulations for 2013 season
  • Arvada Pastor court ordered to change name of program

Capitol Coverage
8:28 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Statehouse Reporters Discuss Hickenlooper's State Address

Nearly a third of this year’s state lawmakers are newly elected, and they’ll be expected to debate a host of complex issues from Medicaid to marijuana, gun laws to the death penalty. As part of our capitol conversation series statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland takes a look at the first week of the session, and gets reporter’s thoughts on the Governor’s state of the state address.

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Local Newscast
8:19 am
Mon January 14, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Monday, January 14, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Reporters discuss Hickenlooper's state of the state address, upcoming Leg. issues
  • Gunnison Sage Grouse may be designated "endangered"

Capitol Coverage
9:45 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Gov. Calls for Universal Gun Background Checks

Governor John Hickenlooper called for universal background checks for all gun sales in his annual state of the state address on Thursday. Hickenlooper outlined several proposals he plans to back on issues such as marijuana, hydraulic fracturing, and mental health. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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Local Newscast
8:19 am
Fri January 11, 2013

KVNF Local Newscast, Friday, January 11, 2013

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Headlines:

  • Governor Hickenlooper delivers state of the state address
  • Oil and gas commissions define new setback rules
  • BLM to start charging fees to boaters of Ruby-Horsethief
  • January is Radon Action Month

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