NEWS

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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NEWS
12:07 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

High Park Fire Update: Hugh Carson

Hugh Carson is the deputy air operations branch director on the High Park Fire, and also a KVNF DJ. Carson is responsible for aviation assets, strategy and tactics on this fire. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious spoke with Carson yesterday about his operations so far.

For those who aren’t aware, in 1994 the lightning-sparked Wake fire burned more than 3800 acres of pinion-juniper about four miles northeast of Hotchkiss.

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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Friday, June 8, 2012

  • Governor To Host Public Meetings On State Policy
  • Metro State College Lowers Tuition For Illegal Immigrants
  • Governor Signs Bill Limiting Opens Records Access
  • DOJ Gas Company Settlement Comments Posted Online, But Not In Federal Register
  • Low Level Air Force Training Flights Return To The Gate
  • Mountain Snowpack All But Gone
  • Wildfire Update
  • Bear Visits Ridgway Wedding
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Local Newscast
2:13 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

  • Sunrise Mine Fire 30% Contained
  • Bowie Mine Expansion Deadline Wednesday
  • Ouray School A Model For Autistic Students
  • Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Results
  • Roller Derby In Colorado
  • Program To Help Battle White Top On Wright’s Mesa
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Local Newscast
2:13 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, May 21, 2012

  • Hewlett Fire Starter Gets Federal Citation
  • Oxbow Secures Coal Lease Expansion
  • Grand Junction Resident Body Found In San Miguel County
  • Free National Park Entrance For Military
  • USDA Producer Assistance Programs Deadline
    • for more information, visit: www.fsa.usda.gov
  • Green River Nuclear Reactor Plans Draw Protesters
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Local Newscast
2:13 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

 

  • Civil Unions Bill Fails
  • Robocall Claims Special Session Diverted Funds from Economic Recovery
  • Agreement reached for Mount Emmons Project
  • Methods used to unlock fuel controversial in Garfield County Piceance Basin
  • Third-graders hold the line on reading tests in Colorado this year
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Local Newscast
2:13 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

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  • Civil Unions Bill Still Alive In Legislature
  • BLM Releases Draft Rule For Frac’ing Fluids Disclosure
  • State Reaches Compromise To Compensate Fire Victims
  • Governor Vetoes Tourism Bill (& Other Bill Updates)
  • Tot Teeth Benefit From Early Dental Care
  • Roaring Fork Valley Hit With Three Bank Robberies In Three Months
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Local Newscast
1:57 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

KVNF Local News: Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

  •  State legislature session winding down
  • Western Colorado prone to increased wildfire risk this summer
  • Delta County officials consider ban on open fires
  • Bill to give military children lower college rates has widespread bi-partisan support
  • BLM schedules Oxbow Lease sale
  • BLM releases environmental review of Bowie lease modification
  • Uncompahgre River high today
  • DMEA board candidate forums
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Local Newscast
1:57 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

  •   Legislators Consider Gender Wage Disparity Bill
  • Civil Unions Bill Gets Moving Again
  • Delta County Commissioners Revise Their Position On NF Oil/Gas Leasing
  • Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill Project Controversy Still Very Much Alive
  • Mesa County Joins In Calling For BLM To Restore Oil-Shale Acres
  • Gunnison County and COGCC Agree On Local Inspections
  • Kebler Pass Will Remain Closed At Least Two More Weeks
  • Nation
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Local Motion
2:34 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Local Motion: Delta County Memorial Hospital's John Mitchell

Delta County Memorial Hospital Administrator, John Mitchell, speaks with Ali Lightfoot about new developments at the hospital and in the county, and shares his opinions about healthcare reform.

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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

KVNF Local Newscast: Thursday, April 12, 2012

  • Governor Discusses Water in Colorado
  • Capitol Coverage: Budget Debate
  • Public Input Sought On Colorado National Mon Park Proposal
  • San Miguel County Considering Regs For Med Marijuana
  • KVNF Sports Report
  • BLM Southwest RAC to Meet In Hotchkiss, Hear Comments
  • Southern Utah Earthquake
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Local Newscast
12:07 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Local Newscast: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

  • JeffCo Fire Blows Up In High Winds
  • Budget Update From State Capitol
  • Early Spring Threatens Mountain Butterflies
  • Carbondale Middle School Lets Students Tell Their Story Through Art
  • Sand Hill Crane Count At Fruit Growers Reservoir
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