Oil and Gas Issues

  • Gov. Hickenlooper contemplates calling a special session
  • Local lawmakers urge Governor not to appeal oil and gas ruling
  • Paonia Town Council bogged down by infighting, personality conflicts
  • Out of state conservative group targets swing state Colorado

  • Governor orders safety check of oil and gas wells
  • Climate change in the West impacts upon wine growers

  • Cause of Firestone house fire determined, oil and gas well safety reviewed
  • US Forest Service continues battle against bark beetles in Western Colorado
  • Hospitals urge lawmakers not to cut over 500 million from budget
  • Health centers across state scramble to fight opioid epedemic
  • CDOT begins work on US 50 around Blue Mesa Reservoir

  • No cause yet determined in Firestone house fire
  • Two oil and gas companies shut down wells, investigate
  • Senator Ray Scott proposes bill, wants to revamp energy committee
  • Delta Hospital administrator talks new North Fork clinics
  • State, national demonstrations planned for May Day

  • Both parties kill oil and gas bills at statehouse
  • DCMH CEO holds health care town hall in Hotchkiss
  • Religious freedom bill again taken up by lawmakers
  • Rail line considered in Front Range to ease statewide traffic

  • Capitol Coverage interviews Sen. Ray Scott about fake news
  • Bill proposes increased punishment for tampering with oil and gas rigs

Locals who went to Standing Rock share their stories about how the movement is organized,  what the goals are and what can be done now to support and organize similar movements locally and beyond. 

KVNF Regional News: Thursday, January 23, 2014

Jan 23, 2014

  Headlines

  • No Recreational Pot Sales in Mountain Village for Now
  • Heated Oil and Gas Issues Not Likely this Legislative Session
  • Basalt-area Sheep Help Bolster Sheep Populations Elsewhere in Colorado
  • Crews Continue Working to Stabilize Boulders after Rockslide