7:56 am
Tue June 16, 2015

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, June 16, 2015


  • Missing Paonia Man Found Dead
  • Tri-State To Buy Power From Colorado Wind Farm
  • Ride the Rockies Stops in Hotchkiss
  • Hwy 133 Closure On Friday
  • Region 10 Creates Support Group For Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Colorado Businesses Can Legally Fire Employees Who Use Marijuana
  • Marijuana Use In Colorado
  • Ridgway Woman Trampled By Donkeys 
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6:00 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Ridgway's Sherbino Theater Turns 100, Changes Ownership

The Sherbino Theater in Ridgeway turns 100 this year.
Sherbino Theater

This year the Sherbino Theater in Ridgway is celebrating its one-hundredth anniversary.

The theater is known for the musical acts and guest lecturers it brings to the Western Slope. 

A Tour Of The Historic Sherbino 

"The building was built by Louis Sherbino," Patrick O’Leary, the president of the Ridgway Chautauqua Society, says. "And he built the theater so that his son and daughter-in-law would have a place to play. His son was a fiddle player."

The Chautauqua Society now runs the theater. 

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11:12 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Ridgway Has New Restrictions On Marijuana Grow Operations

A new ordinance in Ridgway limits the number of cultivation facilities in town to two and the number of plants each can have to 3,600. It also says grow operations need a special permit to discharge agricultural runoff into the town's wastewater treatment plant.
Credit Marci Krivonen/Aspen Public Radio

Recreational and medical marijuana facilities are allowed in Ridgway. The town has one hybrid storefront that sales medical and retail pot. A town ordinance passed last month puts new restrictions on marijuana grow operations in Ridgeway.

KVNF's Laura Palmisano speaks to the town's Mayor John Clark about the new rules. 

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3:05 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

KVNF Live! - Peter Rowan & Dirty Kitchen, with Bruce Hayes - 7/31/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

The 5th & final week of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series featured Peter Rowan with Dirty Kitchen, along with opening act Bruce Hayes. (Dirty Kitchen bandleader Frank Solivan was absent due to the recent death of his mother. Our condolences to the Solivan family.)

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12:27 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

KVNF Live! - Zongo Junction, w/The Royal We, 7/24/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 4 of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series

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4:40 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

KVNF Live! - Orgone, with The Andy Frasco Band, 7/17/14

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 3 of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series

Orgone is a synergy of eight musicians, at the core of which are keyboardist Dan Hastie and guitarist Sergio Rios, who have been chiseling their distinctively timeless sound since their teens. Each band member shines in his own right, but together their chemistry results in a sweeping sound more tenacious than the sum of its considerable parts.

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8:14 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

KVNF Live! - Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams, with Lash LaRue

Credit Jeff Reynolds

Week 2 of the 2014 Ridgway Concert Series features Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams, with opening act Lash LaRue.

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4:23 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

KVNF Live! - Paper Bird, with Chimney Choir, 7/3/14

Week 1 of the 2014 Ridgway Concert Series

Paper Bird is a seven-piece Indie Folk/Baroque Pop band based in Denver, Colorado. The band is composed of sisters Genny and Esme Patterson (both vocals), brother and sister Mark (drums) and Sarah Anderson (vocals and cornet/trumpet), Paul DeHaven (guitar), and Caleb Summeril (Bass, Banjo, Guitar).

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10:43 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Ridgway RAMP Project

Last October the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced the names of 44 towns across the state awarded road improvement monies from a competitive grant program called RAMP. In Ridgway, Colorado the community will be going to the ballot box on April 1st to determine whether or not they will make use of  their $10.4 million one-time-only, use-it-or-lose-it award. 

KVNF's JT Thomas speaks with Ridgway mayor, John Clark and community members, Tammee Tuttle and Jill Markey.

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8:51 am
Tue December 31, 2013

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, December 31, 2013


  • Silt Officials Apprehensive about Town's New Pot-Friendly Image
  • State of Colorado May Be Willing to work on Western Slope Economy
  • Roaring Fork Valley Students to use Cloud-Based Technologies
  • Profile on Meg Olenick, a Carbondale-Based Winter Athlete
  • Ridgway State Park to Parcitipate in New Years Day Hiking Event
  • Boulder Researchers Working on "Smart-Plow" Technology
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8:37 am
Tue October 22, 2013

KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, October 22, 2013


  • Colorado’s Health Exchange is generating complaints, too.
  • Front Range Floods Lead to Water and Irrigation Systems Damage
  • Amendment 66 Opponents Say Funds Would be used for Pensions
  • Delta County Hires Denver-Based Attorney for Ongoing Hen House Case
  • Ridgway Could Soon See Improved High-Speed Internet
4:27 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

KVNF Live! - Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, with Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

Rob Miller

KVNF Live! Week 8 - recorded at the final concert of this year's Ridgway Concert Series, Thursday, July 25th, 2013.

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7:53 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

KVNF Live! - Pato Banton & the Now Generation, plus Lipbone Redding

Rob Miller

KVNF Live! Week 3 from the Ridgway Concert Series, featuring Pato Banton & the Now Generation, with opener Lipbone Redding. 

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8:33 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

KVNF Live - Mountain Heart & the Matt Flinner Trio

Rob Miller

For your listening pleasure, here is audio from Week 2 of the Ridgway Concert Series, featuring Mountain Heart and opening act The Matt Flinner Trio. Your host for the broadcast was KVNF volunteer Jon Hickam.

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4:27 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

KVNF Live - Yo' Mama's Big Fat Booty Band with Isa & JoeAlan

Concert audio from the July 4th Ridgway Concert with Yo' Mama's Big Fat Booty Band and opening act Isa & JoeAlan.  Unfortunately, a power interruption during the second set caused file corruption in our recording, so we can only offer the last portion of the 2nd set by YMBFBB. UPDATE: Corrupted file fixed, 1st half of 2nd set now available.

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