Ridgway

Jim Mimna

2015 Ridgway Summer Concert Series, Week  3 - The Congress with Blackberry Bushes String Band

Jeff Reynolds

2015 Ridgway Summer Concert Series, Week 2 - Humming House with Intuit

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  • 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 
Sherbino Theater
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. 

Marijuana Plant
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. 

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.)

Jeff Reynolds

Week 4 of the Ridgway Summer Concert Series

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.

Jeff Reynolds

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

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).

Ridgway RAMP Project

Mar 25, 2014

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.

Headlines:

  • 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

Headlines:

  • 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
Rob Miller

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

Rob Miller

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

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.

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.