Town of Hotchkiss

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KVNF News spoke with officials from the Town of Hotchkiss, the Town of Paonia and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to get first hand information on how the drought is impacting life on the Western Slope. Also included are reports about the potential of a dry Colorado River and new farming techniques that create energy rather than use it.

  • Former Delta Commissioner Olen Lund to run for District 5 senate seat
  • Two year program to eradicate Russian Olive Trees around Gunnison River
  • Rundown of recent election results

  • Election results from around area
  • Hotchkiss has new mayor; Hotchkiss, Paonia elect women to majority on councils
  • Baumgardner survives vote to remove him, will stay in state Senate
  • Governor Hickenlooper signs broadband bill into law
  • State lawmakers consider removing labor protections from so-called gig employees

  • Governor candidate Democrat Cary Kennedy interview
  • Colorado Springs organization helps families get Christmas trees
  • Town of Hotchkiss hosts its annual Christmas meal

  • Representative Steve Lebsock will not resign amid allegations
  • Paonia Town Council terminates park contract, works on budget
  • Lawyer suing to name Colorado River a person facing sanctions
  • One student sent threats of shooting, bombs at Telluride High School
  • Sentaor Baumgardner latest accused of harassment at state capitol
  • Towns of Hotchkiss, Paonia both seeking to hire a police officer

  • Church of Art in Hotchkiss gets new mural
  • Colorado businesses raising minimum wage
  • DCMH to host healthcare town hall in Hotchkiss

KVNF Regional Newscast: December 9, 2016

Dec 9, 2016

  • Grape root eating bug found on Western Slope
  • GOCO grants awarded
  • Ridgway State Park to host backcountry workshop
  • Colorado Electoral College case to be heard Monday
  • News from Town of Paonia, Town of Hotchkiss