X Games

KVNF Regional Newscast: Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Jan 26, 2015

Newscast Flu virus hits Mesa county, jail ATV’s to be OK on roads in and near Nucla Break In At Paonia Pharmacy Grand Junction sees rising costs for 911 call center Politicians spar over driver’s licenses EPA visits X Games to talk climate change

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told a small crowd in Aspen Thursday that action on climate change is needed now. Administrator Gina McCarthy timed her visit with the Winter X Games, to reach a younger crowd. McCarthy’s visit was in conjunction with Protect Our Winters, a climate change advocacy group led by snow sports athletes. Standing next to the ski gondola, McCarthy emphasized how action on climate change is critical to economies like Aspen’s. "Having snow here is...

The X Games have officially begun, with the Women’s Ski SuperPipe Final Wednesday night at Buttermilk. When it comes to new events, there will be a Special Olympics giant slalom race, as well as a gaming center where people attending the event can compete for prizes and their own X Games Medals. This weekend will also have a wider array of events for disabled athletes than in the past. Overall at least three Aspen-area hometown favorites will be gunning for gold. Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher was at a press conference with the athletes yesterday, and files this report.

KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015

Newscast Republicans stop bill that would clear up conflicts with gay marriage laws X Games begin in Aspen Ski resorts have strong season so far

Headlines: Oil and Gas Industry, BLM Split Over Cost of New Fracking Rules iSeeChange Report – Western Slope Water Shortages – Relief Soon? 28-Year-Old Montrose Man to Compete in 2013 X Games Colorado Craft Brewing Industry Continues to Grow

Headlines: Washington state puts pot jobs up for bid Colorado NORML officials work to enact Amendment 64 regulations ATV users challenge BLM's new RMP draft for Mesa County public lands Fatality at Winter X Games for first time in 18 years