Television industry

Despite FCC decision, getting Denver TV stations not imminent

The inner limits of author William Faulkner’s famous quote that “even waiting will end ... if you can just wait long enough,” are truly being tested by La Plata County residents who for decades...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mesa TV ends live broadcast of county commission meetings

Mesa TV has stopped livestreaming Montezuma County commission meetings because of low viewership. “Nobody was watching our livestream on Mondays because they are at work,” said Mesa TV CEO Jedekiah...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

County plan for TV broadcast opens up public records issue

The Montezuma County Commission has agreed to draw up a $9,600 contract with Mesa TV to live-stream county meetings, and rebroadcast edited versions at a convenient time. Although the deal’s stated...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County takes step toward Denver TV access

La Plata County took another step in a decades-long journey toward Denver TV access this week as county commissioners unanimously voted to petition the Federal Communications Commission for a...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Local teenager appears in indie film ‘How to Beat a Bully’

An new comedy film with a strong anti-bullying message has been a stepping stone for an aspiring local actor. Pearce Fazekas, 13, was cast as a supporting character in “How to Beat a Bully,” which...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Is Denver TV on its way?

Colorado congressmen are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow county commissions to petition the federal agency for a change in TV market. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado,...

DATE: April 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Is Denver TV on its way?

Colorado congressmen are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow county commissions to petition the federal agency for a change in TV market. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado,...

DATE: April 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Are we a step closer to Denver TV?

Colorado congressmen are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow county commissions to petition the federal agency for a change in TV market. U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado,...

DATE: April 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Deadline to sign TV bill nears

It’s up to President Barack Obama to decide if residents in the Four Corners will be able to receive satellite TV broadcasts from Denver. The U.S. Congress passed the Satellite Television Extension...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Udall, Gardner push TV access

The issue of bringing Denver TV stations to Southwest Colorado viewers is getting a lot of attention in this election year. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., introduced legislation Wednesday to bring...

DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Udall praises park's energy insights

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., was going to use the influence of his New Mexico cousin, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, to make sure Denver Broncos games were not bumped off TV in Southwest Colorado in favor...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - News

Udall praises park's insights

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., was going to use the influence of his New Mexico cousin, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, to make sure Denver Broncos games were not bumped off TV in Southwest Colorado in favor...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News