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Craig Satellite Clinic to be Closed the Day after Christmas

telehealth-300The Grand Junction V-A Medical Center and its satellite clinics, including the one in Craig, will be closed December 26th. The Medical Center’s emergency room and inpatient wards will remain open. All appointments formally scheduled on December 26th will be rescheduled. The closure is in compliance with the executive order to close Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force to Have First Meeting Tomorrow

oil-and-gas-industry-300The 21-member Oil and Gas Task Force established by Governor John Hickenlooper’s executive order earlier this month will convene for its initial meeting tomorrow. The task force was forced by Congressman Jared Polis, who had threatened to pepper local ballots with anti-fracking questions that experts say would Continue reading

Bennet Praises Executive Order

MICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet yesterday welcomed the White House’s announcement that President Obama will sign yet another executive order.  This one would prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers. Bennet is a cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which Continue reading

Cap and Trade Expected to be Big Part of New EPA Rules

EPA-300Experts believe Cap and Trade will be a big part of the EPA’s new emissions rules when they are revealed next month.  Administration insiders say President Obama plans to force cap and trade, something Americans rejected just a few years ago, through EPA rules and regulations.  The Wall Street Journal says Continue reading