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MOCO Employee Insurance Premiums To Increase

MOFFAT-COUNTY-LOGO-300The Moffat County Commissioners voted to increase medical premiums for the county employee insurance plan at their weekly meeting yesterday. The Moffat County Employee Health Insurance Continue reading

A “Better Way”- Constitution, Taxes, And Healthcare

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300So far in Wild West Radio’s conversation with Congressman Tipton about the House Republican’s Better Way Program, the Congressman provided an overview of the plan and touched on how it could improve the economy and create new jobs. Today, in part three of our interview, congressman Tipton touched on how the plan would restore Continue reading

Flu Shot Clinics This Week

seasonal-flu-300There will be two flu shot clinics this week in Craig. North West Colorado Health is hosting a flu clinic tomorrow at the Boys and Girls Club in Craig from 4 to 6, and Thursday at the Northwest Colorado Health Office from 3 to 6. Flu and pneumonia shots will be available at both clinics for adults and children. Participants are asked to bring their Medicaid, CHP+ or insurance card. Low cost options will Continue reading

Coloradans To Pay More For Insurance

Health-Insurance-Rates-294The Colorado Division of Insurance announced earlier this week that premiums for individual insurance plans are expected to increase by over 20% in Colorado in 2017. The news comes on the heels of a May announcement from United Health Care and Humana in which the companies declared they will no longer offer individual plans for Colorado residents in 2017. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced in June that approximately Continue reading

Wyoming Vehicles And Large Animals Likely To Collide

deer-vs-carWyoming had the 8th most collisions between vehicles and deer, elk or moose last year according to a report released by State Farm Insurance. Numbers show that 51% of insurance claims filed with the company last autumn involved large animal collisions, nationally that number Continue reading

Free Seminar On Workers Comp Laws

workers compThere will be a free seminar in Craig, to teach business owners and human resource professionals in the area more about the states workers compensation laws. The seminar is being hosted as part of the “Colorado Workforce Center’s” “Connect Business Outreach Series.” The presentation will include information on workers compensation coverage requirements, Continue reading

Is A Flood In Your Future

FLOOD-WATER-300The Large amounts of snow this winter will make for a wet spring and could make flooding an issue. It is always a possibility that melting snow combined with heavy spring rains may present problems with flooding in northwest Colorado.   That means, if you Continue reading

Final Day To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Health-Care-300Today is the final day for Colorado residents to sign up by for insurance on Colorado’s health insurance marketplace to avoid a gap in coverage when the new year begins. This year, plans from “Colorado HealthOP” won’t be available because the cooperative is folding. That leaves some 80,000 residents without coverage or looking for a new provider. The final deadline for enrollment is January 31st. Those who don’t Continue reading

Enrollment Numbers Higher in Health Exchange

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Individual insurance sign-ups under Colorado’s health care exchange are running ahead of pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time. Connect For Health Colorado announced yesterday that more than 6,000 health and dental insurance plans were sold in the first full week of enrollment for 2015. That’s way Continue reading

Flu Clinic to be Held in Craig Thursday

seasonal-flu-300The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association will conduct a drop-in flu clinic tomorrow in Craig. The event is an opportunity for residents to get their flu shots. Those who have insurance should bring their cards along. Those who don’t will need to bring $21.50 to pay for each shot. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The clinic takes place at Sunset Elementary tomorrow from 4 to 6. For more information, call 871-7624.

Love INC to Hold Back-To-School Fair Tomorrow

LOVE-INC2Love INC will hold a Back-to-School Fair this weekend. The Fair will include low cost immunizations for kids. There will also be food, school supplies, haircuts, games, prizes, balloons, and more provided for free for kids. The Fair will take place tomorrow from 9 to 1 at Continue reading

Commissioners Get Update on Swinging Bridge

MC Commissioners-150T. Wright Dickinson stopped by the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday to update them on how things were going at the Swinging Bridge in Browns Park.  Last week, a new employee of Dickinson’s mistakenly drove a tractor onto the bridge, which wasn’t able to handle its weight.  The tractor fell Continue reading