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County ranks high and low in health study

Imagine living in a place where air and water are relatively free of pollution. Work commutes are short, and traffic’s not bad, either. It’s a healthy place to live. That place, according to a...

DATE: March 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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State: U.S. 160 spill site poses no health risk

A Colorado petroleum remediation official has confirmed that a former gas station site near Mancos poses no immediate health concerns. On Dec. 30, The Journal emailed the Montezuma County Public...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Ski resorts’ economics hinder health coverage

DENVER – Skiers and snowboarders from across the country are hitting the slopes in Colorado, but the unique economics of resorts makes providing them with health coverage tricky. According to the...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: More sports

Few firms join health exchange

Few small businesses signed up for insurance through the health exchange since October because of restrictive requirements. Forty local businesses sought assistance from the Southwest Small...

DATE: April 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

Limited participation in health exchange

Relatively few local small businesses chose to sign up for health insurance through the health exchange since October because of restrictive requirements. Forty local businesses sought assistance...

DATE: April 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Glitch on Medicaid website fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: April 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

Glitch on state Medicaid website fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: April 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Website glitch fuels confusion

A glitch on the state Medicaid website let Coloradans submit applications without providing income information during March, resulting in a flood of questions at the county level. A newsletter...

DATE: March 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos High junior organizing heart-health fundraiser

Jessica Willburn faced two heart surgeries when she was 14 years old, and now as a junior at Mancos High School, she is organizing a local fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Willburn...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos High junior organizing heart-health fundraiser

Jessica Willburn faced two heart surgeries when she was 14 years old, and now as a junior at Mancos High School, she is organizing a local fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Willburn...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Mt - news

Whooping cough returns to county

Eight people came down with whooping cough in Montezuma County during 2013. This is the first year since 2010 that the disease has been reported in the county. The end of December marked the end...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Exchange works to shield insured

DENVER - Nervous directors of the Colorado Health Benefits Exchange pressed Monday for ways to improve their system to make sure many Coloradans don't lose insurance on New Year's Day. The...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Ds - news