CPR: Serving the Western Slope & Central Mountains
Michael Elizabeth Sakas interviews Jerry Mallett, president of Colorado Headwaters, in the Homestake Creek valley between near Red Cliff in March 2021. Mallett’s group works to restore and protect areas like this one, where a proposed dam could be situated. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
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News from the Western SlopeMore stories
- Students, school staff and many health care professionals had argued passionately for the clinic, highlighting the urgent need for health services for students without access to health care outside of school.
- Whether high school students should have easy access to health care has become a bitterly contested issue.
- Senior and special-needs pets often have a hard time finding a home. Bendu’s both, but his story spoke so much to people that many lined up to take him.
- The two were arrested in March 2020 and each charged with six counts of mail fraud and three counts of illegal transportation of hazardous materials.
- Former nurse Christopher Peter Lambros is accused of routinely going into ICU rooms, administering drugs to deepen female patients’ sedation and then sexually assaulting them.
- “So many marginalized people have so much rage that we are not allowed to express. I hope that the takeaway... is that we have got to do something," said the vigil's organizer.