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March 29, 2022: Chronic pain and opioids; Moving from a hole in the ground to a house

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Jim McKinney says the inside of his temporary “Hobbit House” never really drops below 40 degrees even on the coldest of winter days, though he admits staying warm is a “constant battle.”

March and April are typically Colorado’s snowiest months, but wildfires are already sparking. Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson of Denver7 on what’s happening and why. Then, people with chronic pain say the opioid crackdown is hurting them. And, an update about life off the grid in Park County. Plus, a Colorado rancher uses donkeys to defend his cattle from wolves.