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GOP health plans would leave rural Coloradans paying more, new report says

A new report released this month argues that Republican proposals to remake the nation’s health care system would hurt rural Coloradans by cutting parts of the current law that help small towns and by shifting benefits to big cities.

Which is exactly what Tony Adkins, a geologist who lives in Nucla, has been worrying about lately.

Colorado postman’s 60-year tenure on a long, rural route filled with wonder

SOMERSET — Emory Townsend pulls his Kia Sorento off Colorado 133 near a mailbox and fills it with letters and packages, just as he has twice a week for the last 60 years. He turns his gaze toward the Raggeds Wilderness, its serrated ridges furrowing into lush benches of aspen and spruce.

It was about 25 years ago when Townsend returned home from his mail route and announced to his wife, Beebe, that Ragged Mountain was very likely the oldest in Colorado.

ICE deports Colorado mother brought to U.S. by parents when she was 5 years old

Immigration authorities deported a Colorado woman who has lived in the United States since she was 5 years old and has three U.S. citizen daughters, after she arrived for a scheduled check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents last week.


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