Government

Gardner Town Hall Set for Monday

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Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) will be holding a town hall meeting Monday in Pueblo. The meeting is scheduled to run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Pueblo Convention Center, 320 Central Main Street in Pueblo. Parking is available at the SRDA parking lot located off Alan Hammel between Union Avenue and Central Main Street.

Space will be limited, so those who would like to attend are encouraged to arrive early. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m.

Kiowa County Hospital Board Meeting Minutes - September 26, 2017

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The Kiowa County Hospital District and County Board met in regular session on September 26, 2017 at 6:31 p.m. at the Bransgrove Building Meeting Room.

District Board members present were: Robert Woods, Mary Eikner, Priscilla Waggoner and Cathryn Anderson. Absent - Sylvia Shields.

County Board members present were: Craig Kerfoot, Dennis Pearson, Lori Shalberg, and John Negley. Absent - Kim Harris (called).

Others present: Shannon Dixon, Char Korrell, Cindy McLoud, Wendy McDowell, Colette Martin, Rod Brown, Dana Brown, and Beth Spady.

CALL TO ORDER

5 Steps to Make the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment

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Protect Your Health and Your Card

(Family Features) Eating well and regular exercise are part of a healthy lifestyle, and so is making sure you have the right health care coverage. Medicare's annual Open Enrollment period is a good time to review your current coverage and decide if there may be a better fit based on changes to current plans, your budget or health needs.

$8 Million in Heroin Seized in Pueblo – 5 Charged

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The Pueblo Police Department, the Colorado U.S. Attorney's Office, and the FBI Denver Division, all partners of the Southern Colorado Safe Streets Task Force, announced the seizure of historic amounts of heroin from two homes and a business located in Pueblo. Following the seizure, the U.S. Attorney's Office obtained grand jury indictments charging five people with distribution of drug charges. Four of the five were also charged with federal firearms violations. All five are in federal custody with charges pending.

Colorado Senators Push for Affordable Rural Internet

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Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with a bipartisan group of nearly 40 senators, today sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials urging them to affirm their commitment to provide affordable and reliable broadband for consumers in the hardest to reach communities across rural America.

Kiowa County Commissioners Meeting Minutes – October 12, 2017

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The Kiowa County Commissioner's Regular meeting was called to order on October 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Richard Scott. Oswald opened the meeting with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. Those in attendance were:

Richard Scott, Chairman

Cindy McLoud, Commissioner
Donald Oswald, Commissioner

Delisa Weeks, County Clerk
Tina Adamson, County Administrator

Oswald moved and McLoud seconded the motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.