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.

Scam Tech Support Calls Claim to be from Colorado Government

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Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is alerting people in Colorado to be on the lookout for any telephone calls for tech support where the caller ID on your phones shows "Colorado State Gov't" with a phone number 800-222-4444. "These phone calls are obviously false," said Coffman. "No one in state government knows whether your computer is affected by a virus, and we certainly aren't going to call you to get you to pay us to fix your computer."