NPR

High Country News Assistant Editor Paige Blankenbuehler spent the last year reporting on the drug epidemic in Craig, Colorado. In this episode of West Obsessed, she discusses her reporting and where Craig fits into the national drug addiction story.

  • Bill would eliminate need for permit to carry concealed handgun in state
  • Capitol Coverage of ongoing fake news dispute between Sentinel, Scott
  • Senate Bill 40 hearing rescheduled for March 1st

  • New bill would alter TABOR to help fund infrastructure
  • Capitol Conversation discusses legislative term at one-third mark
  • Colorado groups ask for oversight of mega-mergers in pesticide market

We all know that nature is good for us. But how good? And why? In her new book, The Nature Fix, journalist and author Florence Williams sets out to learn what nature does to the brain. In this issue of West Obsessed, High Country News Managing Editor Brian Calvert discusses the book with the author, including a river trip she took with nine women veterans suffering from the trauma of war. 

  • Delta County Democrats elect new officers
  • Repeal of death penalty in state house fails for fourth time
  • DCMH District to open walk-in clinic in Paonia
  • Implementation of aid in dying bill slow around state
  • Area wrestlers compete for state titles in Denver

Host Jill Spears & gardening guru Lance Swigart are joined by Jere Lowe of Earth Friendly Supply Co. in Paonia for a discussion of soil-building techniques.

  • Death penalty repeal in committee for third year in a row
  • 273 drunken driving arrests made over Super Bowl weekend
  • Lawmakers consider eliminating state's electoral college
  • State house considers funding rail line from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins
  • Forest Service issues annual report on tree health in Colorado
  • First avalanche fatality of the winter season

dailykos

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel publisher Jay Seaton is considering suing state Senator Ray Scott over allegations of fake news.

  • GJ Daily Sentinel publisher might sue over fake news allegations
  • Bill to require all state law enforcement officers to be US citizens
  • BLM will move to regulate natural gas waste on public lands

  • Capitol conversation discusses Colorado Health Care exchange
  • Opposition groups line up against BLM rule changes
  • Three Republican abortion bills fail at state house

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