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Southwest Memorial Hospital Can Take Back Unused or Expired Medications

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has designated Southwest Memorial Hospital’s pharmacy as a “take-back” location for unused and expired household medications.

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An auction of four oil and gas drilling parcels near Chaco Canyon has been scheduled by the Bureau of Land Management despite continued opposition from some local groups.


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The town of Rico will not experience a break in Internet connectivity next month.

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered one of his last State of the State addresses to the Colorado legislature on Jan. 12. He didn’t delve into specifics, but instead talked broadly about policy, including infrastructure investment and potential health care reform.

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Cortez-based health care provider Southwest Health System has opted out of Proposition 106, a new Colorado law that allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives.

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The environmental advocacy group Friends of Cedar Mesa is downplaying a possible hack to its website server after the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument.

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In this edition of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with Casey Simpson about his recent 20-day boating trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon during late December and early January, including what is involved in a winter river trip, and how these trips differ from warm water boating.

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A grassroots group in Cortez is organizing community leaders and citizens to address bullying and suicide prevention.

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Snow from multiple winter storms in the area has caused traffic delays and road closures over the past week.

Gov. John Hickenlooper is entering his second to last legislative session as governor. He said he’s very aware of his time in office being limited, and that colored his discussion of his goals for the upcoming legislative session.


Anne Hillerman, daughter of best-selling mystery writer Tony Hillerman, continues her father's popular book series with her books based on the adventures of characters Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito as they solve mysteries set in the American Southwest. KSJD's Gail Binkly spoke with Hillerman about her transition from journalist to fiction writer, and how she creates new stories based on her father's books.


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