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Montrose Regional Health

  • Montrose Regional Health CEO Jeff Mengenhausen explains what's planned for a new ambulatory care center. He also comments on the new medical center planned for the Colorado Outdoors project and talks about why they are once again requiring masks at the hospital and clinics in response to rising COVID numbers. Plus, candidates for Colorado’s Third Congressional District primaries answered questions at a League of Women Voters forum last night. KSJD’s Lucas Brady Woods has a recap.
  • Third congressional district primary candidates are meeting tonight at 6 at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Colorado. Lucas Brady Woods sits down with the League’s president, Karen Sheek. Plus, Scott Franz reports some Colorado lawmakers say they want to pass new laws promoting abortion access if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal protections.
  • A new Interior Department report is sharply critical of the Indian boarding school system used as a tool to assimilate indigenous people during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lucas Brady Woods reports. Plus, Coloradans are on edge as climate change is fueling bigger, more destructive fires. Some forecasters say things could get worse this summer than they’ve ever been. Scott Franz reports for Capitol Coverage.
  • A regional water authority made up of 3 municipalities and 4 rural water regions is in line to receive a $39 million dollar grant from the EPA to increase water treatment capacity. KVNF's Kate Redmond reports.
  • State Senator Chris Hansen (D-Denver) shares an update on the state’s Joint Budget Committee and talks about his bipartisan legislation modernizing electric transmission infrastructure to meet clean energy goals in Colorado. Plus KVNF's Gavin Dahl asks him what he wants voters in the Third Congressional District to know about working across the aisle with State Senator Don Coram (R-Montrose), who is expected to challenge Lauren Boebert in the 2022 Congressional election.
  • Montrose Regional Health a COVID outbreak siteCDPHE requires vaccination to attend large unseated indoor events in six metro countiesKate Redmond reports…
  • Montrose Memorial Hospital rebrands, is now called Montrose Regional HealthHiker missing on Mt. Elbert didn't answer repeated cell phone calls from…