Rural Colorado Residents Facing Obstacles Accessing Health Care Get Help From Program – The Fort Morgan Times

In parts of rural Colorado, where cattle and antelope often outnumber people, doctors are few and far between. To help bridge this gap in health care coverage, the federal government began a program more than five decades ago that serves rural residents, one free screening at a time. The Colorado Area Health Education Center is … Read more

Rural Colorado residents get Medicare assistance from the state’s program

In parts of rural Colorado, where cattle and antelope often outnumber people, doctors are few and far between. To help bridge this gap in health care coverage, the federal government began a program more than five decades ago that serves rural residents, one free screening at a time. The Colorado Area Health Education Center is … Read more

Grant Will Enable Waukegan Area Residents to Get Affordable Internet Access and Electronic Devices – Chicago Tribune

One of the hurdles to giving disadvantaged people affordable Internet access is about to be made less difficult by ConnectWaukegan and one of its community partners, the Waukegan Public Library. After receiving a $360,000 grant last year to get 450 electronic devices through the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure law of 2021, the library and ConnectWaukegan … Read more

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is warning residents of Grand Lake of continued mountain lion activity

Jim Averill’s security camera captures three lions crossing his home on Rapids Lane in Grand Lake in May 2022. Two of these lions may be the same lion that was killed after attacking dogs in the area. Averill reported this footage to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials. The agency released a report on January 25, … Read more

‘It was like a river’: Flood insurance is often beyond the reach of Bay Area residents who need it most

“That will be the first thing we work on,” she said. The recent storms that hit California have especially hit places like Rollingwood and other low-income communities where few homeowners have flood insurance. And while homeowners insurance may cover property damage due to rain and wind, it rarely covers flood damage. Despite a neutral rating … Read more

Saving wildlife and ecosystems benefits Florida residents and the entire planet

It’s time to give up saving the planet. Nature is crippled, so it doesn’t care about the environment. In the new year, focus on taking care of the clean air and water behind you and find other things to focus on. or not. There may be reasons to believe in nature’s nurturing. Recently, leaders from … Read more

Medicaid residents are looking for new homes where assisted living facilities switch gears

NORTHGLENN, Colorado. Late last year, Kim Muniz received some bad news about her brother’s assisted living facility and began scrambling to find him a new place to live. Her brother, Mike, was living at Northglenn Heights, an assisted living facility north of Denver. Medicaid benefits pay for his stay, but a letter in November said … Read more

Virginia residents reject a massive solar farm plan for the third time, citing environmental concerns

A local jurisdiction in Northern Virginia has come close to rejecting a clean energy developer’s plan to build a massive 149 megawatt solar facility on a sprawling farmland for the third time in three years. The Culpeper County, Virginia, Planning Commission, a nine-member panel that reviews zoning and development proposals in the county, voted unanimously … Read more

More Maui residents are leaving their electric bills unpaid; Some resources can help: Maui Now

Maui now photo In light of global inflation and the end of COVID-19 aid, some Maui residents are having trouble paying utility bills, according to recent data. Maui has seen an uptick in the number of customers with delinquent balances on their electric bills. About 8% of residential customers, or 6,000 people, haven’t paid in … Read more