Colorado Public News

Colorado Public News is created in partnership with Colorado Public Television 12,  Denver’s independent PBS station. It is led by editor Ann Imse. Others on the Colorado Public News team include:

  • Cara DeGette, managing editor
  • Noelle Leavitt, recruiting and social media director
  • Sonya Doctorian, video journalist
  • Drew Jaynes, webmaster and photographer
  • Journalists Bill Scanlon, Dennis Huspeni, Jody Berger, Sara Burnett, Jerd Smith, Michele Conklin, Andy Piper, Lauren Rickel, Raj Sharan, Amanda Turner
  • Robert D. Tonsing, publication designer and entrepreneur

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7:40am

Mon April 30, 2012
Health

Farmer’s Union Hopes To Lower Costs Via Health Insurance Co-op

Lindy Wallace, president of the board overseeing the Colorado Health Insurance Cooperative, Inc., with her horse Joe
JW Stephens Colorado Public News

The Rocky Mountain Farmers Union says the costs of health insurance have become so high that many people who work in Colorado’s rural areas carry policies that only cover them in case of a dire emergency.

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6:07am

Mon April 23, 2012
Health

More Vietnam Vets Aided For Ills Tied To Agent Orange

A picture from his time in Vietnam. Ralph Bozella is president of the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, a nonprofit organization of more than 45 organizations helping Colorado’s estimated 460,000 veterans.
Ralph Bozella

8:11am

Tue April 17, 2012
Health

Dental Issues In Pregnant Women Put Babies At Risk

Pamela McClain, Pres. of the American Academy of Periodontology, working on a patient. Studies have determined that poor dental hygiene & gum disease lead to many other health problems, including the potential for premature and low birthweight babies.
Courtesy of Pamela McClain

5:30am

Mon April 9, 2012
Health

State Touts Healthy Population To Entice Companies

Denver encourages residents and visitors to be healthy and bicycle instead of drive by providing red bikes that can be rented and dropped off in various locations.
B-Cycle Denver

Colorado is promoting its relatively healthy residents to lure new businesses to the state, arguing that able-bodied people are more productive and may cost less to insure.

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10:30am

Mon April 2, 2012
Health

More Coloradans Find Health Insurance Not Worth The Price

Kelli Rose is one of 1.5 million Coloradans with either no health insurance or inadequate health insurance. The Monument woman says insurance is too expensive for her, so she lives without.
Mike Laur

Kelli Rose is 46 and healthy, with never a day in the hospital. But still, the only health insurance available to her has a $15,000 deductible and would cost up to $500 a month.

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