All posts by The Senior Voice

  • The Mountain Men

        The mountain men were in Colorado half a century before the settlers arrived, when the West was undiscovered and unspoiled. See the March issue page 2.  

    • Posted March 6, 2017
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  • When Buffalo Roamed Here

    In the early 1800s more than 30 million buffalo roamed America. Their number was reduced to a few hundred by 1889, and they were headed for extinction, page 5 of March issue.  

    • Posted March 6, 2017
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  • Drug Companies

    Drug companies pay university professors to publish articles promoting expensive medicines, and the professors hide their conflicts of interests. Page 4, March Voice.  

    • Posted March 6, 2017
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  • Insurance Company Fraud

    The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against United Health insurance company and others for fraudulently charging Medicare millions of dollars. Page 8 of the March issue.  

    • Posted March 6, 2017
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  • The Pony Express

    Its daring young riders risked their lives to help make America one nation from coast to coast, linked by mail delivery. Page 3 of the February issue.  

    • Posted February 3, 2017
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  •  A Genuine Article

    Chuck Pierson was what early cowboys called “a genuine article.” See his unusual story on page 6 of the February Voice.  

    • Posted February 3, 2017
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  • Manipulating Drug Prices

    What we are seeing is a system that was created with good intent being hijacked. See what drug companies are doing now. Page 5 the February issue.  

    • Posted February 3, 2017
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  • Assisted Suicide Issue

      A third of Colorado’s hospitals say they will refuse to offer terminally-ill patients the option of physician assisted suicide under the new law. Page 7 of the February Voice.  

    • Posted February 3, 2017
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  • A Ghost Town

    For years, you could see the remains of Dearfield’s wooden houses and Jennie’s faded store. See page 2 of the January issue.  

    • Posted January 2, 2017
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  • Rattlesnake Kate

    She killed 140 rattlesnakes one day in 1925 on the plains near Greeley. Read her unusual story on page 5 of the January issue.  

    • Posted January 2, 2017
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