Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined

Colorado State Patrol has seized more pounds of fentanyl this year than all previous years, reflecting a trend with the seizure of other illicit narcotics by Bradford Betz with Fox News Colorado authorities have already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than in all previous years combined, according to the latest drug seizure statistics.  With still fourContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined”

Travel Thursday: Only In Your State – Idaho

by Courtnie Erickson This Trail Is Located At One Of Idaho’s Popular State Parks, And It’s A Total Hidden Gem-Winchester, ID. Winchester Lake State Park is one of Idaho’s most spectacular state parks. Located in north-central Idaho, this park features 418 acres that are just waiting to be explored. You’ll find all types of popular outdoorContinue reading “Travel Thursday: Only In Your State – Idaho”

Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit

by Associated Press Aug 17, 2022 CLEVELAND — A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities and created a public nuisance. U.S.Continue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit”

Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State

by Jessica Wick There’s no denying that Washington has some spooky abandoned spots. From our numerous ghost towns to our old abandoned buildings, it’s easy to let your imagination run wild when you’re driving through the Evergreen State. But did you know that there’s an abandoned nuclear power plant here that was set to be theContinue reading “Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State”

Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.

Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I recently have gone through a situation that has touched my life regarding this subject. I have read the authors Dopesick book and watched the series on Hulu. However, I didn’t know much about thisContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.”

Biden administration cancels $3.9 billion in student debt for 208,000 borrowers defrauded by ITT Tech

by Annie Nova with CNBC The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that it will cancel all remaining federal student debt taken on by borrowers who were defrauded by ITT Technical Institute since 2005, delivering $3.9 billion in relief to some 208,000 people. ITT Educational Services was at one point one of the largest operatorsContinue reading “Biden administration cancels $3.9 billion in student debt for 208,000 borrowers defrauded by ITT Tech”

Opioid Crisis: Colorado boy, 13, dead after apparent fentanyl poisoning: family

Jose Hernandez, 13, may have died of accidental fentanyl poisoning after taking a pill his family thinks he got at school by Audrey Conklin The family of a 13-year-old boy from Aurora, Colorado, who died suddenly last week believes he may have accidentally overdosed on fentanyl, according to his family and local reports. Jose Hernandez’s grandmother,Continue reading “Opioid Crisis: Colorado boy, 13, dead after apparent fentanyl poisoning: family”

Travel Thursday: Idaho’s Naturally Heated Outdoor Pool Is All You Need This Winter

Story by Emerson Idaho winters may be beautiful but they can seem to last forever. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to keep warm in the Gem State if you just know where to look. Gold Fork Hot Springs makes the perfect day trip for those who are looking to spend the day soaking inContinue reading “Travel Thursday: Idaho’s Naturally Heated Outdoor Pool Is All You Need This Winter”

What is naloxone and how does it work? Experts discuss the life-saving ‘miracle drug’

A naloxone nasal spray is a drug that can reverse the effects of opioids, such as heroin, methadone, opium, codeine, morphine and buprenorphine.Jane Barlow / PA Images via Getty Images file