ALPINE LEGAL SERVICES IN THE NEWS
Gov. Hickenlooper recognizes area health volunteers
Two Garfield County volunteers were recognized statewide last week, as former Rifle High School student Miguel Gonzalez and Glenwood Springs resident Bob Spuhler received the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards. They were among 10 individuals or organizations to be recognized. Read More.
Health, safety, staffing concerns stack up for Glenwood Springs nursing home.
Marvin King says his father Tommy King fell on the way to the bathroom one day at Glenwood Springs Health Care.
Both men say Tommy laid on the floor for about 30 minutes before he was finally able to pull himself back onto his bed.
King said he noticed red flags just hours before his father was admitted to the local nursing home in February. Read More.
Pro bono attorneys crucial to provide equal access to justice
The local Access to Justice Committee and Alpine Legal Services recently recognized 63 attorneys and mediators for doing pro bono work. That work is becoming increasingly more important as more people showing up in courtrooms can’t afford attorneys. Read More.