Our View: Ambulances needed

The thought of not having an ambulance service in Sweetwater County is something we cannot even fathom.

We believe if it’s a situation requiring emergency assistance, an ambulance had better be there.

At a recent Sweetwater County commissioner’s meeting, Commissioner Jeffery Smith said he wanted the press to help him inform the public about the financial problems both Castle Rock Ambulance Service and Sweetwater Medics are having. According to Smith, Castle Rock is losing about $35,000 per month, while Sweetwater Medics has received about $1.2 million in subsidized funding to ensure emp...


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