Coroner candidates trade barbs, accusations Tuesday

17th September, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — If Tuesday’s debate is any indication — and it is — this fall’s bare knuckles political brawl will be the coroner’s race. Challenger Sue Franciose says incumbent coroner Kara Bettis isn’t doing everything possible to ensure organ and tissue donation. Bettis disagrees, saying it’s not as simple as her opponent wants it to be. After some introductory remarks, the two got down to business about the Eagle County Coroner’s Office’s relationship with Donor Alliance, a private company coordinating organ and tissue donations in Colorado and Wyoming. “The Donor Alliance has never had any phone calls from the …

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