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Community Ag Alliance: The significance of the blue corduroy jacket

Back in the back closet of many homes in northwestern Colorado, there is a corduroy blue jacket that somehow manages to keep its place in the closet despite the lack of wear in recent years. That old FFA jacket comes out a bit more this time year as FFA Week is celebrated locally and nationally.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Focus’ a sham of a scam movie

If you own corrective eyewear, and you’re planning to see the film “Focus,” you may just want to leave your glasses or contacts at home. Watching it as a total blur can only be an improvement.

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Tales from the Tread: Extraordinary Eleanor Bliss

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, this article features an extraordinary woman in Steamboat Springs history — trailblazer Eleanor Bliss.

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Colorado Nordic skiing legend Sven Wiik turns 94

Steamboat's Sven Wiik, 94, who was inducted into the Colorado Ski Hall of Fame way back in 1979, was born to glide on a pair of skinny skis on Feb. 27, 1921, in Solloftea, Sweden.

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Jimmy Westlake: Dawn arrives at Ceres this week

Images taken of Ceres by NASA's Dawn spacecraft as it approaches the dwarf planet have far exceeded Hubble’s best shots. We now can see craters large and small pocking Ceres’ surface.

Focus on Fitness: Don't give up on New Year's resolutions

Don’t give up on those New Year’s resolutions to improve your health, wellness and fitness. It takes more than 90 days to develop a new habit.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: What is the deal with fruits and vegetables?

When it comes to eating the recommended nine to 11 servings (4.5 to 5.5 cups) of fruits and vegetables each day, Routt County is way behind, according to data collected by LiveWell Northwest Colorado.

Thoughtful Parenting: For parents of babysitters

Babysitting is a great way for kids to gain independence and responsibility while earning a few dollars, but there are tips parents need to know for keeping their children who babysit safe while taking care of others.

Monday Medical: Colorectal cancer awareness not just for those over 50

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and an important time to understand that while colorectal cancer is the number two cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., the disease is preventable, as well as treatable, when detected early.

Book review: Wonderful teen novel debut

"The Red Queen" by Victoria Aveyard is a wonderful teen debut with an addictive story line.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Kingsman’ is entertaining, but no crowning achievement

When someone tells you “manners maketh the man,” they’re probably inclined to lecture you about etiquette. When the hero of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” tells you that, he’s about to smash a glass in your face and beat you and your entire group of friends within an inch of your lives.

John F. Russell: Expecting the best from coaches

We expect a lot from coaches, but what every parent hopes for is that their children's coaches will teach them to enjoy the game.

Dog's Eye View: Life is good — update on Max

We love this little guy. He is a permanent part of our lives, and we are cruising along with minimal difficulties. I’ll share what I mean by minimal.

Jim Clark: USA Pro Challenge shines the international spotlight on Steamboat

This is the biggest opportunity we’ve had for both visitation and exposure in the race’s five-year history. More than 4 million viewers tune into TV race coverage in the U.S. and twice that number worldwide in 175 countries.

Eugene Buchanan: Pucksters over powder

The weekend capped a winter of home games and throw-up-filled road trips, culminating with a berth in the finals, held serendipitously every year on the last weekend of Blues Break.

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