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Janet Sheridan: But wait, there’s more

My pretty friend Linda tucked a strand of blonde hair behind her ear and said, “There are too many options; I can’t make myself commit.” She wasn’t talking about choosing an ideal mate, finding her dream home or planning the perfect vacation. She was buying a vacuum. And I understood her frustration.

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Dog’s Eye View: Training a process, not an event

My newly adopted 2-year-old terrier mix, Lawrence, is not a trained dog in the fullest sense. He meets people easily wagging his whole body.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Value of cultural heritage work realized

Nearly a year ago, I had the opportunity to share a centerpiece of the Northwest Colorado Cultural Heritage Program: our Torchbearers.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Kong’ keeps going strong as reigning king of Hollywood

Besides the time period in which it’s set, “Kong: Skull Island” bears a great deal in common with movies like “Apocalypse Now.” But, though what the quarry characters are after is about the same build as the man who played Walter Kurtz, he’s much less demanding, at least in terms of salary.

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Tales from the Tread: Exhibit celebrates 50 years

The Tread of Pioneers Museum has spearheaded an exhibit partnership to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of two of Steamboat Springs’ finest institutions: Colorado Mountain College and Bud Werner Memorial Library.

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Scott Tipton: Take care of what we have

With our national debt now more than $20 trillion, we will not be able to rely solely on additional appropriations to fill the backlogs or resolve other problems both the Forest Service and National Park Service face.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Parenting styles can determine success

As parents, we don’t want our children to ever feel badly, so we do everything we can to mitigate the situation.

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Healthy eating: Yampa Valley beef and vegetable stir fry

This recipe can be made with local beef or pork and help celebrate Agriculture Appreciation Week.

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Monday Medical: The role of case managers

When someone ends up at the hospital with an unexpected illness or injury, the last thing they want to worry about is what their insurance will cover or what sort of care they’ll need once they’re discharged. That’s where case managers come in.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Get Out’ an eye-opening look at race that evokes laughs, screams

It was about 50 years ago that “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” was considered well ahead of its time in its depiction of interracial love. Decades later, a movie like “Get Out” makes a counterpoint that’s… well, hard to ignore.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Ag Week offers plethora of events

Next week, you might notice a banner over Lincoln Avenue that reads “Naked & Hungry … where would you be without agriculture?” We ask you, fellow people of the Yampa Valley, to consider this statement and help us celebrate agriculture March 19 through 25 as Community Agriculture Alliance partners with local

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Book review: Novel testament to courage, family

This story is a testament to family, to resilience, to life.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Dark leafy greens — give them a try

We’re all just pretending to like kale, right?

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Monday Medical: Food for thought … and skin

The next time you’re searching for a supplement to help protect your skin or bolster your memory, you may want to start in your kitchen.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Helping your teen find employment

There are many challenging issues we, as parents, get to face. If your child is approaching an age in which he or she can find and hold employment, this article is for you.

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