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Jimmy Westlake: See spectacular Saturn

There is no bigger celestial “wow!” moment than seeing the planet Saturn through a telescope for the first time.

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Harriet Freiberger: Memorial Day traditions

"This is a day to look upward into that summer sky, think about what draws us to this place and touch the ground where our soldiers lie buried." — Harriet Freiberger

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Monday Medical: Protect your skin with sun-safe clothing

When it comes to protecting your skin from the sun, most people think about sunscreen first. But there’s another option that’s just as powerful: sun protective clothing.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Social host ordinance — reminder for parents

During the summer, youth seem to have more free time, and it is a peak season for teens to engage in risky behavior, such as underage drinking.

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Book reviews: Authors slated for June appearances at library

This week's reviewed authors are slated to appear at Bud Werner Memorial Library in June.

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U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner: Remembering sacrifice

"It is important that we honor the memory of our fallen heroes by reflecting on their service and tireless dedication to protecting this country." — Michael Bennet

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Routt County's bear season has arrived

Keeping bear-human conflicts to a minimum requires the efforts of everyone in the community, including residents, businesses and those who keep urban livestock.

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Dog's Eye View: Entree or ala carte?

Often, when I’m called in for consultations and training for the family dog, there are multiple topics to be addressed. In goal-setting for a positive outcome, we have to prioritize these behavioral issues and training challenges in order to create a plan for success.

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Eugene Buchanan: Mud runners among us ... or is it blade runners?

I’ll admit it ... I’m not much of a runner — unless I’m being chased, which happens far less than it used to. I’m happy expanding my lung capillaries through less cartilage-pounding pursuits.

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Janet Sheridan: Reflections on Memorial Day

On May 30, small flags will be planted; and those who remember will quietly gather in cemeteries across our land. Taps will soar, echo and fade. The names of men and women who died serving our country during times of war will be read, and crowds either large and small, but always attentive, will listen with gratitude to the roll call of our honored dead.

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Spoke Talk: Hayden's Ride the Cog a great event

The Hayden COG ride is a great event, low-key and simple affair, and the snacks, food and entertainment are all put together for a great ride. The volunteers were fantastic, and regardless of my initial reservations on bike choice, it’s a ride on my to-do list next year.

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John F. Russell: Finding a home on the field, and off, in the mountains of Steamboat Springs

With the start of the season only two weeks away, organizers of the Storm Baseball team are rounding third and hoping to find homes.

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Jimmy Westlake: Meet the Crow and the Cup

Winging his way across our springtime sky is a delightful little constellation named Corvus, the Crow.

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Monday Medical: Sun safety for kids

Melanoma, the most deadly type of skin cancer, doesn’t only affect adults; it also affects children. Though pediatric melanoma is rare, the disease is on the rise in the U.S., particularly among teenagers.

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Book reviews: Audiobooks a must for car trips

My family and I have an audio book playing in our cars most of the time. It’s a great way to pass the time on a long trip. These are some of our current favorites.

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