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Community Agriculture Alliance: A Girl Scout’s perspective on globalization

Regardless of the standpoint, one thing is certain: Globalization is here to stay, so determining how to influence it for the community’s welfare is imperative.

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Dog's Eye View: Consistency, clarity count

I had asked some visiting nieces to tell me about their dog, Buddy. They all agreed they loved him very much but that he was stubborn and not too smart.

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May 8 should be a great day to make a memory, skiing on Rabbit Ears Pass

We weren’t the first to pull into the parking lot at the North Walton Peak on Saturday, and the presence of other skiers meant that somebody else got first tracks, but it also meant somebody else had broken trail to the peak.

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Tales from the Tread: "Two Friends Meet"

The new "Two Friends Meet" exhibit at Tread of Pioneers Museum features fine art prints depicting local rancher Vernon Summer by watercolor artist Gary Hawk.

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Jimmy Westlake: See rare transit of Mercury Monday

For seven and a half hours on May 9, Mercury will slowly transit all the way across the face of the sun, although, we in Colorado won’t see the entire event.

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John F. Russell: Inspiring love for the game

It's not Major League Baseball or even a minor league franchise, but longtime baseball supporter Dave Roy is hoping the Storm will entice Steamboat Springs locals to head to the ball fields and fall in love with baseball this summer.

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Livewell Northwest Colorado: Food recovery effort take hold in Yampa Valley

The issue of food waste doesn’t start in our refrigerator. It is complex and occurs along every step of the food chain.

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Monday Medical: Don’t bake your skin at altitude

The closer you are to the sun, the more intense the UV radiation you receive, which means living in places such as Steamboat Springs can come with risks.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about STDs

When it comes to STDs, adults need to understand the scope of the risk so that they can talk effectively with students about creating their own risk avoidance plans.

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Book reviews: New novels great gift ideas for Mom

Two highly entertaining, new novels would make great gifts for the mom who needs a Sunday afternoon on the couch.

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Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabulary

Mrs. Huff was noted for her monumental bosom and the hiccupping soprano. She used to teach my third-grade class the song “Far Away Places.” Singing lyrics about the alluring glamour of lands across the sea shaped my desire to visit “places with strange sounding names,” and motivated my collection of unusual words that describe travelers’ experiences or emotions. Some of my favorites follow.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Branding a time-honored, necessary tradition

It is the time of year when nearby ranches are branding the new crop of calves. It is a celebration of a successful calving season, a time-worthy tradition and a labor-intensive day filled with help from family and friends. Why do we do it?

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Dog’s Eye View: To whom are you speaking?

It might be surprising to you many dogs have never been taught what it means when you say their name. We use so many different word sounds and clapping sounds in addition to what their “official” name is, it’s a wonder they really know their name at all.

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Tales from the Tread: Exhibit showcases Steamboat's founding families

The Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Foundations of Steamboat exhibit series presents the stories of local families who have made, and continue to make, a lasting impact on the heritage of our area.

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Jimmy Westlake: Spring’s diamond in the sky

The Spring Diamond asterism, also called the Virgin’s Diamond, is marked at its corners by four of the brightest stars sparkling in the spring sky: Arcturus, Spica, Cor Caroli, and Denebola.

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