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Dogs Eye View: Eyes wide open, heart in check

Adopting a rescue dog is often controlled by our heart rather than our brain.

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Marc C. Smith: America's Thanksgiving holiday

"Who isn’t glad for Thanksgiving Day? We Americans relish this special day of family, friends and gastronomic delight." — Marc C. Smith

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Celestial New: The Triangle, the Ram and the Fly

Nestled between the constellations of Andromeda, Perseus and Pisces is a curious little trio of stellar triangles, visible on crisp November evenings. Each triangle has an interesting history all its own.

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Scott Tipton: Giving thanks

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of year, but each time I see the first sign in the grocery store encouraging customers to pre-order their Thanksgiving turkey, I’m surprised. Where has the past year gone? It can’t be time for Thanksgiving again, can it?

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Monday Medical: New flu test is accurate, fast

Think you have flu? This year, you can know for sure.

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Thoughtful Parenting: I'm such a good parent, thought no one, ever

There is no other job in which you receive so much unsolicited advice as parenting. The noise of this advice, combined with your own internal uncertainty, creates endless doubt.

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Book review: Detective mystery centers on small mountain town

“Inherit the Bones” is a smart, compelling detective mystery set in Cedar Valley, a fictionalized mountain town in Colorado. Think of Cedar Valley as Steamboat Springs: a close-knit, quiet, safe community. The town rarely endures collective tragedy, but when it does, the events shock the community to the core.

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Janet Sheridan: The gender roles we play

Growing up in a rural area in the years following World War II, my friends and I quickly absorbed the behaviors deemed appropriate for boys and girls; behaviors we learned from picture books, movies, parents, peers and siblings.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Every drop counts

It may be no surprise that agriculture is the nation’s thirstiest industry; simply put, it takes water to grow food and fiber. Rising demands from competing water users in the municipal and industrial sector, paired with a growing population, puts strain on balancing the water budget and adds pressure to agriculture’s share of water rights,

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Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser: Committed to our communities, one another

"In the midst of this anxious environment, I want to offer clear and accurate information about the laws governing tuition and enrollment at Colorado Mountain College and the conduct expectations for those affiliated with it." — Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser

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Tales from the Tread: Give together on Colorado Gives Day

Colorado’s largest one-day online giving event is coming up, and local nonprofits need your support.

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Jimmy Westlake: Sea monster rising

Wedged in between the bright star Fomalhaut to the south and the glittering Pleiades star cluster to the east is the huge, lumbering constellation of Cetus, the Sea Monster.

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Joyce Rankin: Thank you for your support

"I appreciate each and every one of the 194,116 of you who gave me your vote and support." — Joyce Rankin

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Monday Medical: Stay cool through menopause

Menopause comes with a range of symptoms, but the symptoms can be minimized with hormone therapy.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Do you know what I know?

When are children able to know that others think differently than they do and have different preferences, wants and needs?