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Ciao from Cortina: Magnetic Italy

If you ask someone to describe Italy in one word, they might say beautiful! Romantic! Delicious! But Italy can also be frustrating, confusing and nonsensical. For Sophie Dingle, Italy is all these things but mostly magnetic.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Fermentation shouldn't be scary

For many, fermentation represents the latest food trend, but it’s actually been going on for thousands of years in different cultures.

Monday Medical: Carbohydrates: A conversation about health

Carbohydrates. Are they good for me? Do they make me fat? What foods contain them?

Thoughtful Parenting: Participating in a service learning program

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps operates the Service Learning Corps, a summer program where youth have an opportunity to give back to the community that nurtures them.

John F. Russell: Remembering that the game is about more than the score

There was a time when pickup basketball games were found in the driveways of every neighborhood. Looking back I realize that those games meant about a lot more than the final score.

Book review: Suspense novels promise to thrill

"The Paying Guests" and "The Girl on the Train" are two suspense novels that will keep readers up through the night.

John F. Russell: Remembering that games are about more than the score

There was a time when pickup basketball games were found in the driveways of every neighborhood. Looking back, I realize that those games meant a lot more than the final score.

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.