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Routt County CSU Extension: Spring clean your refrigerator

Consider spring cleaning your refrigerator this month. Not only will the fridge be spotless, but you will also be protecting your family from getting sick.

Monday Medical: Why managing stress matters

Most of us manage stress, but not in healthy ways.

Thoughtful Parenting: Negative effects of violence on television

Frequent exposure to television violence is having a profound effect on the behavior of your children.

John F. Russell: Finding joy from playing the game

Remember that the love of the game is about a lot more than winning or losing.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Home’ is where the wackiness is

The definition of “Home” means something different to everyone, but for most of us, it’s likely not a place where you use your toilet brush in your mouth and chug motor oil as a beverage. Some visitors may disagree.

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Tales from the Tread: Skiing History Week in Steamboat Springs

As the ski season cools down this April, major skiing related events are just about to heat up all over town. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, in coordination with the International Ski History Association, will present Skiing History Week Monday through April 12 in Steamboat Springs.

Book review: New novels unwrap American violence

T.C. Boyle’s powerful and unnerving new novel, “The Harder They Come,” toys with America’s propensity for violence, paranoia and self-indulgence — and the consequences we suffer.

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Eugene Buchanan: Skiing with STARS

Forget dancing with the stars ... I’ll take skiing for STARS.

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Rural mail carrier has been making her rounds for 47 years

Driving mostly dirt roads through one of the least-visited corners of Routt County, JoAnn Lombardi of Oak Creek has faithfully delivered the mail to a handful of longtime rural households for 47 years.

Jimmy Westlake: Egg moon to be eclipsed Saturday

Early next Saturday morning, Coloradans will experience the third total lunar eclipse of the current tetrad of lunar eclipses.

From the editor: Having the right and doing right are 2 different things

As the editor, it was my decision not to run the letter. No one told me not to. But not publishing the letter, doesn’t mean we are ignoring the accusations or don’t understand the severity of the allegations.

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LiveWell's Northwest Colorado Food Coalition brings change to local food landscape

LiveWell's Northwest Colorado Food Coalition brings lasting change to the local food landscape

At LIFT-UP of Routt County’s food bank on Curve Court, emphasis is placed on healthy eating for the customers, fresh produce from local farmers is welcomed and a new policy bans cakes, cookies and candy from the shelves.

Thoughtful Parenting: College tours, visits and interviews for student athletes

Here’s a “to-do list” to help ensure your university, college or trade school visit is a success.

LiveWell Northwest Colorado: Value your breakfast

How many times have you heard it said that eating out costs too much? Most of the time, we are referring to money, but there are also nutritional and time costs to eating out.

Monday Medical: SportsMed wraps up season as official U.S. Ski Teams' medical provider

From the top of the 2015 National US Freestyle Championships moguls course at Steamboat Ski Area, Yampa Valley Medical Center SportsMed physical therapist, Jennifer Kerr, doesn't have the best view.