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Monday Medical: Doctors’ Day — celebrating those who care for you

Wednesday, we have a chance to recognize the work and commitment of our local physicians during National Doctors’ Day.

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Dog’s Eye View: Stranger Danger! Understanding more about reactive or fearful dogs

The title above implies something we often mistakenly do when meeting dogs. We invade their space.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Transitioning seasons with nature

Seasonal changes are underway, and I encourage you to take time to enjoy the Yampa Valley’s natural beauty during this period of transition.

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John F. Russell: Driving into spring sports

The spring sports season is in full swing, but many recreational teams learned last weekend that Mother Nature doesn't always cooperate when game time rolls around.

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Jimmy Westlake: An early Easter this year

Have you ever wondered why the date of Easter Sunday hops around like a bunny rabbit from year to year?

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Monday Medical: Yoga for health

The practice of yoga has been around for thousands of years and has long been cited for its benefits in reducing stress and aiding physical health. Through the past few decades, it’s also been used to promote management and healing of chronic health issues.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Drinking for two

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended that women who want to become pregnant stop drinking alcohol as soon as they stop using birth control. Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend abstinence for preconceptional and pregnant women.

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Janet Sheridan: Looking for spring

Every year, since moving to Craig in 1996, I wait for the spring of Disney movies and picture books: birds swooping, squirrels frolicking, flowers blossoming along my path and colts auditioning new legs.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Zootopia’ an animated animal of a different kind

As “Zootopia” shows, there are a lot of things that separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom, but it’s only when you see a critter freak out about nudity that you start to see how alike we can truly be.

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Community Agriculture Alliance; Celebrate agriculture

Agriculture Appreciation Week is March 18 through 25. Consider all the things agriculture does for you.

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Dog's Eye View: Just say 'no'

Just as you don’t feel comfortable with strangers getting in your face, teach your dog to show the same courtesy toward others.

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Jim Clark: Expanded air service good for valley

I’ll run the risk of stereotyping by stating the obvious: Texans love Colorado. Maybe not all of them, but a many do. They come for skiing and riding in the winter and to escape the oppressive heat in the summer.

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Tales from the Tread: Tracy and Neiman — outlaw and lawman

When you hear the term, “Wild West,” what comes to mind? For many, the Wild West describes the raw and untamed life in the Western part of the United States around the end of the 19th century, and such scenes were a reality in the early days of rowdy Routt County.

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Referees prefer to go unnoticed but often prove to be MVPs

They get more grumbles from the sidelines than shots on goal, but when it comes to the game of soccer, the referee often plays one of the most important roles.

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Jimmy Westlake: Lunar eclipse visible next week

After being treated to four spectacular total lunar eclipses in 2014-15, lunar eclipse watchers will have to settle for a very slight lunar eclipse in 2016.