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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.

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The Day Steamboat Shook: Buddy Werner's death changed Steamboat forever

The church overflowed the day they buried Buddy Werner. The crowds flooded the United Methodist Church on the corner of Oak and Eighth, hundreds from the Steamboat Springs community showing up and so many more from out of town — skiers and friends and coaches and competitors overwhelming the grand brick chapel.

Book review: The joy of cooking vegetables

The following are my two favorite cookbooks, both of which feature delicious and simple recipes in which vegetables are the stars of the plate.

Community Ag Alliance: Yampa — A town in the re-making

I left the meeting with a sense of anticipation and hope for Yampa. Here was a group of people representing all facets of life who all have one thing in common — the shared bond of caring and concern for their home and their willingness to become involved to make it a better place.

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Full lineup for the 2015 Free Summer Concert Series released

At the annual benefit for the Free Summer Concert Series, board members present the full 2015 lineup.

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Please, no cows in the cemetery

Sam Haslem told a story about the days when cowboys in far western Moffat County drove their cattle at a leisurely pace all of the way to the railroad yards in Phippsburg, south of Steamboat Springs.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Great Elk Tour scheduled to make a stop in Steamboat

In April, Steamboat will have the unique opportunity to see the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Great Elk Tour that regularly goes to national trade shows or conventions.

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Local artist profile: Brian Leach

Inspired by unique materials, local artist Brian Leach finds innovative ways to create art and furniture.

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Denver funk band to headline Saturday show at Schmiggity's

Known as a local favorite, the Denver funk band Filthy Children will headline Schmiggity's Saturday.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Insurgent’ a slightly enhanced sequel

“The Divergent Series: Insurgent” may not go in an entirely new direction, but as a bridge between two other movies, at least it holds up even with the shaky foundation with which it started.

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21st Century homesteaders 'love the land' as much as old-timers

Rita Herold described the early 1920s when lettuce and spinach were big cash crops in South Routt, and local lettuce was served in Manhattan's Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Ski History Week: Sending in the ground troops

When my friends ask me what I do for work, I say I am a destination wedding planner. That is the best analogy I can think of to give them a mental snapshot of what this event, Skiing History Week, boils down to.

Free Summer Concert Series benefit will take place Friday

To help keep the Free Summer Concert Series Free, the annual benefit event be this Friday featuring live music and a silent auction in addition to the announcement of three acts for the summer lineup.

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Jimmy Westlake: Exploding star visible before dawn

About 10,000 years ago, in a star system far, far away, a layer of superheated hydrogen gas on the surface of a dead star called a white dwarf erupted in a thermonuclear inferno. The light flash from that explosion finally arrived at Earth last week producing the brightest “nova stella” in our skies since at least August 2013.

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Oak Creek's recreation profile improved by LiveWell Northwest Colorado over the years

Series of small LiveWell grants lead to large, lasting improvements in Oak Creek

Initiated in 2009 as a way to disperse the funds of the state’s LiveWell organization locally, LiveWell Northwest Colorado quickly got behind a number of programs to support healthy eating and active lifestyles, including several in Oak Creek

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