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Livewell Northwest Colorado: Bring growing back home

We stand at the convergence of humanities and technology, and vertical aeroponics serves as nature with aerodynamic design.

Health care, regulations among top concerns

Many families in Colorado are facing an average deductible of more than $6,000 under Obamacare, and in some cases, their premiums have exceeded their mortgage payments each month.

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Book review: New novel completes trilogy

“Mississippi Blood” is the third in a trilogy (the first is “Natchez Burning” and the second is “The Bone Tree”), though each book can stand alone.

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Sarah Coleman: What fills your cup?

I recently read an article about getting rid of toxic things in your life. It made me think about what actually fills my cup. And, on the flip side, what drains it.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Logan’ an X-ceptional bookend to the Wolverine trilogy

Raising a child is hard enough without a kid who has retractable claws in her hands and feet and is willing to slice open a convenience store clerk rather than own up to shoplifting. Enter the proud parent of “Logan.”

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Steve Zansberg: ‘Fake news,’ ‘the lying press’

Thomas Jefferson recognized that “our liberty depends on the Freedom of the Press, and that cannot be limited without [our liberty] being lost.”

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Thoughtful Parenting: Be a brain builder

The first three years of life boast the most rapid and robust brain growth, when 85 percent of the physical brain develops.

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Monday Medical: Kids — play with your food

If there’s one thing most kids have heard at the dinner table, it’s, “Stop playing with your food.” But playing with food is actually an important way for children to learn about foods.

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Book reviews: Child narrators bring unique voice to adult fiction

Child narrators bring unique voice to adult fiction.

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton: Progress and next steps in our fight against opioid abuse

The Colorado Hospital Association recently reported that in 2015, 268 newborns in Colorado had opioid withdrawal symptoms after birth. Opioid withdrawal in newborns is known as neonatal abstinence syndrome, and it is the result of a mother’s opioid use during pregnancy. The state of Colorado has been hit particularly hard by the opioid abuse epidemic that is sweeping our nation — the Third Congressional District especially.

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Tales from the Tread: Infamous hired killer: Tom Horn

Hear more about Tom Horn and his notorious career as the hired gun of the Old West at the Tread of Pioneers Museum’s History Happy Hour at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at Butcherknife Brewery.

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The late longtime KBCR newsman John Larson displayed dry sense of humor

The late KBCR newsman John Larson would broadcast election coverage live from the Routt County Courthouse by using the output jack on his cassette recorder to plug into any phone in the courthouse he could gain access to.

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Monday Medical: Older than 40? Consider a statin

If you’re older than 40 and you’re not currently taking a statin, you might want to reconsider.

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Old Town Hot Springs: Summer race success requires training now

The Steamboat marathon, half marathon and 10K are just under 14 weeks away, and while that may seem a long way off, those looking to compete in the local event or other races this summer should already be putting in the work to find the most success.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Children and supervision

When you reflect on your childhood, do you ever recall things you did that you wouldn’t have done if an adult had been watching you? Most of us played “doctor” when no grownup was within eyeshot. Experimenting with fire, cigarettes, shoplifting, teasing a sibling or bullying another child — these are only a few examples that come to mind.