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Tales from the Tread: My Place, My Home

An initiative still in its infancy called "My Place, My Home" is designed to connect local kids to the history of their town.

Thoughtful Parenting: Alcohol use during pregnancy

Consumption of alcohol by pregnant women can lead to a spectrum of disorders in the developing child.

Monday Medical: Why wound care?

Proper care is essential to wound healing.

Book review: "Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography" by Laura Ingalls Wilder, edited by Pamela Smith Hill

"Pioneer Girl" is the definitive annotated edition of Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography.

Dog's Eye View: Flash! Boom! It's that time of year

Springs storms can be a source of stress for dogs.

Community Ag Alliance: The cost of noxious weeds

Noxious weeds are expensive in more ways than one.

Spoke Talk: More fun ways to get to school

Hike and Bike to School Program gives kids the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.

Gardening with Deb: Early season wildflowers in bloom now

With the trails drying, native wildflowers are entering full bloom.

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Eugene Buchanan: Riding the spike

Every sport has its Holy Grail, that pinnacle of perfect conditions. For kayakers in Steamboat this past week, it’s catching the Yampa at peak flood. This is when the river is its most powerful.

Healthy eating: For quick meals at high altitude, buy a pressure cooker

Investing in a pressure cooker can take a lot of the wait time out of mountain cooking.

Thoughtful Parenting: Feeding your family when times are tough

Approximately 40 percent of Routt County families fall below the self-sufficiency standard, which is an income of $62,500 per year, and 6.1 percent of families are living below the poverty level, according to the Routt County Human Services Department, the U.S. Census Bureau and Yampa Valley Data Partners.

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Local organizations offer mental health support

Nationwide, nearly one in four people will have a diagnosable mental illness within any given year, according to Craig Thornhill, program director for the Mind Springs Health office in Craig.

Monday Medical: New technology for early detection of skin cancer

New technology is making strides in the fight against melanoma.

Focus on Fitness: HIIT training hits the spot

High intensity interval training is a great way to burn major calories in a short amount of time.

Book review: "The Martian" equal parts action and suspense

Andy Weir's "The Martian" blends science, action and suspense.