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Melanie Sturm: Solution for Trump election freak-out

You wouldn’t know it from the stock market’s record-breaking tear since Hillary Clinton snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, but the mood among Trump-averse Americans remains bleak.

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Scott Tipton: Cut regulations in 115th Congress

The current Code of Federal Regulations is more than 75,000 pages long and full of ridiculous regulations, as well as regulations that are unnecessary and continue to stunt economic growth across our nation.

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Book review: ‘Love Warrior’ an honest, brave memoir

“Love Warrior” is an honest, brave memoir about a woman’s fractured life and the hard work of her healing and self-discovery in the face of crisis.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: The Christmas goose

When I think of a goose at Christmastime, the mental image is of a based and browned bird sitting on the dinner table, much like the Thanksgiving turkey.

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Janet Sheridan: We were home

The Christmas homes of my childhood and adolescence were never the glossy homes of Christmas advertising: imposing structures lit by evenly-spaced lights filled with artistically decorated rooms inhabited by smiling families with color-coordinated clothing and perfect teeth.

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Joyce Rankin: Go big, go bold

"In order to better serve the students in Colorado, I hope we 'go big, go bold.'" — Joyce Rankin

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Thoughtful parenting: From tantrums, tears to reflection, learning

When we think of discipline, we often think, “Aaaargh! My child is acting so spoiled and out of control. I’d better get a handle on this with some strong discipline!” Then, we try to figure out the appropriate punishment or consequences to help our child get with the program.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Entertaining guests with dietary restrictions, allergies

Hosting friends and family for a meal can be stressful enough, but what if your guests also have dietary restrictions to consider?

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Monday Medical: Everything in moderation, even moderation

‘Tis the season of festive parties, time off with family and friends and bounteous food and drinks — all of which can get your healthy habits off track. But the holiday season can be both fun and healthful.

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Scott Tipton: Looking forward to 115th Congress

We’re approaching the time of year most people begin to think about their New Year’s resolutions. As we look forward to all the opportunities 2017 will bring, I think it’s also important to take a moment to reflect on the progress we have made in the past year and identify areas in which there is still work to be done.

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Book reviews: Cooking books take personal approach

This season, two delightful new titles stand out in the growing trend of “celebrity chef cooks at home” cookbooks.

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Powder day lures skiers to climb for their turns in pre-dawn

Endorphins are uphill skiers' reward

In the age of high speed quads, why would anyone in their right mind climb a couple of thousand vertical feet for the equivalent of two ski runs and then go home? Answer: endorphins.

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Sarah Coleman: How to fit it all in, including you into your pants

Health and wellness writer Sarah Coleman offers a few ideas to get you started with your holiday fitness and food guide.

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Tales from the Tread: Winter Film Series returns

Back by popular demand, the Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month December through March.

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Eugene Buchanan: Hockey clock hell

My role this year just happened to be a tad more complicated than most: it involved the dreaded time clock at Howelsen Ice Arena.