News for Sunday, May 1, 2016

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Colorado Mountain College unveils sustainability action plan

The college already has taken several steps to improve collegewide sustainability since 2009, when the college’s then-president signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, pledging to work toward carbon neutrality by 2050.

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New Parents with a Purpose support group forming

A spinoff group of the community Rx Task Force is aiming to bring together parents of high school and middle school students to talk about substance abuse and mental health.

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Livewell Northwest Colorado: Food recovery effort take hold in Yampa Valley

The issue of food waste doesn’t start in our refrigerator. It is complex and occurs along every step of the food chain.

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Monday Medical: Don’t bake your skin at altitude

The closer you are to the sun, the more intense the UV radiation you receive, which means living in places such as Steamboat Springs can come with risks.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Talking about STDs

When it comes to STDs, adults need to understand the scope of the risk so that they can talk effectively with students about creating their own risk avoidance plans.

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Healthy eating: Date power balls

Date power balls are great for cold weather, because they do not freeze and are portable to take on a bike, hike, or long run.

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Health briefs: Cooking class will feature smart foods for kids

Natural Grocers Nutritional Health Coach Alicia McLeod will host "Smart foods for smart kids" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the store, located at 335 Lincoln Ave.

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YVMC plans updates in emergency department, orthopedics, child care

As one of the first steps of the project, YVMC Foundation has partnered with CCS Fundraising to conduct a philanthropic campaign feasibility and planning study.