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Baxter Black: The gap of no understanding

There is a bridge to cross in understanding between those who live off the land (rural) and those who benefit from it (urban), but have no personal relationship with it.

From Pipi’s Pasture: Achievement night 2014

This year’s Moffat County Achievement Night was held at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion on Nov. 19. This night is always special because it recognizes the many accomplishments of the 4-H members during the past year. This week, “From Pipi’s Pasture” salutes the achievements of the 4-H members and their leaders.

Museum of Northwest Colorado: An Austrian transplant to Craig

Thanksgiving always brings up discussions on immigrants, pilgrims and Native Americans in between bites of turkey and pumpkin pie. Though the first “Americans” date to thousands of years ago, research is still bringing to light their early patterns of migration onto this continent. Emigration from European countries started in the 1500s and that European migration, though considerably lessened today, has still continued over the centuries.

Craig education briefs for Nov. 29, 2014: Rotary honors Youth of the Month Tane Otis

Tane Otis, a sophomore at Moffat County High School, received Rotary Club of Craig’s Youth of the Month award this month.

Superfood Tip:Canned pumpkin

This is the time of year where some of us have half-used cans of pumpkin lingering in our refrigerators.

Fitness Tip: Get some rest

A good night’s rest is a very important component to your fitness program.

TMH Living Well: Eat mindfully during the holidays with diabetes

Holidays are about celebrating friends and family but let’s face it, they are also about eating. For diabetics, the focus on large portions and lots of sweet goodies can be challenging. Here are some tips to maintaining a healthy diet — and glucose control — during the holidays.

Craig health briefs for Nov. 29, 2014: The Memorial Hospital donates $1,000 to food bank

The Memorial Hospital will donate $1,000 to Moffat County Food Bank for holiday food baskets in correlation with its United Way workplace campaign.

Government update for the week of Dec. 1

Craig Rural Fire Protection District special meeting

Moffat County real estate transactions

Moffat County real estate sales.

Healthy Eating: Sweet Potatoes with Tart Cherries

This updated version of sweet potatoes will be a new holiday favorite.

Thousands sign up in 1st 8 days of Colorado open enrollment

Thousands more Coloradans signed up for health insurance during the first week of open enrollment than during the same time frame last year, according to a report from the state.

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State aims to curb 'doctor shopping' and prescription drug abuse

Colorado officials are aiming to curb prescription drug abuse by notifying subscribers who might be a target for “doctor shopping.”

Craig residents invited to create gingerbread houses

The holidays are often thought of as a homey time, and especially so during Craig’s annual gingerbread house contest.

Janet Sheridan: Proliferating passwords

I recently heard that children who lick their iPads could develop mercury poisoning. Unable to validate the rumor, I decided to start another, verifiable from personal experience: old ladies in charge of passwords could develop hysteria.

Yampa Valley Data Partners sheds light on Northwest Colorado economics

Yampa Valley Data Partners releases a regional economic forecast each quarter. Here's a summary of their report from the 2014 fourth quarter.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Mockingjay’ almost satisfies your hunger

Given the title of the series and the time of its release, you can’t talk about “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” without making a Thanksgiving joke. The difficulty with that is that while people may be ravenous for more of the franchise, right now, they’re only getting appetizers.

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