News for Monday, July 7, 2008

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Saddles and more saddles

Moffat County Little Britches Rodeo 'a lot of fun'

Craig resident Gabbi Steele knew if she was to win a saddle while competing in the junior girls division of Little Britches Rodeo, she needed to do it now.

Health Watch: Exercise, not rest, helps cancer patients with recovery

On February 13, 1988, I heard the words "non-Hodgkin's lymphoma" and then couldn't take in the rest of what the doctor was telling me as my whole world started spinning.

Aging Well: Workshop aims to help residents navigate Social Security, Medicare

Most adults nearing retirement probably aren't looking forward to making decisions about Social Security and Medicare.

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Breezy, not easy

Wind affects final round of 42nd Annual Cottonwood Classic golf tournament

Yampa Valley Golf Course's 42nd Annual Cottonwood Classic attracted more than 200 golfers during the Fourth of July weekend.

'Day by day'

Multiple sclerosis support group makes progress, needs greater attendance

Fatigue. Lack of balance. Blurred vision. Patsy Magness has had to contend with these symptoms and more since she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2000.

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Business News and Notes: Victory Way shakeup

Victory Way is in the middle of two subtle changes.

Datebook for July 7

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Craig briefs for July 7

Library to sell bags of books

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Cattle on parade

Cowboys, cowgirls steer animals down Lincoln Avenue on Sunday

Children were being children Sunday morning as they lined Lincoln Avenue, waiting for the stars of the Saddleback Ranch cattle drive.

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Trapp wins half marathon

There was a moment of confusion Sunday morning immediately after the conclusion of the Mountain Madness half marathon, a 13-mile race that launched dozens of competitors out of Steamboat Springs for a race along the Yampa River.

Deep Roots hosts talk tonight

Movement forming to cultivate local food production

There was a time when residents of Northwest Colorado had no choice but to rely almost entirely on themselves for their daily bread.

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'Compassion and responsibility'

Local veterinarian committed to animals, clients

Horses, cows, sheep, goats. Iguanas, snakes, birds. Elk, buffalo, llamas, alpacas.