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Beauty Tip: Goat milk soap has healing qualities

Colorado’s dry climate makes it difficult to avoid dry skin. With the proper amount of lotion and the right products, dryness can be averted.

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Superfood Tip: Try using hummus instead of cheese dip

Hummus is a creamy spread typically made from a white bean — traditionally garbanzo but Great Northern beans will also work — lemon juice, garlic, yogurt or tahini, cumin powder, water, and a little salt and olive oil. It is loaded with fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, and B vitamins. It is also one of the only plant sources for iron.

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Craig Sports Briefs for July 30, 2016: Bowler Sheyenne Cromer competes at national level

Craig’s Sheyenne Cromer took on the biggest bowling tournament of her life last week as part of the Junior Gold Championships from July 18 to 22 in Indianapolis.

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Fitness Tip: Check your heartbeat while exercising

Regular aerobic exercise makes your heart stronger and more effective depending on the intensity of the activity.

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Health Briefs: Rubber Ducky Race tickets for sale

Health related news for Northwest Colorado.

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Healthy eating: Garlic sugar snap peas

Garlic sugar snap peas.

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TMH Living Well: Keeping kids safe while bike riding

Nothing says summer for kids like whizzing down the road on a bike. Whether it’s riding to the local pool to meet a friend or to the nearby park, biking provides a taste of independence that all kids crave — and need. The challenge is knowing when your child is ready to venture off on their own. Making sure she understands the rules of the road and how to be safe is key. Here are some tips on how to keep your kids safe as they ride off on their next adventure.

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Clerks Corner: Navigating the DMV

No one is ever more honest with you than an unhappy customer. Many people become easily frustrated with government agencies for several reasons, such as required paperwork and wait times. Department of Motor Vehicles offices likely rank right near the top of the list of “most-hated” government agencies, and even those of us who are employed by a government agency can get frustrated with policies and procedures as well!

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Patti Mosbey: Legends of Sand Wash

Have you seen Picasso? Probably the most asked question in all of Sand Wash Basin.

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On the record for July 29

On the record for July 29.

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Government update for the week of Aug. 1

Government update for the week of Aug. 1.

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Baxter Black: Timed event man

In the world of rodeo, cowboys usually fall into one of two categories; rough stock riders or timed event men. Each looks on the other with suspicion. Bronc riders can’t imagine havin’ to drag a horse and trailer all over the country and ropers think bull riding is uncivilized!

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From Pipi's Pasture: The surprise move

Life is full of surprises. Take Monday, for example. Last week I wrote about moving the cattle from the pasture we put them in at the start of summer to another pasture across the road and how interesting the move can be. The move was supposed to take place today or tomorrow, when family could come to help.

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Making cookies with a cake mix

Over the years I’ve made recipes that start with cake mixes. Two of our favorites are a chocolate cherry cake and a fruit cobbler. In the case of the cobbler, different cake mixes and canned fruits can be used, and a while back, readers and I had a lot of fun trying different varieties.

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Craig briefs: Craig McDonald’s hosts National Night Out

National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes community safety awareness, crime prevention techniques and law enforcement-community partnerships for a safer America, according to a news release.

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Craig Sea Sharks to host Seasonal State Meet this weekend

Swim team features 16 local competitors in field of 300 from across Colorado

Some members of the Craig Sea Sharks youth swim program may be feeling like a big fish in a small pond, but the body of water they call home will be packed this weekend. The Seasonal State Meet for Colorado summer teams takes place at the Craig Pool Complex Friday through Sunday. The Sea Sharks will serve as the host team with about 300 elite competitors across the three days and about 1,000 total people expected to attend the meet.

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Weekend Roundup: From wizard wonders to rocking rodeo

Welcome to the first installment of Weekend Roundup, a look at the activities available in Northwest Colorado each week Fridays through Sunday. The coming weekend has several happenings you won’t want to miss as part of the area’s summer fun continues.

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On the record for July 28

On the record for July 28.

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Janet Sheridan: Why would anyone have a garage sale?

Like most newly hatched garage-sale addicts, after a summer spent buying second-hand goods on Saturday and questioning my sanity on Sunday, I decided to have a garage sale of my own. I convinced a group of friends to co-host a sale in my back yard; the ladies who nurtured my garage-sale mania, Shirley and Eileen, agreed to lend their wisdom to our cause.

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Craig retail pot petition fails to get enough signatures

The petition to put a recreational marijuana ordinance for Craig to a vote was unsuccessful.

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