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Forget Me Not: Being thankful for parents and grandparents

As an adult, it’s more prevalent than ever how much love and support I’ve depended on over the years from my parents and grandparents. I certainly didn’t recognize all their gifts and love as a teenager or a young adult, but now — more than ever — I see how their presence in my life shaped me into the woman I am today.

Officials address cannabis and detox

Routt County's detox facility is intended for alcohol only, but a need also exists for people who have ingested too much cannabis.

Thinking About Health: Obamacare policyholders question rising deductibles

Is health insurance really affordable? hat’s the question thousands of Americans who signed up for policies under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to ask as third year open enrollment gets underway.

Fitness Tip: Participate in Hayden's Turkey Trot

The 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run in Hayden will give people a chance to work off their Thanksgiving feast and help raise money for a good cause. The race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park, 513 Poplar St., and promises to take place in “rain, snow, sleet or shine.”

Beauty Tip: How to avoid dandruff

Dandruff can be incredibly uncomfortable, let alone embarrassing. So how does dandruff occur, and what are the best remedies?

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 28, 2015: BCA pool results — Week 8

BCA Pool League is several months into its seventh season at The Popular Bar, 24 W. Victory Way. The league has scored eight weeks worth of play, and remaining at the top of rankings are The Untouchables with team captain Jean Haskins in the 9-ball league, and Roy Butler’s Get-R-Done for 8-ball.

Superfood Tip: Cranberries galore!

It seems nothing says holidays more than bright red cranberries.

Healthy eating: Baked breakfast apples

Baked breakfast apples make a delicious, warm start to a cold morning.

TMH Living Well: Helping young children recover from upper respiratory infections

Winter is a common time for viruses to make their way through communities. Babies and young children are often hit the hardest. Since babies can’t blow their noses and toddlers are not all that good at it, they may need extra help to clear mucus and recover. The Memorial Hospital Medical Clinic has seen an increase of children coming in and being treated with upper respiratory viral infections in the last few months. Common infections include croup, RSV, the common cold and bugs like the enterovirus that was seen last year around this time. Common symptoms include stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, cough, mild headache, fever early on and feeling tired and ill.

Rabbit Ears Pass sees above average snowpack

Recent storms have helped build an above average snowpack on Rabbit Ears Pass.

Over a Cup of Coffee: Preparing Thanksgiving leftovers

This year’s Thanksgiving dinner was like usual — having the family together and lots of food. Because of the weather, everyone got started home early. I put out some storage containers, and everyone dished up leftovers for their supper. Thank goodness they made a “dent” in what was left. Even so, Lyle and I ended up with a refrigerator full of food.

From Pipi’s Pasture: Being thankful for many blessings

One afternoon this past week while I was waiting for the stock tank to fill — when I do some of my best thinking — I thought about my reasons to be grateful. Some people reflect on reasons to be thankful during the Thanksgiving holiday, but I connect my reflections more with the time of the year. After all, it’s the end to a busy season.

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2 transported after rollover accident west of Craig

Friday's crash marks 3rd Moffat County rollover in past week

Colorado State Patrol Cpt. Douglas Conrad said in terms of injuries there was “nothing serious.”

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Simple, healthy choices can make for healthier holidays

Endless holiday parties, decadent foods and busy schedules can make the holidays into a health fiasco, but with a little bit of intention and a few good strategies, you can enjoy the season without throwing your health out the window.

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Craig education briefs for Nov. 27, 2015: Parenting class offers tools, free dinner, free childcare

Connections 4 Kids is offering a free Incredible Years parenting class to parents of preschool-age kids, kindergarteners and first-graders, featuring tools to support the social, emotional and academic development of their child.

Government update for the week of Nov. 30

Government update for the week of Nov. 30.

Craig briefs: County libraries to be closed through weekend

All branches of the Moffat County Libraries will be closed through Sunday for Thanksgiving.

Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 27, 2015: Work off holiday feast at Hayden’s Turkey Trot

The 5K Turkey Trot Run/Walk and One-Mile Fun Run in Hayden will give people a chance to work off their Thanksgiving feast and help raise money for a good cause. The race takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hayden’s Dry Creek Park, 513 Poplar St., and promises to take place in “rain, snow, sleet or shine.” The cost is a donation to the Hayden Valley Elementary Health & Wellness Team. There will be prizes for the top three 5K finishers, as well as for kids who are able to snatch a feather from the turkeys in the Fun Run portion. Drawings will also take place, and refreshments such as hot cider will be available.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ is surprisingly weak

It would be a cinematic sin to reveal too much about any mystery-themed movie. However, as “Secret in Their Eyes” shows, there are worse things than spoilers.

Faith Column: Pinterest and the gospel

Sometimes we are just plain scared to immerse ourselves in new and different thing for any number of reasons. It doesn’t really matter what it is because we can find justification to avoid trying something new. An illustration of this happened to me recently. My job in a library means that I need to come up with some creative projects to make the library a fun and welcoming place for elementary school students. The problem is that I have no inner artsy self. Nothing.