Leafy greens are extremely nutrient-dense, topping the charts in vitamins A, C, and K, potassium and fiber while only providing 5 to 40 calories per cup! Kale also provides a powerful phytochemical, lutein, which protects the eyes from degeneration.
Make those muscles or heart and lungs work.
Every idea that challenged preconceived notions sounds unusual at first, but in a field that’s constantly altering, keeping an open mind to fresh thoughts is key. The nursing students of Colorado Northwestern Community College got the opportunity to show their medical aptitude earlier this week when they presented their findings on new or less well-known techniques to health professionals at The Memorial Hospital and Yampa Valley Medical Center in a format not unlike a science fair.
Throughout March, The Memorial Hospital will offer low-cost health screenings for men in a program called March MANness. For just $100, male patients can get checked for prostate cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and hearing problems.
A total of 15 Coloradoans are vying for the executive office in the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper is up against several Republicans, one Democrat and a handful of Independents. That will change after the state assemblies, when the parties decide who they want to be their candidates. The assemblies on April 12 will gather delegates from across the state to vote for who they want to run for elected office.
Craig Daily Press sports writer Nate Waggenspack on this weekend's playoff games.
New state bill allows community colleges to expand
Recent legislation could have considerable benefits for certain educational institutions across Colorado, including those within Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. On Feb. 27, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 14-004, which authorizes community colleges in the state to offer bachelor of applied science degrees. This would allow schools to feature four-year career technical programs in many fields.
Two members of the Moffat County High School speech and debate team recently qualified for the state competition. Derek Maiolo and Chris Kling will represent MCHS in public forum debate at the state tournament March 21 and 22 at Highlands Ranch’s Valor Christian High School.
The Bulldogs return all but one member from last year's team and have added a couple newcomers to the roster.
The written word was celebrated in numerous ways this week by teachers, students and parents at East, Ridgeview, Sandrock and Sunset Elementary Schools.
A sure sign of spring in Craig is seeing the city’s street sweepers at work.
I am writing this because I feel it is so wrong that we have a “records” section in our newspaper, unlike bigger city papers.
At a press conference Thursday, the Colorado Department of Transportation made history by announcing the launch of an education campaign targeted at drivers about the dangers of driving under the influence of marijuana, according to a press release.
The Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots hosted a forum Thursday night to hear from Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid about his recent visit to Washington, D.C., to attend a National Association of Counties steering committee on energy, environment and land-use issues. The event in Craig also provided a forum for candidates running for the District 3 county commissioner seat opening up in 2015.
The Craig Daily Press hosted its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper on Wednesday, and it was wildly successful. Nearly 20 community members — including government officials, economic development personnel and business owners — attended the event that focused on Craig’s economy. Many interesting discussions took place, and one thing is clear: There’s a huge generation gap in the various views about how to bolster economic development for Craig and Moffat County.
Writing a book that’s both serious and humorous is not an easy task to master, but that’s exactly what Janet Bohart Sheridan does with her first paperback, “A Seasoned Life Lived In Small Towns: Memories, Musings and Observations.”
In the regional semifinal, both teams will try to pressure the ball and create easy points off turnovers.
“Thirty-seven Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old” by Mike Spoor at www.buzzfeed.com listed several of my youthful follies, which I’ve detailed below. Mr. Spoor contributed the italicized regret; I added the lamentation.
We have just entered Lent, the 40-day time frame in which we prepare ourselves, through penitence and fasting, self-examination and prayer for the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Historically, those of notorious sinful nature, who had been separated from the Church, were reconciled by personal repentance and the community’s forgiveness. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, we, through the symbolic act of placing ashes on our foreheads, recognize that we are all sinners, that we are all made from dust and will return to dust, and that we are all in need of reconciliation with others, both in and out of the Church community.
The daily cops roundup and jail report.