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Over a Cup of Coffee: Mom’s rolled oatmeal cookies

This past weekend my sisters, Charlotte and Darlene, came over, and we did some work on a cookbook that we’ve been working on for awhile now. I’ve written a little bit about it from time to time.

Craig health briefs for Aug. 1, 2015: Study finds health problems in older adults linked to giving up driving

Announcements, events, news and tips for staying healthy from Craig and Moffat County healthcare providers.

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CNCC orientation set for Aug. 22

CNCC is set to welcome one of the biggest classes in recent history on Aug. 22. Orientation is designed to help new students become familiar with processes, procedures and the people who are passionate about helping students succeed at CNCC.

TMH Living Well: When to call 911

Your son falls while climbing on a boulder and is unresponsive. Your toddler has had the stomach flu for two days, and now she is listless. It’s time to call 911. For parents, it’s hard to make these care decisions on the fly when we’re feeling stressed and scared. Here are some guidelines on when to call 911 and when to opt for driving to the ER or walk-in care.

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Study shows consumers still find sunscreen labels confusing

Though its been more than two years since the United States Food and Drug Administration rewrote the rules on sunscreen labeling, many consumers are still confused at what the numbers and letters on bottles mean. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s Dermatology publication in June revealed that consumers don’t have a clear understanding of the meaning of SPF and difference between numeric SPF levels, the difference between UVA and UVB ray protection and the purpose of “broad spectrum” products.

Craig Sports Briefs for Aug. 1, 2015: Craig Softball Association finishing season next week

After many weeks of play starting in May, Craig Softball Association will conclude its season in the coming week with a championship tournament at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. The B League will play Monday and A League Tuesday, with both groups holding games Wednesday and Thursday to determine the overall winner. Games are at 7:15 and 8:45 p.m. Stockmen’s Liquor leads the season with a 20-2 record.

Taking advantage of free college credit in high school

If you’re in high school, or if you have kids in high school or, if you know a family with kids in high school, pay attention. Through a program called concurrent enrollment (CE), students can earn college credit from CNCC while they’re still in high school.

Fitness Tips: Exercise regularly and with variety

The American College of Sports Medicine speaks about quantity and quality of exercise. Studies show that participating in 150 minutes of exercise each week is beneficial to healthy living.

Superfood Tip: Whole wheat bread

You know if you are buying whole wheat bread if the first ingredient listed is "100 percent whole wheat flour.”

Healthy eating: Cauliflower Dijon

Cauliflower will remain snowy white as it cooks if you add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to the cooking water.

Thinking About Health: Supreme Court ruling is factor in health insurance decisions

At the end of its 2014-15 term the Supreme Court decided that the key component of the Affordable Care Act — the tax subsidies available to help people buy health insurance —would continue in all states. Justices addressed a challenge that the subsidies were legal only in the 17 states that ran their own shopping exchanges and not in the rest that chose to use the marketplaces operated by the federal government.

Craig briefs: McDonald’s to host Night Out programming

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.

Lois Stoffle: Woodbury is beautiful

When taking my morning walk with my dog, I once again noticed the beautiful fields at Woodbury Park on Third Street.

Donna Myers: Thank you TMH

I would like to thank the Craig Memorial Hospital staff for the 17 days I spent in the hospital this month.

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Moffat County School District to keep popular literacy program in response to teachers' pleas

News that a program associated with Passport to Reading was on the chopping block this month brought forth cries from parents and teachers who were unhappy to see it go, leading to a decision from Moffat County School District administration Thursday to retain the program for the coming school year.

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Community convenes for Colowyo

Craig community leaders hosted a meeting Thursday night at Moffat County High School to provide a brief update on the situation at Colowyo Coal Mine, answer questions and facilitate public comment on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s environmental assessment.

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Summer sweat means winter strength for Moffat County basketball

While others are trying to cool off this time of year, Moffat County High School hoopsters are staying hot. It’s been a busy summer for MCHS boys and girls basketball, and coaches Sam McLeod and Eric Hamilton have taken note of those athletes who have made the effort to retain and improve their skills in the sport.

Craig Sports Briefs for July 31, 2015: Saturday’s Elevate Education 5K to benefit FMCE

As part of Moffat County Balloon Festival, Friends of Moffat County Education will host the Elevate Education 5K and One-Mile Fun Run Saturday morning at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. during the hot air balloon launch, with the races beginning at 7 a.m. The cost is $20 for ages 18 and older, kids run for free. Everyone receives a t-shirt, and prizes will go to the top individuals in different age brackets with a traveling trophy going to the group or business with the most racers.

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Moffat County Fair looking for riders in open horse show, ranch horse jackpot

The Moffat County Fairgrounds will be packed with horses this weekend. As part of the Moffat County Fair, the Open Horse Show takes place with the English division at 4 p.m. Friday and the Western division at 8 a.m. Saturday.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Paper Towns’ a low-key, likeable teen flick

If you’re familiar with the author of “Paper Towns,” you may be expecting the new film adaptation to reach for the “Stars.” But, it doesn’t — it charts its own course, which upon watching the film, you’ll realize is just fine.