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TMH Living Well: Calling all men! Get screened during March MANness

Have you had your car in for an oil change lately? How about a tune-up? Well, now it’s your turn. Get in and get your motor and all its parts checked during the March MANness event.

Sasha Nelson: All about choice — energy choice

I did something crazy last weekend. I built a deck. Beyond the weirdness of completing a major outdoor living project in the middle of February, I was struck by the number of choices I had to make. Wood or composite? Two steps or three? Covered or uncovered? As I sit on my new deck mulling this week’s column, it occurs to me that my process for building a deck is a telling analogy for the energy choices we are faced with today.

Fitness Tip: Maximizing Strength

It is important to incorporate different types of resistance into a strength training program in order to get the most out of your workout and maximize muscle use.

Wellness Tip: Hemp seeds

Hemp seeds contain a multitude of health benefits. Hemp is commonly confused with marijuana, as it belongs to the same family; the two plants are different, however. Hemp does not provide the same side effects as marijuana. In fact it has an abundance of nutritious qualities.

Craig briefs: Coffee and a Newspaper to discuss school budget

The Craig Daily Press will host its monthly Coffee and a Newspaper from 7 to 7:50 a.m. on Wednesday at The Memorial Hospital.

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Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads: Work hard, play hard

Good friends, maybe a snippet of “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and a slightly brighter community are what you can expect if you get involved with the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads.

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LOVE MI: A lighthouse for the women of Craig

God’s vision was for Yvette Davis to open a shelter and empower women. She thought she would open a shelter in the Bahamas, but a stroke of fate changed everything.

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Youth United Way: Learning how to be adults, allocate money

Moffat County Youth United Way teaches students how to run a board and allocate money to non-profits in the community.

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Moffat County 4-H Club reaches beyond farms and ranches

Moffat County 4-H Club offers more than just livestock showing for Moffat County youth.

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Humane Society of Moffat County aids furry four-leggeds

Moffat County’s down-and-out animals are in much better stead these days than they were in decades past, thanks in part to the efforts of the Humane Society of Moffat County.

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Elks Lodge: Investing in youth and community

Whether they’re striving to provide funds for local students, working with veterans, encouraging aspiring athletes or just organizing a game of Bingo, the Craig Elks do their part to make their community a better place.

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Bear River Young Life: A rush of fun and devotion

Adolescence can be a loud, trying, scary time for many kids as they start to find their way in the world, but those who get involved with Bear River Young Life may find it gets a little bit easier with some guidance and some peers outside of school. The loudness will still be there, but that’s because of all the fun.

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Mind Springs Health: Providing a steady stream of support services to Craig residents

From substance abuse to child psychiatry to mental health crises, the small but mighty team at Mind Springs Health in Craig never runs out of difficult problems to tackle, but the staff of eight seems tireless in their efforts to address the evolving mental health needs of the community they serve.

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The Memorial Hospital Foundation: Making Craig a healthier community

Neatly situated in its new location on top of the hill, The Memorial Hospital boasts state-of-the-art equipment and a nearly brand new building. For that, it can thank The Memorial Hospital Foundation.

From the editor: The art of giving back

Hope, giving, caring and camaraderie are a few of the words that come to mind when thinking about nonprofits in our community.