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Northwest Colorado Health recognized as top performer by CDC

When clinical staff at Northwest Colorado Health meet a patient with high blood pressure or diabetes, they consider how the patient’s personal goals might drive them to improve their health.

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Life is tough, but cowboys are tougher: Maybell school prepares kids to face life’s challenges

Cowboys, the rugged individuals that worked to tame the west also lived by a code — a set of guiding principles — that now also provide the basis of a new program being taught in Maybell.

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Moffat County Thunder Cheer concludes season with spirited success

Local cheerleaders have been using the word “aloha” a great deal. The Hawaiian lingo that means hello and goodbye can apply to saying farewell to a successful and some beloved members, as well as greeting the future. Moffat County Thunder Cheer recently competed at the Aloha Spirit Championships April 8 and 9 in Las Vegas, a large-scale event with 70 teams representing 10 states.

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Beauty Tip: Drybrushing a refreshing way to exfoliate

Drybrushing is a simple but effective technique for giving your skin and your whole system a refreshing recharge.

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MRH Living Well: Women’s health, OB/GYN services gain new space at hospital

Women who are used to going to The Medical Clinic on Russell Street to visit their OB/GYN physician are in for a nice surprise — a new, bright, large space dedicated solely to women and their health needs. The new space is more than aesthetically pleasing, it also provides a more efficient, effective way to care for patients.

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Sasha Nelson: Judging Horizons' Pick-a-Dish reminds that best food comes from the heart

Insights from behind the judges' table at the fifth annual Pick-a-Dish contest and fundraiser.

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Moffat County soccer stays tough, though Grand Junction breezes by

Conditions were both a blessing and a curse this week on the Moffat County High School soccer field. MCHS girls lost 7-0 to Grand Junction Thursday as the Bulldogs returned home after a week away from their turf.

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Fitness Tips: Fitness at work

If your job involves sitting at a desk most of the day, a few simple additions to your daily work routine can improve your efforts to stay fit and healthy.

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Superfood Tip: Try goldenberries for a satisfying sweet and sour snack

Next time you feel like reaching for a sweet treat, try reaching for a handful of goldenberries instead. Nature’s own “sweet tart,” the berries are packed with antioxidants, Vitamin A, potassium and iron have a relatively low sugar content.

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Scholarship Happenings: Need help paying for college? Check out these local scholarships

High school scholarships with applications due in April and May.

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Double trouble: Moffat County, Steamboat baseball split games in Craig

Sailors win first game 17-13, Bulldogs come back to take second 5-1

The Highway 40 rivalry continued anew Thursday night on the home diamond of Moffat County High School as the Steamboat Springs Sailors came to play, but a doubleheader between the blue and red saw each team earn both a win and a loss — Sailors winning 17-13 and Moffat County 5-1.

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Moffat County School District 'optimistic' about finances

Despite unexpected revenue losses, the school district is on track to end the 2016-17 financial year in good shape and cautiously optimistic that state funding will be the same or improve.

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Weekend Roundup: Holiday happenings, sporting chances

Easter weekend in Craig brings with it some holiday fun as well as other opportunities to get out enjoy the springtime.

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CDOT preps for 2018 bridge repairs at east entry to Craig

Highway 13 bridge to be complete before July 4

The bridges of Moffat County will continue to receive much-needed maintenance from the Colorado Department of Transportation this year and next. As crews wrap up repairs on the Colorado Highway 13 bridge south of Craig, CDOT engineers are already gearing up for another round of bridge work to start in 2018.