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Craig Crebar: Define your success

May 27, 2017 — It is my sincere hope that each of you experience success in life as measured by “your" version of success. Each of you has had 12 years of public education. In this time period, one can only hope that you have discovered something that you […]

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MRH Living Well: Home health services help patients transition from hospital to home

May 26, 2017 — Sometimes after an illness or injury, people need a little extra help to regain strength and independence. That's where home health services come into play. Memorial Regional Health is excited to offer home health services, starting June 1. To improve continuity of care from hospital […]

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Chicken casseroles

May 26, 2017 — 'Tis the season for picnics and backyard barbecues so this week's column features two recipes for chicken casseroles. They're recipes that you might double and take to an outdoor gathering. The "Scalloped Chicken" is especially delicious. Chicken-Rice Casserole 1/4 cup chicken fat or butter 5 […]

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Alien: Covenant’ — In space, no one can hear you scoff

May 25, 2017 — A series with horrific creatures that take form thanks to incubating within human hosts should have a sense of irony when its latest entry uses the same methodology to mangle its original greatness. And, yet, no such self-awareness is present in "Alien: Covenant." In 2104, […]

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Lance Scranton: Responsibility!

May 25, 2017 — Last week I gave, what I thought, was some pretty wise advice to young people who want to experience the American Dream. Part of living in a country that affords almost boundless liberty is knowing that true happiness is wrapped up in an idea that […]

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Prather’s Pick: Picture books about ecosystems

May 23, 2017 — Spring is here, and we're enjoying the return of birds, insects, and other animals. This week's column features two picture books for children that celebrate animals in their ecosystems. In "Over and Under the Pond," the first book, a mother and her son are in […]

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Over a Cup of Coffee: A recipe for fruit crisp topping

May 20, 2017 — This last week I received a letter from Mary Burnett of Craig. She is a frequent contributor to this column. This week she wrote that their rhubarb is growing fast. It's a good thing because Mary freezes rhubarb and wrote that she had just used […]

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U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton: Focusing on forest management and water rights

May 19, 2017 — Recent hearings in the House Natural Resources Committee have focused on healthy forest management and the protection of privately-held water rights — two issues that are critical in Colorado. During an oversight hearing in the Subcommittee on Federal Lands, I had the opportunity to discuss […]

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Danielle Elkins: Trump backs the blue, and I do too

May 18, 2017 —   You may have seen photos of The White House lit in blue this week, but do you know the reason why? Monday was Peace Officers Memorial Day and this week is National Police Week. The observance pays tribute to the local, state, and Federal […]

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Janet Sheridan: As Memorial Day approaches

May 18, 2017 —   When young, I visited the cemetery with my family on Memorial Day to leave jars of lilacs, daisies and buttercups on the graves of loved ones who were mostly strangers to me. I didn't think much about being dead other than you're buried in […]

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Noelle Leavitt Riley: New website launches for Craig readers

May 16, 2017 — When you have a moment, grab a cup of coffee or tea, sit down with your computer, tablet or smartphone and take a few minutes to navigate our new website that launched at midnight Tuesday. The site has all the bells and whistles of our […]

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Lance Scranton: 3 pieces of advice

May 16, 2017 — I empathize with the feelings of those who are made to feel like they don't have access to the American Dream and the issues that prevent equality of opportunity in our great country. As an immigrant to the United States, I found out early that […]

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The Bock’s Office: ‘King Arthur’ less regal, more rollicking

May 16, 2017 — Centuries of lore are bound to change over time in the telling of one of the greatest tales of all. Still, even accepting that, some elements of “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” are more than hard to swallow along with your popcorn.

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Prather’s Pick: A novel with a train setting

May 16, 2017 — My husband Lyle brought this week's novel to my attention. "The Christmas Train" was written by David Baldacci, author of an impressive number of bestselling mystery thrillers. This novel is one of his first books (copyright 2002). Lyle liked the book a lot, and so […]

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Rep. Bob Rankin’s Under the Dome: The end is only the beginning

May 14, 2017 — This is the fifth time I've endured the last week of a Colorado legislative session. I don't have sufficient words to express my displeasure with the process or to convey the impact of this year's convulsive conclusion. I'll report more broadly next month, but the […]

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Luke Popovich: Coal and affordable energy

May 13, 2017 — Energy Secretary Rick Perry hit a raw nerve in Washington recently when he announced his department will undertake a study of the possible impact that federal regulations have had on U.S. electric grid reliability. Essentially, the Department of Energy will look at "critical issues central […]

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John Ponikvar: Teachers hold great value

May 11, 2017 — Editor’s note: Teacher Appreciation Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their favorite educators.Editor's note: Teacher Appreciation Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their […]

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Lance Scranton: And exceptional person

May 11, 2017 — Editor’s note: National Teachers Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their favorite educators.Editor's note: National Teachers Week is coming to an end this week, and the Craig Daily Press asked readers to highlight their […]

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Prather’s Pick: Miss Penny’s prize-winning vegetables

May 9, 2017 — I found this book at the library recently, and I just had to review it. It has a copyright of 1991, but even though it's an older book, it's great. Besides that, the main character in the book is a great gardener; she wins ribbons […]

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Lance Scranton: Moms are very special people

May 9, 2017 — Nothing about this upcoming weekend is more important than carving out some time to express our gratitude for all that mothers do to make our lives better. It seems like Mother's Day arrives each year during a flurry of activity that surrounds spring, the school […]

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