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Living Well: Pain in the jaw? It could be a TMJ disorder

September 18, 2019

There’s a hinge that connects the side of the skull to the lower jaw that makes it possible to open and close our mouths. This hinge, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), can get injured or damaged and cause pain in the jaw, ears and head.









Living Well: How to recognize the warning signs of suicide

September 7, 2019

Suicide is not caused by any single factor, but the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that it most often occurs when stressors in life and mental health challenges converge to create a feeling of hopelessness and despair.


Hunt Fire near Meeker burns 1,800 acres

September 6, 2019

Firefighters in Northwest Colorado are asking residents to keep out of a dangerous wildland fire area about 26 miles southwest of Meeker. In a news release Friday, Sept. 6, the Bureau of Land Management said...


Craig residents will get new dog park

September 5, 2019

The city of Craig approved the location of its new municipal dog park for those wanting to let their dogs off leash without leaving town. At their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 27, council members...





Human Resource Council: Are you ready for a change?

August 30, 2019

As I get ready for my first Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World class, I am reminded of the strength and resilience of our fellow community members. I am reminded of how often we try to make changes in our lives, hoping the changes will work. And I am reminded of how important it is to support people as they strive for change in their lives.






Health equity advocate Beka Warren receives state recognition

August 22, 2019

One doesn’t necessarily need to know Beka Warren personally to recognize her name as one of Northwest Colorado’s biggest champions of health equality for underserved populations and a tireless advocate for ensuring local resources exist for victims of crime and trauma.