Superfood Tip: Bright, beautiful cranberries |

Superfood Tip: Bright, beautiful cranberries

It seems nothing says holidays more than bright red cranberries. They will be going on sale soon so now is the best time to capitalize on their rich nutrition. They are packed with vitamin C and fiber. They also come in a close second for antioxidant density — blueberries beating them by a few points. To top it off, 1 cup of cranberries has only 45 calories. You can stock up on the berries now, freeze and use later.

Lindsey Hester

Registered Dietitian at The Memorial Hospital-Craig


Colorado treats marijuana taxes like ‘a piggy bank,’ but top lawmakers want to limit spending to two areas

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The complaints from constituents and policy advocates are aimed at the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund, a depository for about half of the $272 million the state is expected to generate this fiscal year from marijuana-related taxes. The legislature has guidelines for how the money should be spent, but lawmakers can use it for just about anything they want. And in practice, they do, splitting the money among dozens of different programs, across more than a dozen state agencies.

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