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Prather’s Pick: A new ‘Click, Clack’ picture book

November 20, 2018 — Christmas shopping has begun, and kids would love to find this book under the tree — if they have read the "Click, Clack" picture books, written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Cronin and Lewin have produced more than 10 books, beginning with

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Living Well: Have a safe holiday — Safety tips offered for preparing Thanksgiving feast

November 20, 2018 — Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so it's time to brush up on some food safety tips. Quick quiz: What's the safest way to thaw a turkey? How long do you cook it? Why do you have to take extra precautions with stuffing? Can you

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Lloyd Rollins: Elected officials should listen to voters

November 20, 2018 — Four members of the Craig City Council voted to create a new economic development department during the first reading of the 2019 city budget. This comes on the heels of the recent voter and taxpayer defeat of Measure 1A on Nov. 6. The voters, I thought,

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Dave Wallace: Reader sticks to position on vaccines

November 20, 2018 — After reading the Craig Press editorial on Friday, Nov. 16, which addressed a comment I penned to a previous Memorial Regional Health article, I feel compelled to explain and defend the comment, where I stand firmly by every word. As stated in the comment, "Many

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Julie Jones-Eddy: Craig native weighs in on 1A

November 20, 2018 — As a three-generation native of Craig, a librarian, and current Moffat County taxpayer, I was saddened to see the failure of the 1A mill levy. I have lived and worked in Colorado Springs for many years and am used to paying a county mill levy

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Museum of Northwest Colorado: Museum grateful for support from community

November 19, 2018 — The Museum of Northwest Colorado sincerely thanks all those who voted on Nov. 6. It was an intense election, to say the least. We want to specifically thank the Citizen’s Task Force, which helped in the decision to place Moffat County Referred Measure 1A on

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Memorial Regional Health: Understanding when antibiotics are needed — antibiotics cannot treat flu, common coldm and many other illnesses

November 19, 2018 — Taking antibiotics when they're not necessary can lead to antibiotic resistance in the body, one of the most urgent threats to public health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Antibiotics are used to treat serious infections, such as pneumonia and life-threatening conditions,

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Editorial: Consider the evidence

November 15, 2018 — It is not our general practice to respond to the comments readers make on articles published online by the Craig Press. We feel everyone is entitled to an opinion, so we offer our online comments section as an open forum for the expression of such

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From Pipi’s Pasture: Remembering Thanksgiving

November 15, 2018 — When Thanksgiving rolls around, I can't help but remember my childhood, when the holiday was celebrated with a big dinner and lots of family. Thanksgiving was usually spent with the Osborn family, since our grandparents, Dad's parents, lived on Deer Creek, just over the hill

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Over a Cup of Coffee: Some Thanksgiving recipes

November 15, 2018 — I can't believe it's less than a week until Thanksgiving. These days, with my busy schedule, it's hard to get the time to do a lot of cooking, as my mother did years ago, but there are always the family favorites, like a salad with

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Prather’s Pick: ‘Holes in the Sky’ a moving picture book

November 15, 2018 — "Holes in the Sky" is Patricia Polacco's most recent picture book for children. Polacco has written more than 100 picture books based on her childhood. In fact, she is the "Trisha" in many of her stories, as is the case in this week's book. As

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Living Well: Treating incontinence in women with urodynamics

November 13, 2018 — Unless you or someone you know has urinary incontinence, you've probably never heard of the term urodynamics. It's a common phrase used by urologists and gynecologists, alike. Urodynamics simply refers to a series of tests that assess how well a person's bladder and urethra are

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Lance Scranton: It’s not right!

November 13, 2018 — Ever notice how much attention the things that just don't seem to be working correctly tend to get in the news and on social media? How come the good things aren't reported on as naturally as the negative stuff that circulates throughout the news cycles

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Ed Wilkinson: Veterans service officer to stay

November 13, 2018 — I would like to thank all the veterans of Moffat County that rallied behind me during the period of time in negotiations with the county commissioners. The commissioners presented their side, and I presented mine. We found out some information that had been missing for

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ a regal rock biopic of one of music’s brightest stars

November 9, 2018 — If even after dozens of sessions listening to six minutes of confusing, esoteric lyrics, you still don’t fully comprehend how keywords like Scaramouche and bismillah are interconnected, the film of the same name as one of rock’s most endearing tunes won’t give you much more

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Veterans: 100 years ago, 100 years from now

November 9, 2018 — Editor’s note: On this Veterans Day, U.S. veterans number more than 1 million, more than 800 of them in Moffat County. One-hundred years ago, the War to End All Wars ended. Soldiers sailed for home. Today, no living American possesses the memory of being one

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Editorial: The fight’s not over

November 8, 2018 — The 2018 midterm election is now in the history books; after months of rancorous debate and campaign rhetoric, the candidates have either won or lost, and the issues have either been embraced or rejected. It's over. And that includes Moffat County Referred Measure 1A. We

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Ruth Greenwood: Reader appreciative of YVEA

November 8, 2018 — Citizens of Craig and Moffat County: Please show your appreciation to Yampa Valley Electric Association for the remodel and opening of the Craig District office east of Craig. The board of directors heard and responded to our request for a local office to take our

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Ann Anderson: Humane Society grateful for support

November 8, 2018 — The Humane Society of Moffat County would like to thank all the businesses and individuals who contributed to our bowling Fundraiser on Sept. 22. We would like to give special thanks to Bank of Colorado and Thunders Rolls Bowling Center. Thanks also to Don and

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From Pipi’s Pasture: November reflections

November 8, 2018 — At this writing, it is just turning daylight. The early morning sky is covered with scattered clouds, some of which are tinted pink. It's a pretty morning. When I first got up, I turned on the front porch light for our granddaughter Megan, who would

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