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The Bock’s Office: ‘Get Out’ an eye-opening look at race that evokes laughs, screams

It was about 50 years ago that “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” was considered well ahead of its time in its depiction of interracial love. Decades later, a movie like “Get Out” makes a counterpoint that’s… well, hard to ignore.

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Community Agriculture Alliance: Ag Week offers plethora of events

Next week, you might notice a banner over Lincoln Avenue that reads “Naked & Hungry … where would you be without agriculture?” We ask you, fellow people of the Yampa Valley, to consider this statement and help us celebrate agriculture March 19 through 25 as Community Agriculture Alliance partners with local

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Book review: Novel testament to courage, family

This story is a testament to family, to resilience, to life.

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Routt County CSU Extension: Dark leafy greens — give them a try

We’re all just pretending to like kale, right?

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Monday Medical: Food for thought … and skin

The next time you’re searching for a supplement to help protect your skin or bolster your memory, you may want to start in your kitchen.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Helping your teen find employment

There are many challenging issues we, as parents, get to face. If your child is approaching an age in which he or she can find and hold employment, this article is for you.

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Livewell Northwest Colorado: Bring growing back home

We stand at the convergence of humanities and technology, and vertical aeroponics serves as nature with aerodynamic design.

Health care, regulations among top concerns

Many families in Colorado are facing an average deductible of more than $6,000 under Obamacare, and in some cases, their premiums have exceeded their mortgage payments each month.

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Book review: New novel completes trilogy

“Mississippi Blood” is the third in a trilogy (the first is “Natchez Burning” and the second is “The Bone Tree”), though each book can stand alone.

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Sarah Coleman: What fills your cup?

I recently read an article about getting rid of toxic things in your life. It made me think about what actually fills my cup. And, on the flip side, what drains it.

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The Bock’s Office: ‘Logan’ an X-ceptional bookend to the Wolverine trilogy

Raising a child is hard enough without a kid who has retractable claws in her hands and feet and is willing to slice open a convenience store clerk rather than own up to shoplifting. Enter the proud parent of “Logan.”

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Steve Zansberg: ‘Fake news,’ ‘the lying press’

Thomas Jefferson recognized that “our liberty depends on the Freedom of the Press, and that cannot be limited without [our liberty] being lost.”

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Celestial News: Venus takes dive, Mercury rises

After dominating our early evening sky all winter, Venus is about to take a nosedive toward the sun and flip-flop into our morning sky.

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Thoughtful Parenting: Be a brain builder

The first three years of life boast the most rapid and robust brain growth, when 85 percent of the physical brain develops.

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Monday Medical: Kids — play with your food

If there’s one thing most kids have heard at the dinner table, it’s, “Stop playing with your food.” But playing with food is actually an important way for children to learn about foods.