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Monday Medical: Conquering the CPAP machine

November 18, 2019

If you’re one of the 22 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, you may know what to do to treat it — but you may struggle following through. Standard treatment for sleep apnea is to...

Community Agriculture Alliance: Count your blessings

November 12, 2019

Thanksgiving is just days away. It is an American holiday, one that celebrates family and food. And, of course, our blessings. We are blessed that America is home to thousands of families that make their...

Grand Futures: Why scare tactics don’t work

November 10, 2019

There are a multitude of strategies and prevention programs that are used as tools for drug abuse prevention. Programs like D.A.R.E. — before it was restructured — Just Say No and simulated car crashes to...

Thoughtful Parenting: Are you a perfectionist?

November 10, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Most of us judge ourselves harshly. We’re so far from perfect. We overslept, ate that cake, forgot to return a phone call, snapped at our partner, yelled at our kid, didn’t feed...

Monday Medical: Ear infections in kids

November 4, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With winter fast approaching, parents of young children are likely gearing up for the dreaded ear infection. “We’re entering the season,” said Dr. Jason Sigmon, an otolaryngologist at UCHealth Ear, Nose and...

Celestial News: Big events in November skies

October 31, 2019

With the fall back to standard time this month, darkness comes an hour earlier and that means star gazing can begin earlier in the evening, too. There are several big sky events to enjoy this...

Monday Medical: Going nuts for nut butter

October 27, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — For a food packed with protein, fiber, heart-healthy fats, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, look no further than nut butter. “Nut butters are excellent plant sources of protein, and at the same time,...

Monday Medical: Your heart and caffeine

October 21, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — If you can’t live without your morning coffee, you’re not alone. Up to 80% of adults consume some type of caffeine every day. But all those cups of joe might leave you...

City Council FYI: 6 years well spent

October 20, 2019

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — During my time on Steamboat Springs City Council, there were occasions where I questioned whether the size of the matter needing a decision exceeded the reach of my knowledge and competence. I...