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Monday Medical: Easier recovery after surgery

January 20, 2020

Recovering from surgery has never been easier. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery is a new program offered by hospitals around the country — including UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center. “If I were the patient, this is...



Thoughtful Parenting: Reading with your child

January 19, 2020

One thing that professionals who work with children agree on is that reading to your child is important. Reading to your child gives you time to be close and connect. But what are you helping...



Celestial News: Keep an eye on Betelgeuse

January 16, 2020

Stars seem like eternal beacons that will shine forever. They return every night in the same centuries-old patterns in our sky. But, the stars are not as constant as they seem. The lives of stars,...



Monday Medical: Cataracts — From cloudy to clear

January 13, 2020

If you have cloudy, blurred vision or difficulty driving at night, you might have cataracts. Dr. Nathan Hamburger, an ophthalmologist in Steamboat Springs and a member of the medical staff at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical...



Thoughtful Parenting: Framing meltdowns

January 12, 2020

Contrary to what it often feels like, children are not trying to be manipulative; they are not intentionally acting out. They are trying to communicate something. Our job, as the adult, is to remain calm...


Monday Medical: Fending off frostbite

January 6, 2020

As you head out into the elements this winter, don’t forget to protect yourself from the cold. “Frostbite is a significant issue in our community, and particularly hits cold weather enthusiasts, people who work in...


Grand Futures: Recent tobacco legislation

January 5, 2020

Ease of access and the misconception among teens that vaping is less harmful are two of the leading reasons for such a significant increase in the number of youth using vaping products in the U.S....


County Update: Fiscal responsibility

January 5, 2020

By the time this gets to print, we will be through the holiday season and into the New Year and a new decade. Routt County government has been planning for 2020 and the new decade....


Monday Medical: New Year’s Tips for health

December 30, 2019

To help ring in 2020, we searched through the past year of Monday Medical articles and culled a few tips that you just might want to add to your list of resolutions. Check them out...


Monday Medical: Creating a wellness toolbox

December 23, 2019

Stressed out by the busy holiday season? Then consider putting together your very own wellness toolbox to help lessen stress and up the holiday cheer. Below, Lisa Bankard, employee well-being program manager for UCHealth, gives...


City Council FYI: Better than we found it

December 22, 2019

Many people say what makes Steamboat Springs so special is its people. And while I truly believe that, I have also found that the anger and division of the nation on both sides of the...


Thoughtful Parenting: Managing holiday stress

December 22, 2019

For young kids, winter break and the holidays signal sheer excitement. In an ideal world, it’s a two week span of time to finish holiday preparations, participate in festive activities and celebrate with friends and...


Talking Green: ‘Tis the season for sustainability

December 22, 2019

With all the decorating, gift giving, feasting and traveling, the holidays can cause a big jump in your carbon footprint. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, household waste alone increases by more than 25%.  But, there’s still time...


Community Agriculture Alliance: A look back at 2019

December 17, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Community Agriculture Alliance is proud to look back over the past year and share some of the impacts we’ve helped create in our community. Community Ag was founded 20 years...


Spoke Talk: Routt County Riders e-bike position

December 17, 2019

Here at Routt County Riders, we love bikes. Road bikes, mountain bikes, gravel bikes, townie bikes, whatever gets you outside and enjoying our beautiful valley. We would love to see more of our fellow community...