Heart Healthy in Gilpin County

Arwen Ek, Gilpin County.  When I stepped into the Gilpin County Public Health building for a Cardiac Risk Assessment, I had no idea what to expect. “I’m perfectly healthy…what ...
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Olympic runners train in Ned

Barbara Lawlor, Nederland.  You might see them running up and down on our mountain roads, looking like two teenagers training for their high school cross country team. They are both ...

For Your Health : Depression or anxiety

When Spring doesn’t bring sunshine: supporting a loved one with depression or anxiety Shannon Gwash, Peak to Peak.  Spring has (sort of) sprung here in Colorado. And although Spring ...
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For your Health : Parenting

Shannon L. Gwash, Peak to Peak.  As May is Mental Health Month, I thought it would be an appropriate time for me to share a little of my own experience. Parenting is hard. Parenting ...
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Benjamin speaks on autism

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Water barrels will soon be legal

Irene Shonle, Director CSU Extension in Gilpin County.  On April 1, 2016, the Colorado legislature passed a game-changing bill that will allow people (finally) to be able to collect ...
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Vic Hansen: 2-22-1953 to 3-22-2016

Vic Hansen, 63, a 30-year resident of Pinecliffe, died Tuesday March 22, 2016. Born in California on February 22, 1953, his family moved to Crestline, California when Vic was 12 years ...
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Astrology : Pisces Line-Up

Six planets and points are packed up in the perfect perspicacious and peaceful sign of Pisces. The talent of this combined Pisces group is shared with us: he Sun is efficacious, Mercury ...

FOR YOUR HEALTH : Changing guidelines label more people as diabetic

Trudy Lieberman, Peak to Peak.  A few months ago came some alarming health news.  “Diabetes nation? Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes,” screamed a Los Angeles Times ...