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Experts offer tips to avoid gaining that holiday weight

November 27, 2019

FRISCO — Thanksgiving, America’s favorite feasting holiday, has arrived. Aside from being grateful for our blessings, Thanksgiving also is about turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, gravy, fresh-baked rolls, pie, ice cream, cranberry sauce...





CMC nursing students volunteer at health clinics across the state

November 18, 2019

BRECKENRIDGE — Nursing students at Colorado Mountain College campuses across the state are volunteering at health care clinics and other community health events. Last summer, faculty and 20 students from CMC, including the Breckenridge campus,...


Photos: Sound body, sound mind

November 16, 2019

As the inevitable stress of the holidays draws near, it can feel overwhelming to balance work, personal life, and family obligations without turning into a Grinch. Thankfully, there are a variety of resources designed to...


Easterseals Colorado to host caregiving resource event in Frisco

November 13, 2019

FRISCO — Easterseals Colorado, a nonprofit organization serving people with disabilities and their families, is hosting a caregiver’s resource event in Frisco for National Caregivers Month. The event will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday,...


Best Doctor: Dr. Shelby Osborne, Swan Mountain Women’s Center

November 12, 2019

Dr. Shelby Osborne is an obstetrician gynecologist and co-owner of the Swan Mountain Women’s Center, at Farmers Korner in Breckenridge. The Swan Mountain Women’s Center is a combined OB-GYN and family medicine practice providing primary...


Local adventure nonprofit helps veterans build community

November 10, 2019

FRISCO — In September of 2016, Summit County resident and veteran Austin Breuninger registered an adventure nonprofit, High Country Veteran’s Adventures, to help other nearby veterans use the power of nature and outdoor sports to...






Free yoga classes to promote healing ahead of holidays

November 5, 2019

Two free Yoga for Healing classes in November are intended to help ease stress and promote self-care ahead of the holidays. Instructor Ashley Hughes will teach meditation, mindfulness and basic postures. The events are from...



Peak Health Alliance insurance plan enrollment open

November 3, 2019

FRISCO — Enrollment is open through Dec. 15 for Peak Health Alliance individual plans, which are carried by Bright Health and Rocky Mountain Health Plans, according to a news release. Peak Health is Summit County’s...