Posted December 27, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Laurie Roe

January 25, 1950 – December 13, 2013 Laura ‘Laurie’ Roe, age 63, of Evergreen, Colorado, and formerly of Ogden, passed away in her home on December 13, 2013. Her body was cremated. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, December 28, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Augustana Lutheran Church in

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Posted December 26, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Eleanor Moore Hospital

In 1900, Samuel Logan Moore established a fund to build a 25-bed hospital to honor his mother. Moore, a lifelong bachelor, and his mother, Eleanor, had moved to Boone in 1867, where Moore became a prosperous banker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Eleanor died at the age of 80 in 1891 after

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Posted December 25, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

Rational resolutions

With 2013 coming to a close, we often look back on what we have achieved during the past year and what we plan to continue to achieve moving into the New Year. However, this time of year can also launch people into a panic as they realize what they haven’t

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Posted December 25, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

Q: How is Obamacare going to affect me and my family?

A: There is a lot of uncertainty about how the new healthcare laws will affect the country. However, one thing is for sure. Preventive care is going to be the key to saving on your healthcare costs. Although the new laws mean insurance coverage for more people, they are also

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Posted December 25, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

Questions about health insurance

Confused about health insurance?  There’s a lot to know. Farm Bureau agent Lora Olerich can help provide clarity with answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions. •    Does the Affordable Care Act affect me? The simple answer is yes. It will affect almost all Americans in some

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Posted December 25, 2013in Boone

Brand New School

A brand new year brings a brand new school for students at Boone High School. Moving was already underway in early December, with boxes of everything from “permanent records” to hall passes being carted into the new facility, which is still in the final stages of finish work. Students, in

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Posted December 25, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

Q: Why is pain a problem?

A: The Institute of Medicine identified chronic pain as one of the most undertreated, lifestyle-impacting problems in the U.S. with a greater incidence than cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure combined. For many, low back and leg pain should resolve itself within several weeks; however, for some it does not.

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Posted December 25, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

’35 Cadillac Town Sedan

Steve and Connie Kruck know what a treasure they have in their hands. Talk to Steve for just a few minutes and one gets the feeling that he views it as a privilege to care for a car with such deep ties to local history. “This car has always been

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Posted December 25, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Meet Lauralee Baker

For Lauralee Baker, there isn’t much point in being a teacher unless one is committed to making sure her students fall in love with the process of learning. “Of course you want them to grow and learn, but kids are not going to grow and learn if they don’t love

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Posted December 25, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Sacred sewing

For those who have taken a psychology course in high school or in college, you may remember learning about Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. For those needing a refresher, the premise of this theory is the road to developing self-esteem, and personal growth begins with the basic needs of air, food,

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