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Eye on Extension: Combating nature-deficit disorder

Posted: Friday, Apr 17th, 2015
VALLEY -- In his 2005 book "Last Child in the Woods" writer Richard Louv identified a new epidemic plaguing today's youth, which he calls nature-deficit disorder. He used this term to describe the overall decline in youth's exposure to nature that has occurred in recent years. This change has numerous negative consequences for youth and is worth examining.

Seniors to serve burritos

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 15th, 2015
Good morning everyone,
Our gamblers left today for an overnight trip to Ignacio. Good Luck to all of them. I hope they all have fun stories to tell when the return tomorrow.
Friday we will have crazy bingo at 1:10 p.m. Everyone enjoys crazy bingo as there are so many different games. We will see all of you

Alamosa Seniors: All can help prevent child abuse

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 8th, 2015
Good morning everyone,
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. So many children suffer from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. Every year more than three million child abuse reports are made in the United States involving more than six million children. We can all play a role in preventing child abuse. Listen to a child and

Owners sought for dog

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 7th, 2015
VALLEY -- A thoughtful couple in the Mosca-Hooper area found a deceased family dog on their property and are urgently trying to locate the owners. Their hound came to them upset and led them to the recently deceased dog. The dog had been attacked by coyotes and did not survive. He'd been apparently lost and probably has a family somewhere

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