High flying …

Katie Lockwood and her friends Shane Kobald and Zach Eskelson (not pictured) used the wind last weekend to fly their kites at the field on Sixth Street.

What makes kids happy?

We live in a time when high self-esteem is encouraged early, when young people have more independence than ever, but also far more depression, anxiety, cynicism and loneliness. So how do we help our kids be happy and successful, without becoming what many experts dub the “Entitled Generation”?

Cultivating your child’s language skills is important

There is nothing more exciting for parents than hearing their little ones as they begin to speak. First words are recorded in baby books or on video, and remembered forever.

Screenings begin March 2 for county children through age 5

RBC — It’s Child Find Time. Horizons Specialized Services, in conjunction with Rio Blanco BOCES, the Department of Social Services, County Health, Aspen Dental Clinic and Columbine Medical Clinic, are all getting together to screen our young children ages 6 months to 5 years in Rangely and Meeker.