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Diana Baetz raided the school’s costume storage to help create digital lessons for her sixth-grade students at Waldorf on the Roaring Fork.

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Bandit art seems to have experience a boost during social distancing, with numerous signs and painted rocks appearing around town. 

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It's COVID-19, not corvid — so don't blame the ravens, crows and magpies. 

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Nor do these horses masks have anything to do with the pandemic.

  • Locations: Breaking News Published

    Carbondale adopts mask ordinance

    Cloth face coverings are required in businesses and public buildings in Carbondale effectively immediately, following a 6-1 trustee vote on May 19. 

    The ordinance is geared toward indoor establishments and specifically addresses common areas, lobbies and front desks as well as any portions of grocery storesread more →

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    To the class of 2020: I hope we are not forgotten

    After four years, last Friday I graduated from Colorado Mountain College with my A.A.S. in professional photography. It has been a long journey starting with taking night classes while still teaching elementary school fulltime and ending with one final Zoom critique at my kitchen table. 

    Iread more →

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    Expect the unexpected with Bonedale Tattoo

    Perfectly placed within an underground hillside, it is easy to be swept away from the outside world at Bonedale Tattoo’s new studio space located at 818 Industry Pl.

    Flanked by massive boulders and encircled with an impressive steel culvert, the studio’s entrance gives off the impressionread more →

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    No longer silence at the libraries

    The libraries were among the first public facilities to reopen this month, and patrons are learning to operate within some substantial limitations. 

    “We feel comfortable with all of the different precautions that are in place, not just for patrons but also for staff,” noted Carbondale Branchread more →

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    Town seeks input on possible new swimming pool

    The town isn’t exactly jumping into the deep end to build a new swimming pool, but it is sticking a toe in the shallow part.

    As a first step, Carbondale residents are being asked to take a public survey to help town officials decide what amenitiesread more →

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    Valley View layoffs jolt the region

    With its recent and sweeping layoffs of 10 percent of its workforce — roughly 40 employees — Valley View Hospital (VVH) has impacted facilities up and down Highway 82. Roaring Fork Family Practice (RFFP), operated by VVH, is one.

    Valley View Chief Executive Officer Dr. Brianread more →

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    The lifeboat of distance learning

    With the Roaring Fork School District (RFSD) year drawing to a close — June 4 is the last official day — officials there are gearing up for what might be a mirror image situation in the fall while analyzing possible summer programs.

    No one knows whatread more →

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