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"Jaripeo y Baile" was very much a family affair with children of all ages a part of the scene and festivities.
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Lead King Loop was closed by an avalanche until High Country 4 Wheelers showed up to clear it.

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Pato Banton and the Now Generation attracted an unusually large and enthusiastic crowd to Sopris Park to free music on Sunday.

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The snow may be mostly melted and the water may be receding, but we're still seeing the impacts of a wet winter.

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As the Thunder Moon's rays mixed with flashes of lightning it seemed to summon a hoard of cycling spectres on Main Street.

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    Education, conservation come together at Marble Basecamp

    As Aspen Valley Land Trust doubles down on “community conservation,” Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers is proving a valuable partner. Crews from RFOV spent the weekend at the Marble Basecamp, a property that AVLT purchased three years ago in an effort to maintain and expand a decades-long tradition. read more →

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    Keeping Crystal from being put through the mill

    Some new things have been happening in Crystal City — but they’re rooted in old things.

    Emmett Gould saw the value of the remote mining town and the picturesque “mill” nearby more than a century ago and set about consolidating the claims.

    “He lovedread more →

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    Josh Brooks, a guy with grit

    Josh Brooks, a 19-year-old with a bright future ahead of him, nearly lost it all while riding rough stock at the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo on June 27.

    The bull, Golden Bear, that Brooks had drawn, wasn’t going along with the rider’s hope for an eight-secondread more →

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    ‘Honeybee’ produces food for thought about suicide

    The world premiere of the musical, “Honeybee,” takes place at 7 p.m. on Jul 18, 19, and 20 at Thunder River Theatre. The play is written by Roaring Fork Valley students Jenny Henry and Brooke MacKay and is presented by Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL). Henry wroteread more →

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    Magic World arcade and ice cream may be the only game in town

    Magic World, a family-owned business featuring ice cream and vintage arcade games opened on May 25 in La Fontana Plaza. It is owned by three siblings, Norma, Patricia, and David Muñoz. Patricia’s daughter, Elideth Renteria, a 2016 graduate of Roaring Fork High School, is the store’s manager. read more →

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    Bureau of Land Management HQ headed to Grand Junction

    U.S. Senator Cory Gardner may have stolen the spotlight Monday, taking credit for the Bureau of Land Management’s anticipated move from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colorado, but Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior Joe Balash made it official Tuesday during a conference call with reporters… read more →

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Sopris SunRT @WhiteRiverNews: The Avalanche Creek bridge at mile marker 2.5 (Trail #1959) has washed away. All stream crossings are swift and cold-…
Sopris SunThere's a reason @rfconservancy stopped using snowpack percentages in its weekly report. https://t.co/6H3TwiRCGa
Sopris SunDoes this make it summer? https://t.co/MXea4ZpcjH
Sopris SunSo glad our reporter is out there asking the hard-hitting questions... https://t.co/2phpMAQZnr
Sopris SunHere was carbondalearts Director Amy Kimberly's reaction when she heard she'd received the Governor's Creative Lead… https://t.co/BYKcdH04no
Sopris SunDoes this mean it's spring? https://t.co/vKn7s5ei5n
Sopris SunDue to inclement weather conditions, all Roaring Fork Schools will be closed today, Feb. 6.
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