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Anna thumbnail Anna Voelker was recently hired as executive director for the Aspen Science Center. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh. Photo by Raleigh Burleigh
Arte thumbnail Taller de Arte al aire libre proveído por Aspen Art Museum en colaboración con Defiende Nuestra Tierra. Foto por Tessa Lagunas. Foto por Tessa Lagunas
Brian thumbnail Comic by Brian Colley Comic by Brian Colley
Glasenapp thumbnail Terry Glasenapp with 50 years of Mountain Fair memorabilia, including a velvet hat gifted to him by the late Thomas Lawley. Photo by Paula Mayer. Photo by Paula Mayer
Monks thumbnail Visiting Gaden Shartse monks cross a bridge in River Valley Ranch after their closing ceremony on Monday, July 19. Photo by Beth White. Photo by Beth White
slides thumbnail Highway 133 as seen by a drone on Wednesday morning, July 21. Photo by Lewis Cooper. Photo by Lewis Cooper
Solar thumbnail Photo courtesy of Dave Reed/CLEER. Photo by Dave Reed
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    The Thomas Lawley legacy

    Poem by Paula Lawley

    Wife of the late Thomas Lawley

    (Mountain Fair Director 1986-2003)


    A happy smile, a twinkle in his eye

    An easy laugh, he was dubbed “Mr. Nice Guy”

    Who loved his job promoting the arts

    Plus concerts,…

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    It's all of us – 50 years of fair

    Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts (CA) executive director and Mountain Fair director, shared that the first-ever gallery exhibition of the history of Mountain Fair, currently on display in The Launchpad’s R2 Gallery, “has been years in the planning.”

    Kimberly explained many of the items in the exhibitionread more →

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    Workers needed near and far

    By James Steindler

    It’s no secret, there is a deficiency in the labor pool. It is a nation-wide trend and the Roaring Fork Valley is no exception. Walking down Main Street in Carbondale, it’s hard not to notice the “help wanted” signs taped to the windowsread more →

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    Redistricting public hearing comes to Carbondale

    The Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions (CIRC) will be hosting a public hearing in Carbondale on Saturday, July 31, at 11 a.m. in the Community Room at the Third Street Center. The hearing allows community members to learn more about the redistricting process and to have input during aread more →

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    Golden moments make history

    By James Steindler

    The Carbondale Mountain Fair would not be the same without KDNK; in fact, it’s how some folks tune in for the fair each year — even before virtual attendance was in style. For the 50th anniversary, fair gurus conferred and decided to mash up some… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - July 22, 2021

    Leadership opportunity

    Wilderness Workshop is looking for the next director of Defiende Nuestra Tierra, leading Latino outreach in defense of public lands. Founding director Beatriz Soto will be joining Conservation Colorado to lead Protégete, a similar program that is statewide. Details about this full-time job, withread more →

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