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Cows thumbnail Due to the construction on Highway 133 near the high school, it was a bit of a struggle (putting it mildly) to move Paul and Ted Nieslanik's cattle from their winter digs up Prince Creek to their summer pasture. Despite help from family, friends and cattle dogs, the increase in development and population makes what was once routine for ranchers, and a delicious taste of the past, a lot moredifficult. Photo and caption by Jane Bachrach. Photo by Jane Bachrach
LAX thumbnail Photo by Sue Rollyson. Photo by Sue Rollyson
Mr. RF thumbnail Carbondale’s finest: Matt Hoogenboom with his “strapping” friend, Travis Yoakum, Krishna Thapa, James Steindler and Jamie Kinnard. Photo by Mark Burrows. Photo by Mark Burrows
Olympics thumbnail Proud winners of the Spam sculpting competition: (left to right) Jean and Pat Morrissy, Marge Palmer and Sue Gray. Photo by Sue Gray
Rodeo thumbnail Tayton Williams gets bucked off his bull named Linebacker during the bull riding portion of the Carbondale Wild West Rodeo on June 3. Photo by Christopher Mullen. Photo by Christopher Mullen
Sculptures thumbnail Canadian artist Paul Reimer shows off "Forward", a celebration of movement forged from steel. Photo by Beth White
VLFA thumbnail La familia Gomez. Foto por Annie Uyehara. Foto por Annie Uyehara
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    Branching Out: Rooted in (her)story

    How do we sink roots in a new place? 

    I came to Carbondale before the “Best Places to Live” lists. Mad about fly fishing, hunting for a place “to grow up” and sink my own roots, our watershed drew me in.

    Volunteering is aread more →

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    C'dale commercial occupancy down but not dire

    By Will Grandbois

    Sopris Sun Correspondent

    Last year’s freeze is thawing, and the local business scene seems to be emerging mostly intact.

    Our annual commercial inventory found just 10 fewer operating storefronts and offices than last year. Yes, that’s a negative trend, but withread more →

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    Housing policy: from top to bottom

    Housing availability and affordability was pinched by the pandemic. While tenants struggled to pay their rent, landlords faltered on mortgage payments, thus creating a void in the housing market. Deep pockets filled the gap and, in this scenic valley, home prices skyrocketed as those with the capital toread more →

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    Woody and Dumpling spread hope and joy

    “Trying to share this with anyone I know that loves to smile,” reads a personal note from Sean Jeffries of Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC). And how right he is! TRTC’s collaboration with Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL), “Woody and Dumpling and the Journey Back to Normal”, is… read more →

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    Carbondale Farmers' Market: a Hump Day ritual!

    Carbondale Farmers’ Market Manager Jamie Wall welcomes you back to the first market of the season, Wednesday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    The market features three of our favorite local farmers – Sara Tymczyszyn of Highwater Farms, Silt; and Erin Cuseo of Erin’sread more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - June 10, 2021

    What a gas

    The Roaring Fork Valley Co-Op is celebrating having delivered one million gallons of propane in the current fiscal year, which began Aug. 1. Having first opened in Basalt in 1950, the Co-Op has been in the bulk fuel delivery business for decades. Inread more →

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