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Participants in Alice the Magazine's latest Women's March offered a wide array of political messages, but these youngsters opted for a simple call to be part of the process.

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Fueled by election advertising, our third-ever 28-page paper left us plenty of room to include the Colorado Sun's guide to ballot items — including wolf reintroduction. 

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We also printed Aspen Journalism's look at the long-term smoke outlook — which actually came out before the fires blew up on the Front Range. 

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Mountain Flyer Editor — and Sun alumn — Trina Ortega contributed a piece about biking the Ute Trail through the Flat Tops.

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And longtime photographer Jane Bachrach can always be counted on to catch the Nieslaniks bringing their cattle down from the high country. 

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    RFSD eases into in-person learning

    Roaring Fork School District pre-K through third grade students returned to in-person learning on Oct. 19, with up to eighth graders slated for next Monday and high schoolers potentially returning the week after that. 

    The phased approach gives the district a chance to practice protocols withread more →

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    How to ‘cure’ an ailing ballot

    Voter registrations have been ramping up in the final weeks leading up to the election. According to Garfield County Clerk and Recorder, Jean Alberico, as of Oct. 13 there were “35,938 active registered voters and 4,662 inactive voters [in Garfield County]. Voters are only put into inactive statusread more →

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    Evans, Jacober dispute what’s best for the Crystal Valley

    Local candidates are picking up the pace on the old campaign trail. Pitkin County Voters will decide on a new commissioner for District 5, which includes much of the Crystal Valley as well as parts of Basalt and the Fryingpan. The race is between two contenders with broadread more →

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    Weigh in on Eighth Street plan

    The Town of Carbondale is looking for a little help from its residents to figure out how best to improve one of the major arterial streets leading traffic from Main Street toward Highway 133, and the time to get involved is now.

    For many years, Carbondale’sread more →

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    Our Town: A delicate dance between arts and science

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Leila Milanfar, a current ArtistYear fellow at Carbondale Middle School who is also currentlyread more →

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    Clay Center hosts limited-edition ‘Settings’

    You know you’re entering a creative zone the moment you enter the Carbondale Clay Center. There is an aura of creativity that emanates from the building. 

    This visitor eagerly approached, hoping to learn more about the organization’s upcoming fund-raising auction. In years past, the Clay Center’sread more →

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