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  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Discuss ‘The Downstairs Girl’ and meet the author

    Review by Lisa Detweiler
    New Castle Branch Library Associate

    In her 2019 young adult novel “The Downstairs Girl,” author Stacey Lee tells the story of Jo Kuan, a 17-year-old young woman of Chinese American descent living in Atlanta, Georgia, in the late 1800s. … read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Wesley Pate Horner

    April 29, 1925 – Oct. 27, 2020

    Wes Horner passed away in Bozeman, Montana on October 27. He was 95. 

    Wes grew up in Roanoke in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and spent his summers on the family cotton farm in Georgia. Afterread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: William Lamont, Jr.

    Dec. 23, 1933 – Oct. 17, 2020

    Bill passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and wife of 65 years. He was born and raised on the south side of Chicago to Marie (Fry) and William Lamont Sr., an immigrant from Port Glasgow, Scotland. read more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Penelope A. Pappas

    July 11, 1922 – Sept. 9, 2020 

    Penelope “Penny” Argiropoulos Pappas, daughter of James “Jim” (d. 1984) and  Katherine Argiropoulos (d. 1929), and wife to Demosthenes “Stain” Pappas (d. 2015) 

    The Argiropoulos and Pappas families arrived in Colorado 1890s and early 1900s and wereread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Robert (Bob) Raymond Nieslanik

    Dec. 10, 1936 – Sept. 26, 2020

    The Roaring Fork Valley has lost a good one. Lifetime resident, Bob Nieslanik, passed away on Sept. 26, 2020 surrounded by family and friends.

    Bob was born the ninth child of 12 on Dec. 10, 1936 toread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Food truck roundup

    As traditional restaurants have transitioned to more outdoor seating and to-go orders, another type of eatery was already offering just that experience. Food trucks have endured and even flourished during the pandemic. We’ve already featured Slow Groovin’s transition at the Red Rock Diner and Mi Lindo Nayarit acquittedread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Don Ensign

    Sept. 5, 1936 – Aug. 21, 2020 

    Don died on Friday, Aug. 21 from natural causes and an immoderate lifestyle.  

    Don is survived by his exquisite wife Jody and three astonishing sons and daughters-in-law, all extremely successful and with not an ounce of pretension amongst them.read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Be aware of the risks

    Dear Carbondale Community:

    As we enter the Fourth of July Holiday weekend, we each must acknowledge the sobering reality that COVID-19 is on the rise in our community. It’s critical we stay alert and don’t become complacent about the public health practices that have proven toread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    An open letter to the ‘reverse looter’

    The other day I found an envelope on the street. On it is written “To Business, Reverse Looting, Love Carbondale.” Inside is $40. 

    I invite the people behind that envelope to reflect on these questions: Are you trying to set Carbondale apart from other parts ofread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Kimberly Louise Terry

    Jan. 20, 1964 – June 3, 2020

    Kimberly Louise Terry passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 3, 2020 at Lutheran Medical Center, which was the same hospital where she was born.

    Kim met the love of her life, Shawn Terry, and they were married on Julyread more →