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  • 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 →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Glenna Marie Lusk

    June 7, 1931 – May 25, 2020

    Glenna Marie Lusk was born on June 7, 1931 in West Virginia. She passed away May 25, 2020. 

    To a lot of people fishing is about throwing a hook into the water. 

    To the Maynard and Luskread more →

  • Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Jennifer Ann Boland

    Dear Jennifer:

    Now that you have finished your brave fight against ovarian cancer and left us only the memory of 56 years of your life, we tearfully must say goodbye. 

    You started life fighting to breathe in a hospital incubator and ended it fightingread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    A letter from abroad

    Dear Carbondale:

    I’m in Antwerp, Belgium. 

    It’s been a helluva place: culture and arts, a sweet little river with a bike path, pubs loaded with blonds and tripels. If I shut my eyes while I sip that golden, liquid courage, I can almost imagineread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    A local’s diary of the Spanish Flu

    By Eleanor Clagett Reed
    Courtesy of Shelle DeBeque

    During our fifth year, in the late summer and fall of 1918, the Spanish Influenza swept into Western Colorado on its devastating march across the continent. 

    Carbondale’s only doctor had been drafted intoread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    First Friday goes virtual

    Carbondale’s First Friday celebration will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. April 3 on the Thunder River Theatre Company’s ThunderStream. Connect with places you like, hang with friends you love, discover new spots, experience art and culture and — most of all — participate in community. read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    A letter from the Mayor

    Dear Carbondale Community:
    The State of Colorado made important and necessary decisions to limit the spread of COVID-19 by enacting a stay-at-home Executive Order, which has and will continue to significantly impact our economy. The Town of Carbondale stands with the members of our community who are impacted… read more →