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  • Sections: News Published

    Investigating wildlife impacts of bark beetle outbreaks

    As Colorado’s private and public forests recover from insect and disease outbreaks and other disturbances, humans and wildlife are adjusting to significant environmental changes. Spruce beetle and mountain pine beetle outbreaks may have changed the way you recreate, but have you thought about how wildlife are responding?read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Documentary to showcase young women on long canoe trips

    When outdoorsmen and filmmakers descend on Carbondale every year for 5Point, things happen — and what goes around comes around.

    Case in point, local Maxine Christopher’s impression of Hannah Maia, who won “People’s Choice” and “Most Inspiring Film” at last year’s event for her documentary “My Big White… read more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Letter: License to drive

    Dear Editor: As our state legislature heads toward the end of the 72nd Regular Session, I hope that they will prioritize expanding access to driver’s license access for undocumented Coloradans to improve the safety of all and boost our economy.  While the state legislature passed legislation in 2013 to allow…… read more →
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    Trustees aim to eliminate energy

    By Colonious Monk
    Oat Press Son

    The Town of Carbondale has decided to up the ante in its efforts to lower greenhouse-gas emissions by banning all electricity in town over the next decade. The environmentally conscious community has long aspired to do its part in combating climateread more →

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    Basalt annexes Carbondale

    By Megalodon Toothless
    The Midvalley Moon

    In a surprise move, the Town of Basalt has successfully annexed Carobondale.

    Basalt Town Manager Ryan Mahoney described the move as “a long time coming,” adding that town officials have long resented Carbondale’s claim on the 81623 zipread more →

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    Invisible, but not indivisible

    By Billy Petitebranche
    Clarence Chronicle

    A proposal to holographically conceal everything beyond Gunnison County Road 3 from the outside world has fractured the Marble community.

    “The first rule of Marble is don’t talk about Marble,” sculptor Greg Tonozzi told The Sopris Sun with aread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    A struggling valley looks to its river

    As snow continues to pile up high in the West Elk Mountains, something new is going on at their feet in the North Fork Valley.

    Western Slope SUP, a river outfitting service in Hotchkiss, is preparing to offer the first-ever guided whitewater rafting tour onread more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Tim Moore

    Thomas (Tim) G. Moore, 79, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at home in Carbondale.

    Affectionately known as Tim to many, he was a true gentleman with a great sense of humor.

    Tim was in the first class at Colorado Rocky Mountain High School in Carbondale.read more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Annie Markham

    Annette Markham (Annie) passed away in Carbondale on Feb. 18, 2019 at the age of 94.

    Born to Peter and Ruth Glasier, she grew up on a farm near Denver.  After graduating from East High School, she earned her degree in English Literature from McPherson College. She… read more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Ronald “Ron” Anthony Gilcrest

    December 26, 1932 – January 18, 2019

    Ronald Anthony Gilcrest passed away on January 18, 2019. He had a passion for pickleball and even played several games the morning of his death in Green Valley, Arizona. Ron was small in stature but huge on heart and humor andread more →