Stuff by Amy Hadden Marsh

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    The struggle continues along the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Oil is flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) despite a District Court ruling in early July to shut it down. Native Americans and their allies celebrated a long-awaited victory on July 5, after four years of protest and legal battles, culminating at Oceti Sakowin Camp (Seven Councilread more →

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    COVID-19 pares the Fair

    A fair like no other is how Carbondale Arts executive director Amy Kimberly describes this year’s 49th Carbondale Mountain Fair. “We’re looking at smaller bursts of joy throughout town,” she said.

    First and foremost, Sopris Park is not a venue this year for music, vendors, orread more →

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    Carbondale construction carries on

    There’s not a lot of good news on the job front these days. COVID-19 and the nationwide attempt to “flatten the curve” and stop the spread of the virus may be saving lives but it has put a record amount of people out of work.

    Theread more →

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    Carbondale Arts teams up with Kroger for art installation

    One local artist will get a chance next year to make Carbondale’s new City Market a little more unique. It’s a part of parent-company Kroger’s Art Program that’s putting public art in new stores around the country. “In 2015, [Kroger] decided to do local arts projects for allread more →

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    Conservation Colorado comes to Carbondale

    Erin Riccio is passionate about protecting Colorado’s public lands. She grew up in Morrison on the Front Range and comes from a family of conservationists.

    “My grandfather was involved in the Colorado Mountain Club back in the [1940s] and really instilled this love of theread more →

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    Bureau of Land Management HQ headed to Grand Junction

    U.S. Senator Cory Gardner may have stolen the spotlight Monday, taking credit for the Bureau of Land Management’s anticipated move from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colorado, but Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior Joe Balash made it official Tuesday during a conference call with reporters… read more →

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    Meet Burt, Bonnie, Clyde, and Missy

    Long-term CARE pets ready for adoption

    By Amy Hadden Marsh
    Soopris Sun Contributor

    “You can drink a cup of coffee while taking him for a walk.”

    That’s how Noah Baskin, Canine Behavior and Enrichment Specialist at Colorado Animal Rescue (CARE), describes Burt, a Blue Nose pit bull, one of… read more →

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    Perry Will, from wildlife to the statehouse

    Perry Will likes his new job. After four decades with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Will — a Republican and resident of New Castle — was appointed last winter as representative of Colorado’s 57th District, serving Garfield, Rio Blanco, and Moffat counties.

    “It’s been a goodread more →

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    Coal mine methane capture key to GarCo CORE support

    Remember how the Garfield County Commissioners in February reversed their decision to permanently protect the Thompson Divide as stated in the Colorado Recreation Economy Act (CORE)? Well, they could end up reversing that reversal.

    A recent public meeting with John Whitney, Four Corners Regional Director for Senator Michael… read more →

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    Town approves waste hauling contract despite recent merger

    Carbondale Trustees got a surprise last week when they found out that Mountain Waste, the town’s choice for a waste hauling contract, had merged with Canadian company Waste Connections. But, that didn’t stop them from approving the contract at their April 9 meeting.

    Mayor Dan Richardsonread more →