Stuff by Amy Hadden Marsh

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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 →

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    Carbondale crew joins CORE contingent in D.C.

    Legislative withdrawal of the Thompson Divide from future oil and natural gas leasing got its first congressional hearing in Washington, DC this week as part of an overall hearing on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy (CORE). And, Roaring Fork Valley residents were on-hand for support.

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    Knifemaker creates perfection from imperfection

    Kay Foye is an alchemist, although she denies it.

    But how else would one describe a woman who can make a gleaming knife out of an old, rusted farrier’s rasp? Foye’s knives are personal. Her clients (or friends) send meaningful items out of which she makes a blade… read more →

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    New public lands protection bill includes Thompson Divide

    All those protests, letter-writing campaigns, and yard signs to protect the Thompson Divide are reverberating in the halls of Congress.

    Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Congressman Joe Neguse, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd District, recently introduced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act thatread more →

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    Rankin state senate appointment opens door for another decade in office

    Carbondale’s Bob Rankin heads for the state senate later this month.

    Currently state Representative for the 57th District, which includes Garfield County, Rankin was recently appointed to take Randy Baumgardner’s seat as Senator for the 8th District. Baumgardner is retiring Jan. 21 amidst sexual harassmentread more →

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    Learning to ski at 63

    I had my first downhill skiing lesson over the weekend — ending the old year with a new sport.

    Now, you might not think that’s a big deal. Most of the people I know enjoy skiing. Of course they do; they live in the Roaring Forkread more →