Stuff by James Steindler

  • Locations: Español Published

    ¿Correlación entre cargos por sobregiro e ingreso?

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Con frecuencia, consumidores de todas partes se quedan tambaleando por los cargos por sobregiro (OD) en sus cuentas corrientes. Puede parecer razonable suponer que los que pagan cargos por sobregiro probablemente tengan menos dinero en su cuenta. De acuerdo con banqueros locales, no necesariamente es así.… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    La legislatura considera un proyecto de ley para juntas de salud

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Se presentó un proyecto de ley en la cámara de representantes de Colorado que restringiría que los comisionados activos del condado sirvan simultáneamente en las juntas de salud del condado. Esto es importante para la Junta de Salud del Condado de Garfield (BOH), que consta únicamente… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Correlation between overdraft fees and income?

    Consumers near and far often reel from incurred overdraft (OD) charges in their checking accounts. It may seem reasonable to assume that those paying OD fees likely have less money in their account. That is not necessarily the case according to local bankers.

    Alpine Bank speaks candidly
    “The historical… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Resumen: el caso de Michael Francisco en Carbondale

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Michael Francisco es un residente de la ciudad de Carbondale quien ha trabajado en el City Market de Aspen desde que empezó la pandemia. Previamente se dedicaba a trabajar con estudiantes de necesidades especiales y estudiantes de inglés como segundo idioma a través del distrito escolar… read more →

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    Legislature considers county health boards bill

    A proposed bill was introduced to Colorado’s House of Representatives that would restrict active county commissioners from serving concurrently on county health boards. This is significant for Garfield County’s Board of Health (BOH) which solely consists of the three county commissioners.

    House Bill (HB) 21-1115 was introduced on Feb.… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Justice takes its time in Francisco case

    Michael Francisco appeared for another hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court the afternoon of March 8. It culminated in yet another continuance — the third of a series since Jan. 11.
    Expecting a large turnout, which they were right about, the Town of Carbondale limited attendance to 25 people… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Local arrest stirs controversy

    Michael Francisco has lived in Carbondale for 10 years. He grew up in Belize, where his father was a police officer, before moving to Los Angeles (LA) when he was 15. He is currently 54 years old. In Belize, Francisco was not familiar with racial profiling as a law enforcement… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    CMC hosts author and exoneree Ray Hinton

    Anthony Ray Hinton knows what it’s like to have one’s life held hostage by the whims of a state unwilling to admit wrongdoing, a feeling most readers will not experience. In 1985, Hinton was victim to an injustice that took 30 years from his life. After being tried for a… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Sheltering the homeless

    Perhaps the only consensus regarding the homelessness issue is that there is not a one-size-fits-all solution. The sheltering aspect alone is riddled with caveats. There are many more homeless people in the Valley than there are shelter options. But even if there were a facility to house every… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Preservation Commission advances amid Dinkel sale

    There is no doubt about it, Carbondale is bracing for change and many wonder at what cost. One particularly concerned group is the Carbondale Historical Preservation Commission (CHPC) which fears bits of the town’s history will continue to be chipped away. One significant motivator for such worry is… read more →