Stuff by Jeanne Souldern

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    ‘Honeybee’ produces food for thought about suicide

    The world premiere of the musical, “Honeybee,” takes place at 7 p.m. on Jul 18, 19, and 20 at Thunder River Theatre. The play is written by Roaring Fork Valley students Jenny Henry and Brooke MacKay and is presented by Stage of Life Theatre Company (SoL). Henry wroteread more →

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    Magic World arcade and ice cream may be the only game in town

    Magic World, a family-owned business featuring ice cream and vintage arcade games opened on May 25 in La Fontana Plaza. It is owned by three siblings, Norma, Patricia, and David Muñoz. Patricia’s daughter, Elideth Renteria, a 2016 graduate of Roaring Fork High School, is the store’s manager. read more →

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    Affordable housing a continuing challenge for first responders

    Carbondale Police Officer Paul Lazo considers himself one of the lucky ones. He found affordable housing in the town where he works. The Town-owned employee housing he now lives in is twenty-percent less expensive than his former residence in New Castle. And his new home allows him to keep… read more →

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    How preparedness keeps kids safe

    Emergency preparedness in schools is a sensitive topic since the advent of school shootings. We want our children and community to be prepared, but what are the potential costs.

    When some of us were young that safety plan was mainly fire drills. However, in today’sread more →

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    A career of compassionate veterinary medicine comes to a close

    Who knew hay fever would steer Dr. Chad Roeber, DVM to a career in veterinary medicine? But after a 33-year career as a veterinarian, he is leaving Alpine Animal Hospital.

    Roeber grew up on a cattle ranch in Paonia, one that has been in his family since 1889.… read more →

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    Being present — the life of a fly fishing guide

    Raindrops splatter on the water surface and the soft bounce of the bobber skimming along with the ribboning flow. At first, you are aware of the other people
    fishing in these same waters. Keeping your breathing steady and even, you get your weight evenly distributed with your… read more →

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    Sinfonia, Symphony, Choral and Choir connect for collaboration

    “It’s one of the greatest things that ever happened. It should have happened a long time ago.” That is how Wendy Larson, of High Country Sinfonia, described the first-time collaboration between four local music organizations: the Aspen Choral Society, Symphony in the Valley, High Country Sinfonia, and theread more →

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    CASA seeks volunteers with caring hearts

    Calls to Colorado’s Department of Human Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline increased recently and when calls increase so does the demand for CASA of the Ninth volunteers.

    CASA, which stands for Court-Appointed Special Advocate, is a national non-profit organization, formed in 1977, with CASAread more →

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    We're all a little ‘Bluenose’

    Coconut compass. Lotions and potions. Puppet pirate parrots.

    These are some of the treasures you’ll discover aboard a pirate ship in Thunder River Theatre Company’s (TRTC) upcoming production of “Bluenose.” The play is part of TRTC’s Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) program and is being underwrittenread more →

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    Becoming a first responder for mental health

    Many people have attended CPR or First Aid classes given by the American Red Cross and gained the skills to help someone in a time of need. There is a certification course for mental health issues called Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) which can give you the toolsread more →