Stuff by Kate Phillips

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    Navigating the peaks and valleys with Rocky Mountain Kid C.L.U.B.S.

    Think back to the last time you tried to pry a meaningful conversation from an adolescent. Painful to recall, right?

    Well, at Rocky Mountain Kid C.L.U.B.S. (RMKC) adolescents willingly participate in meaningful conversations, and eloquently articulate their feelings to overcome the more challenging aspects of growingread more →

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    Backcountry travel in pandemic times

    The rivers are up, the wildflowers are blooming, and the hummingbirds are zipping by, which can only mean one thing: backcountry season is finally here!

    Before trekking off into the great unknown, perhaps now would be the time to brush up on those backcountry skills toread more →

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    Gavin Dahl changes the dial

    Gavin Dahl, KDNK station manager, has been a familiar voice for listeners across the western slope for over four years, but on June 30, he will be signing off KDNK radio to shift the dial towards fatherhood.

    “My wife and I are moving to Montrose,” Dahlread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Let’s race towards each other

    A few weeks ago I asked to take a step back from COVID-19 writing. 

    As I’m sure you can imagine, every article that I’ve written since the start of March has had an element of the pandemic woven into it — understandably so. For months, COVID-19read more →

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    Expect the unexpected with Bonedale Tattoo

    Perfectly placed within an underground hillside, it is easy to be swept away from the outside world at Bonedale Tattoo’s new studio space located at 818 Industry Pl.

    Flanked by massive boulders and encircled with an impressive steel culvert, the studio’s entrance gives off the impressionread more →

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    Our Town: Soul Sista Drea holds down the airwaves

    Q: So, let’s dive in! Where are you from?
    A: Carbondale, Colorado. I was born in Aspen and moved down here when I was 7.

    Q: How come you stayed?
    A: Well, I’ve traveled a bit, but my family is still here, I love this community, and I… read more →

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    Positive wellness at the forefront of prenatal care

    For a woman who chooses to have a child, pregnancy can be the most precious and tender experience of her life — but also the most vulnerable.

    While her body drastically changes to grow and nourish her baby, she simultaneously evolves her mind, heart, and soulread more →

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    Newspaper crafts made easy!

    Don’t recycle those empty toilet paper rolls and used newspapers yet! Did you know that by using a few items found around your home, you can create fun and engaging paper crafts for the whole family? 

    From origami to papier-mâché, paper crafts have been captivating homeread more →

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    Banks roll out financial support

    Ask any local banker how they are managing the current economic crisis, and you will most likely hear the same thing: it’s like building a plane while flying it.

    On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law toread more →

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    Feeling the loss of Pete and El Baker

    She was an impeccable homemaker; he was a retired police captain. 

    Together, Eleanor “El” and Peter Baker of Lake Ariel, PA raised 5 children, doted upon 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, and navigated 62 years of marriage; and on April 2 they shared their last momentsread more →