Stuff by Kate Phillips

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    The thrift that keeps on giving

    In a society trending toward resale consumerism, Carbondale stays in-fashion with an extensive array of secondhand shops. From children’s wear to high-end consignment to treasures from grandma’s attic, shoppers have their pick of holiday gifts without setting foot in a massive superstore.

    “We are seeing moreread more →

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    Conservancy hosts national water conservation leaders

    On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Roaring Fork Conservancy hosted its first presentation of The Brooksher Watershed Institute 2019 Fall and 2020 Winter Speaker Series. The event, featuring Dr. Tom Minckley, Professor of Geology at the University of Wyoming, drew nearly 100 participants and captivated the audience with rivetingread more →

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    Students drive conversation at climate change forum

    The positive momentum from the Global Climate Strike in Carbondale continued at the Beyond the Strike climate change forum held on Oct. 23 at the Third Street Center.

    In September, residents of the valley gathered to join nearly 7.6 million people in an international, youth-ledread more →

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    Hard Truths: Domestic violence thrives in the shadows

    “I was barely 18 years old when we got married,” Carol*, a Carbondale local, recalls about her first marriage. “The first time we had sex was to consummate the marriage. He raped me.”

    Carol, who was head of multiple non-profits in the valley just aread more →

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    The benefits of keeping your dog on a leash

    Walking down the streets of Carbondale, it would be difficult to miss all the happy dogs strolling along with their owners. What might be a bit more challenging to locate are the leashes that keep our dogs safe when traveling outside the home.

    According to Carbondale’s Municipal Code… read more →

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    Carbondale native to compete at world mountain bike championships

    In a valley where elite athletes are as numerous as the mountains they train on, Henry Nadell has managed to shine among the masses.

    On Aug. 5, Nadell was selected by USA Cycling to compete in the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships inread more →

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    Food assistance comes to Carbondale Farmers’ Market

    This summer the Carbondale Farmers’ Market is tackling hunger by participating in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Double Up Food Bucks Colorado.

    According to Feeding America, nearly 600,000 people in Colorado are struggling with hunger, and about 180,000 of those people are children. One inread more →

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    Front Range Pika Project rallies volunteers to combat climate change

    Pika fans get ready to rally! A unique opportunity to study and collect data on the American pika and its changing habitat is coming to Carbondale on July 31 at the Third Street Center.

    Hosted by the Front Range Pika Project (FRPP), a citizen scientist volunteerread more →

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    Welcome to the Monkey House

    Get ready to reach new heights later this month at Carbondale’s newest bouldering gym Monkey House Carbondale!

    Conveniently located in the ET Plaza between Highway 133 and 12th Street, Monkey House Carbondale is a dynamic bouldering gym that was specifically designed to challenge climbers of allread more →

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    A compassionate take on safety in the backcountry

    Another 5Point Adventure Film Festival has come and gone leaving the valley inspired, empowered, and lusting for the next adventure. As always, 5Point portrayed the festival’s five key themes — purpose, respect, commitment, humility, and balance — through films, lectures, music, and art highlighting the rawness of theread more →