Stuff by Megan Tackett

  • Sections: News Published

    Festival las Americas’ biggest scholarship fundraiser yet

    Chris Pooley is perfecting his margarita recipe. It will likely be the libation of choice at Festival las Americas, and he wants to make sure he doesn’t disappoint.

    “I checked the weather report; we’re supposed to have good weather!” the immigration attorney said excitedly of Clubread more →

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    Roaring Fork Technologists empowers through collaboration

    It was just going to be a Facebook page, Justin Lewis insisted about the Roaring Fork Technologists group he founded early last year.

    Lewis, a software developer from Washington who migrated to Denver, had bought a house in Marble. And while he loved the lifestyleread more →

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    Youthentity culinary team off to national competition

    You have an hour to prepare and plate a three-course meal to a panel of judges — and yes, you’re rated for your courses’ aesthetics as well as flavor profiles. Oh, and you’re limited to working with two non-electric burners.

    If that sounds like a lotread more →

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    Girls come together in fledgling lacrosse program

    In other seasons, they may compete against each other. But when playing lacrosse, they’re all Roaring Fork Rams.

    About half of the girls comprising the JV lacrosse team are full-time RFHS students. No single school has enough students to create its own dedicated team, so playersread more →

  • Sections: Opinion Published

    Winning ‘Love Pollinators’ design chosen for 47th Mountain Fair

    It felt kind of like going to a secret society meeting, except it wasn’t so secret. A group of about 20 people gathered at Carbondale Arts Executive Director Amy Kimberly’s charming house on a Tuesday evening, where there was a smorgasbord of snacks and libations waiting.

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    Proposed Red Hill Lofts to go through Planning and Zoning

    The Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commissioners will consider an affordable housing application next month, and despite the applicant’s name — Aspen Pitkin County Employee Housing Inc. — the proposed project, if approved, will be open to any Carbondale resident who meets the income qualifications.

    If thatread more →

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    River Bridge fundraiser highlights need, celebrates successes

    Frasier — the smiley facility dog at River Bridge Regional Center — was at the groomers. He had to appear in court the next day, where he had important foot-resting duties for the child testifying.

    “Whenever a child has to testify or give a witnessread more →

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    Carbondalian plans cohousing in New Castle

    In addition to the acupuncture and massage practices that pay her bills in Carbondale, Nancy Thal has taken on a project: the Adesa Community, a cohousing proposal for New Castle. She’s working with consultants, developers and a landowner who would like to see the project come to more →

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    All aboard the Brain Train

    Every Monday and Wednesday at the Third Street Center, a group meets in the Senior Matters room for chair yoga, therapy-led discussions and art, singalongs and brain teasers. They’re all participants in Brain Train, the Roaring Fork Valley’s only program to support people with early memory loss.

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    Missouri Heights artist shares healing process

    Summers Moore is finally ready to talk about her husband’s suicide, and she’s doing so the only way she knows how: through her art.

    “I was just slapped,” she said of her husband’s 2007 death. For the next decade, she went into “mommy mode,” focusing onread more →