Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    UN club helps cultivate model citizens at RFHS

    The Roaring Fork High School Model United Nations club came home from New York with a concrete victory: the students representing Cote d’ Ivoire — or the Ivory Coast in English — cosponsored a resolution regarding the protection and safety of journalists, and three of their proposals maderead more →

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    The long and winding road to fire chief

    For Rob Goodwin, being on top means propping people up. That’s been his philosophy throughout his career with the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, and now that he’s chief, it’s no different.

    “There’s an old saying: ‘there’s no limit to what a person can doread more →

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    Alaprima Painters featured in Rockies West National Exhibit

    Seventy-three artists from 17 states have works featured in this year’s Rockies West National in Grand Junction, and five of them call Carbondale home.

    It was the first time Carbondale had such representation in the exhibit, now in its 26th year. That’s because it was the first time the Alaprima… read more →

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    Pages of the Past: You’re only old (news) once

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

     

    March 9, 1978

    Developers Ernie Gianinetti and Bob Sewell appeared at a town council meeting to negotiate with the town over a clause in the proposed annexation agreement which would require the two developers to bear…

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    These boots were made for brewing

    International Women’s Day isn’t typically a holiday that’s actively celebrated — unless you’re Patrice Fuller or work for her at Carbondale Beer Works.

    “We might pop a couple of bottles to celebrate,” Fuller said. But while there may or may not end up being champagne, thereread more →

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    True Nature celebrates new spaces

    The opening ceremony for True Nature Healing Center’s kiva and spa last weekend may be over, but the experience still lingers for many of those who participated in the 24-hour event that included chanting, singing, sage smudging, crystal programming and — at least for co-founders Deva and Eadenread more →

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    Brushes behind bars for an artist, activist

    Sarah Uhl has been in jail for the last several months and will remain there for the foreseeable future.

    “It’s endless, how fun it is to say all these things about jail,” she said about her art studio. The Old Jail, part of the Mt. Sopris Historical Society, originally sat… read more →

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    Dandelion Market wilts

    By the time you read this, the Dandelion Market may have already closed for good. If not, better get there fast to stock up on what’s left.

    “Things are flying off the shelves,” said Board Member Erica Sparhawk, who also serves as a town trustee and works as the… read more →

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    ‘Red’ runs through March 4 at Spring Valley

    Audience members of the Sopris Theatre Company’s closing weekend of “Red” will have the opportunity to be a part of the exploration of the process that is creating art — after all, the works created for the production must be destroyed after the curtain closes on the show. It’s tradition.… read more →

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    Our Town: Bea Lowick

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. A while back we caught up with Bea Lowick, who bought and renovated Sopris Laundry in July 2016.

    Sopris Sun: Is this… read more →