Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Carbondale braces for turbulence with water management

    Carbondale Town Trustee Heather Henry is remaining optimistic in the face of some pretty dire numbers from the Western Water Assessment (WWA).

    WWA, an applied research program through the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, compiled a report for the Townread more →

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    Upcoming events promote lifestyle spring cleaning

    More than 40 Carbondale area businesses are participating in this year’s Spring Into Wellness, an event celebrating the town’s Health Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative starting at 5 p.m. on First Friday, April 5.

    “We’ve invited lots of businesses who are involved in health andread more →

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    Caucus focuses on putting senior faces forward

    The new kids on Carbondale’s blocks are anything but: in fact, they’ve been around the block more than a few times — often relatively unnoticed, they contend. But that’s changing as the seniors behind the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) are finding their voice.

    Niki Delsonread more →

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    GarCo opts for site visit of proposed storage facilities

    Even at 1 p.m. on a Monday afternoon, Suite 100 at 108 Eighth Street in Glenwood Springs was standing room only. About 65 people crammed into the Board of Garfield County Commissioners public hearings about two proposed self-storage facilities, Blue Mountain Mini Storage and GO Self Storage. read more →

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    Real birds found, sculptural birds lost in Carbondale

    Laurel and Hardy, newly named and homed parakeets at Skyline Ranch, seem to be enjoying their new nest and finch friends. But how they got there was almost no laughing matter.

    Barbara Dills first heard about one of the colorful birds during KDNK’s lost pet report.

    “No… read more →

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    The ups and downs of decreased grazing fees

    For the third consecutive year, the federal grazing fee for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Forest Service has been lowered — this time, from $1.41 per animal unit month (AUM) to the legal basement price, $1.35 per AUM.

    The fee, which… read more →

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    Susie Strode’s legacy echoes beyond the airwaves

    It’s difficult to pin Susie Strode down, even posthumously. But that would likely make the music and travel lover smile.

    Whether DJing as Madame Gumbo on KDNK or hosting one of the myriad performances she curated in the lower Roaring Fork Valley via Music Gumbo Productionsread more →

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    Webber weaves together print and radio

    Megan Webber was of course thrilled to meet journalism icon Bob Woodward, but she admits that probably nobody at the Denver Athletic Club that night was more excited to meet her hero than Webber’s grandmother.

    “I brought her up to meet him, and she was speechless. Theread more →

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    Carbondale physician takes the helm at Valley View

    What does Valley View Hospital (VVH) have in common with the Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic, the country’s top ranked hospitals by US News and World Report? Once Carbondalian Brian Murphy fully settles in as CEO this summer, they will all boast physician leadership.

    VVH announcedread more →

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    RFHS student takes the fight against trafficking to Nepal through martial arts

    One of the perks of winning the geographical lottery — such as being born in the Roaring Fork Valley — is that you’re afforded the opportunity to study the rest of the world’s underbelly from a safe distance.

    But Ruthie Brown is going out ofread more →