Stuff by Megan Tackett

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    Seeing is believing — in a cause

    When it comes to teaching people about the big picture regarding public lands stewardship and conservation, the EcoFlight crew believes in showing instead of telling.

    “We take different stakeholders up in the air to educate people, give people a better understanding of public lands andread more →

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    Our Town: Megan Griffiths

    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. This week, we caught up with one of Carbondale’s newest additions: Megan Griffiths, who moved here from her home inread more →

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    Boys' soccer team reflects on friendship ahead of semifinals

    Update: The Rams fell 2-1 in penalty kicks to Liberty Common in the semifinals.

    Despite temperatures in the high 20s Tuesday evening, about 100 or so Carbondalians gathered at Fourth and Main Streets to cheer on the Roaring Fork High School boys soccer team as they departed forread more →

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    A full nest of music and skiing

    Their youngest daughter may be settled at Tufts University, but Dan and Pam Rosenthal don’t really resonate with the term “empty nester.”

    “I like open nester,” Pam clarified. “Because empty nester, that quantifies that there’s something missing, that the nest is empty now — and thatread more →

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    Overall, a good night for GarCo incumbents

    As of 11 p.m., unofficial election results were looking favorable for local incumbents:  Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico  (D) earned 54 percent of tallied votes over Republican challenger Bonnie McLean’s 46 percent, and Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky (R) accounted for 52 percent over Paula Stepp (D) at 48 percent.… read more →

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    An election to decide who runs the elections

    For the first time in decades, the county clerk and recorder’s office is a contested seat. Here, we sat with incumbent Jean Alberico and challenger Bonnie McLean in separate interviews.

    Jean Alberico (D)

    Alberico has served in some capacity in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’sread more →

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    Commissioner candidates differ on proposition 112

    Chances are, you’ve heard a lot about the upcoming midterm election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 (if you’re unsure whether you’re registered at your current address, you can check that status at This week, in the first of a two-part series, we spoke with each of the contendersread more →

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    Basalt apartment complex 'uninhabitable' after pipe comes through the ceiling

    A “utilities emergency” prompted the mandatory evacuation of all 56 units of the Roaring Fork Apartments at 111 Emma Rd. in Basalt on Oct. 2.

    Early on, I’d requested the American Red Cross for their assistance,” said Richard Cornelius, a division chief with theread more →

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    Chamber’s Business Confluence gives local state of affairs

    The Chamber of Commerce asked locals what they wanted out of a business confluence, and the survey answer was clear: Carbondalians want to be informed about what’s happening in their community. At the Sept. 19 event, the chamber delivered.

    In a seemingly rapid-fire, 90-minute series ofread more →