Stuff by Will Grandbois

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    Potato Day turns eleventy-one

    Carbondale’s venerable celebration of history and agriculture gets a COVID treatment with an array of virtual and in-person festivities. This year’s theme  “Spuds and Suffragists — Women Voting Proudly for 100 Years” honors the centennial of the 19th Amendment. In addition to the audio series featuredread more →

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    Trustees make an exception, not a precedent

    Tuesday night’s trustee meeting saw a rare 4-3 vote as the board considered whether to bend the rules for one unit in the Thompson Park development.

    The Development Improvement Agreement requires that affordable housing be completed before the Town will issue a Certificate of Occupancy (CO)read more →

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    New pool design proposed

    The John M. Fleet Pool probably won’t be replaced by a year-round water park, but a vision for a ground-up overhaul is beginning to take shape.

    The result of a two-day design charette with a working group of users was presented to trustees on Sept. 15,read more →

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    Local runner brings the spirit of Boston to the valley

    Running enthusiasts, mark your calendars and get set to cheer on Ascendigo’s Life Enrichment Program Manager Justin Garrard as he attempts to run a speedy down valley marathon on Sunday, Sept. 13 to raise awareness for Ascendigo.

    On May 5, 2019, Garrard ran an impressive timeread more →

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    Our Town: Foley’s fervor for farming

    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 Mariah Foley, the vegetable lead for the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies  (ACES) Rockread more →

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    Lt. Wurtsmith’s awesome ride

    For 25 years, locals have known Chris Wurtsmith primarily as a leader within the Carbondale Police Department. But after his retirement as a lieutenant this week, they’ll have to get acquainted with him as an amateur prospector, or perhaps an automobile pinstriper.

    And while he’s planningread more →

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    Seeking Higher Ground: My role in the caste

    White/Caucasian, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, African-American or Decline to State? At first, I responded to my new optometrist’s medical history form by checking that familiar first box: White/Caucasian.

    Moments later, that choice began to rankle. What relevance could one’s race have to double vision? 

    Theread more →

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    CDOT announces limited reopening of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon

    The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced a limited reopening of Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon Monday morning.

    Travelers will not be able to stop in the canon, with rest areas and exit ramps closed. A head-to-head detour is in place between Hanging Lake Tunnel and near No… read more →

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    Watch when development and art intersect

    When the Carbondale Planning and Zoning Commission adjourned its recent meeting, the members had just voted to continue the major site plan review of the Eastwood 133 LLC Self-Storage Facility to the next public hearing on Thursday,  Aug. 27.

    Continuance will also include public comments andread more →