Stuff by Will Grandbois

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    Pot planted downtown

    Someone placed at least six live cannabis plants in Main Street pots and planters on May 16, though most were swiftly removed.

    According to Carbondale Police Chief Gene Schilling, planting marijuana on public property is at least a code violation.  “It’s required to be secured and it has to be… read more →

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    Ogilbys turning out to be a family of fish

    It’s hard to say where the swimming legacy in the Ogilby family begins and ends. On one hand, it traces back at least as far as 1933 Illinois state freestyle champion Trahern Ogilby. On the other, it’s his great-granddaughters — Amélie, 12, and Laia, 9 — who haveread more →

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    Drama returns to RFHS with whodunit

    It took weeks to clean out the set shop. Then the props didn’t arrive on time. But the show will go on, and it will be epic — after all, it’s the first production from the first Roaring Fork High School official drama program in years.

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    Pages of the Past: Carbondale’s got talent

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    May 18, 1978

    Carbondale Police Chief Verne Soucie announced his intention to run for Garfield County Sheriff. With 20 years in law enforcement in Carbondale, Arvada and Jefferson County, Soucie seemed confident in his chances of nabbing…

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    Goodman leaves lasting legacy at RFHS

    There’s nothing Kelsie Goodman values more than community, but sometimes that can lead to difficult decisions. Case in point, moving to Basalt for a temporary teaching position six years ago, and leaving her position as vice principal at Roaring Fork High School to move back home.

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    Single hauler, required recycling favored as trustees talk trash

    After years of discussion, Carbondale’s Board of Trustees seem poised to get directly involved in municipal waste diversion with the goal of increasing landfill diversion and reducing street impacts and wildlife interactions.

    Although significant public discussion is still required before a final decision, the boardread more →

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    Youngsters experience the unfairness of pioneer life

    May 12, 1988: Students at Carbondale Elementary got a taste of what life was like for early settlers in a project that challenged them to build their own miniature wagons in art class, read diaries from pioneer days and plan a wagon train with daily decisions on routes and supplies. read more →
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    Spring sport season winding down

    Some seasons, participating in the district and regional tournaments turns into an untouchable dream by the end of the regular season. Others, the whole thing seem like a footnote on the path to state. This year is neither of those extremes.

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    7A election day approaching for Crown Mountain Park

    Carbondalians take note — your midvalley neighbors are in the process of making a decision that could impact area recreation for years to come.

    Voters in Crown Mountain Park and Recreation District are being asked to approve a permanent mill levy increase, with more than 1,000read more →

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    Pages of the Past: A rolling stone gathers no moss

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    May 4, 1978

    A new judge was called to preside over a minimum stream flow case with implications for the Crystal River and Avalanche Creek after the previous one was disqualified due to his wife’s membership in…

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