Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Locations: News Published

    Ram athletes swing into spring

    There’s no shortage of athletic opportunity at Roaring Fork High School in the spring, and students are taking advantage of it. More than 100 students — roughly a third of the school — are enrolled in baseball, track and field, girls’ soccer or junior varsity girls’ lacrosse.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Pages of the Past: The box

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    March 23, 1978

    Carbondale Middle School Principal Everett Knutson defended the use of a plywood box as a discipline tool even as Superintendent Nick Massaro ordered the device destroyed. Knutson had reportedly asked janitor Bill Bartrem to…

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    Obituary: Jack Real

    Jack Real, 82, died in his sleep on March 16, 2018 in his No Name home.

    A midwestern boy, fond of his meat and potatoes, Jack opened his heart to all he met, but turned a will of steel to social justice issues

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    Neighbors evacuated as Basalt home searched

    An investigation into hazardous bottles in the Roaring Fork River lead to a search at the Roaring Fork Mobile Home Park on the evening of March 16.

    According to a Pitkin County press release, around 40 people from multiple agencies participated in the operation. “In the interest of public… read more →

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    Learn to love monsters with ‘The Voices Project’

    “Blame is a monster I can’t seem to kill off,” sophomore Daniela Rivera observes in a deeply personal vignette she will perform as part of “The Voices Project” — an interdisciplinary, multi-school performance which takes place March 16 and 17 at Thunder River Theatre.

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    Pages of the Past: Roaring Fork strike a blow for the underdog

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    March 16, 1978

    A series of conflicts between dogs and deer were causing headaches for local wildlife officers. In a specific incident described, a motorist on Highway 82 called in two dogs harassing a herd ofread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Mutt and Jeff: Don’t take it to the extreme

    Extreme. What in the world do we mean by extreme?  When we speak of temperature we say that something is too hot or too cold, or perhaps that it is pleasantly warm or cool, or perhaps tepid. The highest and lowest temperatures would be at the extremities, thousandsread more →

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    RFHS, Ross participate in National School Walkout

    No signs. No slogans.

    Roaring Fork High School’s participation in the National School Walkout on March 14 was a quiet affair.

    While the whole student body shared 17 seconds of silence during a community meeting inside, around three dozen kids and a handful of grown-upsread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Teachers packing heat

    Dear Editor:

    I ask myself, would I fire my single shot .22 handgun over the heads of my students if I knew the bad guy with a bump-stocked AR15 was ready to unleash 100 rounds in my direction, over the heads of the 30 children thatread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Carbondale over Glenwood Springs

    Dear Editor:

    It’s been just about three years since I moved to Carbondale after 16 years in Glenwood Springs. Never made a better move in my life.

    The biggest reason I left Glenwood Springs was the traffic. It was frustrating trying to get anywhereread more →