Stuff by Will Grandbois

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    Carbondale selects its new single hauler

    The Carbondale Board of Trustees followed staff’s lead in awarding the Town’s residential hauling contract to Mountain Waste and Recycling.

    Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman estimated that Mountain Waste’s bid represented a 6 or 7 percent savings over Waste Management, the main competitor — atread more →

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    Municipal buildings on track for 100 percent renewable power

    What seemed like an unreachable green goal a decade ago was treated as a simple stop-gap on the road to greater sustainability at the March 12 Board of Trustees meeting.

    According to Town Manager Jay Harrington, an entirely different set of trustees opted out of Holy Cross’s out-of-state… read more →

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    The start of a new season, even if it doesn’t look like it

    Spring sports are like the time they fill — unpredictable but full of promise.

    With basketball officially over following playoff losses March 1 and 2, the Roaring Fork High School auxiliary gym now hosts a wide array of outdoor sports practicing inside because of snow. Games are scheduled… read more →

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    Yllanes pleads to careless driving, speeding

    A Carbondale Trustee who was originally cited for driving under the influence of alcohol pleaded guilty to lesser offenses as part of a deal reached on Feb. 28.

    Luis Yllanes, 44, was stopped for speeding near the corner of Second Street and Snowmass Ave. just after midnight on… read more →

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    Terri Ritchie finishes stitching together The Sun

    is Sun, chances are Terri Ritchie was the one who took all the stories and pictures and pieced them together into a beautiful whole. Now, even as she begins a new role, she’s sewing The Sun in a more literal sense.

    But let’s not getread more →

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    A cooperative solution for a coop co-op

    The physical foundations may be poured sometime this week, but the philosophical foundations are already deep.

    The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) is in the process of building employee housing on a small lot donated by longtime Carbondalian Kim Stacey. While no money changed hands whenread more →

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    CoVenture hosts First Friday opening

    It’s more than a name change. It’s a new space with new backers and new vision.

    “GlenX was basically a beta test for what became CoVenture,” explained part-time Director of Operations Evan Zislis. “When we started pulling all these public and private partners into the mix,read more →

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    Proposed Sutey management plan calls for winter closure

    The Bureau of Land Management has announced its intended approach for managing the Sutey Ranch near Carbondale, pending a 30-day public protest period.

    The BLM acquired the 557-acre ranch, as well as the 112-acre Haines Parcel near Prince Creek,  in March 2017 through theread more →

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    An inseparable team, in business and in life

    For more than 50 years, Chris and Terri Chacos have shared each others’ ups and downs.

    Both physical therapists, they met at a class in Denver in 1968 just as Chris was planning to leave for a Quaker mission in Vietnam.

    “Oh no!read more →

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    Trustees contemplate climate vulnerability

    The Town of Carbondale’s approach to global climate change is expanding from contributing to the best case scenario to preparing for the worst.

    Last autumn, trustees attended a two-day Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) workshop with the Western Water Assessment (WWA) group. A finalread more →