Stuff by Will Grandbois

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    Sandra Lopez se refugia con Two Rivers Unitarianians

    El 19 de octubre, una líder local de derechos de los inmigrantes, Sandra López, se mudó a una casa en Cleveland Place, y no sabe cuándo se sentirá lo suficientemente segura como para salir nuevamente. La casa es la casa pastoral de la congregación Unitaria Universalista de Dos Ríos de Carbondale (TRUU), con quien López se está refugiando. read more →
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    Teens lead Carbondale PD on 100 mph chase

    What might have been a minor speeding ticket turned into a potential felony in the wee hours of Oct. 22 when a trio of local teens sped away instead of pulling over. According to Police Chief Gene Schilling, the 2007 Honda Accord was clocked at over 100 miles per hour during its flight up Highway 133 and onto Highway 82. read more →
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    Indy Pass reopens after brief weather closure

    Traffic resumed on Independence Pass Halloween morning after an overnight closure due to inclement weather. read more →
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    Trustees talk trail, begin budgeting

    The Town of Carbondale is taking its opportunity to comment on the Crystal River Trail seriously — though it might be a while before everyone can agree on what exactly to say. A short public comment period kicked off the discussion at the trustee meeting Oct. 24, setting the tone and giving constituents another chance to be heard. Still, several speakers directly addressed a sense that Pitkin County Open Space and Trails wasn’t really listening. “It’s almost like this is manifest destiny — something that’s going to happen no matter what,” said Bill Argeros. read more →
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    Fish rescue

    Something fishy took place in Sopris Park on the afternoon of Oct. 23. A number of fish were trapped in the ditch after it was turned off for the season and only a small amount of water was left when Mitt Farmer noticed them. Farmer told Cindy Sidlowski and they called in Rory Rehbeck's expertise read more →
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    Making a mark with figure drawing

    “There you go, good job! That’s beautiful!” one of that night’s participating artists encouraged Kristina as she nestled into the position she would be holding for the next 20 minutes on a well-lit couch in the middle of the studio. She was completely nude, and it was her first time modeling in that capacity. read more →
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    Before the cows come home

    Carbondalians love it in the fall when the cows come through town on their way from summer pastures on public land to their winter digs back on the ranch read more →
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    Small plane crash in Gypsum, minor injuries reported

    Both the pilot and the passenger survived with minor injuries after single-engine plane made an emergency landing near Gypsum on Oct. 25 and ended up upside down in a field. read more →
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    The rest is history

    What’s so special about the history of this place? It was an almost offensive question to pose to Beth White and Matt Annabel of the Mount Sopris Historical Society, particularly against the rugged backdrop of the Pour House. But with a much broader demographic than just history buffs weighing in on a million dollar historical fund for Garfield County in the 1A ballot question, however, it’s probably one worth asking. read more →
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    Pages of the Past: The big football game that never happened

    Oct. 27, 1977: The Journal reflected on “the first big game” — a planned 1921 football showdown between Roaring Fork and Glenwood Springs. The entire male population of the school formed the 11 man team, which ultimately opted not to compete. “We got cold feet,” recalled Eddis Fender. “I mean, they were really big. To tell the truth, we didn’t play anybody that year. We had a perfect record: 0-0-0. We practiced for four years and never did play a real game.” read more →