Stuff by Will Grandbois

  • Sections: News Published

    CoVenture gets most of its ask as trustees finalize budget

    A substantial funding request for an expanded coworking space downtown split Carbondale’s normally copacetic board on Dec. 11 — though there was still room for compromise.

    CoVenture, a rebranded version of incubator GlenX, had met with resistance when it asked for $25,000 to match promisesread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Our Town: Noah Scher

    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 Noah Scher, one of the groomers up at the Spring Gulch Trail System —read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Putting a face to the brand with pop-ups at Batch

    Since moving to Main Street just over a year ago, Roaring Fork Beer Company’s “Batch” tasting room has continued to change and grow with the new location.

    “I do sometimes miss the small, Cheer’s-like atmosphere at the old place, but I love this space,” noted proprietorread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Police Academy offers a peek behind the thin blue line

    A domestic violence report, a welfare check and a traffic stop are all in a day’s work for a police officer — but not for the participants of Basalt’s Community Police Academy.

    Dec. 1 was “scenario day” for the fourth annual event at Basalt Highread more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Sandra L. McMullen

    Sandra L. McMullen died on Nov. 27, in Lakewood, CO, just short of her 83rd birthday.
    She was born on December 8, 1935 in Emporia, KS to Paul and Virginia (Bergerhouse) DeBauge and is survived by her husband, Dr. Joseph McMullen, children Robert McMullen, Karla (McMullen) Klossner (David… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Basketball brings student multi-athletes together

    Ram fans are going to see a lot of familiar faces as the basketball season tips off with the Brenda Patch Tournament.

    Many kids at Roaring Fork High School play multiple sports, and the usual suspects tend to excel in more than one.

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  • Sections: News Published

    West Main mixed-use development moving ahead

    While planner Bob Schultz’s characterization of the Marketplace property as “a warzone” would likely be considered apt to those who campaigned on either side, the Town and developers appear to have reached an armistice.

    With no one from the public seeking to comment, the Boardread more →

  • Sections: Opinion Published

    On winter reading and the literature of place

    Even though many people use fiction as a sort of escape, it’s the familiar elements that connect us to the story.

    It’s one of the reasons folks have pushed so hard for more stories featuring people of different genders, cultures, classes and perspectives. Even so, itread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Community radio stars connect in Carbondale

    The last time KDNK hosted the Rocky Mountain Community Radio conference, Gavin Dahl was on the KGNU board and working for Alternative Radio with David Barsamian.

    “That was my first time falling in love with KDNK,” he recalled. “As a guest, it all looked easy. Actuallyread more →

  • Sections: News Published

    Partners on the dance floor, in the classroom and in life

    The Clarks have education in their blood, and seem to have been always drawn back to teaching despite their many other interests.

    Rosemary grew up in Ohio, the daughter of a teacher and a principal. She majored in geology at Westchester College and immediately went toread more →