• Locations: Persistent Published

    First Friday goes virtual

    Carbondale’s First Friday celebration will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. April 3 on the Thunder River Theatre Company’s ThunderStream. Connect with places you like, hang with friends you love, discover new spots, experience art and culture and — most of all — participate in community. read more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    Taking the confusion out of how to plan your last wishes

    Full disclosure: I started writing and researching this piece well over a month ago, before Covid-19 had taken hold. At the time, it seemed like a good idea to shelve any talk of end-of-life decisions. Now, in a world where so much seems out of our control, itread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    RFOV promotes art through your window

    Take a moment, right now, to look up from this article and peer out of the nearest window. What do you see? Perhaps, if you are privileged enough, you have an expansive view of Sopris; or maybe, you just witnessed a neighbor enjoying a brief moment of respiteread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Watching is for the birds

    If you’re itching to take a walk on the wild side, look no further than your own backyard, for that’s where you’ll find the fascinating world of birding.

    It’s spring, so birds are coming back from their winter vacations down south and are eager to returnread more →

  • Locations: Breaking News, Letters Published

    A letter from the Mayor

    Dear Carbondale Community:
    The State of Colorado made important and necessary decisions to limit the spread of COVID-19 by enacting a stay-at-home Executive Order, which has and will continue to significantly impact our economy. The Town of Carbondale stands with the members of our community who are impacted… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Victory Gardens see revival during stay-at-home order

    While emptying shelves in the grocery store seem to be filling shoppers’ supply of anxiety, backyards are starting to look more like opportunities.

    Echoes of WWII’s Victory Garden initiatives are ringing through the chambers of social media outlets and garden supply phone lines during COVID-19, nationallyread more →

  • Locations: Opinion Published

    If the City Market aisles could talk

    The Ides of March, 2020, will be a date long remembered in Carbondale lore.  After that fateful day, the town would never be the same. 

    COVID-19 has hit America hard – from two deaths at a Seattle nursing home on Jan. 26 – to 2,597 deathsread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Roaring Fork Family Physicians plans for pandemic

    Dr. Chad Knaus wrapped up his tour of critical access hospitals and disaster zones and rejoined his Roaring Fork Family Practice just in time to apply some of those same skills right here in Carbondale.

    “I had about three weeks of getting back into the rhythmread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Retired pulmonologist answers the COVID-19 call

    “The pneumonia vaccine, although it won’t reduce the risk of getting coronavirus, could lessen the incidence of bacterial pneumonia, a critical complication.”

    That is the professional opinion of Dr. Clifford Zwillich, a pulmonary disease and internal medicine specialist who lives in Missouri Heights with his wife,read more →

  • Published

    School board grants superintendent emergency powers

    On March 18, Governor Polis signed an executive order suspending in-person learning in all schools starting March 23, and administrators of the Roaring Fork Schools found themselves in uncharted territories, trying to figure out how to provide instruction without classrooms, serve school lunches without lunchrooms, and respond toread more →