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  • Sections: News Published

    Carbondale athlete seeks uphill record in mental health awareness effort

    Carbondale’s Sean Van Horn will attempt to break the North American record for most feet uphilled on skis in a 24-hour period. The record stands at 61,200 feet, which equates to between 39 and 40 laps at Buttermilk. The event, “24 Hours Of Vert For Aspen Strong,” will begin… read more →

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    The ups and downs of decreased grazing fees

    For the third consecutive year, the federal grazing fee for public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Forest Service has been lowered — this time, from $1.41 per animal unit month (AUM) to the legal basement price, $1.35 per AUM.

    The fee, which… read 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 →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Tim Moore

    Thomas (Tim) G. Moore, 79, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at home in Carbondale.

    Affectionately known as Tim to many, he was a true gentleman with a great sense of humor.

    Tim was in the first class at Colorado Rocky Mountain High School in Carbondale.read more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Annie Markham

    Annette Markham (Annie) passed away in Carbondale on Feb. 18, 2019 at the age of 94.

    Born to Peter and Ruth Glasier, she grew up on a farm near Denver.  After graduating from East High School, she earned her degree in English Literature from McPherson College. She… read more →

  • Sections: News Published

    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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    Avalanche pros emphasize safety following heavy snowfall

    With great snow comes great responsibility.

    The Colorado Rockies have enjoyed an above average snowpack this season, which means locals and visitors alike have been recreating abundantly in the mountains. But the heavy snowfall has increased the risk of avalanche danger statewide, as well as caused transportation woes… read more →

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    Susie Strode’s legacy echoes beyond the airwaves

    It’s difficult to pin Susie Strode down, even posthumously. But that would likely make the music and travel lover smile.

    Whether DJing as Madame Gumbo on KDNK or hosting one of the myriad performances she curated in the lower Roaring Fork Valley via Music Gumbo Productionsread more →

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    Webber weaves together print and radio

    Megan Webber was of course thrilled to meet journalism icon Bob Woodward, but she admits that probably nobody at the Denver Athletic Club that night was more excited to meet her hero than Webber’s grandmother.

    “I brought her up to meet him, and she was speechless. Theread more →

  • Sections: Opinion Published

    TRTC’s ‘Of Mice and Men’ brings audience to its feet

    Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) brings John Steinbeck’s depression-era novella vividly to life in “Of Mice and Men.”

    The action opens with George Milton (Corey Simpson), chiding Lennie Small (Owen O’Farrell) for drinking water from a muddy stream while rough-camping near Soledad. George and Lennie are two “bindlestiffs”… read more →