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    Linda Lafferty a shining light as an artist, equestrian

    Take a bit of Macbeth, add in a touch of a surprisingly successful 17th century woman painter and then mix a magnificent champion mare into the cauldron. You’ll then come up with the creative, award-winning author Linda Lafferty of Missouri Heights.

    Chatting with Lafferty at the Strang Ranch… read more →

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    Chamber’s annual Business Confluence encourages entrepreneurial spirit

    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Business Confluence on Sept. 18 in the Third Street Center.

    This year’s theme is “The Carbondale Entrepreneurial Mindset,” and the event will focus on the advantages and challenges of starting a business here.

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  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: June Nightingale

    Jan. 14, 1934 – Aug. 13, 2019

    June Nightingale passed away surrounded by family on August 13, 2019, in Durango, CO. She was 85.

    She was born Anita June King in Wellington, TX on January 14, 1934. She grew up in Childress,read more →

  • Sections: Columns Published

    Bits & Pieces: Becoming a fermentista

    This new book I have assures me that, “fermenting vegetables is a simple, inexpensive process that was used reliably for a few thousand years.” 

    Okay, so if it’s so simple why am I so scared to venture into the world of lacto-fermentation? I assure you I know my… read more →

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    COGCC wants Garco to be a partner

    Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Director Jeff Robbins came to the Aug. 21 COGCC meeting in Glenwood Springs looking for a partnership with the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners on the enforcement of the health and safety provisions of Senate Bill 181. All I can sayread more →

  • Sections: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Robert Gordon Buck

    Aug. 5, 1952 – Aug. 24, 2019

    Robert (Bob) Gordon Buck, 67, of Carbondale, passed away Aug. 24, 2019 at home as a result of cancer.  His wife, Janet, and his kitty were by his side.  

    Bob was born in Saranac Lake, NY to Gordon andread more →

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    The Hause cause always flows back to the river

    In creating a legacy for his brother Kea, Ian Hause built one for himself as well.

    “He unexpectedly passed away, so we took his vision, his passion, his knowledge, his being and brought that to the river,” he explained of the River, Riparian and Restoration (R3)read more →

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    Propaganda Pie offers a Detroit-style pizzolution in Redstone

    The time has come. Propaganda Pie in Redstone has opened its doors to pizza lovers everywhere.

    Only, you do not even have to be a pizza lover to enjoy this delicacy. What is pulled out of their oven is enough to make a food critic’sread more →

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    Kenna Steindler balances burritos and the band

    The 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 Kenna Steindler, a fixture at Dos Gringos Burritos, one of the founders of the localread more →

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    The silent trauma of immigration

    The formula for immigrant trauma is a complex one. It begins with cultural norms not to speak about your troubles to anyone. Add fears around documentation status and potential retribution by federal and local immigration and law enforcement authorities and you end up with a problem few willread more →