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  • Sections: News Published

    GarCo confirms $200k commitment to Red Hill

    A collaborative effort among multiple community stakeholders will result in three new trails and safer trail access at the Red Hill Recreation Area.

    The partnership between the Town of Carbondale and the Carbondale-based Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) started with an effort to acquire andread more →

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    Carbondale attorney makes change and history in fight against human trafficking

    More than 125 local cops, doctors, teachers, philanthropists and citizens recently gathered for the biggest anti-human-trafficking conference ever held on Colorado’s Western Slope.

    That one-day summit happened because Glenwood Springs Attorney Angela Roff asked Carbondale resident Beth Klein to make it happen.

    Bethread more →

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    Local psychedelic series reflects state and national conversations

    Lux Wellness Center co-founders Jade Wimberley, a naturopathic doctor, and Lauren Whittaker, a chiropractor, want their space to be a forum for conversation and education as much as a place for healing. In fact, they see as one informing the other — and, they contend, there is a conversation… read more →

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    Ride the Rockies will power through Carbondale this summer

    Ride the Rockies organizers at The Denver Post make a point of never bringing the cycling tour through the same town two years in a row, but that doesn’t mean they’ll never revisit. And this year Carbondale will again — for the third time — host as an official… read more →

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    The flip side of vacation rentals in a tight market

    As renters struggle to find housing in the Roaring Fork Valley’s oversaturated market, some have pointed their fingers at landlords offering short-term housing instead — but they may be mixing cause and effect.

    It’s part of making it possible to live here,” explained Carbondale Branch Librarian Lacy Dunlavy.… read more →

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    The yellow ribbon, one month in

    Now in the thirty-third day of the partial government shutdown, the impacts are only becoming more magnified as furloughed workers are bracing to miss a second paycheck and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, runs out of funding in February. Impacts of the shutdownread more →

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    Trustee summoned for drinking and driving

    When Carbondale Police Officer Brandyn Rupp stopped a gray Subaru Forester near the intersection of Second Street and Snowmass Avenue for allegedly speeding just after midnight on Jan. 12, the driver turned out to be Luis Yllanes, a member of the Carbondale Board of Trustees.

    In addition to a citation… read more →

  • Sections: Columns Published

    Mutt & Jeff: It’s like…

    Ask my students — I’m a stickler when it comes to using the word “like.”

    Generally, it’s prohibited in my classroom. At least when it’s meant to stand for veritably — in other words, as an intensifier. If a person wants to intensify a statement, it doesn’t help… read more →

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    FootSteps Marketing making strides in wellness consciousness

    First, it was a mindfulness and self-compassion workshop. Financial wellness is next on the docket at FootSteps Marketing.

    Sydney Schalit, general manager turned FootSteps CEO, lights up when she talks about it.

    “We were all just sitting in a sweet little circleread more →

  • Sections: Letters Published

    Gaining the world; losing the self

    Dear Editor:

    My name is Sandra Lopez, the person who took sanctuary in Carbondale for 10 months. Thank you very much to my community, and to the Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist congregation.  Thanks to all of you, I kept my family together and was protectedread more →