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  • Sections: News Published

    Solar Rollers, from Carbondale to Dubai

    The emails tend to start around 10 p.m. and keep coming for several more hours. Even though he’s back home in Carbondale and still feeling the jet lag, Solar Rollers executive director Noah Davis’s international work isn’t quite finished. “Our equipment crate is still stuck in Dubai, so we’re doing all kinds of international customs clearance stuff to get everything sent back,” he said of his most recent endeavors. “It’s all lots of electronics and weird things, so we’ve talked to a lot of security people at airports.” Those “weird things” include SunPower solar cells, sheets of carbon fiber, motors and speed controllers, among other equipment likely not common for a customs agent’s review. read more →
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    Bridges High School truly gets a space of its own

    As Bridges High School prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 3, it will also be showing off a newly renovated space tailored specifically to its needs.Roaring Fork School District’s alternative to a traditional high school experience was originally housed in the old Glenwood Springs Middle School (now a wing of the high school) and held only in the evening. Throughout the years, it also used space at Colorado Mountain College on Blake Avenue; the district’s career center; Roaring Fork High School and what is now Third Street Center before finally moving into the old Carbondale Middle School building between Weant Boulevard, Third Street and Sopris Avenue. read more →
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    New work by Victoria Broyles displayed at Main Street Gallery

    Main Street Gallery is pleased to present a group of beautiful new paintings by Carbondale artist Victoria Broyles. Though her subjects vary, she focuses primarily on the beautiful landscapes and river valleys of the western Colorado mountains near her home, occasionally adding people and animals for interest. She is also an accomplished still-life and portrait artist working with oil on canvas or panel or with charcoal. read more →
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    Teens lead Carbondale PD on 100 mph chase

    What might have been a minor speeding ticket turned into a potential felony in the wee hours of Oct. 22 when a trio of local teens sped away instead of pulling over. According to Police Chief Gene Schilling, the 2007 Honda Accord was clocked at over 100 miles per hour during its flight up Highway 133 and onto Highway 82. read more →
  • Sections: News Published

    Indy Pass reopens after brief weather closure

    Traffic resumed on Independence Pass Halloween morning after an overnight closure due to inclement weather. read more →
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    Sandra Lopez se refugia con Two Rivers Unitarianians

    El 19 de octubre, una líder local de derechos de los inmigrantes, Sandra López, se mudó a una casa en Cleveland Place, y no sabe cuándo se sentirá lo suficientemente segura como para salir nuevamente. La casa es la casa pastoral de la congregación Unitaria Universalista de Dos Ríos de Carbondale (TRUU), con quien López se está refugiando. read more →
  • Sections: Letters Published

    Divest Wells Fargo

    Dear Editor: Garfield County and the Town of Carbondale bank with Wells Fargo. read more →
  • Sections: Letters Published

    Crystal Trail benefits outweigh the risks

    Dear Editor: As a Redstone resident and member of the Crystal River Caucus, I respect Delia Malone’s scientific credentials, viewpoints and passion, and share her concerns about the welfare of wildlife and vegetation in our valley. read more →
  • Sections: Columns Published

    How Tom Petty’s music made me feel free

    When I heard that rock icon Tom Petty passed away, it hit me harder than I expected. He somehow felt like a friend who helped me get through some tough times. I know, that’s totally ridiculous because I never even met the dude. But his music brought me comfort through the prickly years of adolescence and solace during the anxious years when I found myself living away from home for the first time. read more →
  • Sections: Columns Published

    A former wildlife officer’s perspective on the Crystal Trail

    I see through the local papers that the proposed Crystal Valley trail is still being considered for placement on the east side of the Crystal River. This controversial placement has been discussed and rejected by the public, local governments, local environmental organizations and the state Colorado Parks and Wildlife Division (CPW). read more →