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    ‘Mean Old Mr. Gray’ passing the baton

    Mark Gray got his nickname a couple of years into his 17-year career in music education. The day after a group of students had collapsed a table by standing on it, he arrived in his classroom at Carbondale Middle School to see a kid doing the same thingread more →

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    Carbondalian plans cohousing in New Castle

    In addition to the acupuncture and massage practices that pay her bills in Carbondale, Nancy Thal has taken on a project: the Adesa Community, a cohousing proposal for New Castle. She’s working with consultants, developers and a landowner who would like to see the project come to fruition.read more →

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    All aboard the Brain Train

    Every Monday and Wednesday at the Third Street Center, a group meets in the Senior Matters room for chair yoga, therapy-led discussions and art, singalongs and brain teasers. They’re all participants in Brain Train, the Roaring Fork Valley’s only program to support people with early memory loss.

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    Missouri Heights artist shares healing process

    Summers Moore is finally ready to talk about her husband’s suicide, and she’s doing so the only way she knows how: through her art.

    “I was just slapped,” she said of her husband’s 2007 death. For the next decade, she went into “mommy mode,” focusing onread more →

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    Trustees consider raising tobacco age

    In his final meeting as a Carbondale trustee, Frosty Merriott had no trouble speaking his mind as the board discussed ways to address teens smoking and vaping.

    “At this stage I would be for anything that would keep tobacco out of the hands of anyone,” heread more →

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    A year of firsts

    It completely snuck up on me — Shortsfest, that is.
    In addition to being one of the myriad film fests that help make the Valley’s arts scene so vibrant, it represents a sort of anniversary for me: covering Shortsfest 2017 was myread more →

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    Local officials are concerned about teenagers and vaping

    “Juuling,” “ghosting,” “vape pen,” “e-juice…” You’re not alone if you have no idea what these terms mean. However, the Carbondale Police Department and local county health departments are urging adults to pay close attention to this lingo as it relates to a growing epidemic of nicotine addiction amongread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Seeds of the new City Market sown

    April 14, 1988: Carbondale’s Circle Super unveiled a half-million dollar expansion at the Crystal Village Shopping Center.  In addition to new coolers, freezers and digital registers, Circle Super added a salad bar, full-service deli with hot foods run by Therese Obridgewitch and bakery headed by Tim Lewis of Pour la France. read more →
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    A biologist’s perspective on wolf restoration

    Recently I spoke in Carbondale and Aspen about restoring the gray wolf to the public wildlands of western Colorado. Some have claimed that my presentations were misleading. They were not. I stuck to reliable facts and concluded with an important truth: coexisting with wolves is a straightforward affair.read more →

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    Sopris Park Easter Egg Hunt 2018