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    County Road 106 right-of-way debate resurfaces

    Neighbors of Colorado Rocky Mountain School outside Carbondale this week told the Garfield County Commissioners that they were concerned that the school has not lived up to its side of a bargain about public use of a county road that cuts through the campus. read more →
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    Drive throughs for banks only, trustees decide

    Drive-through windows are to be permitted for banks and pharmacies, but not for any other businesses, following a decision by the Carbondale Board of Trustees on Tuesday. The decision was driven, in part, by the fact that an application has been submitted to the town by the First Bank company, which hopes to build a new bank with a drive through somewhere in town. read more →
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    ‘Consensual Improv’ returns to TRTC

    Thunder River Theatre Compay’s “Consensual Improv” troupe is back for one night with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and if the debut weekend last year is any guide, it’s likely to sell out fast. “It was absolutely packed,” said TRTC artistic director Corey Simpson. That kind of response indicates that this is something we’re really hungry for.” read more →
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    Plenty of applicants for KDNK manager position

    Two dozen people have applied to become the next station manager at KDNK, Carbondale's community access radio station, and there is some hope that a new manager will be on the job within a matter of weeks, according to one station official. The board has embarked on a national search to replace Steve Skinner, the long-time station manager who was dismissed late last year. read more →
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    Roaring Women present ‘Half the Sky’

    A Glenwood Springs nonprofit that helps school girls in Kenya, and an acclaimed documentary covering many of the same issues, meet in Carbondale with a screening of “Half the Sky” at the Crystal Theatre at 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 19. read more →
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    New energy at the Near New secondhand store

    A new generation is pitching in with Carbondale Daughters of Rebekah, and it’s none too soon. Although the group has a steady volunteer base to help with the Near New secondhand store, active membership has declined over the years. Now, Rochelle Norwood has joined the fold as one of the youngest members in years, and with a couple other 30-somethings slated for induction early next month. read more →
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    Valley Visual Art Show delivers

    Even with only one piece per artist, the Valley Visual Art Show has grown so popular that participants are capped at 50. Now in its 37th year, the show features two and three-dimensional work created in the last year by local artists, from dabblers to professionals, and opens Friday, Jan. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Launchpad. read more →
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    Riverview School opens next fall

    A new Roaring Fork school will open its doors next fall: the recently named Riverview School will serve pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students primarily from Glenwood Springs. The school will be located in the Eastbank area, near the intersection of Highway 82 and County Road 154 (the Westbank turnoff). The school was proposed as part of the 2015 bond issue to relieve overcrowding in Glenwood Springs schools and address the population growth expected in this area over the next five to ten years. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the start of the 2017-18 school year. read more →
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    I-70 open after tanker truck rollover

    The Colorado Department of Transportation urged caution after numerous accidents on the Western Slope Monday morning, including a tanker truck rollover that closed Interstate 70 two miles west of Gypsum. read more →
  • Sections: Letters Published

    Responding to Tipton

    Dear Editor: I wonder if Rep. Tipton has noticed that the majority of the terrorist attacks in this country since 9/11 have been perpetrated by American citizens? Muslims, yes, but not immigrants. Orlando, San Bernardino, Boston, nobody from overseas involved. They were radicalized through social media. How is securing our borders going to stop them? read more →