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    What are organizations doing right now?

    Colorado Governor Jared Police has ordered closure of restaurants and bars for at least 30 days to stem coronavirus spread — although takeout, delivery and outside dining are permitted. The order also mandates that gyms, casinos and theaters, including movie theaters, be closed. Here’s how that’s impacting different establishments.  read more →
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    RFSD offer grab-and-go meals to all kids

    Roaring Fork School District will provide free, nutritious meals to all children during the upcoming school closure beginning Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 17. All children 18 years of age and under will receive one breakfast and one lunch per day regardless of where the child attends school. This… read more →

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    Utility workers and services make life at home possible

    Whether you, reader, are consuming this local news via the internet or a hard copy of the paper, I’m willing to wager that you are reading it at home. While the nation scrambles to find normalcy under the utterly abnormal circumstances brought on by COVID-19, communities are learningread more →

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    Silverstein slowing, not stopping

    The little package of candy may still be on the counter at the Carbondale Post Office, and the music might still be playing on the boom box donated by KDNK, but Marty Silverstein won’t be there.

    Silverstein, who has worked at the post office in Carbondaleread more →

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    Democratic and Republican assemblies convened virtually

    The Garfield County Republican and Democratic assemblies convened on March 20. Both of the assemblies were conducted via Zoom, a visual conference call tool utilized significantly throughout the professional world as of late.

    On March 16, Governor Polis signed a bill enabling assemblies to meet remotelyread more →

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    To be without a home in Carbondale amid the pandemic

    With the onset of COVID 19 disrupting everyone’s lives it seems solace these days is found within one’s own home. This time is perhaps particularly distressing for those who simply do not have a roof to isolate under. 

    Lynn Kirchner with Carbondale Homeless Assistance (CHA) isread more →

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    Getting info out in Spanish

    This time in our history casts a hue of uncertainty over everyone. It may be especially confusing for those who do not understand the language the information is given in. 

    Spanish-speaking members of our community do their best to stay informed but the information being spreadread more →

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    Red Hill Road set to receive a safety facelift

    Carbondale Town and Garfield County officials are gearing up for the Red Hill Road Realignment Project that is expected to create a safer and more efficient traveling experience for all community members.

    While no official date has been released, officials believe that with consistent weather andread more →

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    Local man struggled to leave Nepal

    As Nepal considered closing its borders because of the Covid-19 virus pandemic, one Carbondalian, Hamilton Pevec, was trapped in that remote South Asian country.

    Fortunately, he arrived home March 22 after enduring what he called a long, grueling journey. Pevec said he had been trying toread more →

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    Community committees consider chief candidates

    The public reception for Carbondale’s four police chief finalists went ahead as expected amid COVID-19 cancellations on March 12, but with very little risk of exceeding the 50-person cap imposed by the county. Similarly, a set of panels intended to further vet the candidates managed to squeeze intoread more →

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    Byars brings water, health to the commissioner conversation

    Katrina Byars has been busy since she was forced to step down from the Carbondale Board of Trustees due to a housing situation in 2017. 

    She spent the first six months in Glenwood Springs, putting together a nonprofit dedicated to sustainability. 

    “Its mission isread more →

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