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    Forest Service reveals plans for new Carbondale office

    White River National Forest is planning to redevelop its Aspen-Sopris Ranger District Office beginning next year.

    But before the March 2021 demolition and subsequent year of construction, there’s plenty of opportunity for community members to get a good look at the planned. First up is an open house from 5… read more →

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    Sculptures past to present

    hroughout town, there are many sculptures standing proudly in  parks or on various street corners. Each has special significance for at least one and perhaps hundreds of locals. Some of the figures have been in place for some time, others have come and gone.

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    Local inequality follows national direction

    The economic gap between the richest Americans and the rest continues to grow, and the Roaring Fork Valley is a microcosm of that pattern.

    That’s at least part of the picture painted by a 2018 report by the Economic Policy Institute recently dusted off by theread more →

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    To save one life, Megan’s Law arrived

    Little Megan Kanka was only seven years old when, in 1994, she was raped and murdered by a convicted sexual offender in the small community of Hamilton township in Mercer County, New Jersey.

    “Every police officer I interviewed – in my office and at the trialread more →

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    How FlyNutrition is elevating the standard for nutritional therapy

    You’re flipping through a favorite magazine when suddenly you come across it – “Solve all your nutritional issues TODAY with this one trick!”. You panic. Didn’t you already know everything? Isn’t your big race tomorrow? Should you just “wing it” and try this one trick? Now what?

    In… read more →

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    A complete and accurate Census count impacts local service levels

    April 1 is Census Day. It is the date when the 2020 United States Census will count all people living in the United States, regardless of citizenship.

    About 30 community members of the Aspen to Parachute Complete Count Committee (A2PCCC) met on Jan. 15 at theread more →

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    CMC class teaches vibrancy in both life and death

    While sipping hot tea in her home that smelled of fresh-baked cookies, a fly on the wall wouldn’t guess that Lisa Goddard and I were discussing death.

    “There’s nothing that’s touched me more profoundly than the practice of sitting with the dying. After someone passesread more →

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    Home on the range, at last

    Seeing big grins on two clients, one 36 years old and the other five at WindWalkers, you realize how fortunate the Valley is to have this equine assisted learning and therapy center here.

    And WindWalkers is approaching the finish line into property ownership with the Februaryread more →

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    The late Kathy Arnold, expert barrel racer and politician

    This woman for all seasons rode like a cowgirl, prayed devotedly and, unbeknownst to many, served in both the Colorado State House of Representatives and the Colorado State Senate. Many in Missouri Heights, where she and husband Harold lived after moving from the Front Range, only knew Arnoldread more →

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    How volunteer tutors are changing lives through literacy

    Nearly four years ago, Orlando Alfaro moved to the Roaring Fork Valley with the hope of beginning a career as an educator. There was just one major challenge: he could not read, write, or speak any English.

    Not one to be deterred easily, Alfaro heeded the advice of… read more →

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