After years in limbo, The Valley Journal is coming home, with 33 years of bound volumes of the weekly newspaper and its predecessor, the Roaring Fork Review, available for perusal at the new Carbondale Branch Library.
The move, free of fan-fair, was made possible by the Garfield County Library system and the Glenwood Springs Post Independent. “We’re excited to have them here. It’s a valuable resource,” Carbondale Branch Library Manager Mollie Honan told The Sopris Sun.
The public can browse, scan, and copy (though not check out) every edition from when ink first hit the paper on April 4, 1974, to when the Post Independent’s parent company closed its doors on the Valley Journal, Christmas 2008.
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