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    Modern love, foraging and fungi

    Merriam-Webster defines “symbiosis” as an interaction between two different organisms living in intimate association, typically to the advantage of both.  Think of Nemo, impervious to the sting of sea anemones, taking refuge within its tentacles. In thanks, Nemo scares off predators of the anemone; his wastes nourishread more →

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    Changes coming to Eighth Street

    After three meetings to discuss four similar proposals for Eighth Street multimodal and traffic calming planning, staff suggested Alta Planning and Design and trustees backed the play.

    “It was probably one of the hardest [proposal] reviews I’ve actually been through because things were so tight,”read more →

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    First Democratic U.S. Senate candidate visits Carbondale

    Lorena Garcia hopes to make history.

    She certainly stands out among the Democrats looking to unseat Senator Cory Gardner. A seventh-generation Coloradan on one side and a first-generation American on the other, her background is in community organizing and she and her wife Jaimi have been married for… read more →

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    Terry Chacos remembered for her enthusiasm, grit

    Right up until her passing on Jan. 28, Terry Chacos met adversity with laughter and a smile.

    That’s the first thing anyone mentions when talking about her, and the memory cut through the grief as her husband, Chris, and sons, Eric and Charlie, sat down toread more →

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    Animal tracks tell great stories

    That famous line from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, “not all those who wander are lost,” fits in quite well with the Carbondale culture.

    People here meander through forests, mountains, waterways and the high desert environment not necessarily searching for anything in particular but just hoping… read more →

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    New restaurant offers diverse breakfast and lunch

    JC’s Breakfast and Lunch is a family-friendly restaurant with a menu that blends familiar American favorites and traditional Mexican fare.

    It opened quietly late last year in the Sopris Shopping Center in the former Sopris Bar space. First-time restaurant owner Trino Camacho with support from his wife, Jessica… read more →

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    History, geology and chocolate come together in Marble

    Locals and history buffs alike are excitedly awaiting The Marble Museum’s upcoming winter event, its “Winter Open House.” It takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. But first, the annual “Chocolate Extravaganza — Contest and Tasting” takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The… read more →

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    Talking to women about perimenopause

    First, let’s be clear about what we’re talking — or rather, not talking — about.

    According to WebMD, menopause is defined as “the time that marks the end of (a woman’s) menstrual cycles…after (a woman has) gone 12 months without a menstrual period.” read more →

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    Trail debate shifts to Redstone / McClure leg

    Seven miles up and seven miles back. What an invigorating outdoor adventure! Plus, look at the breathtaking views.

    However, not everyone at the recent White River National Forest open house to present the proposed Redstone to McClure Pass trail agreed a non-motorized trail should be completed.read more →

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    Rookie on Richmond Ridge — my day of avalanche training

    I am pretty new to Alpine Touring (AT). Before my son booked us a three-day hut trip over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, I had taken just a couple of day trips into the backcountry and a bunch of skins up Tiehack and main Buttermilk. Mountainread more →

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