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    Trustees talk Town Center, bag ban, Industry Place

    n otherwise straightforward transfer of ownership opened up a broader discussion at the May 14 Carbondale Board of Trustees meeting.

    When the Bonanza Trailer Park — located between Fourth and Sixth streets on Colorado Avenue — was bulldozed to make room for the Town Center Developmentread more →

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    Making the best of a rocky situation

    A rock slide closed Highway 133 not far south of Carbondale for three hours on May 11, but the incident just brought residents and visitors together.

    No one was hurt when two large boulders and plenty of smaller debris tumbled into the road around 11:30 Saturday morning, and motorists immediately… read more →

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    A win for CRMS, a loss for Roaring Fork in at-home playoffs

    Carbondale had the unusual privilege of hosting two overlapping state playoff games on May 7.

    First up was Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s soccer girls. With only two non-league losses to their name — including one to 3A Roaring Fork — the Pearls have led the Westernread more →

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    Sinfonia, Symphony, Choral and Choir connect for collaboration

    “It’s one of the greatest things that ever happened. It should have happened a long time ago.” That is how Wendy Larson, of High Country Sinfonia, described the first-time collaboration between four local music organizations: the Aspen Choral Society, Symphony in the Valley, High Country Sinfonia, and theread more →

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    Coal mine methane capture key to GarCo CORE support

    Remember how the Garfield County Commissioners in February reversed their decision to permanently protect the Thompson Divide as stated in the Colorado Recreation Economy Act (CORE)? Well, they could end up reversing that reversal.

    A recent public meeting with John Whitney, Four Corners Regional Director for Senator Michael… read more →

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    Happy Mother's Day 2019!

    Congratulations to the Roaring Fork Valley’s newest moms and babies! We had a record turnout this year, and photographer Mark Burrows (rfvphoto.com) has been working double time to keep up. We’d like to thank him and everyone who participated in keeping this tradition alive.… read more →

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    Remodeled restaurants reopen

    The Beat goes on

    Lucy Perutz and Toby Britt have finally put down the power tools.

    “It feels so [expletive] good,” Perutz said. “I’d say running a restaurant, for us, is easier than construction life and odd-jobbing. Mostly because we like it a lot more!”… read more →

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    Community Garden season gearing up

    It’s May, the ski resorts are all closed, the sun is shining, dandelions are blooming — and Carbondale’s community gardens are quiet and waiting. Yes, spring planting season is upon us, and what better way to dig into it than at one of these gardens.

    The gardensread more →

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    Creating sustainability through building hives

    Connie Baker is no longer the only queen bee at Marble Distilling Co. — thanks in large part to husband and co-founder Carey Shanks.

    The bees were a birthday present, he said.

    “I got … Connie a beehive and the outfit and a book on raising bees… read more →

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    Finding strength together through Empowered Hearts

    Bridget Law and Katie Gray are self-described best friends. It’s that kinship between women that drives Empowered Hearts, and later this month, they’re bringing their 24-hour retreat model to the Carbondale area.

    “While it doesn’t necessarily just pertain to women, I feel there is incredible power when women… read more →

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