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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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    The Neffs bring perspective, classical music from Switzerland

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Werner Neff, 72, a Swiss-born author and transplant to Carbondale,read more →

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    LadyBosses take on the entrepreneurial roller coaster

    Lindsay Gurley knows just as well as anyone what it is like to ride the entrepreneurial roller coaster.

    For the past 10 years, Gurley has been her own boss, but it has not always been easy. Even though her work as an intimate relationship and adventure-basedread more →

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    Locals step up to virus challenges

    The Bonedale community has come together to weather the Covid-19 crisis.
    It’s quiet in town absent the parking spot search, delicious smells wafting from restaurants all along Main Street and sweet sounds from music venues.

    This is the new Carbondale —read more →

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    Local officials respond to COVID-19

    As concern grows over infectious diseases here and across the country, local first responders urged residents to remain calm but be cautious.

    Rob Goodwin, Chief of the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District, and his team remain on the front lines of any and all more →

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    Giving and beer works

    Beer and good food make for a great time. Giving back to the community also feels great. Carbondale Beer Works (CBW) combines the two to make a concoction truly satisfying.

    Patrice Fuller bought CBW in 2016 and has used her foothold in the community to help nonprofits fundraise,… read more →

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    Ball brewing pours a dram of history into your glass

    Take a sip, and you’ll realize this is something different. Just a few miles down Highway 82, a new taproom is reaping and sharing the benefits of an unexpected windfall.

    The phrase “heirloom” — whether seeds or hops, which are essential to brew beer — haveread more →

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    Climbing ephemeral ice in Redstone

    A half hour into our hike up a dry but snowy creek bed, ducking under fallen trees and scrambling up icy chutes, I begin to doubt whether the forest closing in on us will actually disclose an ice wall worthy of climbing.

    Without Mike Schneiter,read more →

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    Wearing many hats at Green is the New Black

    Update: Green is the New Black has been delayed until November. 

    Josie Castaldo sees herself as a communal artist, not an individual one.

    As such, Carbondale’s quirky fashion extravaganza is a perfect chance for her to get creative.

    “I have this really

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    Norwood designs with purpose

    Update: Green is the New Black has been delayed until November. 

    Rochelle Norwood’s Africana designs are featured in the upcoming 12th annual Green is the New Black Fashion Extravaganza.

    Her introduction to Africa came 16years ago when she was dancing with the African Dance Ensemble ,

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    Earthy tones debut at fashion show

    Update: Green is the New Black has been delayed until November. 

    It’s a dress, no it’s a skirt… it’s alive! Valley resident Yoli LaGuerre is bringing a new line of fashion to Green is the New Black and it is about as raw as it can get. She specializes…

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