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    Drive-in Stones screening sells out; more events likely

    No longer a relic of the 1960s, drive-in movies are making a resurgence in the Roaring Fork Valley thanks to The Arts Center at Willits (TACAW) and Basalt’s Crown Mountain Park (CMP). 

    “Sometimes you’ve got to move backwards to move forward,” TACAW Executive Director Ryan Honeyread more →

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    P&Z approves local lumber location

    Carbondale Marketplace took a big step forward as the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Preliminary/Final Plat submitted by Builders FirstSource to build a lumber yard showroom, an office building and a warehouse. 

    Bob Schultz, representing Crystal River Marketplace, said “This is a good fitread more →

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    Facilities tackle virus testing dilemma

    Like other county nursing homes and long term residential facilities, Heritage Park struggled to test all its residents — until recently.

    Brian Zaragoza, executive director at Heritage, confirmed the Colorado National Guard arrived at the Carbondale location last week and tested both symptomatic and asymptomatic consentingread more →

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    Our Town: Yarely Valasco connects cultures

    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 Yarely Valasco, a first generation American who was born in Aspen and just graduated…… read more →
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    Gavin Dahl changes the dial

    Gavin Dahl, KDNK station manager, has been a familiar voice for listeners across the western slope for over four years, but on June 30, he will be signing off KDNK radio to shift the dial towards fatherhood.

    “My wife and I are moving to Montrose,” Dahlread more →

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    Why the allure of fly fishing?

    It’s spring in the Roaring Fork Valley. For people who love to fish, that means gearing up for the sport, while waiting for snowmelt runoffs to move from being fast and furious — and muddy — to easy running, clear rivers.
    But, whatread more →

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    Town offers outdoor space to restaurants

    A block of Main Street will be subject to one-way traffic and weekly full closures after Carbondale trustees empowered staff to hammer out a specific plan for dining deeper in the right of way.

    The idea is to use the margins of Main for extra seatingread more →

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    Expect the unexpected with Bonedale Tattoo

    Perfectly placed within an underground hillside, it is easy to be swept away from the outside world at Bonedale Tattoo’s new studio space located at 818 Industry Pl.

    Flanked by massive boulders and encircled with an impressive steel culvert, the studio’s entrance gives off the impressionread more →

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    No longer silence at the libraries

    The libraries were among the first public facilities to reopen this month, and patrons are learning to operate within some substantial limitations. 

    “We feel comfortable with all of the different precautions that are in place, not just for patrons but also for staff,” noted Carbondale Branchread more →

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    Town seeks input on possible new swimming pool

    The town isn’t exactly jumping into the deep end to build a new swimming pool, but it is sticking a toe in the shallow part.

    As a first step, Carbondale residents are being asked to take a public survey to help town officials decide what amenitiesread more →

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