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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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    Marty Stouffer — Mr. ‘Wild America,’ valley resident

    It was nearly two years ago, and my wife and I were trying to figure out how to get a heavy sofa sleeper out of our son’s pickup and into our house. A vehicle pulled up, a fellow hopped out and offered to lend a hand. Moments later, mission… read more →

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    Valley-wide 'America’s Chamber of Commerce' assuages fears but needs more resources to flourish

    Have you heard the business buzz? There is a new regional chamber of commerce with a goal to lift business persons’ interests regardless of their national origin.

    Registered in August 2019, America’s Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is meant for any Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleyread more →

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    Finding your sacred places and defending them

    It is no secret that our public lands are the crown jewel of the Roaring Fork Valley. To walk outside and witness nature at its finest is a gift many of us enjoy after a long work week; from alpine skiing to whitewater rafting, there is no limit of… read more →

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    ‘Hope for the Flowers’ has deep, sustainable roots

    A parable for the ages

    When Stage of Life Theatre Director Jennifer Johnson set out to adapt “Hope for the Flowers,” she wasn’t sure she’d be able to get permission from author Trina Paulus. After all, the 88-year-old had written just the one book back in the 70s,… read more →

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    Trustees dig down the rabbit hole

    Rabbits are not chickens — and that’s about the only consensus reached on the subject at the Feb. 25 town council meeting.

    The board was asked to reconsider the Town’s rabbit policy by rabbit farmer Matt Kennedy last year, and Trustee Erica Sparhawk accepted the task of drafting… read more →

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    Basketball season wrapping up

    With just one game left in the girls and boys RFHS basketball regular seasons, both teams are looking to the future.

    The girls soared to a 61-50 win over Coal Ridge, with Maya Lindgren knocking down 35 points in the game, including five three-point buckets. Lindgren will return… read more →

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    CRMS Interim breaks the standard for holistic student development

    If you happened to have meandered through Colorado Rocky Mountain School’s campus in recent weeks, chances are you were able to witness students deeply immersed in academic pursuits beyond the standard PowerPoint during CRMS’s annual Interim.

    Each year, students and faculty members participate in a multi-dayread more →

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    Continuing Curtis’s legacy

    John Graybill chokes up a bit when he talks about Chief Henry Red Cloud.

    Addressing a small crowd at Valley Fine Arts in Aspen on Feb. 15, the Buena Vista resident recalled his meeting with the great-great grandson of the original Red Cloud, who Graybill’s ownread more →

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    Carbon emissions billboard art on display throughout valley

    As part of its month-long Imagine Climate initiative, the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) will be hosting two Climate Billboard Community Kick-offs, unveiling four new black-and-white bilingual public art pieces in the valley. Though the pieces have been done by different artists and will be displayed inread more →

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    A brief history of the ‘dog park’

    Contrary to the article in the Jan. 9 edition of The Sopris Sun, the Carbondale Nature Preserve was purchased outright from the previous owners, the Delaney family. A clarification was published in the paper the following week, but we thought it would be useful to our readership toread more →

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