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    Does it matter? You get to decide.

    This is a love story of sorts. About this great town and what an example it is of how — when people, organizations, businesses, and government institutions work together — amazing things can, will… and do happen.

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    Longhorns end Ram win streak

    The Basalt Longhorns defeated the Roaring Fork Rams 3-0 in an early season high school girls soccer game last
    Saturday.

    The first half of the game saw even play from both teams and the score remained 0-0 at halftime. But beginning in the second half the… read more →

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    Outgoing Roaring Fork principal sees opportunity in transition

    Brett Stringer walks the walk when it comes to doing what he believes is best for the schools and students he serves — even if it means walking away from his role as principal of Roaring Fork High School.

    “It was a really hard decision,” Stringer reflected. “It’s… read more →

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    We're all a little ‘Bluenose’

    Coconut compass. Lotions and potions. Puppet pirate parrots.

    These are some of the treasures you’ll discover aboard a pirate ship in Thunder River Theatre Company’s (TRTC) upcoming production of “Bluenose.” The play is part of TRTC’s Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) program and is being underwrittenread more →

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    Town approves waste hauling contract despite recent merger

    Carbondale Trustees got a surprise last week when they found out that Mountain Waste, the town’s choice for a waste hauling contract, had merged with Canadian company Waste Connections. But, that didn’t stop them from approving the contract at their April 9 meeting.

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    Carbondale ‘can’t say no’ to small cell

    The Town of Carbondale approved a rare emergency ordinance on April 9, just days ahead of a Federal Communications Commission deadline to tackle small cell wireless.

    While traditional cell arrays are rarely proposed within town limits, small cell units have the right to co-locate on publicread more →

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    EMPOWERed Voice exhibit emphasizes expression

    Claire O’Leary emanates a warmth that’s immediately evident. But when she talks about being a 58-year-old woman coming to terms with her experiences as a five year old, her gaze goes adrift. It’s just for a moment; she immediately comes back to the present and her smile returns,read more →

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    Carbondale crew joins CORE contingent in D.C.

    Legislative withdrawal of the Thompson Divide from future oil and natural gas leasing got its first congressional hearing in Washington, DC this week as part of an overall hearing on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy (CORE). And, Roaring Fork Valley residents were on-hand for support.

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    Carbondale braces for turbulence with water management

    Carbondale Town Trustee Heather Henry is remaining optimistic in the face of some pretty dire numbers from the Western Water Assessment (WWA).

    WWA, an applied research program through the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, compiled a report for the Townread more →

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    Upcoming events promote lifestyle spring cleaning

    More than 40 Carbondale area businesses are participating in this year’s Spring Into Wellness, an event celebrating the town’s Health Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative starting at 5 p.m. on First Friday, April 5.

    “We’ve invited lots of businesses who are involved in health andread more →

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    Carbondale kids carry on scholarship tradition

    The future is looking bright for Lux Andrade and Solana Teitler. Each has been awarded and accepted one of the top scholarships available to college-bound kids in Colorado.

    “It’s life-changing… I went from not knowing where I’m starting to being able to choose. Andrade saidread more →

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