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    Silverstein slowing, not stopping

    The little package of candy may still be on the counter at the Carbondale Post Office, and the music might still be playing on the boom box donated by KDNK, but Marty Silverstein won’t be there.

    Silverstein, who has worked at the post office in Carbondaleread more →

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    Democratic and Republican assemblies convened virtually

    The Garfield County Republican and Democratic assemblies convened on March 20. Both of the assemblies were conducted via Zoom, a visual conference call tool utilized significantly throughout the professional world as of late.

    On March 16, Governor Polis signed a bill enabling assemblies to meet remotelyread more →

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    To be without a home in Carbondale amid the pandemic

    With the onset of COVID 19 disrupting everyone’s lives it seems solace these days is found within one’s own home. This time is perhaps particularly distressing for those who simply do not have a roof to isolate under. 

    Lynn Kirchner with Carbondale Homeless Assistance (CHA) isread more →

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    Getting info out in Spanish

    This time in our history casts a hue of uncertainty over everyone. It may be especially confusing for those who do not understand the language the information is given in. 

    Spanish-speaking members of our community do their best to stay informed but the information being spreadread more →

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    Red Hill Road set to receive a safety facelift

    Carbondale Town and Garfield County officials are gearing up for the Red Hill Road Realignment Project that is expected to create a safer and more efficient traveling experience for all community members.

    While no official date has been released, officials believe that with consistent weather andread more →

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    Local man struggled to leave Nepal

    As Nepal considered closing its borders because of the Covid-19 virus pandemic, one Carbondalian, Hamilton Pevec, was trapped in that remote South Asian country.

    Fortunately, he arrived home March 22 after enduring what he called a long, grueling journey. Pevec said he had been trying toread more →

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    Community committees consider chief candidates

    The public reception for Carbondale’s four police chief finalists went ahead as expected amid COVID-19 cancellations on March 12, but with very little risk of exceeding the 50-person cap imposed by the county. Similarly, a set of panels intended to further vet the candidates managed to squeeze intoread more →

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    Byars brings water, health to the commissioner conversation

    Katrina Byars has been busy since she was forced to step down from the Carbondale Board of Trustees due to a housing situation in 2017. 

    She spent the first six months in Glenwood Springs, putting together a nonprofit dedicated to sustainability. 

    “Its mission isread 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 →