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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 →

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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 emergencies.read 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 →