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    Recreationists vie for access on Sutey Ranch

    Stating that access to beginner-level horseback riding is being compromised in the Roaring Fork Valley, riders in the Carbondale area are lobbying the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to designate its Sutey Ranch property for equestrian use only.

    The BLM is accepting comments from communityread more →

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    Historic Thompson House to reopen for biweekly tours, events

    There are only an estimated five historic homes in America that contain a full collection of the very possessions that once belonged to the original residents. Carbondale’s Thompson House, which was added to the National Historic Register in 2013, is one of them (Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello is another).read more →

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    Lee Ann Eustis stepping back, but not aside

    After more than half a century of contributions to Carbondale, Lee Ann Eustis is ready for fresher minds to take the wheel. Luckily, she’s not going anywhere — as your friends would tell you, she’d be impossible to replace.

    “Everything she addresses, she does itread more →

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    RFTA’s mill levy proposal and what it means for Carbondale

    The Nov. 6 election marks the first time the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority has ever sought out a property tax.

    Garfield County’s Ballot Issue 7A addresses RFTA’s request for a 2.65 mill levy to, among other projects, improve bus rapid transit and local bus servicesread more →

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    Roaring Fork soccer boys are top o’ the league

    For the first time with this set of students, the Roaring Fork Rams are the top soccer team in the league thanks to a 2-1 victory over Coal Ridge on Oct. 18 and Basalt’s loss to Delta the same day.

    That leaves Roaring Fork ranked fourthread more →

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    Road work goes ever on and on

    Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman will likely get most of his wish list when the municipal budget is finalized in December. During a capital budget presentation on Oct. 23, Carbondale Trustees discussed the items not included in the current draft and expressed a desire to be proactive.

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    An election to decide who runs the elections

    For the first time in decades, the county clerk and recorder’s office is a contested seat. Here, we sat with incumbent Jean Alberico and challenger Bonnie McLean in separate interviews.

    Jean Alberico (D)

    Alberico has served in some capacity in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’sread more →

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    Casting for Recovery returns to Redstone for its third year of flyfishing

    “Your only role this weekend is to let us take care of you,” the volunteers reiterated as this year’s “West of the Continental Divide” Casting for Recovery participants gathered together at the Redstone Inn on Friday, Oct. 12, to kick off a weekend of fly fishing and more →

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    ‘Working with stone like they work with wood’

    After years working to get stone out of the ground, Robert Congdon is turning his focus to what happens next.

    Mystic Eagle Stone takes its name from a sculpture in Congdon’s in-limbo alabaster quarry, but isn’t dependent on it. Located between County Road 154 across fromread more →

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    2018 midterm election voter guide

    On Nov. 6, voters in Carbondale are being asked to weigh in on five local questions as well as 13 state propositions or amendments and a wide array of county, state and federal races. Readers in neighboring jurisdictions have a slightly different — but no lessread more →