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    Common consumption stumbles along (maybe)

    There’s a good chance folks will be allowed to wander Main Street with an open alcoholic beverage on First Fridays this summer. With support from the Events Task Force and Chamber of Commerce, the possibility went before the Board of Trustees for the second time on Jan. 9 for a more in-depth logistical discussion and was received with cautious interest. read more →
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    Tax renewal slated for April ballot

    With the deadline to place the Town’s streetscape mill levy in the next election, the Carbondale Board of Trustees opted to stick with the existing rate rather than increase it or delay the vote. read more →
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    Snowmass path IGA approved

    Snowmass Avenue is slated for a new path between Sopris and Main, thanks to an intergovernmental agreement recently inked by both the Town of Carbondale and Garfield County. read more →
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    Trash conversation continues

    While both Trustee Ben Bohmfalk and Mayor Dan Richardson had ideas for a relatively simple approach to waste hauling at the Jan. 9 meeting, the debate that has raged in Carbondale almost since the municipality got out of the business is far from over. read more →
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    Firsthand stories emerge as Weeks trial continues

    Prosecutors asked Pitkin County Deputy Parichat Robles outright why she didn’t shoot the fleeing suspects who had jumped from a RFTA bus emergency exit near Basalt during her trial testimony Monday. “I wasn’t going to shoot somebody that wasn’t a threat to me,” Robles said flatly. Nicholas Ameral, 20, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated robbery with an armed confederate in July. He was on a downvalley Roaring Fork Transportation Authority bus on Feb. 21 last year, five days after robbing the Valero gas station in the Carbondale Cowen Center. Ameral received a six-year prison sentence; his alleged accomplice was his cousin, Benjamin Weeks, 20. read more →
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    Pages of the Past: ‘Bert and Ernie’ development takes shape

    Jan. 12, 1978: The proposed Roaring Fork Village development — encompassing 49 acres of Gianinetti and Sewell land between Highway 133 and Eighth Street on the north end of town — went before a board of trustees with “two of the six members repeatedly absent.” read more →
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    Rams rock Longhorns in back-to-back basketball victories

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    Rolling into 2018 via aikido

    Mike Jones, chief instructor at Roaring Fork Aikikai, first got into aikido exactly because it’s a martial art that requires more art than actual combat. That’s not to say it doesn’t pack a punch; at the end of our 90-minute class, he showed me a quick, seemingly effortless move that had me on my knees in an instant. “One of the reasons I got into aikido [is] there’s no yelling. read more →
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    Ram hoopsters bouncing back from break

    Roaring Fork High School’s basketball teams are off to a promising start as they jump right from the holidays into league play. “You get rolling and you get right where you want to be and then you’ve got winter break,” noted Athletic Director and Girls’ Coach Jade Bath. The varsity girls are 4-2 overall following an array of mostly non-league games in December. read more →
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    A post-holiday guide to some Carbondale gyms

    Another year has come and gone. The family has traveled home and the holidays feel like a distant memory. However, left behind is the mountain of cookies, fudge, pies, and more taunting you in the kitchen. With a guilty grin you give into the temptation and pile the treats high onto a plate and onto the couch. read more →