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    Brunch to benefit reuniting detained immigrant with her Carbondale family

    When Natalyn Cumings came across a GoFundMe campaign for Alejandra, she felt empowered to do something beyond click “donate.”

    The fundraiser wasn’t seeking money for the 22-year-old asylum seeker’s personal use — it was seeking to pay her $20,000 bond so she could reunite withread more →

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    New plans for RVR get back to local roots

    The Homestead Bar and Grill opened its doors to a sold-out crowd Valentine’s Day.

    The restaurant, which is transitioning to the first-ever year-round establishment in the former Pan and Fork space, is just part of Dan and Wynee Coleman’s larger vision for the River Valley Ranchread more →

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    Proposed Sutey management plan calls for winter closure

    The Bureau of Land Management has announced its intended approach for managing the Sutey Ranch near Carbondale, pending a 30-day public protest period.

    The BLM acquired the 557-acre ranch, as well as the 112-acre Haines Parcel near Prince Creek,  in March 2017 through theread more →

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    New public lands protection bill includes Thompson Divide

    All those protests, letter-writing campaigns, and yard signs to protect the Thompson Divide are reverberating in the halls of Congress.

    Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Congressman Joe Neguse, a Democrat who represents Colorado’s 2nd District, recently introduced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act thatread more →

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    An inseparable team, in business and in life

    For more than 50 years, Chris and Terri Chacos have shared each others’ ups and downs.

    Both physical therapists, they met at a class in Denver in 1968 just as Chris was planning to leave for a Quaker mission in Vietnam.

    “Oh no!read more →

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    Comedy is serious business in Sopris Theatre’s ‘The Nerd’

    In polite company, there’s a social contract regarding how we interact with one another. But what happens when the company isn’t so polite?

    That’s the question playwright Larry Shue poses in his two-act comedy “The Nerd.” And it’s the question Colorado Mountain College’s Sopris Theatre Companyread more →

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    The Temporary shutting its doors in May

    It was always meant as a temporary space — that’s why The Arts Campus at Willits named the venue The Temporary. Still, when the lease was signed in August of 2017, the initial vision extended beyond May of this year.

    TACAW Executive Director Ryan Honey isread more →

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    Youth Poetry Slam just the first step in expression

    Jo Altmaier spends most of her time at Colorado Mountain College these days, but the Basalt High School senior really found her voice at last year’s Poetry Project, Aspen Words’ in-school, two-week program that places four full-time poets in 16 schools for two weeks in early February.

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    Trustees contemplate climate vulnerability

    The Town of Carbondale’s approach to global climate change is expanding from contributing to the best case scenario to preparing for the worst.

    Last autumn, trustees attended a two-day Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) workshop with the Western Water Assessment (WWA) group. A finalread more →

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    Secondhand stores share the love

    When you walk into Ragged Mountain Sports, it’s easy to get drawn right into the racks of skis or casual wear featured in the center of the shop.

    That is, unless you’re a dog person. If that’s the case, you likely won’t make it past the couch on… read more →