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    A town and its bar

    The Black Nugget. The name itself evokes echoes of an earlier time — the grittier Carbondale of coal and miners and unpaved streets.

    One who has never been in the dark, slightly mysterious-looking watering hole occupying most of the Fourth Street side of the Dinkel Buildingread more →

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    Coal Basin bike preserve supports restoration with recreation

    Volunteers who showed up on Oct. 5 to re-seed the hillsides below the old Mid-Continent Mine in Coal Basin were helping fulfill the mission of the new Coal Basin Mountain Bike Preserve west of Redstone. The owners of the private property, Walmart heirs Sam and Tom Walton, aimread more →

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    Learning to answer the call

    What could you do if several vehicles parked at your neighbor’s home were from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), United States Department of Homeland Security?

    If you’re not sure and would like to know more, consider contacting the Colorado Rapid Response Network (CORRN), a networkread more →

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    Meet the ghosts of Potato Days past

    If the Thompson House isn’t already haunted, it certainly will be on Oct. 5.

    In conjunction with the ghostly theme of this year’s Potato Day, The Carbondale Historical Society is jumping right in to October with a ghost walk at the nationally-registered building next to Triangle Park. While… read more →

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    Hard Truths: Domestic violence thrives in the shadows

    “I was barely 18 years old when we got married,” Carol*, a Carbondale local, recalls about her first marriage. “The first time we had sex was to consummate the marriage. He raped me.”

    Carol, who was head of multiple non-profits in the valley just aread more →

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    New large-scale mural takes shape near Fourth Street

    Two children from the Mountain Momma Preschool stood in the small park at Fourth and Main streets staring at the side of a building where muralist Bunnie Reiss had painted a two-story-tall hoofed animal with a green diamond in its torso. A large orb (perhaps a sun) wasread more →

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    Nestler leaves on a sweet note

    Luke Nestler, KDNK Music Director, says his time at the station has “always felt like a calling, more than anything. And that’s what’s kept me going for 15 years.”

    He began as a volunteer DJ in 1989 and has been a paid staff member sinceread more →

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    Roaring Fork keeps students in its halls

    Enrollment is up at Roaring Fork High School (RFHS) and the new administration is welcoming the influx with open arms. Lyn Bair, RFHS’s Principal, and Zoe Stern, Assistant Principal, are determined to keep students’ interest up and provide a top notch education for every young person they can.… read more →

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    Read ‘The Choice’ with Colorado Mountain College

    What can you learn from Holocast survivor and clinical psychologist Edith Eva Eger, Ph.D.?

    Plenty.

    You can hear her talk about her memoir “The Choice: Embrace the Possible” 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.10, at the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) Spring Valley campus. Theread more →

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    Take a stand for two valleys

    The Roaring Fork and North Fork Valleys have more in common than simply being neighbors. 

    Each includes public lands under threat of oil and gas development near Huntsman’s Ridge. Also, the Wilderness Workshop (WW) insists that protection is urgently needed for Thompson Divide and also forread more →