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    Roaring Fork Housing Authority sought to increase affordability

    A group of forward-thinking citizens is in the early stages of creating a potential Multi-jurisdictional Housing Authority (MJHA) for the Roaring Fork Valley to address issues related to affordable housing. An MJHA is different from a county or city housing authority because it can reach across various governmentsread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Big business, humongous home

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    June 22, 1978

    The Town of Carbondale decided to begin enforcing an old policy restricting out of towners from using the municipal dump. With only nine months of operative life remaining on the facility and an estimated…

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    Take a tour of Marble’s past

    Time travel is now available right here in the Crystal River Valley. If you come to Marble on Sunday, June 24 anytime between 1 and 4 p.m., you can step back in time about one hundred years. The Marble Hub and Marble Historical Society are presenting the Livingread more →

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    Luckily, no one was there when the tree fell (but it made a loud noise in several lives)

    Doni Nicoll was all set for his and his family’s next chapter. They’re already renting a new home in Arizona, where his wife and daughter have relocated. Their Satank property had a buyer and was set to close Friday, June 15. It had been professionally cleanedread more →

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    Planting the seeds of history

    A locomotive headlight on display at the Mount Sopris Historical Society (MSHS) museum serves as a stark reminder that history doesn’t preserve itself.

    It was a fixture at the Glenwood Railroad Museum, which was shuttered and had its assets “scattered to the wind” after Union Pacificread more →

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    Increased density, smaller lots proposed for Thompson Park

    It should come as no surprise that a development proposal as protracted as Thompson Park wasn’t approved in one meeting.

    In fact, Carbondale Trustees went into their June 12 meeting knowing that the major site plan review, conditional use permit and agreement amendments would likely beread more →

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    CU gives local kids a lens on climate change

    On Monday, June 11, I sat in on Eric Carpenter of the University of Colorado as he lead a Science Discovery workshop for local students in middle through high school.

    He had the help of Dr. Erin Leckey, manager of Lens on Climate Change, Sarahread more →

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    Two generations of exchange

    Next week, Grace Jardin is heading to Mallorca, a Spanish island known for its beach resorts and limestone mountains. But Jardin isn’t going for the sights; she’s going to visit her friend.

    “I’m so excited because I’m so sad she’s leaving,” she said in the Hamiltons’read more →

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    Three varsity letters at three different schools

    School’s out for the summer, but Sophie Moon isn’t slowing down. In fact, she just began training for another cross-country season with Basalt High School, where she lettered in the sport as a freshman last school year.

    But Moon isn’t a Basalt student — she attendsread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Bridge over trouble water

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    June 15, 1978

    Residents of the Crystal Meadows subdivision were shocked to hear that Gunnison County might be decommissioning the bridge that offered the only access into the area. The resulting outcry inspired Senator Floyd Haskell’s office…

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