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    Local teachers rally for improved school funding

    On April 16, two Roaring Fork Valley teachers trekked to Denver, each on her own time and own dime, to join around 300 other public school teachers in delivering a message to the Colorado State Legislature: schools are underfunded and lawmakers need to ante up.

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    Pages of the Past: Spring fire sparks evacuations along Catherine Store Road

    April 17, 2008: A small fire near the rodeo grounds spread to over 100 acres along Catherine Store Road, but was 70 percent contained by press time. A three mile radius was evacuated by reverse-911 call, affecting the Ranch at Roaring Fork, Aspen Equestrian Estates and even portions of Missouri Heights. read more →
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    ‘Mean Old Mr. Gray’ passing the baton

    Mark Gray got his nickname a couple of years into his 17-year career in music education. The day after a group of students had collapsed a table by standing on it, he arrived in his classroom at Carbondale Middle School to see a kid doing the same thingread more →

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    Carbondalian plans cohousing in New Castle

    In addition to the acupuncture and massage practices that pay her bills in Carbondale, Nancy Thal has taken on a project: the Adesa Community, a cohousing proposal for New Castle. She’s working with consultants, developers and a landowner who would like to see the project come to fruition.read more →

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    All aboard the Brain Train

    Every Monday and Wednesday at the Third Street Center, a group meets in the Senior Matters room for chair yoga, therapy-led discussions and art, singalongs and brain teasers. They’re all participants in Brain Train, the Roaring Fork Valley’s only program to support people with early memory loss.

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    Missouri Heights artist shares healing process

    Summers Moore is finally ready to talk about her husband’s suicide, and she’s doing so the only way she knows how: through her art.

    “I was just slapped,” she said of her husband’s 2007 death. For the next decade, she went into “mommy mode,” focusing onread more →

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    Trustees consider raising tobacco age

    In his final meeting as a Carbondale trustee, Frosty Merriott had no trouble speaking his mind as the board discussed ways to address teens smoking and vaping.

    “At this stage I would be for anything that would keep tobacco out of the hands of anyone,” heread more →

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    Local officials are concerned about teenagers and vaping

    “Juuling,” “ghosting,” “vape pen,” “e-juice…” You’re not alone if you have no idea what these terms mean. However, the Carbondale Police Department and local county health departments are urging adults to pay close attention to this lingo as it relates to a growing epidemic of nicotine addiction amongread more →

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    Pages of the Past: Seeds of the new City Market sown

    April 14, 1988: Carbondale’s Circle Super unveiled a half-million dollar expansion at the Crystal Village Shopping Center.  In addition to new coolers, freezers and digital registers, Circle Super added a salad bar, full-service deli with hot foods run by Therese Obridgewitch and bakery headed by Tim Lewis of Pour la France. read more →
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    Rekindling lost arts

    Just because Jeremy Wallace wants folks to know how to start a fire with a bow drill or forage for food doesn’t make him a prepper or an anarcho-primitivist.

    “I think at the core it’s just trying to reconnect people with the land,” theread more →