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    EMPOWERed Voice exhibit emphasizes expression

    Claire O’Leary emanates a warmth that’s immediately evident. But when she talks about being a 58-year-old woman coming to terms with her experiences as a five year old, her gaze goes adrift. It’s just for a moment; she immediately comes back to the present and her smile returns,read more →

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    Carbondale crew joins CORE contingent in D.C.

    Legislative withdrawal of the Thompson Divide from future oil and natural gas leasing got its first congressional hearing in Washington, DC this week as part of an overall hearing on the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Economy (CORE). And, Roaring Fork Valley residents were on-hand for support.

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    Carbondale braces for turbulence with water management

    Carbondale Town Trustee Heather Henry is remaining optimistic in the face of some pretty dire numbers from the Western Water Assessment (WWA).

    WWA, an applied research program through the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, compiled a report for the Townread more →

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    Upcoming events promote lifestyle spring cleaning

    More than 40 Carbondale area businesses are participating in this year’s Spring Into Wellness, an event celebrating the town’s Health Eating Active Living (HEAL) initiative starting at 5 p.m. on First Friday, April 5.

    “We’ve invited lots of businesses who are involved in health andread more →

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    Carbondale kids carry on scholarship tradition

    The future is looking bright for Lux Andrade and Solana Teitler. Each has been awarded and accepted one of the top scholarships available to college-bound kids in Colorado.

    “It’s life-changing… I went from not knowing where I’m starting to being able to choose. Andrade saidread more →

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    The usual suspects

    Most well-established restaurants have regulars, but folks at the The Village Smithy actually track theirs.… read more →
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    Japanese grill offers simple, clean flavors

    450° Teppanyaki & Sushi opened its doors March 13 in La Fontana Plaza off Highway 133.

    The restaurant is the first for owner/chef Joey Lin and his wife, Desy, who manages the front of the house. The two bring years of experience in Japanese restaurants,read more →

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    Becoming a first responder for mental health

    Many people have attended CPR or First Aid classes given by the American Red Cross and gained the skills to help someone in a time of need. There is a certification course for mental health issues called Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) which can give you the toolsread more →

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    Caucus focuses on putting senior faces forward

    The new kids on Carbondale’s blocks are anything but: in fact, they’ve been around the block more than a few times — often relatively unnoticed, they contend. But that’s changing as the seniors behind the Carbondale Age-Friendly Community Initiative (CAFCI) are finding their voice.

    Niki Delsonread more →

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    Walking blindly into the roundabout – and the coming wave of Baby Boomers

    A little less than a year ago, Franchesca Campione attempted to learn how to walk to the bus stop — a daunting prospect for someone who is blind.

    Although it’s less than a quarter-mile, the route first follows a section of street that has noread more →