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    Discuss the future of the John M. Fleet Pool

    With the 40-year-old municipal swimming pool constantly under repair, the question of what’s next will be tackled in a 6 p.m. community forum on Feb. 28 at Town Hall.
    “The goal is to get people excited about the process,” said Parks and Recreation Board Member Kathleen Wanatowicz. “We… read more →

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    Cousins compete on the court

    With grandkids on both of the Western Slope’s top high school boys’ basketball teams, it’s sometimes hard for Jackie and Lew Ron Thompson to decide when to cheer.
    “We just sat at the side and nodded with each score,” Jackie recalled of the showdown between Roaring Fork and Coal… read more →

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    Too much to contain at TRTC

    Gone are the days when Thunder River Theatre Company tackled one thing at a time.
    The opening of Arthur Miller’s Tony Award nominated drama “The Price” — featuring a powerhouse cast of Bob Moore, Owen O’Farrell, Trary Maddalone and Jeff Carlson under the direction of TRTC Executive Artistic… read more →

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    Forging a new heritage along the Rio Grande ArtWay

    Imagine having an entire week to dedicate toward an out-of-the-box intellectual pursuit — something you’ve always been interested in learning more about but for which you could never find the time. Every February, Colorado Rocky Mountain School ensures its students get just such a week in what the curriculum calls… read more →

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    Pages of the Past: Down to a coin toss

    Feb. 23, 1978
    A contested appointment on Planning and Zoning came down to chance. It was the second seat filled in two months (Paul Lappala got the first one), and many had assumed that the other applicant the first time would simply fill the vacancy, and the town didn’t… read more →

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    RFHS Vice Principal Kelsie Goodman to resign

    After four years as vice principal, Keslie Goodman will leave Roaring Fork High School at the end of the school year to take a leadership position in Iowa, where her family lives.

    It’s the right decision, she told The Sun on Feb. 20, but not an easy one.

    “I was… read more →

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    Pages of the Past: Local shoots and skis his way to the Olympics

    From the archives of the Roaring Fork Valley Journal

    Feb. 16, 1978
    The Basalt Board of Trustees approved a letter affirming the Town’s desire for the four-laning of Highway 82, among other improvements. The move was in direct opposition to a recent hearing in which Pitkin County had reportedly… read more →

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    Weeks sentenced to 14 years for armed robbery

    Benjamin Weeks will spend 14 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections — serving a 12-year and a 2-year sentence consecutively, while serving another 2-year period concurrently — for holding up the Carbondale Cowen Center at gunpoint in February of last year with his cousin, Nick Ameral. read more →

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    The top-flight locals behind Glenwood Municipal Airport

    Aviation has always been a part of Amy Helm’s life. And now that she’s added airport manager to her job titles at the Glenwood Municipal Airport (she also works as a plane mechanic at Aircraft Repair, LLC, which operates out of the airport), she’s focused on making sure everyone in… read more →

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    City Market process moves ahead (and other trustee action)

    After years of delays, a new City Market in Carbondale is one step closer to reality.
    With things apparently on track for a Feb. 28 recordation, the Carbondale Board of Trustees approved modifications to a subdivision improvements agreement for the property on Feb. 13.
    “For the first… read more →