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    Locals recognize International Migrants Day

    By the end of the event, newly licensed attorney Laura Horst was inspired. She doesn’t have any experience yet with immigration law, but that’s not stopping her from wanting to volunteer with Claire Noone on her next expedition to the southern border.

    “I’d love to tagread more →

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    Deck the streets with hops and barley

    Allowing open containers on the closed portion of Main Street on First Fridays would have been a nice idea for many, but the logistics required to make it a reality proved burdensome. And besides, several local restaurant proprietors have come up with a working compromise on their own:read more →

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    Roaring Fork performers take center stage

    The parking lot at The Orchard was packed Tuesday night. Proud grandparents, parents, churchgoers and just interested community members pored over silent auction items while the Roaring Fork High School jazz band gave the first preview of the euphony to come at the Holiday Harmonies winter choir more →

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    What does it mean for boys to be boys?

    Is masculinity inherently negative? Have you ever felt like less of a man around other men? Is it possible to be strong and vulnerable at the same time?

    These are some of the questions engineer and former marine P.C. Drew hopes will fuel a community discussionread more →

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    Our Town: Jonelle Luther

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Jonelle Luther, an instructor at the Carbondale Rec. Center and beyond — more inforead more →

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    Daughter’s planned celebration breathes new life into deceased father’s legacy

    Julia Hedman had hoped to plan her father’s celebration of life with him, while he was still here to enjoy it.

    “It was Obama’s adviser that was talking about how we should have a celebration of life before we die, and I was like, ‘Yes, dad,read more →

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    CoVenture gets most of its ask as trustees finalize budget

    A substantial funding request for an expanded coworking space downtown split Carbondale’s normally copacetic board on Dec. 11 — though there was still room for compromise.

    CoVenture, a rebranded version of incubator GlenX, had met with resistance when it asked for $25,000 to match promisesread more →

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    Should experience be required to run for sheriff?

    County Sheriffs of Colorado Director Chris Johnson’s work schedule is particularly busy these days: with votes fully tallied across the state, CSOC is responsible for training the newly elected sheriffs before their first day on the job.

    “The vast majority of sheriffs-elect have never beenread more →

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    Basalt arts partnership a rough sketch, but they’re hoping for a masterpiece

    Inspiration begets inspiration, especially in the arts.

    That’s Ryan Honey’s contention, and it has served him well in his stewardship of The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW). In his first year as executive director, he’s facilitated partnerships with more than 30 other nonprofits in theread more →

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    Our Town: Noah Scher

    The Sopris Sun is conducting a series of interviews with folks you may not have seen in the paper before – a sort of introduction to your neighbors. This week we caught up with Noah Scher, one of the groomers up at the Spring Gulch Trail System —read more →