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    Carbondale fines noncompliant retailers for underage nicotine sales

    In its first round of compliance tests since the town officially raised the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 in July, four out of nine Carbondale retailers failed — and each was slapped with a $1,000 first-offense fine.

    While that would beread more →

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    Partners on the dance floor, in the classroom and in life

    The Clarks have education in their blood, and seem to have been always drawn back to teaching despite their many other interests.

    Rosemary grew up in Ohio, the daughter of a teacher and a principal. She majored in geology at Westchester College and immediately went toread more →

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    FirstBank promotes day of giving by treating Basalt restaurant patrons

    Diners at Free Range Kitchen & Wine Bar in Basalt on Nov. 7 were surprised and delighted to discover that their tabs were being picked up by FirstBank as part of an awareness campaign for Colorado Gives Day (coming up on Dec. 4).

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    Local designer, continental craftsman come together at 5028

    Where’d I get these limited-edition Iberian leather shoes? Right here in Carbondale, of course.

    Or, at least, from the 5028 “warehouse” in Angilina and Mike Taylor’s garage just up the road. The fledgling shoe company just debuted another run, and you might have seen them outread more →

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    Sale pending for RVR golf course

    The River Valley Ranch golf course is expected to change hands this week, with a closing slated for Nov. 15.

    Everything appeared on track as of press time, according to David Myler, an attorney who has worked with both Dale Rand — principal of RVR Golfread more →

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    Board split on CoVenture proposal

    While Carbondale Trustees are open to a partnership with GlenX — just rebranded as CoVenture as the organization works toward expanding into a new space on Main Street — they weren’t quite ready to commit $25,000 to the cause on Nov. 13.

    The issue evenly dividedread more →

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    Student art pops next to famous originals

    As a New Yorker, Sonya Taylor Moore grew up with culture in her backyard, but she was surprised and pleased to find it in Carbondale when it came time to teach her students at Ross Montessori a lesson on pop art.

    The Powers Art Center, locatedread more →

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    Seeing is believing — in a cause

    When it comes to teaching people about the big picture regarding public lands stewardship and conservation, the EcoFlight crew believes in showing instead of telling.

    “We take different stakeholders up in the air to educate people, give people a better understanding of public lands andread more →

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    Our Town: Megan Griffiths

    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 one of Carbondale’s newest additions: Megan Griffiths, who moved here from her home inread more →