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    Road work goes ever on and on

    Public Works Director Kevin Schorzman will likely get most of his wish list when the municipal budget is finalized in December. During a capital budget presentation on Oct. 23, Carbondale Trustees discussed the items not included in the current draft and expressed a desire to be proactive.

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    An election to decide who runs the elections

    For the first time in decades, the county clerk and recorder’s office is a contested seat. Here, we sat with incumbent Jean Alberico and challenger Bonnie McLean in separate interviews.

    Jean Alberico (D)

    Alberico has served in some capacity in the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’sread more →

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    Casting for Recovery returns to Redstone for its third year of flyfishing

    “Your only role this weekend is to let us take care of you,” the volunteers reiterated as this year’s “West of the Continental Divide” Casting for Recovery participants gathered together at the Redstone Inn on Friday, Oct. 12, to kick off a weekend of fly fishing and more →

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    ‘Working with stone like they work with wood’

    After years working to get stone out of the ground, Robert Congdon is turning his focus to what happens next.

    Mystic Eagle Stone takes its name from a sculpture in Congdon’s in-limbo alabaster quarry, but isn’t dependent on it. Located between County Road 154 across fromread more →

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    2018 midterm election voter guide

    On Nov. 6, voters in Carbondale are being asked to weigh in on five local questions as well as 13 state propositions or amendments and a wide array of county, state and federal races. Readers in neighboring jurisdictions have a slightly different — but no lessread more →

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    Clearing up media misconceptions and getting to know your reporters

    While journalists put a lot of effort into building understanding and engagement for many facets of the community, they often overlook their own field in the quest to inform. As such, Carbondale Community Access Radio (KDNK) is teaming up with the Colorado Media Alliance for “Your News, Yourread more →

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    ‘Return to Dirt’ brings accessibility to wilderness adventure

    The world isn’t wheelchair accessible. You can either try to make it that way, or you can leave the wheelchair behind, says Tim Burr, founder of Glenwood Springs-based nonprofit, Return to Dirt.

    “I think everybody would choose to leave their wheelchair behind because it’sread more →

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    Access AfterSchool accepting registration for fall/winter activities

    Since 2009, Access AfterSchool has been providing valley middle schoolers with a captivating array of enriching after-school activities.

    For only $2.50 per class, students can spend up to three afternoons per week engaging in instructor-led activities with their peers. While the offerings are always changingread more →

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    Commissioner candidates differ on proposition 112

    Chances are, you’ve heard a lot about the upcoming midterm election on Tuesday, Nov. 6 (if you’re unsure whether you’re registered at your current address, you can check that status at This week, in the first of a two-part series, we spoke with each of the contendersread more →

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    The mussel matter at Ruedi Reservoir

    This past June, Ruedi had its first ever run-in with some aquatic hitchhikers. Inspectors stopped two watercraft (both of which had come from Lake Powell) infested with quagga mussels from entering the Reservoir. A total of 47 boats contaminated by the Aquatic Nuisance Species were intercepted in Coloradoread more →