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    Drive throughs for banks only, trustees decide

    Drive-through windows are to be permitted for banks and pharmacies, but not for any other businesses, following a decision by the Carbondale Board of Trustees on Tuesday. The decision was driven, in part, by the fact that an application has been submitted to the town by the First Bank company, which hopes to build a new bank with a drive through somewhere in town. read more →
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    ‘Consensual Improv’ returns to TRTC

    Thunder River Theatre Compay’s “Consensual Improv” troupe is back for one night with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and if the debut weekend last year is any guide, it’s likely to sell out fast. “It was absolutely packed,” said TRTC artistic director Corey Simpson. That kind of response indicates that this is something we’re really hungry for.” read more →
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    Plenty of applicants for KDNK manager position

    Two dozen people have applied to become the next station manager at KDNK, Carbondale's community access radio station, and there is some hope that a new manager will be on the job within a matter of weeks, according to one station official. The board has embarked on a national search to replace Steve Skinner, the long-time station manager who was dismissed late last year. read more →
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    Riverview School opens next fall

    A new Roaring Fork school will open its doors next fall: the recently named Riverview School will serve pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students primarily from Glenwood Springs. The school will be located in the Eastbank area, near the intersection of Highway 82 and County Road 154 (the Westbank turnoff). The school was proposed as part of the 2015 bond issue to relieve overcrowding in Glenwood Springs schools and address the population growth expected in this area over the next five to ten years. Construction is scheduled to be completed by the start of the 2017-18 school year. read more →
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    I-70 open after tanker truck rollover

    The Colorado Department of Transportation urged caution after numerous accidents on the Western Slope Monday morning, including a tanker truck rollover that closed Interstate 70 two miles west of Gypsum. read more →
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    Trustees get serious about addressing infrastructure

    Carbondale’s town government is quietly wrestling with questions about how to come up with what may be tens of millions of dollars worth of replacement and repairs to the town's aging infrastructure, meaning buried utility pipes and streets in this context. read more →
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    Potter an Aspen Glen one-of-a-kind

    When folks think of Aspen Glen, south of Carbondale, they usually think of big houses, a beautiful golf course, two miles of the Roaring Fork River running through it, and guarded gates that keep gawkers from meandering through on Sunday afternoon drives. Folks usually don’t think of Aspen Glen as being home to a professional potter who creates hundreds of pots, vases and other ceramic works-of-art in a studio attached to his home. read more →
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    Ice rinks open in advance of Family Skate Night

    Both Carbondale ice rinks (at 4th and Main Streets downtown, and the Gus Darien Riding Arena on Catherine Store road east of town) were up and operating last week, reported Town Manager Jay Harrington in his Dec. 30 memo to the Board of Trustees, town employees and other recipients. read more →
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    ‘Voices’ brings creative story-telling to middle schoolers

    It is not uncommon to worry about youth habits today. If kids are glued to screens and cell phones, are they losing the simple ability to tell a compelling story from start to finish? As importantly, can they write it down? Ask Liz Hazle’s fifth grade language arts class. read more →
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    Rams enter league season

    After plenty of practice in December tournaments, Roaring Fork High School basketball is back from holiday break with the first league games of the season on the road this week. The boys got off to a rocky start last month with a 50-49 loss to Steamboat Springs in the Brenda Patch Tournament. The Rams haven’t lost a game since then, and even notched a narrow victory over Northglenn, a school with more than five times RFHS's enrollment. “Our tournament games allowed us to play against teams we didn't know and made us make game adjustments, which the team did well,” observed head coach Larry Williams. read more →