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    Happy Mother's Day 2019!

    Congratulations to the Roaring Fork Valley’s newest moms and babies! We had a record turnout this year, and photographer Mark Burrows (rfvphoto.com) has been working double time to keep up. We’d like to thank him and everyone who participated in keeping this tradition alive.… read more →

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    Remodeled restaurants reopen

    The Beat goes on

    Lucy Perutz and Toby Britt have finally put down the power tools.

    “It feels so [expletive] good,” Perutz said. “I’d say running a restaurant, for us, is easier than construction life and odd-jobbing. Mostly because we like it a lot more!”… read more →

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    Community Garden season gearing up

    It’s May, the ski resorts are all closed, the sun is shining, dandelions are blooming — and Carbondale’s community gardens are quiet and waiting. Yes, spring planting season is upon us, and what better way to dig into it than at one of these gardens.

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    Creating sustainability through building hives

    Connie Baker is no longer the only queen bee at Marble Distilling Co. — thanks in large part to husband and co-founder Carey Shanks.

    The bees were a birthday present, he said.

    “I got … Connie a beehive and the outfit and a book on raising bees… read more →

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    Finding strength together through Empowered Hearts

    Bridget Law and Katie Gray are self-described best friends. It’s that kinship between women that drives Empowered Hearts, and later this month, they’re bringing their 24-hour retreat model to the Carbondale area.

    “While it doesn’t necessarily just pertain to women, I feel there is incredible power when women… read more →

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    The Native history you didn’t get in school comes to the Crystal Theatre

    Dave Taylor didn’t have a lot of exposure to the history and current plight of Native American cultures before he began work on “Whitewashed” — and in some ways, that was the point.

    “I needed to be invited into the room, and I was,” Taylor said. “All the… read more →

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    Comprehensive housing study confirms trends, invites action

    Standard financial advice dictates that one should spend no more than 30 percent of take-home pay on housing. Yet according to a recent housing needs analysis for the Roaring Fork Valley and parts of the Colorado River Valley, residents are collectively overspending that mark by $54 million per year.… read more →

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    Crystal River conservation comments considered

    Residents of Carbondale are invited to provide feedback on proposed changes to Riverfront Park and the Weaver Ditch diversion.

    On April 24, concepts were presented at Carbondale Branch Library by The Town in partnership with Aspen Valley Land Trust, Roaring Fork Conservancy, American Rivers, Colorado Parks & Wildlife,… read more →

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    All they have to do is dream

    For the past decade, 5Point has been investing in the best teenage dreams, and it’s already paying back dividends.

    In 2016, the Dream Project covered Bridges High Schooler Hannah Hayden’s 15-day trip to Peru to help poor, rural kids at a federal school.“I definitely wouldn’t be the same… read more →

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    Inaugural tournament memorializes Trent Goscha

    After chaotic weather in March curtailed organizers’ initial plans to host a Trent Goscha Memorial Baseball Tournament, this week’s sunshine was a welcome calm.

    About 20 Roaring Fork High School students populated the stands at the start of the first of two games, and anotherread more →