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    Carbondale adopts mask ordinance

    Cloth face coverings are required in businesses and public buildings in Carbondale effectively immediately, following a 6-1 trustee vote on May 19. 

    The ordinance is geared toward indoor establishments and specifically addresses common areas, lobbies and front desks as well as any portions of grocery storesread more →

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    Planning for wildfire during COVID-19

    As the heat of summer and fire season both barrel toward the arid West, COVID-19 adds complications to an already delicate situation. Fire restrictions were placed in 11 National Forests and on BLM-managed spaces in 11 counties across Colorado in early April that are not dueread more →

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    To not travel or not — there is no question

    As we settle into this next phase people find themselves questioning what it is they can and can not do. After all, much of what we normally do is limited.

    The uncertainty is jumbled between different jurisdictions which have varying measures to counter the spread ofread more →

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    Basalt nixes $1.8 million land purchase

    Citing budget woes, the Basalt Town Council voted unanimously to halt plans to purchase a proposed site for a Public Works Maintenance facility.

    The proposed purchase, although initially recommended for approval, was approved in early February, before the COVID19 pandemic took hold of the country, notedread more →

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    Our Town: Soul Sista Drea holds down the airwaves

    Q: So, let’s dive in! Where are you from?
    A: Carbondale, Colorado. I was born in Aspen and moved down here when I was 7.

    Q: How come you stayed?
    A: Well, I’ve traveled a bit, but my family is still here, I love this community, and I… read more →

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    Death in the time of coronavirus

    Among the myriad ways our lives have been changed, disrupted and put on hold by this unprecedented health crisis, one of the most difficult aspects has been how to deal with death. Losing a loved one is often one of the most traumatic experiences during “normal” times, butread more →

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    Positive wellness at the forefront of prenatal care

    For a woman who chooses to have a child, pregnancy can be the most precious and tender experience of her life — but also the most vulnerable.

    While her body drastically changes to grow and nourish her baby, she simultaneously evolves her mind, heart, and soulread more →

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    Longtime local takes the reins in Basalt

    After 46 years in the Roaring Fork Valley, Bill Kane just began his first term as Basalt’s new mayor.

    “I ran a campaign to bring people together,” Kane said, adding, “I want people to feel less embattled.”

    Kane has a long history of governmentread more →

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    The fox squirrel says, ‘I’m not going anywhere…’

    There is a species of tree squirrel within Colorado’s borders that has not always been here. The migrant critter’s latin name is Sciurus Niger but is commonly referred to as the Fox Squirrel. 

    Forest Service Biologist Phil Nyland describes a familiar sceneread more →

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    A virtual prom and a drive-through graduation

    While the class of 2020 will miss many of the hallmarks of senior year, there will be a graduation — albeit in the parking lot. 

    At a special meeting on May 6, the Roaring Fork School District Board of Education expressed support for the  “pomp andread more →