COVID

  • Locations: News Published

    County regs mirror state changes

    Garfield County Commissioners convened their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 6. Public offices were closed on the preceding day in recognition of Independence Day. The biggest item on the agenda was approval of a text amendment to the county’s Land Use and Development Code in response to changesread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Español Published

    Las vacunas previenen el sufrimiento humano y salvan millones de vidas

    Por Judith Alvarez

    En 2017, mucho antes de COVID, el Dr. Robert Pearl dijo en su libro, “Maltratado”, que el sistema médico estadounidense se basa en tratar más que en prevenir enfermedades, lo que resulta en sufrimiento innecesario, muerte y altos costos.

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Bits & Pieces: Re-learning the family reunion

    I swear, yesterday I saw summer poking its head around the corner. That means our summer weekends are filling up fast. First stop: family reunion. Whooee, do I have mixed feelings on going over to Delta County for a weekend of mingling with a bunch of characters onread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Overcoming long-hauler symptoms

    I’m back. Did you miss me? I’ve been laying low recovering from long-haul COVID and certainly lacking any creative mojo. I read my last column in quarantine, while eating soup I could not taste or smell, extremely anxious about being sick with the virus. I suppose I had every… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    In-person First Fridays return May 7

    By Andrea Stewart

    The community spirit of Carbondale abounds for First Fridays monthly celebrations. This Carbondale Chamber of Commerce event was originally founded by Carbondale Arts as a means to drive the arts-based economy and has since spun into one of our best-loved traditions on the community calendar.

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    Trustees defer rescinding emergency declaration

    Carbondale’s Board of Town Trustees meeting on April 27 saw all trustees in attendance. The previous week’s work session involved reviewing the town’s commercial green building code, checking in with the Parks and Recreation Department and more closely defining a plan for improving Eighth Street.

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  • Locations: News Published

    Containment strategies encouraged, not mandated

    Regular Garfield County Commissioners Meeting Update:

    Bureau of Land Management Field Manager Larry Sandoval was granted $2,000 maximum from the commissioners’ discretionary funds to assist with Hubbard Mesa cleanup on the Roan Plateau. People have littered debris ranging from candy wrappers to abandoned vehicles there.

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  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Seeking Higher Ground: In praise of nurses

    I didn’t plan to spend extended periods with nurses in the year of COVID-19. But after three eye surgeries gave me an up-close and personal view, I came away convinced that nursing must be a “calling,” something akin to ministry.
    These days, cataract surgery is almost routine (or was… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 25 de marzo, 2021

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Sobre la vacuna
    English in Action y Mountain Family Health han colaborado para producir “Vacuna 101,” una presentación en español con preguntas y respuestas acerca de la vacuna para el COVID-19. Como un recurso confiado para la comunidad inmigrante, English in Action ha referido a… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Scuttlebutt - March 4, 2021

    Early STEM
    Aspen Science Center (ASC) is introducing preschoolers to science and the scientific method with their Early STEM Program. “Distance Learning Activity” kits are available to childcare providers for free! These include a bilingual instruction card and materials, introducing kids to concepts like “gravity,” “cause and effect,” and… read more →