James Steindler

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    Commissioners to visit Aspen Glen’s eagle buffer zone

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield County Commissioners regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, took nearly six hours before all was said and done. The majority of the meeting was focused on a developer’s application for a Substantial Planned Unit Development (PUD) Amendment to remove an eagleread more →

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    El potencial limitado de Cottonwood Pass

    Por James Steindler
    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Con el aumento de los cierres de la I-70, la gente que viaja entre Gypsum y Glenwood Springs se debate sobre a dónde girar cuando no puede tomar la vía principal a través del cañón. Residentes de ambos lados recurrieron a atravesar… read more →

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    Cada inmigrante importa

    Por James Steindler
    Traducción por Jacqueline Castro

    En este valle, es muy probable que todos conozcan o estén familiarizados con alguna persona que no haya nacido en los EE.UU. y que no tenga un estatus de residencia legal. Como el autor Francisco Cantú dice, “la frontera alcanza a todas… read more →

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    Stars, stripes and traffic lights

    By James Steindler

    Weekly observers may have been surprised to see that on Sept. 13 the Garfield County commissioners convened their regular meeting within the county’s third district, at Silt Town Hall.
    First, the commissioners “ratified” the decision to send a letter to the Colorado Congressional Redistricting Committee regarding… read more →

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    Educación sexual 2.0: dirigida por estudiantes

    Por James Steindler

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Cuando los estudiantes de high school sienten que sólo están viendo un tema de forma superficial, no es cosa del día a día que van a llenar el vacío y tomar las riendas de su educación conread more →

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    Cottonwood Pass’ limited potential

    By James Steindler

    With increased closures on I-70, folks traveling between Gypsum and Glenwood Springs wrestle with where to turn when they can’t take the main thoroughfare through the canyon. Locals on both sides resorted to traversing Cottonwood Pass but were accompanied by large semis andread more →

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    CVEPA shares perspective

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 29, the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) board conducted their annual public meeting at Propaganda Pie in Redstone. Longtime Western State University professor of history Dr. Duane Vandenbusche was the keynote speaker and focused on the importance of water conservationread more →

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    Desplazarse al trabajo se hizo interesante

    Por James Steindler

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Con las obras en las carreteras y un gran número de coches en ella, se produce un mayor número de inactividad y esperas para que el tráfico se mueva, con el aire acondicionado del vehículo encendido (oread more →

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    Citizens question GarCo oil and gas spending

    By James Steindler

    The Garfield County Taxpayer Accountability Project (GCTAP) was formed to monitor the commissioners’ spending, especially from the oil and gas mitigation fund. The Citizen Telegram printed Garfield County’s treasurer’s semi-annual financial statement (for the first six months of 2021) on July 29 which showsread more →

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    Carbondalian for life

    By James Steindler

    Contributing Editor 

    Tom Mercer has lived in the Roaring Fork Valley for long enough to be considered a local by anyone’s measure, and contributed enough to boot. In recent years he regularly contributed articles to The Sopris Sun and while we’re sadread more →